Cafe Tortoni

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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
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark, Cafe, Family And Kids

Cafe Tortoni - Review

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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TripHobo Highlights for Cafe Tortoni

  • Cafe Tortoni Address: Avenida de Mayo 825, 1084 Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
  • Cafe Tortoni Contact Number: 54-1143424328
  • Cafe Tortoni Timing: 09:30 am - 08:00 pm
  • Cafe Tortoni Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Cafe Tortoni: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Cafe Tortoni

  • 95% of people who visit Buenos Aires include Cafe Tortoni in their plan

  • 33.96% of people start their Cafe Tortoni visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Cafe Tortoni

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

82.33% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cafe Tortoni

People normally club together Avenida 9 De Julio and San Telmo while planning their visit to Cafe Tortoni.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Cafe Tortoni, Buenos Aires Reviews

  • There was a short wait to get seated as it is such a popular place. We went around 12pm for an early lunch and maybe waited around 15 or 20 minutes max. We both had sandwiches, coffee and a cake and they all were very nice. We would highly recommend the hot chocolate they do! It is pure chocolate mixed with hot milk and we both agreed we have never had a nicer cup anywhere!

  • I love this cafe!! Try the hot chocolate when you are here and if you are feeling brave then go for the spanish thicker hot chocolate, absolutely delish. Its very popular so depending on the time of the day you might have to wait for a table. They also have tango shows every day at 8pm!

  • Wonderful. There are no words up describe this place. Simply amazing! Good food and the price is just. When you are in BA, you have to visit this place.

  • The best place in Buenos Aires. This very old cafe is actually a very big place with good wine, great food and fantastic entertainment. There was already a long queue when we arrived. Having made reservation for music and tango performance, we were quickly ushered to our reserved tables, order for food and drinks were quickly taken and served. The waiter actually gives personal attention to each guests and they speak English very well so no problem with communications. The performance was superb and music great. I had the honour of meeting the singer, senor Carlos Rossi and taken a picture with him!

  • Went in expecting a tourist trap but we were pleasantly surprised with the medialunas, coffee, and hot chocolate. Hot chocolate particularly good. Churros ok, not so special. Good service.

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