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El Patacon

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Bustillo 7000, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
54 294 444 2898
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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    Very good
  • 111
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  • 51
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  • 23
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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
do not miss the caramel ice cream

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
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Bonita Springs, Florida
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Bonita Springs, Florida
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257 reviews 257 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
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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Milton, Georgia
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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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6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Chicago, Illinois
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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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Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Beautiful, large restaurant with large windows and pretty views. It might be too large and tourist-oriented for some, but for us, it didn't detract from the overall restaurant quality. Service was excellent and included a complimentary pre-dinner drink (as our table was prepared). Steak, trout, and lamb were all tasty and well-prepared.

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Beijing
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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

service is very friendly and good. family friendly. price is very reasonable. Free drinks and snack is provided when you are waiting for your table. Décor is nice and homey. had two dinner there. all very good. view is nice (not the best though). Reservation required. it offers superb exchange rate for your US dollars (cash), rate is 12 instead... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

very typical Argentinian food, great steak, seafood, view is to die for. make sure you make reservation ahead of the time and try to get a table by the window.

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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: Argentinean

Restaurant Characteristics

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