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Buenos Aires Tango Porteno Show

Instant confirmation Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily except Monday

  • Duration

    3 hrs and 30 mins

  • Start time


  • Meeting Point
    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)
  • Ending Point

    You will be dropped back at your hotel at the end of the evening

Key Highlights

  • Discover tango at its best, where it was invented – Buenos Aires
  • Relive the Golden Age of Tango at the evocative Tango Porteno venue
  • Stunning entertainment that will thrill you well into the night


Capture the atmosphere of the glory days of Buenos Aires, when tango was lived and breathed in every corner of the city, at the acclaimed Tango Porteno show.

Seated comfortably in an art deco former cinema, you’ll be transported back to the enchanting time in the 1940s when the stars of the Golden Age of Tango lived together in the same city… a time when Buenos Aires ‘was’ Tango.

You will be treated to an enthralling 2-hour show recreating the atmosphere of those heady days and see some of the country’s top tango dancers demonstrating the power and passion of this dramatic form.

Select the ‘With Dinner’ option for a delicious 3-course meal with wine before the show, as well as drinks throughout the evening. Or choose simply to watch the captivating performance and enjoy two complimentary drinks. It’s your call!


You will be picked up from your downtown hotel in a comfortable vehicle at the time arranged with the local tour operator and driven to the Tango Porteno Show Tango venue.

This luxurious dining and dancing space was once a cinema-theater that belonged to Metro Goldwin Meyer. In its decor and the costumes of the dancers, Tango Porteno recreates the golden age of the 1940s, a time unquestionably known as the reign of the Tango, the great Argentinean passion.

During this magical decade, the great orchestras of Canaro, Piazzolla, De Caro, Biagi, De Angelis, D’Agostino, and of course Troilo and Pugliesse, developed their full potential in a productive but demanding rivalry, challenging each other at the Chanteclair, Marabú, Tabarís and many other ballrooms.

On arrival at the venue, you will be shown to your seat and will be served a delicious dinner from a menu featuring Argentinean and international cuisine (details under Additional Information). With this option, you can enjoy unlimited purified water or soft drinks during dinner and during the show, plus ½ bottle of wine per adult.

The dinner takes about an hour and afterwards you will enjoy a superb performance with dramatic dances performed by renowned tango artists.

Tango originated in the lower-class districts of Buenos Aires sometime at the end of the 19th century, inspired by a mixture of influences from Spanish and African cultures. Dances from the ‘candombe’ ceremonies of former slave peoples helped shape the modern tango. The music derived from the fusion of various musical genres from Europe.

At the end of the evening, you will be taken back to your hotel.


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Ticket to the Tango Show Tango Show
  • 3- course dinner Tango Show with Dinner option: Unlimited purified water or soft drinks during dinner and during the show, plus ½ bottle of wine per adult

Please note

Please provide the name of your hotel at the time of booking to enable us to arrange your hotel pick up. If you do not have this information when booking, please contact the local isango! partner at least 72 hours prior to the start of the tour to give your hotel name and confirm your pick-up timing. (Contact details are provided in the confirmation voucher.)

Exact daily pick-up times may vary, although by no more than 1 hour. Your precise pick-up time will be sent directly to your hotel. Departure times vary according to the number of people booked for this activity:

Hotel pick-up is NOT available for hotels in the Palermo neighborhood. You will need to make your own way to a centrally located hotel to meet the tour vehicle. Please check with the tour operator to see which hotel would be most suitable.

If you have any special dietary requirements, please state these at the time of booking

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.Sample Menu for ‘Tango Show With Dinner’ optionStartersTraditional Argentine turnovers filled with knife-cut Angus beef, egg and green olivesBuffala mozzarella rolls stuffed with smoked raw ham, aragula and spicy oil, garnish, tomatoCream of potato soup and soft Andean baby leeks, bread croutons and chives Main CoursesGrilled Angus beef steak with a side of rustic potatoes and warm cherry tomatoes sautéed with olive oil and fresh herbsBallotin´s organic chicken breast with arugula and Parmesan cheese with risotto and saffron and leek souffléGrilled pork roulade with crispy rustic potatoes with fresh herbs, warm provolone cheese cubes, cherry´s tomatoes in virgin olive oilItalian fettuccini with peppers and baby eggplants in soft basil cream with chestnutsDessertsFlan with caramel homemade craft, cheese and sweet trilogy, caramel ice cream on crispy cocoa and orangeBittersweet chocolate mousse spicy accompanied by classic rice pudding on praline and caramelized orange zestIncluded BeveragesSan Felipe wine Beer, sodas, mineral water

Customer Reviews

  • J J Wilson
    superb evening

    The beautiful Art Deco cinema had been set with dining tables,with choice of menu and wine.The food and service were excellent. After the meal we settled back to see a history...

    Greece 02/24/2013
  • Joseph Silverstone
    great tour

    Great tour-Broadway Show!! Excellent pickup and return...

    United States 02/18/2013
  • Tom Larsen
    Good experience

    We received all we were promised...

    Australia 12/05/2011

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