Cafe Tortoni

Currently Open [Closes at 08:00 pm]
  • 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

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.

  • 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. 

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

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  • 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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  • 94.98% of people who visit Buenos Aires include Cafe Tortoni in their plan

  • 37.72% of people start their Cafe Tortoni visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Cafe Tortoni

Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday

79% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cafe Tortoni

People normally club together Avenida 9 De Julio and Obelisco 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
  • Classic old style coffee house, beautifully maintained, with paintings and period decor. Downstairs we caught a Tango show, which highlighted the origin and development of the Tango, plus an amazing gaucho tap dancer and bolas dancer. It was very authentic and sensual Tango, not the athletic and gymnastic tourist oriented show we also experienced. I would recommend this type of Tango experience in an atmospheric setting. Food and wines were good.

  • One of the most beautiful coffee ☕ houses in the world. Founded in 1858, and in its present location since 1880. Its interior design can not only take you back in time but also serve as source of inspiration for any cultural endeavor. And its coffee is excellent!

  • Very cool place. There was a line but it moved fast. We had the chocolate and churros. Delicious. Pretty interior. Nice wine selection. Good fast service. My only reservation and it had nothing to do with the restaurant was I was robbed on the way there walking on the boulevard in early afternoon so be careful.

  • Nice old cafe. Don't be discouraged by like outside - this is their gimmick. Setup inside is more attractive than food, spend time looking around and taking photos

  • Cozy, great food and environment! The place is beautiful but it takes a while for you to get a table because the place is a little crowded. But it's worthy!!!! It's a must see in BA 💜

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