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About Tango Restaurant

If there is a single food that can represent Argentina, it is beef. The rich grassland plains, the pampas, rest in the shadows of the Andes and feed the people not only their wheat and corn, but also the grazing land for the cattle and sheep. Argentine beef is highly prized for its flavor and tenderness. It is our wish that at Tango you will experience a bit of Argentina and enjoy this authentic and unique cuisine. Buen Provecho!

464 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02474
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Argentinean, Latin American, Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday 4:00pm-9:00pm

Cross Street:
Medford Street

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(781) 443-9000

Website:
http://www.tangoarlington.com/

Entertainment:
Please join us Friday nights for Live Music with Alejandro and Juan!

Catering:
Off-site catering is available for any occasion. Please call Tango Restaurant for further details.

Parking Details:
On-street parking or there is a public parking lot at the corner of Mystic St (Rte 60) and Chestnut St also (Rte 60)for 50 cents and hour pre-paid.

Public Transit:
The 77 bus to Medford street stop.

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Tango Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.3

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Authentic (27)
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Neighborhood Gem (19)
Good for Anniversaries (16)
Romantic (11)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (10)
Worth the Drive (10)
Notable Wine List (9)
Casual (9)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Business Meals (7)
Cozy (7)
Good for Groups (7)
Comfort Food (6)
Bar Seating (5)
Fun (5)
Live Music (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
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 (New England)·Dined 4 days ago

Everything was great , just a little noisy and loud difficult ebpven in a quiet corner to hear each other.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined 4 days ago

Consistently great food and excellent service. reasonably priced for nice steak meals.

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Quiet Conversation
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 (New England)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Broght some friends from Italy because they wanted meat. Everything was good, especially the wine and steaks. Lively atmosphere and good service made for a good night.

Tags: Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Everything is great about this place. The food is amazing and the service is superb. I had a hard time finding true Argentinian restaurants in the New England area but I think I finally found one here. Came with my parents for a last dinner before they left the US and they were not dissapointed. Definitely coming back for more empanadas and meat!

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·Dined on November 20, 2017

This restaurant feels just like being in Argentina! The meat was outstanding. The mushroom crepes not so much. Very good service.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly
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 (New England)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Absolutely loved Tango! Very cozy atmosphere with live Spanish music, very friendly and welcoming staff. The pork chop was amazingly juicy and tender and so full of flavor. I definitely recommend this place! Great for a group of friends or a date.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The food at Tango Restaurant was fantastic. It was for a mom's night out and my friend and I shared 4 appetizers and a dessert and all were well flavored and delicious. It's a bit of a loud ambiance, but everyone is very friendly and it's definitely kid-friendly.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Fun
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 (New England)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We went a couple weeks ago too and the skirt steak was unbelievably good. Last week-end things were good, but the steak was just not what it was the first time. It was still good, except the steak tips were chewy (should have gotten the skirt steak again) but I wonder why it was so different/not as good. We were excited to bring a friend there because we'd raved about the steaks and we were all underwhelmed. We'd definitely try again because the service is fantastic, the atmosphere is great, the avocado appetizer amazingly good and we're sure we can recreate our first try again sometime soon!

Tags: Fun
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 (New England)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Phenomenal food, service, and ambiance. The servers are super attentive and friendly.

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Live Music, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New England)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Our waiter was excellent! We split an appetizer and an entre, and the entre arrived on 2 separate plates, and plenty of food for 2 women! I highly recommend you consider offering half portions of your entres, which are primarily beef.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Casual, Bar Seating
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 (New England)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Tango is special - I enjoyed learning about Argentine food and culture. The drinks, food, atmosphere and service are top notch! We chose Tango for our wedding anniversary dinner on a quiet Tuesday evening. It was our second visit. My husband is a big steak fan and gave their beef two thumbs up! I discovered my favorite appetizer of the year - polenta with a Malbec mushroom sauce! The butternut squash bisque soup special was so tasty and beautifully presented. And the side of mashed sweet potatoes is a perfect addition to any plate. This "meat place" has such tasty vegetarian options! My excellent entree was a huge portion of the Milanese Chicken a la Napolitano - a cross between chicken parmesan and cordon bleu. I highly recommend Tango when you're ready for a marvelous meal!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Tango, is a an exceptional restaurant. Warm, attentive, and inviting service, amazing flavors, creative appetizers, brilliantly seasoned, expertly cooked steaks (meats in general), superb wine choices and excellent guidance from the staff. And should you have room, delicious desserts! Generally conducive for conversation with lightly ambient music playing , but I'm told there is live music on Friday nights.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive
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 (New England)·Dined on October 13, 2017

This Argentinian Steakhouse is really a great find. Comfortable atmosphere very friendly vibe.

Cocktails are well prepared and the wine list is good. Had the avocado appetizer along with the special brussel sprouts and bacon both of which were really great.

My partner and I shared the lamb chops which were cooked as ordered and well seasoned. The Tango potatoes and sweet potato / squash sides were great and we were very happy with the quality and quantity.

Our waiter was ok although the ordering process where he used a tablet to enter what we wanted was very slow and awkward as each of us waited for him to be ready to take every aspect of the order. And then, within two minutes of him taking the appetizer and drinks order, the appetizers appeared before the drinks could even arrive. Just a bit odd but certainly not a show stopper.

Great place, great food, live music and not too expensive. Give it a try.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Wonderful dinner experience for celebrating our anniversary. Food and service was fabulous.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined on October 8, 2017

excellent food and great service--nice menu and specials. Good value.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Food was excellent are service was impeccable and the host was very gracious I

Tags: Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

The food and service are always fantastic. At 7PM on a Saturday night, it is very busy, and a little noisy. Every time I've gone there, everything has been outstanding. The steaks are always cooked to perfection, and the purée is our of this world delicious! My favorite restaurant in town.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Authentic
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 (New England)·Dined on September 30, 2017

we brought friends and were celebrating a 70th birthday. always anxious bringing people to a restaurant for the st time but they loved the steak and sides and would come back.
the only down side was the noise....
Tables are colse together and it became increasingly difficult to talk as the restaurant filled up.

Tags: Organic, Casual, Local Ingredients, Tasting Menu, Authentic
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·Dined on September 29, 2017

We had a blast celebrating our friend Yvonne's birthday. Our waiter was great as were all the staff and the very friendly host. A great fun festive night with great food & the Sangria (both red & white) was tasty too!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on September 24, 2017

Disappointed, we arrived and was told that it was already closed, I told them I had a reservation. only said it is closed. no apologies

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 24, 2017

There is nothing authentically Argentinean about this restaurant! Plus the staff is very rude!

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·Dined on September 23, 2017

We went to Tango because my friend is from Argentina and I thought it would be a nice place to bring him. We had empanadas, sweetbreads and bife de chorizo. The empanadas were good, as were the sweetbreads. The bife de chorizo was perfect!!! The tango fries which are Spanish fries were not as crispy but they were ok. The wines were a little pricey, especially the Malbecs. The service was very friendly as my friend was able to interact with her very well and she new what she was talking about.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive
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 (New England)·Dined on September 17, 2017

We really enjoyed our dinner at Tango - the food was excellent, all of it. I was a little disappointed that they ran out of the salmon special, but the food, its presentation and recommended wine were all super! I would definitely go back!

Tags: Business Meals, Authentic, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Being new in town, we are trying several restaurants for the first time, Tango is our very favorite so far. Food was delicious, loved the bacon wrapped dates app. Our waitress was terrific. Will be going back soon

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined on September 13, 2017

Very good, as usual. They are very consistent in providing value.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 9, 2017

The food and service were very good but the noise level was way too loud. We could not have a normal conversation

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·Dined on September 8, 2017

We went there for 38th wedding anniversary... well worth it... food is awesome... drinks are very good... you pay for what you get.. and this place delivers.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on September 4, 2017

Steak was phenomenal. Service good. Chocolate mousse cake was ruined by a sauce on par with a can of Hershey's, if that good.

Tags: Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Paleo Friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Food was just okay. Steaks were great but sides were mostly boring or undercooked (rice) aside from the sweet potato mash. Service was very good.

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 (New England)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Pleasant and comfortable. Attention to the customer was welcomed. Recommend for a local neighborhood night out.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on August 26, 2017

Food was spectacular and the service was top notch.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New England)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Traditional Argentinian food served by knowledgable and friendly waiters.

Tags: Authentic, Creative Cuisine
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 (Nashville)·Dined on August 24, 2017

The food and service were great, but parking was a nightmare. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone, but I would also tell them to arrive early to find a parking spot.

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 (New England)·Dined on August 20, 2017

We had a wonderful meal here, but unfortunately we had to deal with some rude diners behind us. The staff did as much as they could for us, apologizing for the rude diners. Other than that, we really enjoyed our meal. Super friendly staff and great meal.

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·Dined on August 19, 2017

Awesome place great food and service great to celebrate special occasion

Tags: People Watching, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 18, 2017

The service was very good, but food disappointing. Big portions of unremarkable food. We had the lamp chops and the steak, with sides of mixed greens and puréed butternut squash. As with much restaurant food today, the sides were overly sweet which we assume is from added sugar or another form of sweetener. We miss a time when vegetables were prepared in a way to enhance their natural savory or sweet character without the candied flavoring. The meats were ok, but nothing special; even simply grilled meat can appeal more if especially tender or juicy. These were merely acceptable, which given the price, is not enough. We would also like to see the bar offer more options for diners who would like an evening without alcohol, or less of it. Thanks.

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 (New England)·Dined on August 16, 2017

Excellent food and service it was our first time and we were not disappointed. Great food and great service

Tags: Casual, Authentic
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·Dined on August 5, 2017

Great customer service, unique and authentic atmosphere, super cozy. Special place.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Live Music, Special Occasion, Romantic, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options
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·Dined on August 2, 2017

Too expensive 95 dollars for two people, it's crazy, the food es good but nothing special, I was looking for a real Argentina flavor but it's is a regular flavor, I'm never go back...

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 (New England)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Probably the best restaurant in Arlington. Real authentic Argentine food.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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