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Casimiro Bigua

Libertador 963, El Calafate, Argentina
02902/492590
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Ranked #25 of 74 Restaurants in El Calafate
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $15
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

I never use this acronym but OMG! Best steak ever, and the lamb! Have I said OMG? You will be ok if you don't speak Spanish, and the waiter very much humoured me in my attempt to do so. Service was very friendly and attentive. Certainly prices are expensive by argentine standards but I disagree with another review which suggested... More

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Sao Paulo
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I could eat there. when me and my family have choosen a table in the back of restaurant , hostess said that we couldnt seat there , just in front. The restaurant was empty and ALL tables ready for use. Surely that guy isnt the owner and this message is for who care about its clients. We are at san... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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72 reviews 72 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Nice typical restaurant of the Patagonia. You can taste the Patagonian flavors as lamb, beef and chorizo. Nice ambience, situated in main avenue and very accessible from all downtown places. Good service and excellent list of wines including those from the Fin del Mundo. Not fantastic but good experience.

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Chicago, Illinois
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109 reviews 109 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

It's worth noting that most things are expensive in El Calafate. It's a small town that relies on tourism dollars, and it's far enough away from everything else in the area that I have to think getting stuff there (food, supplies, etc.) is a logistical nightmare that drives up the price. That said, we felt like the value we got... More

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Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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229 reviews 229 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
261 helpful votes 261 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

That's a choice if you want good food and don't mind paying 70 dollars for a dinner. We asked for parrila (for 2 people) and "papa frita rustica". The (cow) meat was perfect! The others, not so much my taste. I asked for a glass of wine and my husband just drunk water. The wine was good. No desert or... More

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São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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162 reviews 162 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This is one of the best options in El Calafate. The restaurant is very good. Great food, very well served, nice staff, great wine list (argentinian wines basically). The prices are reasonable and the place is comfortable. A must go.

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

We had been looking forward to trying this dish since arriving in Patagonia and glad we saved ourselves for this place! We saw the lamb in the window so chose it on that basis and were not disappointed. Fantastic tender juicy lamb and a good sizeable portion for two people. We got the mash and grilled vegetables as sides, only... More

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Ramat Gan, Tel Aviv, Israel
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

The food is excellent! Very delicious! The waiter was very nice and pleasant. We wanted to share the meal and the waiter brought it to us in two different plates and he curved the meat in half and it looked like two separate dishes! Very considerate! And really not pricey. The restaurant should be really ranked higher!

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Brasilia, DF
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We had one of the worst meals ever at this restaurant. The service was terrible, inattentive and borderline rude. I was shocked when I received my meal - the lamb dish literally consisted of a huge blob of fat and some bones. No meat on this lamb. The whole experience was offensive. It is a very expensive tourist trap and... More

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Reno, NV
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70 reviews 70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We ate at their wine bar (a few doors down from the main restaurant) on a whim. Very good wine list for such a small place. The food was all very good- wouldn't call it excellent but definitely a step up from many of the touristy places. Excellent service and a very attractive restaurant.

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