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“Expensive, bad service, average food. Stay away from this place!” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of El Santo

El Santo
Cuisines: Spanish
Description: It's on a corner by the old lighthouse in the Barrio Historio district, the old town. They played music and showed slides bounced of the wall of an adjacent building, they are about 6 young people, I think the chef is from Brazil, they also have woks outside on the terrace for cooking and oranges growing right above you, not quite ready in March 2012. It was not the cheapest place around, cost for two was about US$75, but the ambiance and food was excellent, we listened to and watched Pavrotti!
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Description: It's on a corner by the old lighthouse in the Barrio Historio district, the old town. They played music and showed slides bounced of the wall of an adjacent building, they are about 6 young people, I think the chef is from Brazil, they also have woks outside on the terrace for cooking and oranges growing right above you, not quite ready in March 2012. It was not the cheapest place around, cost for two was about US$75, but the ambiance and food was excellent, we listened to and watched Pavrotti!
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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“Expensive, bad service, average food. Stay away from this place!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2012

I went with my wife for a romantic lunch because of the vintage looks and the prospect of nice and sophisticated food. However we had to seat outside in the cold, they took 20 minutes to take our order and another hour to serve us our food which turned into a cold steak in 5 minutes.
When we asked the waitress to turn on the heater they had next to our table she told us that they just ran out of propane... is this what you expect for a u$s 50 each dinner? Hell no!

  • Visited April 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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