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Av. Libertador 1091, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
02902492148
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Ranked #48 of 80 Restaurants in El Calafate
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

If you are a tourist expect fast service of sub standard food so they can get you out. If you don't speak Spanish expect really low quality of returns from other guests. We got trout that was reheated and missing a part, the steak was cold inside but pink and fries looked like they came from the leftovers. Don't fall... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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37 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Reasonably priced meal but not special in quality.We had lamb and a steak which when compared to other meals we ate in Argentina was only average.Good service provided by attentive staff.

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Aartselaar, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We had the mixed grill for two persons. It was delicious. The service was excellent. We loved it. The Malbec was super.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Good lamb, rest was average. Not cheap, 2 adults and 2 kids for 1,000 pesos. Service was OK and atmosphere was simple and family oriented.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The place looks cared for with check table cloths and a menu in English. It is large and got busy by 8pm but was not full. Catering largely for tourists, it gives the impression of a family run concern with 'Il Papa' waiting on. We got advice on wine and ended with a bottle of 2014 Patagonian Malbec -excellent and... More 

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Buckinghamshire
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42 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We had the mixed grill for two.............it was enormous. Two types of sausages, black pudding, chicken, steak, lamb chops, lamb on the bone. We managed about 90%, so not too bad a showing. Malbec wine from Patagonia was superb. Service excellent.

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Hong Kong, China
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57 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I came for the Patogonia grilled lamb on which this restaurant sells. It's dry and hard to chew. I don't enjoy. For other food like the starter ox tongue, it's good though. Service so so as usual in Argentina.

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Sydney, Australia
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29 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Rick's is a great good value for money restaurant with old school professional waiting staff. If you would like to get a feel of what it was like to eat at a classic Argentine restaurant in the 70s and 80s, visit Rick's for a hearty delicious no frill meal. You will leave satisfied and happy for what you got for... More 

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Ramat Gan, Tel Aviv, Israel
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We ordered the chops and it was a delight! The meat was prepared properly with just the needed burn and the amount of fat! A true delight!!

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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Been here with my wife, she took the Patagonian lamb, I took the Asado, it was ok but nothing special. The place feels like a cheap diner trying to look fancier than what it is. It's right in the town center which is why we went there but if you have time and patience you should choose more carefully.

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Address: Av. Libertador 1091, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
Phone Number: 02902492148
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate

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