Casa Cavia

Belle opaque design store, epicurean in Palermo Chico

Hours 11am-7pm, daily
Phone . (54) 11 4801 9693

Cavia 2985 Palermo Chico Buenos Aries Argentina


Its street façade is a grandiose as any in this Palermo Chico neighborhood, and perhaps all of Buenos Aries. An ornate beaux-arts mansion with exquisite masonry detailing and forged iron   signage is graced by double walnut doors that elude to the building’s 1927 creation. Inside, a spiral staircase winds-up the architectural spine of the structure that houses a boutique publisher with bookstore, fragrance apothecary, florist, patisserie and restaurant. A sophisticated décor mixes blanched oak floors with minimalist furnishings and a gentile polish of period antiquities. 


Elegant design emporium in BA’s Palermo Chico offers lunchtime hotspot with florist, bookstore and perfumer.

Last Word

An all-day menu of teahouse specialties is mixed with a café menu of slow-baked salmon, sautéed spinach with soft-boiled egg and grilled beet salad. Heartier dishes include 10-ounce rib eye, breaded beef tenderloin and spinach raviolis. Dessert should not be missed, even if that means a smaller lunch, offering fanciful cakes and tortes as well as almond soufflé and array of tartlets made in-house.

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