Bar de Roberto

Address: Perón esq. Bulnes – Almagro

Born as a grocery and liquor store, it holds this name since 1930. Then came the café, known as the Bar de Roberto, and named after its owner. The ceiling is made of a bovedilla (long hollow brick); the bar, once made of tin, is now wooden. It used to be tango musician Osvaldo Pugliese’s favorite place. Specialties: Platters, coffee.

El Taller

Address: Serrano 1595 – Palermo

El Taller is a bar located across from the lively Plaza Cortázar (also known as Plaza Serrano), the heart of Palermo Hollywood’s night scene. It is known for the artistic events that take place there. Theater plays, music shows and paintings and photo exhibits renewed every two weeks are part of its cultural appeal.

Tazz Salguero

Address: Rafael Obligado y Salguero s/n – Palermo

Besides the classic Plaza Serrano bar, another two new bars have been opened in Costa Salguero and Palermo SOHO, both of which maintain their predecessor’s essence. Among entertainment options, the three bars offer pool tables and foosball, but the Costa Salguero bar also incorporates bowling greens. Long bars to order drinks, modern furniture, and good international music are the shared features.

Tazz Serrano

Address: Serrano 1556 – Palermo

Besides the classic Plaza Serrano bar, another two new bars have been opened in Costa Salguero and Palermo SOHO, both of which maintain their predecessor’s essence. Among entertainment options, the three bars offer pool tables and foosball, but the Costa Salguero bar also incorporates bowling greens. Long bars to order drinks, modern furniture, and good international music are the shared features.

Tazz Soho

Address: Armenia 1744 – Palermo

Besides the classic Plaza Serrano bar, another two new bars have been opened in Costa Salguero and Palermo SOHO, both of which maintain their predecessor’s essence. Among entertainment options, the three bars offer pool tables and foosball, but the Costa Salguero bar also incorporates bowling greens. Long bars to order drinks, modern furniture, and good international music are the shared features.

Bar de Cao

Address: Av. Independencia 2400 – San Cristóbal

“Los Hermanos Cao” opened their food store and retail alcoholic drinks shop in 1915. This is witnessed by a white and blue china plaque from those times; likewise, there is a wood and marble counter, tables and old fridges from back then, as well as the shelves crowded with bottles covered in dust behind the bar.
The spirit of the original business was kept despite the modifications it underwent when the café opened. Nowadays, it offers Spanish tapas, besides typical drinks and coffee.
This is a quiet place where habitués come in and feel time freezes, while they see the fast traffic along Independencia Avenue through the windows.

Bar Le Caravelle

Address: Lavalle 726 – San Nicolás

This history-filled place is open all day. Due to its convenient location, it is usually full of tourists who want to have a quick meal or who come because of a recommendation of someone from Buenos Aires. However, it still has its regular customers who never give up on it because they state that their pizzetas are unique and that there is no flavor that could ever match theirs. They also serve delicious sandwiches and picadas that can be accompanied by a broad range of drinks, from the classic ones and from the other ones.
Must: espresso coffee, the Italian way.
The service is also highlighted, with a touch of informality and of warmth.

Tokio

Address: Alvarez Jonte 3550 – Villa Luro

Tokio coffee & bar opened its doors in 1930. After having many owners and a slow but continuous process of deterioration it was finally abandoned in 2004. It’s state was so bad that there where no investors who felt attracted to restore it. It was meant to disappear.
It’s regular customers and the people who lived near got very sad because they felt as if a piece of their history was being let die. One day they decided to recover their own Tokio. It was a very hard work but it did pay off. The restoring of that coffee from the 30’s kept its style, the bar, the tables and their chairs and its huge glass door. It was inaugurated again on February 25th, 2005 and it attracted a whole new public and it received the “Notable” distinction by the city government. The objective of the shareholders is to preserve this unique place that cannot be replaced and to foster culture so that the past is not forgotten and so that new things can be learned every day.

Richmond

Address: Florida 468 – San Nicolás

Known by everyone as the Richmond, this is a classic Florida street attraction. A place preserving the glamour of the 40’s where you can enjoy coffee or, during the evening, choose from the vast variety of sandwiches and a traditional tea table with pastries.
A place filled with history, muses and tradition. During the 20’s it became the seat for the meetings of the Grupo Florida (Florida group), an elite of young writers who published Martín Fierro Magazine. It had members like Jorge Luis Borges, Baldomero Fernández Moreno, Eduardo Mallea and Leopoldo Marechal, among others.
The echoes of the intellectual and creative debates that ‘The Richmond’ hosted still remain in the walls.

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Café Martínez

Address: Talcahuano 948 – Retiro

This is the main branch of this Café that can be found in many important places in the city and its surroundings.
It is certainly a Gourmet Café, as it labels itself, due to the fact that it offers delicious coffee, among the best ones in the city, together with an interesting variety of sweets and original sandwiches.
At lunchtime, it offers an executive menu that always includes vegetarian options, like salads or pies.
This branch also offers free Wi Fi service for laptops.

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