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Mi Rancho

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Argentinean, South American
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Gobernador Moyano 1089 Esq. 9 de Julio, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
+54 2902 49-0540
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7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 139
    Very good
  • 41
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  • 11
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We ate there three times during our six day trip to El Calafate.. The food was very good. The wine was also very good. The service was somewhat slow.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Alhambra, California
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Alhambra, California
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We ate there three times during our six day trip to El Calafate.. The food was very good. The wine was also very good. The service was somewhat slow.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I don't know if the restaurant just had a bad day, the chef was ill or the market selection was poor; but Mi Rancho did not live up to its #1 rating! The restaurant was aesthetically pleasing. Not fancy, by any means, but the exposed brick walls and quaint rooms were clean and decorated tastefully. The wine list was very... More 

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Strengelbach, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We stayed at the Kosten Aike hotel and had dinner at the Mi Rancho (which is just two blocks down the road) four times during our stay in Calafate. The small restaurant is in an old brickstone building that is charmingly remodeled. There is a good selection of pasta (homemade) and meat dishes. The sirloin we had twice was cooked... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The food was excellent. This place is a cosy and romantic. The tables are very close so you can overhear all conversations. We had the lamb T bone. It was superb. The bill came to 475 peso with a tip and one glass of wine. Cash only

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We visited Mi Rancho based on the reviews we saw on Trip Advisor. The reviews were bang on. The restaurant is a tiny house just off the main street in El Calafate. The owner is a husband and wife team that opened up the place 3 years ago with the wife being the chef and husband host. The menu has... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

Nice warm bread to start. My girlfriend orders the pasta. The pasta is one of the best I've had. I live in São Paulo and have access to great Italian, and this place is probably better. The lamb with risotto was also outstanding. Ordered the creme brûlée for dessert and was a little disappointed there. It wasn't your standard creme... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We enjoyed our first meal here so much that we went back for more! Delicious food (steak was unbelievable, shrimp/calamari starters were also lovely and great dessert menu) and prompt service. Small restaurant with a lovely atmosphere. Would gladly go again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

A small but warm and friendly restaurant you have to visit. We booked this place purely from recommendation of Trip Advisor. It's only 2 blocks from where we stay. Food is very good. Very friendly and understanding service that exceed our expectaions. Make sure you have room for dessert, you don't want to miss it.

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London, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This tiny family owned restaurant served the best food across two countries we visited on our trip, including 5* hotels. We had two dinners here and the lamb and lomo steaks and deserts were unforgettable. I would not say that lamb stew was excellent in comparison, but it was very flavorful. All other restaurants in Calafate looked very average but... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This is a small pretty restaurant. Friendly warm ambient made us very comfortable. Dishes are quite reasonable and good taste. Especially we pretty much satisfied with whole things because it was not a one what is called "just for tourist type".

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Additional Information about Mi Rancho

Address: Gobernador Moyano 1089 Esq. 9 de Julio, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 2902 49-0540
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Argentinean, South American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gobernador Moyano 1089 Esq. 9 de Julio, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate
  • Phone Number: +54 2902 49-0540

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Argentinean, South American
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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