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Calle 12 de Octubre 3147, Mar del Plata 7600, Argentina
0223 489-9216
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Ranked #6 of 345 Restaurants in Mar del Plata
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night

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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Karachi, Pakistan
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63 reviews 63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This place is the place to go for seafood. It gets pretty busy so booking is probably wise. Went there with about 40 people and had a blast

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San Isidro, Argentina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Definitely the best fried squids I ever had (rabas), crispy outside, soft inside and not at all greasy. Then we shared a huge chupin, all with a bottle of white Argentinian wine. We spent around 25 USD for three adults. Great value for the money, attentive staff. As others said, don't be fooled by the simple appearance of the place... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We went there based on Tripadvisor opinions, but our first impression was that something could be wrong: it seemed quite simple for being the second best restaurant in Mar del Plata. This, plus the fact that the painting of a wall at the back of the restaurant was in bad conditions (probably to a heavy rain), led us to conclude... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I went only ones with family. Was not on season and we didn't have a problem to find a table. Very friendly and the food was delicious. Conversation with people on other tables asking what we were eating and commenting about their dishes. I loved. I'll be back to Argentina in two weeks with my son and I'll take him... More 

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surrey
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132 reviews 132 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Popular neighbourhood restaurant, with the usual very long menu, just like other MDP restaurants. Good-sized portions of seafood, friendly and welcoming service, but nothing outstanding.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Even though you have to wait an hour on the street, it is worth waiting for. This restaurant is incredible the atmosphere is friendly, there is a lot of talking at the tables and you can see everybody is happy. If you are with the whole family or on a date, this restaurant is really nice. We got our first... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

It has a family atmosphere, and many large parties, so it is better to go early to get a table. The seafood is always first quality. The "merluza a la portuguesa" is so good, you even want to enjoy up to the last drop of the sauce, and the serving size is so big that two persons could have two... More 

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Michigan
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

OK, it doesn't look promising from outside, and maybe not in the best part of town. But once you get in, you are warmly welcomed, and have a great time. Food is plentiful and delicious. Wine list is good and inexpensive, as is the menu. Loved the atmosphere, including the locals trying to help us with our pitiful Spanish. Would... More 

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Hermosa Beach, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

I was craving the Sole with Gorgonzola and thought that going to La Marina during the day might make it easier to get a seat. Instead there was a long line out the door but the food is so good I did not mind the wait. Juan welcomed me and remember me from my visit several months ago, and Luciano... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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124 reviews 124 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

I came to this restaurant because my favorite one was fully booked and I was misled by the reviews on Trip Advisor. That was a mistake that resulted in a mediocre dinner experience and a bad food poisoning the day after. I'ts well known fish and seafood is not the star on the Argentinian menu, meat is, but I expect... More 

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Address: Calle 12 de Octubre 3147, Mar del Plata 7600, Argentina
Phone Number: 0223 489-9216
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Central Argentina  >  Province of Buenos Aires  >  Mar del Plata

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