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Argentinian Asado?

Mandarine Feb 7, 2011 05:57 PM

Does anyone have suggestions on where to find a traditional Argentinian Asado or BBQ grilled meat restaurant in Montreal. I just returned from Buenos Aires and I'm still salivating about the 600gm rib eye steak that the waiter cut with 2 spoons! So tender and succulent.....let my dream live on!

  1. KansasKate Feb 8, 2011 04:38 AM

    Argentina is famous for its sharp spoons.

    1. Chocolatine Feb 7, 2011 06:16 PM

      You could try Argentino on Beaubien. Haven't been yet but they were featured on Curieux Bégin last week:
      http://www.restaurantargentino.com/

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      1. re: Chocolatine
        Mandarine Feb 7, 2011 06:31 PM

        Oh thank you, thank you! I will put it on the list to try!

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          chickenbruiser Feb 8, 2011 04:18 AM

          I went to Argentino last summer and it wasn't very good. Food was barely passable and definitely not spoon cutting tender. I wouldn't go back but I also don't have an alternate suggestion for you.

          1. re: chickenbruiser
            SnackHappy Feb 8, 2011 04:26 AM

            Spoon-cutting tender? Is that a realistic expectation? It's grilled meat.

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              chickenbruiser Feb 8, 2011 06:08 AM

              just referring to the OP post...
              hyperbole aside... I didn't find Argentino very good.

              1. re: SnackHappy
                Mandarine Feb 8, 2011 06:46 AM

                I didn't think it was possible until I saw it with my own eyes! That was one DIVINE BOVINE!

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