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Il Gabbiano

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Italian, Pasta
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Avenue Bustillo | Llao Llao, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
+54 2944 448 346
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Italian Restaurant around.

Amazing Italian Food in a cozy environment. Service is excellent. The owner is there all the time to welcome you and make recommendations. Staff very helpful to get us there and back to the hotel. Went out of their way to make us comfortable.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Amazing Italian Food in a cozy environment. Service is excellent. The owner is there all the time to welcome you and make recommendations. Staff very helpful to get us there and back to the hotel. Went out of their way to make us comfortable.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Italian restaurant had been emphatically recommended over the years. Finally, with great expectations, we decided this Summer to have dinner at the place. The ambience was quite good. Recreating an Italian resto. The service was pretentious. A waitress came along to offer us the wine list before having chosen our supper. I declined & asked for the menu. This... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This is a very charming restaurant, the ambiance remembers the Toscana's restaurants, the appetizers were wonderful, the quality of the goat cheeses were excellent and all the food were very well executed and were a very nice presentation, the wine collection deserves attention but the wines are a little overpriced.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

My boyfriend and I went to this restaurant last week as the receptionist at our hotel recommended it. You need to call and make a reservation in order to get a table. The atmosphere at the restaurant is perfect for a romantic dinner. As many reviewers have mentioned, there's a short menu with starters and main courses which are explained... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

We had read previous reviews and expected to have a great time with delicious food. Stick to pasta if you do not want to be disappointed but do not expect anything special especially if you have travelled around the world. The salmon is to be avoided unfortunately as it is the only fish dish. It was not only un-tasty, but... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We ate here on our last night in Argentina. Our friends have been eating here for years and shared this gem with us. It is a beautiful family owned italian restaurant. The service was perfect and the servers were so friendly and helpful. The menu is on a chalk board and changes based on availability for quality ingredients. We ordered... More 

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We ended up getting lucky when we arrived to this restaurant without a reservation. They worked us in besides the fact that they didn't have any availability. They were very gracious. This was our best meal while we stayed in Bariloche. Yes, it is expensive but very much worth it. The ambiance is very romantic, quite, cozy & warm. The... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Our last night in Bariloche, we had a terrific Italian meal at Il Gabbiano. The owner, Guillermo, came and picked us up at our hotel at Llao Llao and delivered us to his restaurant, which is located about 20 minutes east of Bariloche. We had a wonderful Italian meal in the quaint and romantic restaurant. The service was outstanding and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Four of us dined there twice! Italian dishes were very good, wines were local, really nice and well priced. Service was spectacular, if you are staying nearby they will send a driver to pick you up from your hotel and return you home after dinner..all included in dinner price. My steak was best in Argentina super flavor, high quality. Big... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The best Italian food in Argentina! Actually, my in-laws are italian and this is some of the best italian food I've had. The place is small and quaint, very cozy! The chalkboard menu keeps the menu fresh. Service was impeccable! I had the Tagliatelle alla Boscaola... Amazing! This place is a must try!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenue Bustillo | Llao Llao, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Rio Negro  >  San Carlos de Bariloche
  • Phone Number: +54 2944 448 346

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

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