Location: 825/829, Av. de Mayo
Founded in 1858 by a French immigrant, this is the oldest and one of the most famous café in Argentina.
By the end of the nineteenth century, its round the wooded-panelled walls and the oak and marble tables were a meeting place for intellectuals, politicians and tango composers. In it tables, let theirs inks figures like Alfonsina Storni, renowned painter Benito Quinquela Martin, Juan de Dios Filiberto, Jorge Luis Borges, Carlos Gardel, Baldomero F. Moreno, Luigi Pirandello, Federico Garcia Lorca and Arturo Rubinstein amongst other artists, writers and Members of Parliament who contributed to create the special atmosphere with their personalities and makes this traditional café to be inseparable from the history of Buenos Aires.
You can enjoy the history, food specialties and performances as well as a permanent art exhibition.