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Las Violetas

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
As featured in Best Food in Buenos Aires
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Avenida Rivadavia 3899- Barrio Almagro | Esquina Medrano, Buenos Aires C1204AAD, Argentina
+54 11 4958-7387
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North Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 337 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful architecture, AC is a plus in summer time, free Wifi, friendly and fast service. I came here knowing that this is a bit of a tourist trap and pricey but wanted to have my own experience. If You are near by give it a try, but you can have great food for less in many places.

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Newport Beach, California
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267 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you’re an architecture buff, this is a must. The cafe is full of beautiful, large stained glass windows. Siting there eating our breakfast we felt like we stepped back in time, in a good way - when cafes were spectacles for the eyes and stomachs. For breakfast, I ordered coffee con leche and 3 pastries. This was the only... More 

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Montrose, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I highly recommend ordering several pastries and sandwiches to share with a group. So much to choose from. They let you hang out and relax. The decor is amazing. It is Art Nouveu stained glass windows throughout the cafe. Itis reminiscent of a aparisian cafe. Don't miss this plce.

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Moscow, Russia
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Old and beatifully decorated cafe which exists from 1884. The whole space is devided for restaurant and cafeteria. We visited only last one. Do not order much: size of desserts are too big, in my opinion. I'd prefer having twice less, at least. Suprisingly, the prices are quite reasoble and don't differ much from other restaurants. A waiter was a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful building, good coffee and fun presentation. My kids loved the platters and desserts. It was worth a long drive! My kids say"perfect for 5 year olds".

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Weston, Florida
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366 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Lat's start off with the beauty of this place--bright and cheery, a wonderful ambiance reminiscent of a time gone by with beautiful art work surrounding us. Next add VERY professional wait staff who were really into providing a nice experience and most importantly well prepared and presented food that tasted great. Add an excellent wine list and we enjoyed a... More 

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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165 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

- Amazing place to visit in Buenos Aires. - Fantastic architecture of old Buenos Aires. - Very traditional place to, at least, take some tea. - For those that know is similar to Confeitaria Colombo, downtown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Thank NewtonSViannaJr
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very nice historical environment. Very good "medialunas". The "merienda" is spectacular, very good quality and quantità. Definitely will come back.

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Thank Mat R
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Loved the old-fashioned feel, stained glass windows, and entire back to the 30s feel. Tea and cakes are also traditional Argentine, filled with dulce de leche cakes. Nothing gluten-free. Nothing light. But the atmosphere and genuine 30s feel makes up for it.

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Thank sonia r
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

With an antique atmosphere, the place is beautiful. The service was good, but the food was nothing special. Just fine. I would not come back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Cafe, Argentinian
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Rivadavia 3899- Barrio Almagro | Esquina Medrano, Buenos Aires C1204AAD, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4958-7387

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Isles of Scilly
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?