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Parrilla Mi Viejo

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Dessert, Grill, Pasta, Argentinean
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Av. Libertador 1111, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
+54 2902 49-1691
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Good for:
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 81
    Excellent
  • 126
    Very good
  • 49
    Average
  • 23
    Poor
  • 12
    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
Carnivore ~

It was so crowded when we went for dinner and hence got to wait for a while. We ordered some wine and assorted meat so we get to try out. The portion of the meat was huge even if its just for the 3 of us. I like the chicken best, couldnt taste the difference between lamb and other meat... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
PEili K
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Singapore, Singapore
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
168 reviews 168 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

It was so crowded when we went for dinner and hence got to wait for a while. We ordered some wine and assorted meat so we get to try out. The portion of the meat was huge even if its just for the 3 of us. I like the chicken best, couldnt taste the difference between lamb and other meat... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

I didn't know racism still existed until I came to Argentina and this restaurant . I've traveled to over 30 countries in the world, I've never had such a racist experience at this place. I'm an asian american living and working in Manhattan NYC. I treat everyone with respect, smile, and give very generous tips even or non-US countries. I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

My husband and I ate here twice during our 3 night stay in El Calafate. We can't understand why it's not in the top 10....the food was amazing and very well priced compared to the other rip off parillas in town. Each night we had empanadas and provoleta to start...both were delicious. And for mains we had steaks one night... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We read good reviews , came there at the middle of the week at the wright hours. Unfortunately it was dark and close with no any sign for the reason. Maybe they closed. Disappointment.

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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

One of the best in El Calafate for meat which is prepared on a spit. There isn't much to write about the menu which consists mainly of meat with a large selection of side dishes and Argentinian wines. Although it is a large capacity restaurant, it gets full very quickly so unless you wish to eat early, I recommend a... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

The best lamb I have ever eaten. I needn't say more. It's not the cheapest but nowhere in El Calafate appears to be. My wife had the chicken kebab too which was brilliant. The portions are huge!

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Paris
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70 reviews 70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Parrilla Mi Viejo is in the main street of El Calafate. They serve the classic Patagonia Lamb, plus many other dishes. Mi lamb was good, it comes in a hot plate to keep it warm, a very generous portion is served. I did not eat at all the Green Bean Salad. What is curious is that in any other restaurant,... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Located in the center of the city, easily recognizable due to the lambs roasting in the front window. Great grilled food - I highly recommend the grilled lamb viejo, lamb in a champagne and mushroom sauce. Reasonably priced for what is served.

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We came for dinner here. I had the BBQ lamb, hubby had the gnocchi. Both were awesome!! Lovely waitress, spoke good English. Liked it so much we came back the next night but it was closed! :(

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Highly recommeded for lamb and trout, we orderer cordero con salsa champiñónes (mushroom sauce) and trout with Salsa de camarones (shrimp sauce).. they were very delicious, portions were quite abundant so if not really hungry i would suggest to share one of those meals specially if you order some starters. Great meal and great customer service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Libertador 1111, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate
  • Phone Number: +54 2902 49-1691

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Dessert, Grill, Pasta, Argentinean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?