Tea Connection is another great place for Coeliacs looking for a place to eat out in Buenos Aires. There have 4 restaurants in different areas around the city,Â in Palermo, Recoleta, Barrio Norte and Belgrano. We ate at the one in Palermo and really enjoyed the food and the cozy atmosphere. Gluten free dishes are labelled on the menu with a star.
There aren’t a huge number of dishes libres de gluten but there are a few in each section of the menu (2 starters, 1 wok dish, 4 salads and all smoothies and milkshakes) The average price for a dish is around $30 pesos (US$7-8) and the portions are a great size to fill you up. I decided to go for the wok dish that was gluten free: a bowl of rice and chunky veggies in a mild curry sauce…..very tasty!
When ordering I double checked with our server that my meal was suitable for coeliacs (apto para celiacos) and asked whether gluten free dishes are prepared in a separate area within their kitchen. She said yes, that gluten free meals are prepared separately. Great!
All of the meals at Tea Connection are freshly prepared using natural ingredients. My meal was healthy, delicious and nicely filling after a very long run. I will definitely return before we leave to city to try some of their other dishes.