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La Marina

Calle 12 de Octubre 3147, Mar del Plata 7600, Argentina
0223 489-9216
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Ranked #6 of 296 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
  • Any
English first
Sao Paulo, SP
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
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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108 reviews 108 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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
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
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
20 helpful votes 20 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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116 reviews 116 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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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Hermosa Beach, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We trusted the ratings on TripAdvisor and were rewarded with a wonderful seafood meal that makes me want to return. My Spanish is limited and Juan spoke less English than I do Spanish. But between pictures in the menus and on the wall we assembled two great fish dinners and several bottles of fine Argentinian wine. I had the filet... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

We ordered the Cazuela La Marina and the Paella! Delicious!!!!! The best price and the best food! We had to wait almost 1 hr but it was totally worth it!

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