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Olsen

££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Palermo
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Calle Jose Ignacio Gorriti 5870 | Palermo Hollywood, Buenos Aires C1414BKJ, Argentina
47767677
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 00:00
Tue - Sat 12:30 - 00:00
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

With its modern norwegen design, the location is very stylish and unique in BA. If the weather is nice, you can sit in the lovely garden in front of the restaurant. On Sundays they have a special Brunch Menu. You can choose between different formulas with salty and sweet options. The food is delicious and plentiful. However, the formulas were... More 

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Thank JPMC9
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Very glad to experience Olsen. The food was as enjoyable as it was interesting. The menu is not typical, we thoroughly enjoy d the dining experience with a group of friends. Would return.

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Thank RonzalitaJones
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Olsen is an amazing place for a brunch especially on Sunday. For our surprise, the restaurant was closed. According TripAdvisor and at google it should be opened! Gap of communication!

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Thank Pfreitasfuoco
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

RUN AWAY FROM THIS PLACE ! Cold dishes Industrial bread, ham, cheese and waffles Inflexible and incompent service : don't try to switch from butter to cream cheese... The waiters are bothered each time you ask for something Insanely expensive for eggs, coffee and bread They don't deserve high ratings at all ! It is a shame, because this place... More 

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Uruguay
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Attention is OK, nothing great. Same thing with food, not bad at all but nothing special. Relatively high relation price-quality

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Thank matiash1986
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111 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

if you are looking for sth different go to olsen. the ambiance is great. staff very attentive, i highly suggest you make a reservation. you can seat inside and outside. good place for foodies!

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Thank AntoAshllian
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This restaurant oozes charm and style the minute you enter. The lovely garden entrance leads you to the main dining area. The interior of this restaurant could be best described as modern/contemporary and is just so inviting. The menu was fun and provided good variety. The pear, beetroot and cheese entree was outstanding. Great wine list and you could not... More 

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Thank Brent E
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1,178 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

From the moment I enter this place I loved everything, the decor, the inside garden, the glass features, the menu and even the hostess (who was so friendly and amicable) and I truly thought I find my place in Buenos Aires. The menu was very well set and lots of interesting choices to choose from and it was kind of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We were here during the BA food week and enjoyed a 3 course meal including a small cocktail for 400 pesos. Overall the food was okay, but nothing special considering the price (off course they are nornally a bit more expensive). Salmon was okay but no special taste and the pancakes as dessert didnt had a lot of taste. Would... More 

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New Zealand
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30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This is a very lovely place to have lunch. We had the menu of the day. We started with delicious bread and I had a nice crisp beetroot salad while my husband had the soup which was equally as good. I then chose the fish served on a bed of vegetables, which was divine and just melted in my mouth,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$100
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 00:00
Thursday
12:30 - 00:00
Friday
12:30 - 00:00
Saturday
12:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Jose Ignacio Gorriti 5870 | Palermo Hollywood, Buenos Aires C1414BKJ, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Palermo
  • Neighbourhood: Palermo
  • Phone Number: 47767677

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Staying in Palermo

Neighbourhood Profile
Palermo
Best known as the largest neighbourhood in Buenos Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters, each with its own unique identity. The high-end 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 Palermo, is Palermo's most famous landmark and a popular destination for nature walks, picnics, rollerblading, and cycling. The scene becomes much trendier in Palermo Soho, a hip area known for its cool cafés and unique design stores, filled with shoppers on weekends; and Palermo Hollywood, renowned for the numerous restaurants, bars and nightclubs, which make it the preferred spot for nights out and special occasions.
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