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Il Gran Caruso

El Salvador 5805 | Palermo Hollywood, Buenos Aires 1426, Argentina
+54 11 4777-6633
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (5 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (3 reviews)
“tiramisu” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
El Salvador 5805 | Palermo Hollywood, Buenos Aires 1426, Argentina
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a late lunch on a rainy Sunday. We had to wait some ten minutes inside since the restaurant was full. We ordered lasagna and ravioli. Both were delicious fresh pasta! Those dishes, plus two non alcoholic drinks and tea and coffee, and...More

Thank vanesaBA
Reviewed 30 April 2017

When all the steaks become too much this is the place to go. Great Italian food, friendly staff, nice relaxing atmosphere and reasonable prices too.

Thank UnA-productions
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I ordered spaghetti a la putanesca. It was delicious! The sauce was sooooooo good! I could go back for lunch and dinner over and over! Beautiful restaurant, romantic environment, excellent food, very polite and friendly waiters. Perfect!

Thank Claudia-Cella
Reviewed 9 April 2017

After 2 weeks in Argentina, eating lots of beef, we thought we would try an Italian restaurant and our hotel recommended Il Gran Caruso. My husband ordered a chicken tortolloni in a light cream sauce and really enjoyed it. Pasta very light and fresh. I...More

Thank nova654
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner, worst Italian food I have ever had, total disappointment from all the great food we have had in Argentina. The waiters were very blasie, service was terrible, we had an outside table. An order of Linguine with Alfredo sauce was like noodles...More

Thank bkurtz4
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We are at this charming Italian restaurant during our vacation. Food was excellent. A nice break from all the beef in Argentina if you are looking for a more extensive menu. Very good wine list and excellent service!

Thank Elina P
Reviewed 30 March 2017

If you're looking for a break from grilled steak during a visit to Buenos Aires, this is a solid choice. It's not exactly authentic Italian food, but it's well prepared with good flavors, and the ambiance and service are excellent. The portions are large, and...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Il Gran Caruso is a big Italian restaurant in Palermo Hollywood. The menu was loaded with all kinds of Italian food, so if that's what you're looking for then it's a great place to eat! Will be busy on the weekends. The pizza grande is...More

Thank Adrian G
Reviewed 8 February 2017

North Americans should be aware of the hidden costs when dining here. Four of us ordered 2 medium pizzas with water and our bill totaled $82 not including a tip. To break it down, we were charged $3.50 per person for the bread and small...More

Thank ClaireVip
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This was our favorite restaurant experience in Buenos Aires! The food was great and the service was very good, too. We had the eggplant parmigiana, lasagne, canelones (yum!), antipasto, tiramisu and everything was great! I highly recommend this restaurant if you want a good experience...More

Thank WanderingMinstral9
Best known as the largest neighbourhood in Buenos
Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters,
each with its own unique identity. The high-end
quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent
mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment
buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American
Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favourite amongst
locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de
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7 August 2017|
Response from bkurtz4 | Reviewed this property |
Ditto, it was always provided via bottle, gas or no gas. Same as bread, provided, but always charged for. However, tipping was not always expected, so just a different custom to come out the same.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
20:30 - 23:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: El Salvador 5805 | Palermo Hollywood, Buenos Aires 1426, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Palermo
  • Neighbourhood: Palermo
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4777-6633
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