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Mi Viejo

Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinean
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San Martin 780, El Chalten, Argentina
54-2962-493 123
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very tasty cordero de asado!

We ended up here because it was the only place in town on Saturday night doing the cordero de asado (lamb) that we had been craving for a few days. In summary, the meat was very tasty! The salad was nice and fresh too. The service was a bit indifferent and the atmosphere was maybe a little sterile... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Melbourne. Australia
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Melbourne. Australia
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28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We ended up here because it was the only place in town on Saturday night doing the cordero de asado (lamb) that we had been craving for a few days. In summary, the meat was very tasty! The salad was nice and fresh too. The service was a bit indifferent and the atmosphere was maybe a little sterile. Did we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

While strolling through the streets of El Chalten, I came across this little jem of a restaurant towards the end of the tourist strip. There was a promo on the board outside the restaurant stating empanadas, Patagonian lamb and sides for $150 pesos. We ordered the promo and got the most tender lamb I've ever eaten, a large portion of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Big place - acoustics of a municipal swimming pool. Geared up for quick turnaround. Ideal for carnivores in a hurry. Service efficient but non-personal.

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Moss Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Just wow, we had a perfectly huge plate of Lamb smothered in Mushroom right off the grill. The service was a bit slow, but they were packed and seemed to not have enough staff to handle the crowds. Worth the wait though, more then enough to eat and delicious.

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Breda, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

The restaurant was recommended. We expected more in every way. The food wasn’t bad but….. The service ……mmmm…. The place: poorly decorated. The prices: to high……

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Pacific, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

This is a 'fine dining' barbecue experience in El Chalten, but I did not find the food all that great, and the service was just average. I've been to other BBQ's in Patagonia, and this one was too fatty, too salty and too expensive. Everything was drowned in fat - even the trout. Nice food, but there is better in... More 

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Aalst, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012 via mobile

Awesome lamb parilla, soft and tasty meat unequaled by any european meat. Patagonian trout also top notch. Friendly and good service, talented asador!

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Dourados, MS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

Ask for a parrila, a sort of barbecues very good. If you like taste a red wine. The staff is very busy.

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Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

Some of the best lamb and beef we had in our three weeks in Argentina and Chile. Terrific salad too. More comfortable dining than some other highly rated restaurants in El Chalten -- well ventilated, no flies. We went three times during our visit in Jan 2012. First rate!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

Nice restaurant, although there is nothing very special about the interior and it is definitely lacking in atmosphere. However the food was very good. We had the vegetable soup and empanadas to start and both had the lamb as main. The lamb is very tender and very well cooked. Make sure you ask for the chimichurri to go with the... More 

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Address: San Martin 780, El Chalten, Argentina
Phone Number: 54-2962-493 123
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Chalten
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinean

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  • Address: San Martin 780, El Chalten, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Chalten
  • Phone Number: 54-2962-493 123

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinean

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