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“Great fast food”
Review of El banco rojo

El banco rojo
Ranked #27 of 5,227 Restaurants in Buenos Aires
Certificate of Excellence
Neighbourhood: San Telmo
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Neighbourhood: San Telmo
Reviewed 31 May 2014

I love this place - its cheap, really delicious, and one of the few places that has hot sauce. While they have falafel and sometimes offer a lamb sandwich on pita bread this is not at all authentic Middle Eastern cuisine. Instead its more eclectic leaning towards mexican cuisine with delicious taco and sandwich specials. But whatever you order eat it fast as the bread tends to fall apart fast. There aren't any tables but as the name states, in addition to a few stools inside, there is a red bench outside, weather permitting.

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Reviewed 29 May 2014

In San Telmo, Buenos Aires, is this one of the very few places which is nearly always open, had good snacks, is not expensive. If you're looking for a place to stay hours: look further, this place has the worst chairs in whole Buenos Aires and it's crowded.

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Reviewed 29 May 2014

Went here twice in our three days at San Telmo, and if we were there longer, would have returned more to try everything on the menu! Spice lamb empanada, Asian chicken pita, Lamb pita, hummous, tacos... it was all absolutely delicious. Highly recommended. Closed Mondays. Very friendly staff.

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Thank Camricha
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Reviewed 5 May 2014 via mobile

I ordered a sandwich (like pita bread stuffed with delicious fillings!) with chicken in a curry and yogurt sauce. From there you can choose your fillings including cheese, lettuce, coleslaw, tomato, herbs, onion etc. They serve this stuffed delicious pita bread love on a bed of crispy beautifully cooked potatoes! All of this for a mere 50R! The place hasn't got much room to sit so u can either sit at the bar or take out. The ingredients are fresh and sauces home made - don't miss out on this treat !

Thank Kirsty B
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

It's a nice little quick-eat where you can also sit down and have a beer. People speak English and they are very helpful! There are yummy tacos, burgers, sandwiches, etc. I actually went there every single evening I spent in Buenos Aires, came back every time, because food and atmosphere are really nice. Meals are huge and nicely priced, too.

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