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El Buen Sabor Africano

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Calle Vicente Camargo 296, Buenos Aires C1414AHF, Argentina
+54 48548800
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20:30 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

I was misled by the reviews as below and unfortunately ventured to eat here, with a friend The signature dish here "Grilled fish" was simply awful. Nothing extraordinary about it/Nothing African about it/ too many bones and thorns in the fish chosen/no flavors. The restaurant on a friday night was full. However, its a very tiny place with very few... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Authentic African meal in Buenos Aires. Who thought that you could find this jewel. Off the enaten path in a small clean place but well worth it. Great food and will highly recommend it. After eating excellent meat for a week the grilled fish and plantains were a treat.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015

Really cute restaurant in the lovely Villa Crespo neighborhood! Its small so I would recommend booking, but the food is delicious! Really fresh, and flavours are amazing! A delicious, authentic meal and also a nice change from Argentinean restaurants. Staff are also very attentive and friendly!

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Darfur, Sudan via Charlotte, NC, USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

El Buen Sabor serves African cuisine. West African more notably. In BsAs. There's a lot to be said for such variety and novelty. Unfortunately, it's not really very GOOD African food. It's not bad at all, and will surely satisfy the tastebuds of those unfamiliar with African food and hungry for something different. it's a homey little spot, although a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

Buenos Aires is always - and fairly - associated with meat. But we wanted something less conventional, so we chose El Buen Sabor. Our son and his wife are regular customers, and they assisted us in picking BOBOTIE and GRILLED FISH. Both turned out great. Dishes are generous in size and in flavor. The place is small and on Saturday... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2013

A former Camerunese football player that decides to settle in Buenos Aires and opens an african food's "resto"? Sounds weird, but it's true. Maxime is in the kitchen preparing such traditional dishes like roti, bobotie, DG and grilled whole fish (delicious). Big portions and great value for your money. The place may be small, but the heart is really big!... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2012

Whoever has been to Buenos Aires knows that they have great meat and wine. But after eating beef night after night, you might want eat something different for a change. And what a change it is! Small typical african restaurant with great food. You won't find better in Africa. The chef is from Cameron. Don't miss the fried yuca (mandioca)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
African
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Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
20:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
20:30 - 00:00
Thursday
20:30 - 00:00
Friday
20:30 - 00:00
Saturday
13:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Vicente Camargo 296, Buenos Aires C1414AHF, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires
  • Phone Number: +54 48548800
Description
The only African restaurant in Buenos Aires. Cuisine, African. Typical dishes from Cameroon and Central Africa.

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