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La Vaca Enamorada

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Italian, Pasta, Argentinean
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Republica Argentina 79, Puerto Iguazu 3370, Argentina
0543757421179
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent boutique restaurant

We enjoyed immensely our dinner at la Vaca Enamorada, in my reviews I try to avoid being overenthusiastic and excessive but I must say I was seriously impressed with the food here. The owners Alberto serves and his wife Lili cooks, they lived in Italy for 15 years where they were in the hospitality... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
Dario S
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Milan
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Milan
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We enjoyed immensely our dinner at la Vaca Enamorada, in my reviews I try to avoid being overenthusiastic and excessive but I must say I was seriously impressed with the food here. The owners Alberto serves and his wife Lili cooks, they lived in Italy for 15 years where they were in the hospitality business, I am Italian, an amateur... More 

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

For lack of a more creative title to describe a restaurant that has decor that looks like a bad Chinese place and a Greek diner had a love child....quirky might come close. Service is provided by the owner / operator, who is very pleasant and as mildly attentive as most Argentines are. The food was surprisingly "meh" with the biggest... More 

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lavacaenamorada, Propietario at La Vaca Enamorada, responded to this review

Their verbiage is very unique, I agree that the food in this restaurant is not to your taste, I do not accept the BULGARIDAD YOUR COMMENTS. "Remember the microwave is used in countless gastronomic tasks rather than his defamatory comment. There are other excellent alternatives suitable free holders at their level, without any doubt enjoyed the decor and food. A... More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
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132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I believe the chef has worked in Italy and the offerings here reflect a European flair. The restaurant is small but delightfully decorated and the food - well, the food was wonderful!!! Try the grape fondue - amazingly simple but absolutely delicious!

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lavacaenamorada, Propietario at La Vaca Enamorada, responded to this review

Very gentle for your kind review on Tripadvisor. We appreciate your words and all our affection. Sincerely Lili and Alberto More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We had high expectations after reading the positive trip advisor reviews. alberto was very friendly and at first he seemed genuine. Rather than giving us menus he described our options with lots of theatre and persuasion. We followed his recommendations and the food was fine for a small local restaurant. The shock came when we received the bill! He assured... More 

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lavacaenamorada, Propietario at La Vaca Enamorada, responded to this review

In the deepest I regret the misinterpretation of what happened. With pleasure I explain the menu and give them the appropriate letter. Your order was as follows for 3 people: Entrees: - 1 ½ Red grape Fondue - Mascarpone cheese and Roquefort. Value portion 100 = 150 Pasta: 2 Porcones homemade noodles with cream sauce with mushrooms Boletus edulis (Swine)... More 

Golden, United States
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Our meal was so good. We enjoyed Alberto and all of his suggestions. We ate at several other restaurants in town and none of them compared to La Vaca Enamorada.

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lavacaenamorada, Propietario at La Vaca Enamorada, responded to this review

Very grateful for your kind note on TripAdvisor, we are pleased that enjoyed dinner and our menu. With affection Lili and Alberto . More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I was walking past and chose this place mainly because I liked the name. Alberto was very welcoming and made me feel at home, and the steak was perfect and exactly what I was after for my only night in Argentina

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lavacaenamorada, Propietario at La Vaca Enamorada, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to meet you, very cordial and friendly people. We appreciate your feedback on TripAdvisor and for your time to make the note. We send all our affection Lili and Alberto. More 

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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Definitely worth a visit. Alberto and his wife, cook up homely food, very good quality and really friendly and humble hosts, we were made to feel right at home. Decor is quirky and fun. Alberto did tend to push for his specials and most tables were eating these same specials but the food was great and we have no complaints... More 

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lavacaenamorada, Propietario at La Vaca Enamorada, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to attend your table and delight your wonderful note on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoy your dinner. We send all our affection Lili and Alberto More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We went here yesterday, following the positive reviews on TripAdvisor. And I am glad we did. We were greeted by Alberto the owner who is just amazing. An owner who is clearly still passionate about good and service. We followed most of Alberto's suggestions on the menu and I have to say each and every dish was spot on. The... More 

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lavacaenamorada, Propietario at La Vaca Enamorada, responded to this review

Dear guest was a pleasure to serve you, we're glad that you enjoy your dinner. We appreciate your kindness for its beautiful note. - A very warm welcome from Lili and Alberto. More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We really enjoyed the grape fondu, river fish, and steak. Alberto is the best, he made great recommendations and was really helpful in finding two American ladies Gelato and a cab after out meal! Very diverse menu with different offerings by availability. This is such a cool local restaurant with a wonderful atmosphere! You must go if you visit Iguazu!!

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lavacaenamorada, Propietario at La Vaca Enamorada, responded to this review

Dear Sarah, thank you very much for your kind words It was a pleasure to meet them. A very warm greeting from Lili and Alberto More 

Recife, PE
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

When in Puerto Iguazú don't miss on this restaurant! Fantastic food, from the appetizers to the desserts, everything is made with great care. Fair price and very simpatethic owner. Pleasant place for lunch or dinner. We are surely coming back!

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lavacaenamorada, Propietario at La Vaca Enamorada, responded to this review

A pleasure to have served you and we are glad that you enjoy your dinner. A very special greeting from Lili and Alberto More 

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Address: Republica Argentina 79, Puerto Iguazu 3370, Argentina
Phone Number: 0543757421179
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Litoral  >  Province of Misiones  >  Puerto Iguazu
Average Prices: USD 32
Cuisine: Italian, Pasta, Argentinean

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  • Address: Republica Argentina 79, Puerto Iguazu 3370, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Litoral  >  Province of Misiones  >  Puerto Iguazu
  • Phone Number: 0543757421179

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 32
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta, Argentinean

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