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El Patacon

Bustillo 7000, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
54 294 444 2898
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Cuisines: Argentinean
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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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83% Recommend
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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

in my opinion the quality of the food was excellent and the atmosphere was great too but more important than anything for us and for any tourist is the service and in patacon restaurant we didn't receive a good service at all. they really need to improve it. Three different waiters !!! What it's that! Basic's for service "listen,empathize, apologize,... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We were referred to this restaurant by our hotel only to be terribly disappointed! This has got to be the worst $100 meal we have ever had. To start my carpaccio was served frozen on the plate and my partners mussels were less than fantastic. We had been recommended to eat the Patagonian braised lamb and this is the main... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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75 reviews 75 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Despite the fact that my wife and I tend not to like large restaurants it was so highly recommended with good reviews we decided to give it a try and once again El Patacon confirms why we stay away from restaurants like this. Exceptionally large (perfect for tour buses), loud with very few people attending, poor service and just poor... More

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Oakland, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We actually ate here twice. The food was very good. The lamb was amazing!! Portions here are huge, so be careful not to over order. We ordered a glass of wine instead of a bottle and it was excellent. The service was helpful and friendly. They made suggestions and steered me away from ordering meat that wasn't good that day.... More

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Buenos Aires
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We had a great experience here at El Patacon. The place is lovely, beautifully built with an incredible view. The staff was great, we were welcomed with a cold drink, a tour of the restaurant and then sat to our table, in front of the window with an incredible view. The food was great, a little higher priced than other... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

A fantastic restaurant with excellent service, food and ambience. The place itself is lovely - rustic style and with great views overlooking the lake. The staff here are friendly and professional in equal measure (and speak fluent English). I had two meals here and the food was consistently delicious, with lots of interesting options like local trout, venison and wild... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

First let me say that compared to other restaurants this one is considerably over priced. The wines prices are much higher than in other restaurants. However, on the good side, the food is delicious and plates are very big. The menu has plenty of options to choose from. I don't recommend the pasta as it seems like it came out... More

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Enjoyed a first class meal at this great place. Enjoy a free drink and olives, while waiting to be seated. Wide selection of food and great wines, at reasonable prices. Had beef with mustard sauce, which was excellent, whereas the sole filet was dull, with no sauce and no taste. Excellent service and ambience. Enjoy !

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

El Patacon was suggested by our hotel, Lirolay Suites. It is almost across the street so it was very convenient. We suspected it might be a typical tourist restaurant especially when they offered a free drink just outside of the shop before dinner. Although there were many tourists most appeared to be Argentinians, many with young children. This was our... More

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Keene, New York
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157 reviews 157 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

This is a beautiful restaurant with a great view and good service but the food really disappointed. A lamb osso buco that was mostly bones with a poorly spiced sauce and something called Trout Eric that was like trout meatloaf in a too rich sauce. The trout with leek sauce was OK. In retrospect we should have ordered the simple... More

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