- The city
We found several places in the city that were witnesses and part of important historical events in Buenos Aires. Such as bars, billiards and tearooms that you cannot fail to know if you visit this city.
Café Esquina Homero Manzi. San Juan, 3601. Tel.: 4957-8488. How to get to: buses 4, 33, 41, 53, 61, 62, 97, 101, 118, 126, 127, 143, 188. Tango Shows (stable casta ll nights). Instrumental Musical Quintet composed by piano, bass, bandoneon, violin and guitar. 3 dancing couples and 2 singers. Tango Academy from Tuesdays to Saturdays from 19:00 to 22:00hs.
Café Tortoni. Av. de Mayo 825 – Downtown, Buenos Aires City. Tel: 4342-4328. Specialities: Flavored tea, threads, cakes. Hot chocolate with churros. Gratin or grilled meat with Seaton vegetables. Beer or sider with snacks, tables of cheese or cold cuts.
La Biela. Av. Quintana 596 – Recoleta, Buenos Aires City. Tel: 4804-0449. A traditional place to have breakfast in Recoleta.
La Esquina de Aníbal Troilo. Paraguay 1500 - Recoleta, Buenos Aires City. Tel: 4811-6352. Specialities: Salmon with black butter and cushion of spinaches with cream. Shows, Fridasy and Saturdays at night.
Museum about Tango Culture. Maipú 666 - Downtown, Buenos Aires City. Tel: 4326-5445. Hours: Mondays to Saturdays, all day.
Bar Los 36 billares. May Avenue 1265. Opened in 1894, “Los 36” is one of the most traditional bars in Buenos Aires and one of the most important billiard centres in the entire country. Besides the billiard tables, it has pool and snooker tables.
Classic and Modern. Av. Callao, Recoleta. 4812 8707. www.clasicaymoderna.com
Bar Sur. Estados Unidos and Balcarce, San Telmo. It started functioning in 1967 and pioneered a night show in Buenos Aires.
Ideal Confectionery. Suipacha 384, San Nicolás. 5265 8069. www.confiteriaideal.com
El Gato Negro. Av. Corrientes 1669, San Nicolás. 4374 1730
Café El Banderín. Guardia Vieja 3601, Almagro. 4862 7757. www.elbanderin.com.ar
La Giralda. Av. Corrientes 1453, San Nicolás. 4371 3846
Las Violetas. Av. Rivadavia 3899, Almagro.4958 7387/ 88. www.lasvioletas-café.com.ar