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Cafe Tortoni, Buenos Aires

Cafe Tortoni - Buenos Aires, Argentina
Cafe Tortoni
Avenida de Mayo 825, Buenos Aires, Argentina C1084Map
+54 11 4342 4328
Neighborhood: Centro
Overview

This cafe has formed part of the Porteno landscape since 1858. A shrine to local tango culture, it houses the Academia Nacional del Tango and stages performances as well as literary events in the basement. Legendary literati such as the disquieting poets Argentine Alfonsina Storni and Spanish Federico García Lorca gathered here. Porteno bohemia and nostalgia fuse here over a game of chess, domino and billiards. Chocolate con Churros (hot cocoa and churros) are a traditional Argentine breakfast.

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Nightlife General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Thursday from 08:00 AM to 02:00 AM, Friday to Saturday from 08:00 AM to 03:00 AM, Sunday from 08:00 AM to 01:00 AM
  • Type: Coffee, Tea, Live Music
  • Accept Credit Card: visa, mastercard
  • Nearest Train: Plaza de Mayo Línea A
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