Daily except MondayDuration
Tango Show with Dinner: 3 hours and 30 minutes; Tango Show Only: 2 hours and 30 minuteStart time
Tango Show with Dinner: 08:00pm
Tango Show Only: 09:00pm
Your hotel in the center of Buenos Aires.
(Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 72 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
You will be dropped back at your hotel at the end of the evening
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!
Watch an evocative display of Argentina’s most famous dance form at the Buenos Aires Tango Porteno Show. There are two options for this great experience:
• Tango Show With Dinner
• Tango Show Only
Tango Show With Dinner:
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.
Tango Show Only:
This option is the same as the one above but the start time is around 1 hour later. It includes 2 beverages during the Show – choose from wine, soft drinks or water.
At the end of the evening you will be driven back to your hotel.
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 are taking the ‘Tango Show With Dinner’ option and have any special dietary requirements, please state these at the time of booking
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’ option
Traditional Argentine turnovers filled with knife-cut Angus beef, egg and green olives
Buffala mozzarella rolls stuffed with smoked raw ham, aragula and spicy oil, garnish, tomato
Cream of potato soup and soft Andean baby leeks, bread croutons and chives
Grilled Angus beef steak with a side of rustic potatoes and warm cherry tomatoes sautéed with olive oil and fresh herbs
Ballotin´s organic chicken breast with arugula and Parmesan cheese with risotto and saffron and leek soufflé
Grilled pork roulade with crispy rustic potatoes with fresh herbs, warm provolone cheese cubes, cherry´s tomatoes in virgin olive oil
Italian fettuccini with peppers and baby eggplants in soft basil cream with chestnuts
Flan with caramel homemade craft, cheese and sweet trilogy, caramel ice cream on crispy cocoa and orange
Bittersweet chocolate mousse spicy accompanied by classic rice pudding on praline and caramelized orange zest
San Felipe wine
Beer, sodas, mineral water
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...J J Wilson, Greece, 24/Feb/2013
Great tour-Broadway Show!! Excellent pickup and return...Joseph Silverstone, United States, 18/Feb/2013
We received all we were promised...Tom Larsen, Australia, 05/Dec/2011
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