Frequently Asked Questions

Press

Past Menus

Cooking Class Schedule

Tours, Private Dinners, Wine Tastings, Massages, Tango & Folklore Dance Lessons

Photos

List of Closed Door Dining Spots Worldwide

SaltShaker Daily Blog

My Published Writing

Buy my Books

Also Available from Barnes & Noble, Nook and the iBookstore

Casa SaltShaker
Food. Wine. Conversation. New Friends.
Since 2005

Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Welcome to Casa SaltShaker. We offer a unique dining experience, sharing a table with other guests at our home in Barrio Norte. The setting is casual and the conversation lively. Our food is eclectic home cooking exploring Andean and Mediterranean cuisines. It's all about meeting new friends over good food and wine. A truly "don't miss" experience for both travelers and locals!

Click here for reservations

Wednesday - Saturday
April 1 - 4

Menu subject to changes due to ingredient availability, guest considerations or whim. If you have any, please ask whether we can accommodate your food allergies or dietary restrictions before or when making the reservation.

Tomato / Ricotta

Shellfish / Chili

Eggplant / Lemon

Chicken / Peanut

Quince / Passionfruit

Currently scheduled dinners: - spaces available; - fully booked;  - closed

WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
APR 1 2 3 4 5
8 9 10 11 12
15 16 17 18 19
22 23 24 25 26
29 30 MAY 1 2 3
6 7 8 9 10
13 14 15 16 17

While we've only scheduled out this far ahead, we do keep a waiting list for future dates - generally we're open Wednesday through Saturday and some Sundays.

Thinking about a dinner party at home? Need a place for a welcome or goodbye evening? Perhaps a business dinner meeting outside of the usual hustle and bustle of a restaurant? Avoid all the work and cleanup and plan a private dinner with us here at Casa SaltShaker!

  • We seat a maximum of ten (10) guests at our shared table, yes, we understand you're skinny, and no, we can't fit an 11th person in. But sure, go ahead and ask.

  • We ask people to come between 8:45 and 9:00 p.m. so that we can start with everyone present. We, and your fellow guests, would appreciate it if you're on time.

  • Unless otherwise noted, our price for the five-course tasting menu with paired wines is US$70 (pesos or euros accepted as well) including a welcome cocktail, mineral water and coffee or tea. We do not offer an option to bring your own wine. We do ask for a 50% deposit (via PayPal or credit card) to secure the reservation, for which you'll receive an online link to pay. If you prefer to pay in cash we'll cancel the deposit on payment.

  • Payment of the balance at the dinner in cash only - as close as you can to exact would be appreciated - if you prefer to pay via credit card we can arrange that in advance via an internet payment.

  • We have an outdoor garden where you or your guests can smoke, indoors is non-smoking. Cigarettes please. It's not a cigar bar, and no, we can't help you "score some weed".

  • We do keep a waiting list, so even if a night shows as full, let us know if you're interested.

  • Please read the Frequently Asked Questions page - don't say we didn't tell you.