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El Tejano BBQ & Sauce

££ - £££American, , Barbecue
Uruguay 1175, Buenos Aires C1610, Argentina
+54 11 4813-7324
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brisket” (17 reviews)
“smoked meats” (3 reviews)
“burnt ends” (2 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
Uruguay 1175, Buenos Aires C1610, Argentina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there to get some bbq and found out that we needed to pay an “entrance fee.” We asked if the fee included food, and the door guy said no. Lol, what a joke, Pay $10 to get into a “restaurant” to pay for...More

Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I walked in and sort of lingered by the front as I didn't see anyone who could seat me. I saw a girl working at the bar though, and I approached her and asked (in Spanish) if she spoke English. It wasn't an attempt to...More

1  Thank Chase42
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I'm going to be honest, El Tejano wouldn't win any awards in Texas. But, if you've ever lived in a foreign country, you know it can be next to impossible to replicate some of your favorite foods from back home, b/c of the limited supply...More

Thank AustinIce
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I read some of the reviews for this place and I was doubtful until I tried their brisket sandwich. This is the closest thing to authentic Texas BBQ you'll find here in Argentina. If you're homesick for anything American, try this place out.

Thank RonDinoso
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great Texan joint. GET THE SAMPLER.. The sampler had everything that a normal Texas place would have. Nice waiter and great cook. Highly recommend it.

Thank TravelerHughes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Met the owner Larry, native Austinite (is that even a word?). Place was down the street from our AirBnB in Palermo Soho, as was booked from our Football Tour Guides (LandingPadBA) as the meet greet and eat spot prior to the match. We strolled by...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent brisket burger....full of flavour and great value for money! Cosy place with a style and vibe well suited to the type of meal!

Thank Alison K
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I have been living in BA for a year now and I have just discovered this place. I am not to blame though, it is almost impossible to notice the place from outside. The place is small and cozy; probably doesn't fit more than 20...More

Thank SarmadSaad
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Owned and run by a genuine Texan this place was our best meal in 5 nights in BA. Service was excellent. The ribs, chicken, sweet corn, even the potatoe salad were all tasty and fresh. They have great brew beers on tap. The prices are...More

Thank Astor_Elder
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I had no idea what I was getting myself into when I walked through the door of a Texas Style BBQ joint in Argentina. But let me tell you- Sweet, tangy real deal BBQ from an Austin expat! 6 years in Laredo, and this ranks...More

Thank Michael S
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quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent
mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment
buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American
Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favourite amongst
locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Uruguay 1175, Buenos Aires C1610, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Palermo
  • Neighbourhood: Palermo
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4813-7324
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El Tejano is a BBQ PIT (Bar - Restaurant/Sport Pub) located at Uruguay 1175. We are a small, influencial BBQ Joint (the southern most BBQ Pit in the Americas) that offers many types of smoked products. El Tejano provides catering and event possiblities in house or at your house. In addition to private events and catering, you will have the opportunity to try and buy my premier hot sauces and BBQ sauce here at our location in Recoleta
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