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Libertador 1245, El Calafate, Argentina
02902/491758
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine

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  • 111
    Excellent
  • 127
    Very good
  • 62
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice Restaurant

An Italian restaurant in Calafate with an extensive offer of Italian dishes. Good quality/price ratio and very polite and client oriented staff.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Grischun123
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Geneva, New York
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Geneva, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

An Italian restaurant in Calafate with an extensive offer of Italian dishes. Good quality/price ratio and very polite and client oriented staff.

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Great Italian food and wines. This was a treat after a few bad meals we had earlier in the week. The staff was helpful in making suggestions and they had a great wine list.

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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68 reviews 68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Not terrible, but wouldn't go back. Meals were okay price: salad for $6, pasta dish for $9, but steak seemed quite expensive, close to $20. Unofrtunately, the complete salad was a plate with literally a pile of sliced carrot, a pile of cut tomato, a pile of lettuce, and a few pieces of beets next to each other. Not even... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Exquisite food in a friendly and cozy atmosphere. Excellent service and plates prepared with fresh and tasty ingredients. I recommend it to anyone who wants to have a very good meal in a really nice place.

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Glasgow
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61 reviews 61 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This was a nice wee restaurant which seemed to have some local business as well as tourists. It was great to be able to order a simple dinner as I had been travelling for nearly a month by this time and had had enough of rich stuff. Good food and service, recommend it.

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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Nice atmosphere and good food. Gnocchi and sauce were nice, grilled chicken ok, baked potato very good Quick service, which was great as we were pretty hungry from being out and about all day We are early at about 7.30 and the place was about half full so looks like it is pretty popular

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We were recommended by a couple of independent sources so decided to give La Cucina a go. The speciality of the house is the pasta and it's really good. We had the pasta rolled in pimento with the beef stew (ragu). The ragu was completely delicious, melt in the mouth heaven. Also ordered pumpkin ravioli and puttanesca, lovely and not... More 

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College Station, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Enjoyed our dinner here. The fresh pasta and sauces were good. The broccoli gratin was also yummy. Reasonable prices and child friendly...

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Salinas, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

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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169 reviews 169 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Libertador 1245, El Calafate, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate
  • Phone Number: 02902/491758

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 9
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine

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