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Francesca Restaurante

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Florida y Cordoba - Galerias Pacifico Local 125, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 5555-5125
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Ohio
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264 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

While strolling through Alto Palermo Mall, the aroma of coffee was inviting. So we stopped for coffee/cream & toasted ham sandwich. Just what we needed for our afternoon snack!

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Thank Thomas1900
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014

They just open a very nice place at the underground level in Recoleta neighborhood. Nice decoration, don't you worry, you will pay for that. We wait for half an hour for our food to receive a little tiny portion of what we order, microwave cooked or heated. Very expensive.

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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2014 via mobile

I was just passing by, so when i decided to have a sit and ask for some espressos shots. This is was when i decided to try their Brownie... The difference? They add "dulce de leche" also! That was one of the best pies i ever tried in my whole life! Can't miss!!!

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Thank markotas
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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124 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

The restaurant is in a good location in the heart of galerias pacifico. The service is fast enough but the waitress never polite. I read other reviews with the same comments but couldn t believe till I suffered it by myself. It s a pity.

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Sao Paulo
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227 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

Although Francesca is always full, specially with locals, its food and service are very average and prices relatively high (unless you pick something from their daily menu). I ate a "milanesa Napolitana" which was just fine, and seemed to be cooked on a microwave. Maybe other plates are better, but I am not sure it is really worth the trouble... More 

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Thank CristinaSPaulo
Bellingham, Washington
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915 reviews
425 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 368 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

We came here for a quick bite at lunch time, had a tasteless tuna sandwich on a half-baked pale baguette and a slightly better ham, cheese and lettuce sandwich on toasted bread, together with a glass of red wine and a cafe con leche, spent USD28 which was certainly not worth it.

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Pasadena
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111 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2013

We sat down to take a break from the Galerias Pacifico shopping mall. We indicated to the waitress that we were going to eat lightly and she said we could sit down only for lunch. So, we ordered lunch which was good but the waitress spoiled our feeling of enjoyment. It is a quiet spot and very clean and appealing...just... More 

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Netherlands
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130 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2013

Over the years we visited this place, in the Galerias Pacifico, a couple of times to have lunch, because it has a great location and good food, The service has never been good, but got worse over the years, yesterday we left the place after waiting a long time and then being attended in a very impolite way, we even... More 

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Albion Park, Australia
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2013 via mobile

Quiet and lovely cafe under the stairs. Quick service though staff could be a bit more friendly to new customers. Food is great and so is the coffee

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Victor NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2012

We ate at Francesca Restaurante twice during our brief stay in Buenos Aires. It was across the street from our hotel. Both times the meal was excellently prepared. The wait staff were very patient with our 'English-only' language. The restaurant, situated in an upscale mall, seems to be a favorite of locals for a cafe and dessert.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
South American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Florida y Cordoba - Galerias Pacifico Local 125, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > San Nicolas
  • Neighbourhood: San Nicolas
  • Phone Number: +54 11 5555-5125

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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San Nicolas
Immersed in the sound of honking horns and the footsteps of busy office workers, the Microcentro area of San Nicolás is where visitors will encounter the true hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires, walking down streets lined with office buildings and banks. The financial district is well-known for its vibrant atmosphere and unstoppable rhythm during office hours. After dark, the hubbub and migrates to Corrientes Ave., where theatre lovers might start their evening at a play and end it in one of the many traditional pizzerias nearby. During the day, Corrientes is known for its many bookshops and classic cafés, which are located just minutes away from some famous landmarks, like the Obelisco, Avenida 9 de Julio, and the Teatro Colon.
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