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La Tablita

Rosales 28, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
02902/491065
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Ranked #14 of 70 restaurants in El Calafate
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $25 - $100
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Chicago
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11 reviews 11 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We had several good meals in El Calafate, but not here. Hard to understand why this was recommended. Even the famed Patagonian lamb was poorly executed. A salmon dish was almost inedibly salty and dry. The restaurant is attractive, and easily reached just off the main street of the town, but it's not worth even the few extra steps for... More

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London
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247 restaurant reviews
354 helpful votes 354 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This place is awesome. We had a really good beef steak which was huge with garlic fries and roast lamb with superb cracklings! Service was excellent. We went around 7.30pm and managed to get a table for two without a reservation it does get busy. Would recommend!

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London
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We followed the advice, and it was right, great restaurant, very busy, clearly popular with locals for special occasions and of course with tourists. We had starters, don't bother, not amazing but also takes up valuable space which you'll need for the mixed meat grill, huge bit of lamb, giant fillet and a big sirloin. No way we could finish... More

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San Francisco, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by travellers we met along the way. We had a lovely evening there and the service was the best we received in all of Argentina. At one point we were given complimentary champagne because it would have gone to waste otherwise. When we couldn't decide on an ice cream flavour, our waiter gave us a little... More

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Annecy, France
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134 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Stopping here for lamb should be a must on your list of places to eat at when in El Calafate. The menu is large, the portions large and the fire-roasted lamb delicious. This was our second visit to La Tablita in two years. Really worth eating at.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The best Cordero Patagónico in al Calafate!!! Make sure you make a booking because the restaurant is always full

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Miami, Florida
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

La Tablita is a great restaurant--food, service and ambiance! We were a group of 9 and were attended very well, despite the restaurant being jam packed full. All of our dishes were good. I highly recommend it as being one of the best restaurants in Calafate.

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Chicago
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14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This is a quality restaurant just outside of the main street in El Calafate. White tablecloths, candles and excellent lighting make it a welcome choice instead of the touristy restaurants on main street. The menu is huge and reasonably priced and there is something for everyone. The first night we tried the lamb and it was very good. Other nights... More

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San Francisco, California
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93 restaurant reviews
237 helpful votes 237 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We have never been steered wrong by our guides in South America. This restaurant was perhaps the best of the many to which we were recommended. The specialty here is roast lamb. Not just part of the lamb; the whole lamb is roasted over a fire. You can see them doing it when you walk in. If you at all... More

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SF Bay area
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18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We went with another couple on the recommendation of a guidebook and a tour guide. It was busy but we were lucky and got a table quickly. I would recommend that you reserve. Th e place was frequented by locals as well as tourists. The waiter was helpful in deciding how much to order. We settled on 3 orders of... More

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