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“Poor service, but food is okay”
Review of Bar BQ

Bar BQ
Ranked #1,081 of 5,497 Restaurants in Buenos Aires
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Palermo
Reviewed 7 January 2013

I give the service two stars and the food 3.5. Allow me to explain.

I have ordered delivery from them several times and it usually arrives in about one to 1.5 hours. That's a long time, but the food is consistently pretty good, although the pork ribs are not as good as they are at Kansas. I was craving the beef ribs and wanted to try it, so I called up for delivery. They said it was a 3-4 hour wait. I asked if there was room at the restaurant and they said yes, but only if I arrived right away.

I was there in 10 minutes. It took another 5-10 minutes to get the attention of anyone there. The hostess looked at me and said there were no tables, turned her back on me, and wandered off. I pointed out that I had just called and was told if I arrived quickly there'd be a table. She said "It doesn't matter, there are no tables." She again turned her back to me and she didn't come back. I walked through the restaurant and tried to get her attention again, but she was clearly annoyed by me.

No offer for the wait list, no apology for the misinformation on the phone, nothing. She had a lot of attitude and her tone was as rude as her service.

Kansas might always have a wait, but their service is very good. I will go there from now on when I crave American food.

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Thank calben007
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Reviewed 1 September 2012

Very Friendly Staff and the food was absolutely amazing! I was craving american food and finally found the GLORY

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Thank Shona R
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Reviewed 31 March 2012

I only had cocktails here but the food looked good and people seemed to be enjoying it. Excellent maracuya caiproiska and the staff couldn't be nicer. Great location on the corner for people watching on a sunny day

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Reviewed 18 January 2012

We have been traveling for 6 months so we crave for American food whenever it's available. We stayed in this hostel in Palermo Hollywood. We've passed by Bar BQ a few times and finally got in. Owner Nico promised they have the best barbecue sauce for ribs. So, we ordered our favorite buffalo wings and pork ribs as we always do in TGI, Ruby Tuesday, Outback etc.

Our Spicy buffalo wings were great. A little too spicy for me as I don't eat spicy food at all. The wings and sauce were proper american style. My husband loved it and he's even picky with wings. I've ordered teriyaki sauce wings. Came out a little over cooked but Nico made us a new batch and turned out good.

The BBQ ribs were great!!! Especially the sauce. The ribs were juicy and tender. The sauce blended in perfectly.

We also ordered a house salad for some fiber and it's also delicious.

Service at Bar BQ was good. Someone (servers) was always around and asked if everything's good and if we needed something else. Best service in a while.

The place was so busy. I wonder if it's like that all the time. Maybe it's good to make reservations in advance.

We also enjoyed a great night more with The Beatles playing in the background.

We highly recommend Bar BQ and make sure you order the ribs!

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Thank Bobui
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Reviewed 8 December 2011

I have been to Bar BQ´s a few times during my stay in Buenos Aires and I canot reccomend the restaurant highly enough to fellow travelers looking for authentic tasting American style barbeque. Absolutely figer-licking good. First you have to start with the buffalo wings as they cannot be found anywhere else in Buenos Aires, especially not with spicy buffalo sauce. I have tried the TGI Fridays wings and the buffalo wings at a few other establishments and I cannot even refer to those pieces of chicken as buffalo wings.

Try anything on the menu, RIbs, pulled pork sandwich, atrichoke spinach dip, or the even brownie sundae, and I guarentee you will walk away happy!

Anf finally there is Nico, the most hospitable anfd friendly restaurant owner in Buenos aires, who will go to whatever lengths to make sure you have an unforgettable and relaxed eating experience.

Thank you and Cheers Nico,

Robert Nealy

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Thank Robert N
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