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El Globo

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El Globo Review

Much like the neighborhood in which it resides, El Globo is touristy but good. Hearty pucheros (mixed boiled meat dinners), roast suckling pig, squid, and other Spanish-Argentine fare are served in a large dining area, as they have been since the restaurant opened in 1908. The cazuela de mariscos (seafood stew) is another specialty.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Hipólito Yrigoyen 1199, Centro, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires 1086 | Map It
  • Phone: 11/4381–3926
  • Metro C to Av. de Mayo, A to Lima.
  • Location: Centro

    Restaurant Details

  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 03-31-2011

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    Shocked

    1 glass of house white wine
    1 langostino plate (6 cold shrimp)
    1 pulpo (squid)

    $180AR - this is madness...i have been dining well, including high-end tourist, never exceeding $100AR!!!

    Squid was not bad, with potatoes. The shrimp was horrific, the spine was not even removed - black and staring at you from the plate, cold - I had much better at any grocery, cold shrimp cocktail.

    Should've asked, so yes my fault, but then again no prices on the menu (englais).. BE CAUTIONED!

    by eatsleepbreathe, 11/9/08

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