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“Fantastic Meal”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of i Latina

i Latina
Ranked #1 of 4,727 Restaurants in Buenos Aires
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$90 - US$100
Cuisines: Latin, South American, Colombian
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Colombian siblings Santiago, Camilo and Laura Macías, created this fine dining restaurant to bring the best gastronomic flavors from the Caribbean coast of Colombia to Buenos Aires. Santiago is the chef of the restaurant. Laura and Camilo will be your hosts.Every Tuesday through Saturday evening, we offer a seven-course tasting menu in which you will discover different flavors and ingredients of the latin american cuisine, paired with the best Argentine wines. We are located in a beautiful house in the Villa Crespo neighborhood of Buenos Aires. Reservations are required and can be made by phone or email. We invite you to discover new flavors and enjoy a completely unique gastronomic experience.
New York City, New York
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“Fantastic Meal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

My wife and I had dinner at I Latina while we were in BA and it was outstanding. The host were so friendly and helpful and the food and wine pairings were top-notch. Each course of the tasting menu kept you interested and excited to try the next course. The pork with coffee and sugarcane was a real highlight among a menu full of highlights. At the end of the meal, the chef came to our table and we had a very nice conversation about the meal. I would highly recommend dinner here if you are in BA. An equivalent meal in NY would easily be triple the price.

Visited July 2014
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“Another Glowing Review for a Great Restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

A wonderful evening, from beginning to end. No trouble making reservations through their website. We got stuck in traffic, called to warn them that we would be arriving 20-30 minutes late, and it was no problem. We were greeted personally and personably by the sister and settled in for a culinary experience. My wife, 20-year-old son, and I all had the tasting menu with the wine pairing; each course was nicely served with a brief explanation of the dish and the description of the wine. The meal was the best we had in a week in Buenos Aires, and the ceviche in tiger milk might have been the single-best dish that we ever had in our lives; it was that good!

The next thing we knew, it was two and a half hours later and we were finally ready to leave. When we casually mentioned that we would be visiting Cafayate the next week, we were given recommendations for wineries and restaurants to visit in the area. All in all, a very memorable and wonderful evening.

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Durban, South Africa
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“Fusion Colombian cuisine with a touch of class!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

We chose the 7 course tasting menu. Each course was delicious and beautifully presented with an explanation delivered in English and Spanish. The staff were friendly and attentive without being obtrusive. A first class meal which I can highly recommend.

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Arizona
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“Wonderful food, service & wine”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

Don't miss this restaurant. Everything is top of the line without being stuffy. Plan on eating slowly like the Argentina's do. Savor every morsel. The wine pairing is perfect. Lovely atmosphere. All serving staff reflect pride in serving the best. It's about $100. US ollars per person to enjoy the menu and wine. Do it!!

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“great birthday dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

my bf took me to celebrate my 35th bday ! it was excellent not fantastic - had the 7 course meal . I felt it could of been a little better - after All it was about 80usd per person

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