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Don Armando

Don Armando (Green Point)

Cost
R140 avg main meal
Ambience
Groups, Special occasions
Food
Argentinian, Steak
Payment
Mastercard, Visa
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Critic's review

Food
The little sister to IL Leone Mastrantonio on the same block, this Argentinian parilla (steakhouse) pays tribute to owner Daniel Toledo’s father. If available, try delicious mollejas (sweetbreads) and morcilla (pork blood sausage) with piquant salsa criolla. Finding a vegetarian option in an Argentinian restaurant is usually as difficult as on a cattle ranch in the pampas. But vegetarian appetisers tempt with corn empanadas, quinoa, grilled veggies and provolone with tomato salsa, as well as tasty salads and sides like cauliflower mash and deep-fried baby marrow. But the main ingredient is beef asado, well-aged, tender and grilled to perfection to your order. Steak portions range in price from 200g to 600g for all appetites. The big meaty menu tempts with every possible succulent cut on and off the bone from short rib and rib-eye to T-bone, fillet and a signature sirloin – enhanced by a spicy chimichurri (garlic, parsley and oregano) sauce and papas fritas and salad. It’s the kind of authentic little gem any gaucho will enjoy on a night out on the town.

Drinks
A good wine, beer and spirits list also features Argentinian Malbec wines.

Service
Knowledgeable and helpful on traditional Argentinian dishes, sauces and sides

Ambience
Intimate and discreet with plush leather seating and warm wooden tones.

And…
Enjoy an aperitif or digestif in the delightful downstairs bar.

(August 2017)

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User reviews

  • Delicious! We all ordered the recommended Prime rib steak (400g - R185), which was excellent - their chimichurri is still one of my favourites; the meat was cooked perfectly and the side salad is fresh and tasty. Service was friendly and efficient. Corkage is charged at R50 and only one bottle is permitted per table. Definitely one of my favourite "steakhouses", more so because it doesn't feel like one (decor wise).
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Facilities

  • Accepts credit cards
  • Dinner
  • Food
  • Licensed
  • Lunch
  • Parking
  • Serves food
  • Takeaways
  • WiFi

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