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Brasserie Petanque

Calle Defensa 596 | Defensa and Mexico street, Buenos Aires C1065AAJ, Argentina
+54 11 4342-7930
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak tartare” (29 reviews)
“rabbit” (30 reviews)
“onion soup” (15 reviews)
French, European, Soups, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Defensa 596 | Defensa and Mexico street, Buenos Aires C1065AAJ, Argentina
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Brasserie Petanque
1. Autentic French Food !
"One of the best in city."
Jan V
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2. Amazing Steak Tartar !
"Thank u to Pascal a his team for a delicious dinner."
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3. Profiteroles !
"I work in the hospitality industry and I have too say that"
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After arriving in BA we were wandering the street looking for a drink and meal. Stumbled across Brasserie Petanque, and what a wonderful find. None of us could speak Spanish, but the owner Pasquale soon introduced himself to us and recommended a local Malbec blend...More

1  Thank Graham P
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I work in the hospitality industry and I have too say that the service that we had was top notch and far past what I was expecting. The flavour of the food was incredible and richness of the French Onion Soup, the texture of the...More

2  Thank Harleyjames
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in San Telmo region, it is a must go. Delicious food, amazing staff. Every time I came, I was rewarded with good food and treatment.

Thank Tatikunsch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden in a little street, but nice food. Tournedos wasn't as good as a good Argentine steak, but still nice. Service is good, atmosphere is good. Nice option for a night out.

Thank jacques869
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What an absolute treat! THE BEST French Open soup I’ve had anywhere in my travels. The Sole dinner was outstanding. The owner Pasquale suggested a wine for us...and a couple bottles later...well...treat yourself to a wonderful experience. The staff here are so polite and...More

Thank drake4homes
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent lunch at this place. We had oysters as starter and they are absolutely fresh. Service is friendly and very attentive.

1  Thank glauciasavin
Reviewed 7 April 2018

We recently holidayed in Argentina and stayed around the corner from this restaurant. The Argentinians eat late so opened at 8:00pm for dinner. It was booked out but as some guest were not due until after 11:00 we got a seat. The service was good...More

1  Thank Shellm222
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

As part of a tour group our guide booked this restaurant for our final evening in Buenos Aires. We were not disappointed. Excellent steaks, rabbit and fish were all eaten. There was no requirement for the host to blacklist any one who gave a poor...More

1  Thank Ian W
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We loved our great lunch at Brasserie Petanque in Rio. The Onion Soup was authentic French Onion Soup. The Rabbit with Dejon Sauce was yummy and the Chicken Cordon Bleu was good too. We ended our meal with Crepes Suzette which made us feel we...More

1  Thank Suzan F
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Brasserie Petanque is a must go in the heart of Buenos Aires . Delicious food topped with perfect ambiance. Pascal, the owner, is looking after his guests and making sure everything is going well while entertaining you with stories about the restaurant and its famous...More

1  Thank evaluna2010
As part of the historic quarter of Buenos Aires,
Montserrat is defined by the historical events that
took place there and the landmarks that have stood the
test of time. The Plaza de Mayo is at the center of
this connection to history: countless public
demonstrations have passed through this square, going
back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the
streets of Montserrat allows us to imagine what Buenos
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Response from MPBonazzi | Reviewed this property |
Me paso.exactamente lo mismo...lo califique como excelente y me tomo solo un punto!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Defensa 596 | Defensa and Mexico street, Buenos Aires C1065AAJ, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Montserrat
  • Neighbourhood: Montserrat
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4342-7930
  • E-mail
Authentic French Brasserie with traditional French cuisine, onion soup, steak tartar, duck confit, beef bourguignon, salmon tartar, profiteroles, tatin tart and of course the best creme brulee in Buenos Aires. You can find Brasserie Petanque in Santiago of Chile too..
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