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Kaupe

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Seafood, International, Wine Bar, Argentinean, South American
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Roca 470, Ushuaia, Argentina
542901422704
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 364
    Excellent
  • 108
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Finest Dining in Ushuaia

Wine and Italian food with an Ushuaian King Crab twist. We loved this place. We aren't wine people and we don't drink but we compensated with the food! Order what you want because you will not go wrong. Unfortunately its been 8 months since I ate here and I can't for the sake of me remember... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Ali A
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Wine and Italian food with an Ushuaian King Crab twist. We loved this place. We aren't wine people and we don't drink but we compensated with the food! Order what you want because you will not go wrong. Unfortunately its been 8 months since I ate here and I can't for the sake of me remember what we ordered! I... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This was our second time eating at Kaupé, the first time being in December 2006 when we dined here as a pre-celebration of the Antarctic expedition we would be embarking upon. We so enjoyed the dining here that we decided to repeat the experience before embarking our ship for our January 2015 Antarctic voyage. This time, we had friends joining... More 

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Melbourne, Oz
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This restaurant is a bit of a trek up to one of the highest points above the town. Food is fabulous - Crab is a speciality, and the Fish was also divine. Excellent service, lovely people. Chef and his wife are the owners and Maitre D. This is a must-do whilst in Ushuaia.

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Hampshire, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Went to Kaupe for lunch based on the tripadvisor reviews and had a wonderful lunch of crab and more crab! The chilled natural crab starter was plentiful with some nice accompanying dipping sauces, but not as flavourful and sweet as the chilled crab I ate at another restaurant in Puerto Varas, Chile; however the hot crab dishes at Kaupe were... More 

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Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We had dinner here prior to departing on an Antarctica expedition, based upon reviews and recommendations from others. It was the perfect setting and an excellent experience. We had reserved (highly recommended) via email several weeks in advance, and Santiago had promptly replied and confirmed. Our table for two was ideal, by the window and with a beautiful view. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We came here with great excitement given the previous reviews but sadly I was disappointed. The ceviche was too oily. The pudding (dulce de leche) was lovely though

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We went to have dinner at this restaurant the last night we spent at Ushuaia. There is always a feeling of satisfaction when you have a great meal the last evening of a vacation & this was no exception. Our appetizers were: mushroom soup & natural king crab (centolla); the entrees were the sea bass (merluza) with creamed potatoes &... More 

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Brighton, Uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We booked a table at Kaupe online having arrived in Ushuaia and checked out reviews. The online booking works brilliantly and we had a confirmed reservation for dinner within 30 minutes, beautifully welcoming and written in English. Yes it's a bit of a walk up hill to get there from downtown but the view is lovely, if you ignore the... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

It is a hard climb to get there but you will be compensated by wonderful views to the Beagle Channel. Make sure you reservate a table next to the window. For the views I guess a lunch would be better. It is not a cheap restaurant, compared with other options in Ushuaia but it is a reliable one. The drinks,... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Kaupe has quite good food, but nothing spectacular. Focused on fish (merluza and king crab/centolla) which is done well, but not imaginatively. The best thing going for the restaurant is its view, unless you sit on the far end, in which case some unsightly radio antenna towers get in the way. Very good service. Expensive, as are all restaurants in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Roca 470, Ushuaia, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Tierra del Fuego  >  Ushuaia
  • Phone Number: 542901422704

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood, International, Wine Bar, Argentinean, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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