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R. S. Pena 27, Puerto Madryn 9120, Argentina
+54 2965 45-1573
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 49
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  • 27
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Parrilla and Sea food

I have to admit that I went to a "Parrilla" and didnt try the meat. Instead we had Sea food plate for 2 and it was amazing. Very tasty and huge portion. Service was very good even with the restaunt packed. Our waiter was great! Really recommend it!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Simone B
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to admit that I went to a "Parrilla" and didnt try the meat. Instead we had Sea food plate for 2 and it was amazing. Very tasty and huge portion. Service was very good even with the restaunt packed. Our waiter was great! Really recommend it!

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Thank Simone B
Mexico City, Mexico
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful, small place just 2 blocks away from the cruise port with delicious local food and great service. Definitely try the meat empanadas. If a large cruise arrives into port, beware and be a little patient, as the place gets packed! But the wait is worth!!!

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Thank Fer T
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

This is a parilla restaurant, and the parilla for two with lamb is outstanding. The prices are very reasonable. I love lamb and this is the best, most tender lamb i have eaten in Argentina. The dining room is cosy and well decorated. The staff efficient and friendly. Very happy with our experience!

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Thank Kat P
Wilrijk, Belgium
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

There is so much to tell about this restaurant! Its simply excellent....good meat, fine wine, good atmosphere...! We've been there several times in december 2014 and januari 2015 and will return later this year! One of the first restaurants to visit will be this one....Try the empanadas... wooowww!

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Thank biobakker
Dusseldorf
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67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We have been travelling to Peninsula Valdez using Puerto Madryn as base. We went 2 times to Estela and it was the best meal we had in town. Wine, Cordero, fish and super good salads. Portions are big and the service is soo nice felt like home. The restaurant is cosy and warm place. Very good value for money.

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Thank Alice S
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Was here first time five years ago.Today again.Service is great,food even better....had traditional parilla-mixed grill.Before you get uour meal fresh bread and marinated beans are served.Delicious.Dessert-got only icecream,couldnt eat anymore.Was great lunch.My recomendation to all.

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Thank Linda D
Bern, Switzerland
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

really a tasty place to have some good dinner. the meat was great, so was the wine. definitely a place to recomend

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Thank Matthias H
Johannesburg, South Africa
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114 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The restaurant is a bit smaller and more cramped than I would have liked but it added to the lively atmosphere. We had good service and good food. LOVED the grilled cheese with herbs and the steak was good too. Reasonably priced wine.

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Thank Riëtte B
Australia
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436 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Recommended by the front desk staff where we were staying. We arrived early (830pm) by Argentine standards & there were only two tables with people. It filled quickly after we arrived. Our Spanish is improving although trying to decipher the menu out front was a little hard, and thankfully there were English menus inside which we were offered. The waitress... More 

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

We were a group of 20 friends. A third of us who had the Hake fish felt it was inedible and left it as is in the plate. The waiter said that there is nothing to be done because the fish was fresh. The first course was ok empanadas or good fried squid. Desert was canned fruit salad or mediocre... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: R. S. Pena 27, Puerto Madryn 9120, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Chubut  >  Puerto Madryn
  • Phone Number: +54 2965 45-1573

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinean, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?