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El Patacon

Mexican, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinean
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Bustillo 7000, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
54 294 444 2898
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Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: ESPAÑOL: Resumen gastronómico de nuestra carta: ahumados, productos...
ESPAÑOL: Resumen gastronómico de nuestra carta: ahumados, productos regionales, mariscos, platos gourmet, las mejores carnes argentinas a la parrilla, carne de KOBE (reconocida como la mejor carne del mundo), cordero patagónico al asador, truchas, merluza negra, salmón del Pacifico, pastas caseras, platos vegetarianos, platos aptos para celiacos, menús infantiles, y mucho mas… Abierto todos los dias en horario corrido de 12:00 a 23:30 hs. ENGLISH:Our menu includes smoked meats, regional flavours, seafood, gourmet dishes, the best Argentinean barbecued beef, KOBE beef (recognized as the best beef in the world), Patagonian lamb on the spit, trout, black hake, South Pacific salmon, home-made pasta, vegeterian dishes, dishes suitable for celiacs, children´s menu, among others... Opening Hours: daily and continuous from 12:00 to 23:30 hs.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food a bit overpriced

Our dinner might have been one of the best in a 3 week vacation eating at many places. Restaurant may look a bit too sophisticated for me at first ( due to size and else) but dinner was excellent. We had red meat and trout, very fresh, well prepared and generous. Service was also outstanding. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
JRiquezes
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Miami, Florida
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Our dinner might have been one of the best in a 3 week vacation eating at many places. Restaurant may look a bit too sophisticated for me at first ( due to size and else) but dinner was excellent. We had red meat and trout, very fresh, well prepared and generous. Service was also outstanding. The menu is very extensive... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful decor, typical for the region. Food was average but very expensive. Service was inconsistent, some good some bad. Meals were decent (we are there twice) but felt we had been overcharged. While convenient to some of the hotels (across from Lirolay where we stayed) it would be worth venturing out a little further where you are likely to find... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Excellent food, but as all things in the tourist town of Bariloche expensive. Nice building with large area to relax at the rear after dinner.

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Lunch was very good and we enjoyed visiting with the resident roosters. This was our first expsoure to Aregentine steak. Tasty but chewy. Not the tender meat we are used to in the Midwest. DO NOT MISS the caramel ice cream. We are still talking about it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We went to patacon with very high expectations on recommendation but it wasnt worth the trip. We had trucha and some kind of dear meat- ciervo stew. Trucha was better however both were too heavy and a bit tasteless. I didnt even eat the ciervo after 3 bites and had to leave with a half full stomach. For entree,the pumpkin... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

As an aside, the day we were here there was a strong odor of kerosene which everyone in our group noticed right away. The staff there seemed to not notice, and it seemed to get a bit better over time. They have some interesting choices, like venison ravioli. It was ok. Rolls were great, the salad was not good, and... More 

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Haiku, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Our hotel concierge insisted that we try this place. We regretted it (and we're pretty easy going) from the moment we walked in. The food was so average (like Chart House status) and very expensive for Argentina. The service just sucked. Our waiter was super rude and not helpful at all. Stay away from this place, as there are so... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

El Patacon was described to us by several locals as one of the best restaurants in Bariloche. We would have to agree! Our hotel (Altuen) provided a coupon for 15% off our bill. The barbecued Provolone cheese for an appetizer was outstanding! The rest of the meal was excellent as well.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Our meal here was ok, not overly special but not terrible. Free welcome drink (kir or orange juice). We had a 15% off voucher which can be found on most tourist maps of bariloche, which makes me think anyone that doesn't have this voucher is paying 15% too much!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Recommended by our hotel. We got free kir and 15% off our bill. Food and ambiance were all very good.

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Address: Bustillo 7000, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
Phone Number: 54 294 444 2898
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Rio Negro  >  San Carlos de Bariloche
Cuisine: Mexican, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bustillo 7000, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Rio Negro  >  San Carlos de Bariloche
  • Phone Number: 54 294 444 2898

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Entertaining clients

Description

ESPAÑOL: Resumen gastronómico de nuestra carta: ahumados, productos regionales, mariscos, platos gourmet, las mejores carnes argentinas a la parrilla, carne de KOBE (reconocida como la mejor carne del mundo), cordero patagónico al asador, truchas, merluza negra, salmón del Pacifico, pastas caseras, platos vegetarianos, platos aptos para celiacos, menús infantiles, y mucho mas… Abierto todos los dias en horario corrido de 12:00 a 23:30 hs. ENGLISH:Our menu includes smoked meats, regional flavours, seafood, gourmet dishes, the best Argentinean barbecued beef, KOBE beef (recognized as the best beef in the world), Patagonian lamb on the spit, trout, black hake, South Pacific salmon, home-made pasta, vegeterian dishes, dishes suitable for celiacs, children´s menu, among others... Opening Hours: daily and continuous from 12:00 to 23:30 hs.

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