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All 333 Mar del Plata Restaurants

Viento en popa

Av. Martinez de Hoz 257, Mar del Plata, Argentina
0223-489-0220
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Ranked #27 of 333 Restaurants in Mar del Plata
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Buenos Aires
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The best fish I've ever ate in my life I had it there. It's not a big place, actually I was very lucky to book a place there, and I can understand why ... The best fish in the Argentinian Coast

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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97 reviews 97 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

This restaurant is located near the Mar del Plata port area, do not expect a nice view, but barracks. Had reservation booked and arrived eraly, so had no problem with access; however, if you do not book in advance be ready for long wait standing in a area prepared for that. Ordered langostinos en camisa as apetizer, extremely good choice,... More 

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Buenos Aires
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Good food, good fish always fresh. The menu has no explanation , you need help to know what is each plate. The place is full of people, and very noisy. The service is not so good.

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Mar del Plata
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

IF you want to taste The best quality of fish food in Mar del Plata, no doubt this is The Restaurant you have to try.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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144 reviews 144 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013 via mobile

You have to queue to get in, they do not take kindly to credit or debit cards, the decor is bland and the view your get is that of container trailers parked across the road, and yet this is supposed to be the best fish restaurant in town. The place is run by third generation Italians and is very popular... More 

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barcelona
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012 via mobile

The location is not the best, but the inside of the restaurant is pleasant and the staff very nice. However, if you want fresh fish, go elsewhere. The fish here is frozen.

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Buenos Aires
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83 reviews 83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

It has a good selection of fresh sea food dishes, but do not forget to take cash, as credit cards are not accepted. By all means you will have to reserve a table, because it is full every night

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miami
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

I had spoken very well .... but the atmosphere of the restaurant was very cold, the service not so professional, andthe food just OK !!

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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144 reviews 144 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012 via mobile

A very popular restaurant, again at time of visit credit cards "suspended" so you need a lot of cash in your pockets. Very few foreign visitors go to Mar del Plata so this may not be a problem as Argentines are not fond of credit cards. Easier to hide your pesos from the taxman this way. However it is a... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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81 reviews 81 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
378 helpful votes 378 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

I made reservations almost 1 month in advance after being told that this place was almost impossible to get a table on short notice. Having done my homework I went with high expectations... and the experience fell short. Yes, the seafood is good, but overall the quality is average, the staff has an attitude and prices are expensive... we had... More 

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Additional Information about Viento en popa

Address: Av. Martinez de Hoz 257, Mar del Plata, Argentina
Phone Number: 0223-489-0220
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Central Argentina  >  Province of Buenos Aires  >  Mar del Plata
Cuisine: Seafood

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