Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

Buenos Aires Restaurants

El Cuartito

  • Talcahuano 937 Map It
  • Centro
  • Pizza

Updated 07/10/2014

Fodor's Review

Founded in 1934, this icon of porteño pizza tugs at the heartstrings of locals, who get misty-eyed when they think about the fresh tomato sauce and the mile-high pile of oozing mozzarella on these classics. You'll spot the occasional tourist, but the vast majority of seats will be filled by locals who've been coming here for decades. Every square inch of wall space is dedicated to posters, photos, and memorabilia of sports legends, musicians, tango dancers, and actors, and every local has his or her cherished spot in the dining room. The best pizza? A classic mitad-mitad, or half and half—one side a straightforward tomato sauce and cheese, the other swimming with anchovies. Dessert here is a winner, with the classic flan leading the pack.

Restaurant Information


Talcahuano 937, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, 1013, Argentina

Map It



Restaurant Details:

  • No credit cards

Updated 07/10/2014


Map View

Map of

What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all restaurants in Buenos Aires

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?







No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE e-mail communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

How we use your email

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.