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Libertador 1245, El Calafate, Argentina
02902/491758
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Ranked #36 of 80 Restaurants in El Calafate
Price range: $7 - $9
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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Salinas, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We ate dinner here for four days. We tried a new restaurant each day. This was our favorite. The broccoli, garlic, cheese salad exceptional as well as the lomo con verde appetizer. Lamb ravioli was excellent. Out guide told us that all their pasta was good.

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Texas
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168 reviews 168 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We ate dinner here. The food was very good and the service was excellent. They open early which was nice because Americans usually don't eat at 9 or 10 PM. A nice place on the main street…eat early,it is not crowded.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Our guide recommended this restaurant, and we quickly understood why. It filled up fast, and the atmosphere was warm and inviting. The food was delicious - we chose two home made pastas - and the service friendly and responsive, despite the crowd. We would certainly recommend this restaurant!

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Silicon Valley
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217 reviews 217 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

It helped that I was really in the mood for pasta (following a big trek). It was good,and hit the spot, but not outstanding. Good wine options. Fine service. Easy location right in the strip.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

A group of us had dinner here and nobody was entirely happy with the food. The broccoli sauce pasta dish I got had a milk like sauce with stodgy pasta that was hard to eat. The restaurant and staff were really nice and to be fair maybe its just the way they like their pasta but it really wasn't for... More 

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USA-Oregon
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The service was non-existent, and above all the food lacked in flavor overall. We were pretty disappointed overall. There are better places in town, with a better selection, fare and service

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Utrecht, Nederland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It was certainly not very tasteful and as the name of the restaurant suggests, it does not qualify as an italian kitchen. Since the choice of restaurants in El Calafate is enormous, I would duggest to try another restaurant.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This restaurant was heaving the night I visited... Saw this as a good sign and sat down to wait for 15 minutes or so. The menu is extensive - I have never seen so many variations of stuffings for ravioli in all my life! I went for a smoked salmon starter (salmon was lovely, accompanying chutney was "interesting"), a mushroom... More 

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Cordoba, Argentina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We were 5 people. Pasta was OK (not more). Meat, we asked for Lomo and got something that was un-eatable. Very disappointing.

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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Very friendly service and good quality for reasonable prices. We had sorrentinos with cucina salsa, which was very good.

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Additional Information about La Cocina

Address: Libertador 1245, El Calafate, Argentina
Phone Number: 02902/491758
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate
Average Prices: USD 7 - 9
Cuisine: Italian

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