Buenos Aires Restaurants

El Cuartito

  • Talcahuano 937 Map It
  • Centro
  • Pizza

Published 12/07/2016

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.

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

Map It



Published 12/07/2016


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