Sublime Submarinos

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Perfect for the winter season, a submarino is a cup of steamed milk traditionally served with a stick of dark chocolate. In some cafes white chocolate is also offered. On occasion the chocolate is already melting in the cup when it is served other times the pleasure of plunging the chocolate bar is all yours. A submarino is a special kind of hot chocolate!

Las Violetas

If you want to indulge yourself Las Violetas is the place to be. With magnificent stained glass windows, uniformed waiters and numerous fresh plants in hanging baskets this traditional Buenos Aires Café oozes style.

A submarino at Las Violetas is served with a masita (a miniature cake) and a small glass of carbonated water. The chocolate bar is presented separately to the steamed milk-remember it is not to be eaten but dunked. Note that the price of regular hot drinks rise slightly after 16:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and on public holidays.

An exciting menu of coffee and liquor combinations as well as champagne is also offered along with light bites.

There is also a mouth watering selection of cakes and sweets on display in the argentina-travel-002substantial confiterie section of the café. It is like a permanent Christmas.

There is ample seating but now and then you will still see a queue forming outside because of its popularity. A trip to Las Violetas is a definite treat.

Las Violetas
Av. Rivadavia 3899 (esq. Medrano)
Buenos Aires
Tel: 49587387/88

Opening Hours: Sunday-Thursday 6-1am
Friday and Saturday 24hrs


playas de argentina on July 31, 09

I live in argentina many years and and loved submarino with what they call sandwiche caliente, a very tasteful sanwiche..

Cesar Gonzalez on September 15, 09

Mmmm, melt a chocolate bar into anything and you make it better.

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