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Libertador 1245, El Calafate, Argentina
02902/491758
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Ranked #39 of 83 Restaurants in El Calafate
Price range: $7 - $9
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
1 review
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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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

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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168 reviews 168 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 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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5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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148 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 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
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14 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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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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