photo credit: Martín Chavesta
Las Violetas should be your spot for breakfast or merienda, which is what’s known in Buenos Aires as afternoon coffee or tea. They’ve been open since 1884 and serve hot drinks, ricotta cake, medialunas, and dulce de leche cookies called alfajores. The space is truly stunning and feels like an Argentinian palace—the architecture is incredible and there’s plenty of stained glass and gigantic golden pillars.
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