Cafe Tortoni, Buenos Aires

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  • Address: Avenida de Mayo 825, 1084 Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 54-1143424328
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark, Cafe, Family And Kids
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About Cafe Tortoni, Buenos Aires

The Cafe Tortoni is a historically famous café in Buenos Aires. The specialty of the café is the huge The café has undergone numerous decorative renovations and additions, the first being the re-designing of the frontal façade in 1898 by the native designer Alejandro Christophersen. An adequately furnished basement for the café was constructed in the first half of the 20th century. The basement was constructed to create a hub for the arts and literature in the city. Consequently, it has been visited by several Argentinian literary stalwarts namely – Alfonsina Torni, Baldomero Fernandez Moreno, Juana de Ibarbourou, Arthur Rubinstein, and many others. Café Tortoni has also been visited by several famous personalities of modern times like Juan Manuel Fangio, Albert Einstein, Hillary Clinton, Juan Carlos de Borbon, and many other renowned personalities.The café is definitely a modern cultural hub in Buenos Aires

The Cafe Tortoni is one of the main tourist attractions to visit and should definitely feature in your Buenos Aires Itinerary 5 Days.

Cafe Tortoni Information

  • The basement of the Caminito is presently used as the venue for hosting tango and jazz shows, along with exhibitional and promotional programmes for books and cultural shows. Snookers, dice, and dominoes are also provided for recreation. 

Cafe Tortoni Ticket Prices

  • It’s a café, food and beverage costs apply.

How To reach Cafe Tortoni by Public Transport

  • Avenida de Mayo 825

Restaurants Near Cafe Tortoni

  • La Brigada
  • El Palacio de la Papa Frita
  • Laurak Bat

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Cafe Tortoni, Buenos Aires Reviews

  • This place came highly recommended to see a Tango performance. The cost of 450 AR was worth it. A nice small intimate room to watch the performance. We were lucky to pick up tickets earlier in the day for that evening. It would have been nice if you could make the reservation online. Plenty of time to order and eat before the show if you wish, or just enjoy a nice glass of wine while you enjoy the performance.

  • It’s a cafe established on 1858 and has a character. We had lamb with vegetables, hamburger, ice coffee and pizza. Food was good and they served reasonably fast. They also have a Tango Show at 8pm and costs around 450 Pesos. The waiter wrote a total with extra 90 pesos with pen and said that’s the total amount including service. This was never done in any other store.

  • This shouldn't be a cafe. Instead it must be a ballroom or a reception hall for foreign dignitaries, like myself. Right. It's hard to understand or to parlay the atmosphere of this place. But if Grand Central in New York had very decadent and artsy sexual encounter with Moulin Rouge in Paris, this would be the love child. Jesus. It's fkng enormous, spacious, loud, and cozy all at once. Chocolate cake 🎂 is delicious and world famed daily tango shows take place downstairs. love this place.

  • I love the place, coffee so so, chocolate espeso great! Tango show is only $27 dollars per person and it is a great show just make your reservations and come back later on in the evening and you will not regret it. Customer service great overall.

  • Great place for an earlier (8 pm) tango show...they also have 10 pm. Probably need to reserve ahead at least a day. Show and dancing was very well done.

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