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El Querandi
El Querandi

El Querandi

El Querandi, Monserrat, Buenos Aires

The Basics

El Querandi has been making its mark in the tango world since it first opened its doors in 1920, and while the nightly dinner shows are now mostly for the benefit of tourists, the passion and artistry of tango is still very much alive. Tuxedoed waiters and glittering chandeliers bring a touch of old-world glamour, film reels showcase clips of tango greats, and sultry shows feature performances by some of Buenos Aires’ most talented dancers.

To best experience the offerings at El Querandi, choose a night tour including a 3-course gourmet meal your choice of dishes—including Argentina’s renowned steak— as well as wine, a tango show, and hotel pickup and drop-off. Some Buenos Aires wine tours include a tasting at El Querandi.

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Buenos Aires Shore Excursion: El Querandi Tango and Dinner Show
Buenos Aires Shore Excursion: El Querandi Tango and Dinner Show
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A Must-Do in Buenos Aires! This...
A Must-Do in Buenos Aires! This show is, unlike most other Tango shows in BsAs, not a Broadway-style show, but an historical retrospective of the Tango from its origins in the Barrios to modern day. The dancers were fantastic, accompanied by live orchestra and two wonderful baritones who interspersed local, historical songs with the dance. Don't miss THIS show in Buenos Aires!
Alan, Jan 2016

Things to Know Before You Go

  • The dinner tango show at El Querandi is a must-see for visitors to Buenos Aires.

  • Book your tickets in advance to ensure a spot, as this is one of the most popular tango shows in the city.

  • Smart dress is required.

  • The venue can accommodate large groups.

  • El Querandi is accessible to wheelchair users.

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How to Get There

There are several ways to reach El Querandi, located in the San Telmo neighborhood of Buenos Aires. Most visitors arrive as part of a tour or by public transport—the closest metro station is Bolivar (Line E), and the Route 22 A bus stops just steps from the venue.

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When to Get There

El Querandi hosts its dinner tango show every night of the week. All nights are good nights to go, as the show doesn't change according to the day. Dinner is served at 8:30pm and the show starts around 10:15pm. Summer (December to February) is peak tourist season in Argentina, however the best time to visit Buenos Aires is in spring (September to November) and fall (March to May), when temperatures are mild.

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Argentine Tango

Argentine tango is an improvisational dance that originated in the suburbs of Buenos Aires and Montevideo (Uruguay). Tracing the history of Argentine tango from the late 19th century bordellos—through its many generational interpretations and including plenty of modern, gasp-inducing modern twists—the El Querandi tango show is a stylish introduction to the iconic dance.

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