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Tia Elvira Restaurante

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Maipu 349, Ushuaia, Argentina
02901/424725
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very good fish and Centolla

Very good food and very well attended. Fast also (if you need like we did). However is not the best in town, sorry Olivia....The best is not listed here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
Juan I
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  • Local cuisine
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Porto Alegre, RS
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Very known place, I've been there twice in different years and the conclusion is the same: at least they are consistent, but not in a good way... Both times I ordered the very same dish, it's kind of a centolla bisque. Very, very bland! The staff was attentive in an Ushuaia way, we arrived five minutes before opening and they... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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174 reviews 174 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Location was okie, facing the main street. Nice restaurant with slightly higher price. Food was average, tiramisu was okie. The serving of food took quite a while as there was only a 2-3 waitress.

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Maldonado Department, Uruguay
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

As the majority of the tourist places, you can walk to most of them. It is located at meters of the port. The menu is quite completed and you can taste several homemade style alternatives. The prices are high and not always in accordance with the food.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Very nice restaurant in Maipu street facing the port. Nicely decorated and they serve great food , the Tia Elvira soup is very good and very tasty also the Crab in all ways. The price is a little high than the other restaurants.

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Pensacola, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We went to Tia Elvira on the recommendation of a friend. The attitude of the woman who was seating people should have been our first indication and we probably should have left. She seemed to be friendly to Spanish speaking patrons, but not to anyone else. In fact, when three people opted to leave in the face of her rudeness,... More 

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Silverton, Oregon
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113 reviews 113 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The food here was quite good and very reasonable, in a cozy spot overlooking Ushuaia Bay. However, we were the first lunch customers and told the server we had to be out in one hour. Receiving our lunch (nothing complicated) took 45 minutes......

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Very good food and very well attended. Fast also (if you need like we did). However is not the best in town, sorry Olivia....The best is not listed here.

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Montreal, Canada
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31 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Had a nice meal here during our only night in Ushuaia. It was't our first choice but we weren't disapointed. The good: the place has some charm, the black hake, the casseroles and crab were all good and the wine selection wasn't bad. The service was a little slow and the meal a little expensive but then again you're at... More 

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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69 reviews 69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We ordered crab (outside the shell) as an appetizer & it was good, but it could have been better. We had the local grilled black fish as an entree & it was also good but not great. We also drank a bottle of white wine. Interestingly enough, this turned out to be our most expensive meal during our 4 weeks... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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38 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

A tourist from our hotel recommended this restaurant and we went with some friends. When we arrived without reservation the restaurant was crowd but they ask us to wait few minutes for set a table for 6. There is a very small room to wait but after 10 min they called us. All of us order a fish dish but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Maipu 349, Ushuaia, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Tierra del Fuego  >  Ushuaia
  • Phone Number: 02901/424725

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 16

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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