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Mi Viejo

San Martin 780, El Chalten, Argentina
54-2962-493 123
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Ranked #25 of 36 restaurants in El Chalten
Cuisines: Argentinean
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Apr 4, 2013
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Moss Beach, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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86 reviews 86 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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109 reviews 109 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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 reviews 5 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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London
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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160 reviews 160 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

The service was friendly but it was very slow! I also ordered a salad that had tomato and basil but they didn't tell me they didn't have any basil and they simply replaced it with black olives cut up all over it.. It wasn't a good replacement and I sent it back to the kitchen and cancelled it which was... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

We ate three times at this restaurant. Their steak is very good. I would recommend.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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85 reviews 85 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

We liked most things about this place – good meats, pastas, wine selection, friendly atmosphere and interest to please by the owner and wait staff – all members of the family. Prices are fair. Good USD exchange rates for El Chalten. We have been here twice. 1st time was impeccable and my oldest thought it was the best meal overall... More

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