We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Sottovoce

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Recoleta
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Get directions
Avenida Del Libertador 1098 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires C1112ABN, Argentina
+54 11 4807-6691
Today
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 20:00 - 00:00
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 20:00 - 01:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

872 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 297: English reviews
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Comfortable because the service is warm and inviting, though you will be near the neighboring table. The pasta, tortellini, crusty bread and olive oil are just so well served and prepared that you want to go back. The other patrons are so BA/Euro style and stylish with families around that you fit in no matter what your origin or home.

Helpful?
Thank 915majestic
Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
117 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good service. Carpaccio and following past dishes were excellent. Were never disappointed. Easy with children and very helpful. Our kids were so tired and we couldn't get a taxi back to the hotel fast, so the manager had us driven back by one of his staff in his private car.

Helpful?
Thank Martin D
Vienna, Austria
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I guess our first mistake was not having the Alvear Palace where we were staying make us a reservation for this restaurant . When we arrived without a reservation we were quickly seated upstairs where we received the worst service imaginable. Our waiter ignored us most of the time. We constantly had to flag him down for service. The food... More 

Helpful?
Thank coneill2016
Stockholm, Sweden
Level Contributor
497 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location in Recoleta. Quite spacious. Excellent restrooms. Good, friendly and attentive service. We had lunch and had several of their pastas and the risotto. All dishes were good, without being excellent. Pasta cooked al dente. Excellent bread. Good wine list.

Helpful?
Thank Olle O
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's always a small tragedy when one returns to a restaurant one heartily enjoyed a few years back to find that standards of quality, service and hygiene have slipped.....or in this case, collapsed. I found myself in a restaurant that seemed to owe more to Madame Tussaud's rather than a landmark of fine B.A. cuisine. It's not Sottovoce's fault that... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ozfroggie
Reno, Nevada
Level Contributor
36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good tasty lunch, but nothing outstanding. It's very hard to serve a crowd of over 20. The service was excellent.

Helpful?
Thank nevadajan
Portland, Oregon
Level Contributor
44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our travel agent recommended a different restaurant, but it was closed for lunch that day, so we ate at nearby Sottovoce. We were fortunate to get the last table for two, and ordered the set lunch special. Service was fairly slow, but the main dish arrived without the steamed vegetables. It took a few waves to get the waiter's attention,... More 

Helpful?
Thank RetColAF
San Francisco, California, United States
Level Contributor
19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decent service. But terrible and overpriced food and wine. They need to hire a real chef for a few a couple of years to put them on the right path. A ruined evening. Avoid at all cost.

Helpful?
Thank Claudio B
Montreal, Canada
Level Contributor
123 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been referred by several knowledgable sources, the quality of the meal and service were average. waiter confused order, service was slow and the final bill was high. Would not return again.

Helpful?
1 Thank Ron G
Moscow, Russia
Level Contributor
69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for lunch as first we were close to the place and second the restaurant is mentioned in many reviews. We were lucky to get a table as by 2pm the restaurant was full. They serve a good Italian food with some Argentinian flavor. And it has a significant price tag.

Helpful?
Thank LeonidVic

Travellers who viewed Sottovoce also viewed

Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
 
Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
 

Been to Sottovoce? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Del Libertador 1098 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires C1112ABN, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Recoleta
  • Neighbourhood: Recoleta
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4807-6691

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Sottovoce and other visitors
6 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (6)

Questions? Get answers from Sottovoce staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Recoleta

Neighbourhood Profile
Recoleta
Characterised by the French-style mansions which are the legacy of its aristocratic past, Recoleta is the true “Paris of the South.” Walking around this neighbourhood is an experience like no other in Buenos Aires: its streets are lined with elegant apartment buildings, exclusive boutiques, and former mansions turned into high-end hotels and embassies, which exude an alluring air of sophistication and class. You'll also find a rich cultural scene centred on the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Library, and the Recoleta Cultural Center; as well as some great shopping spots, like the Buenos Aires Design Mall with an artists' fair set up in Plaza Francia every weekend.
Explore this neighbourhood