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Antonio Rojo y Cabo Garcia, El Chalten 9405, Argentina
02962493195
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Ranked #3 of 41 Restaurants in El Chalten
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Argentinean
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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SLC
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95 reviews 95 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We ate here two out of three nights in El Chalten. The first night we had curry chicken and most of our group was not pleased with it. Mine was dry. One table said that there's was good, so not sure what happened there. We had a type of cheesecake dessert that was good. The carrot soup was interesting. The... More 

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California
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97 reviews 97 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The restaurant is very popular. We went there at 6pm when they just opened and were able to be seated (this is an extremely early dinner time in Argentina when people are typically still having afternoon tea!). Most people who dine there are tourists, and the waitresses speak excellent English. They also have an English menu. The food comes in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

A charming restaurant in El Chaltén with traditional local food and a good atmosphere. It is always very busy so I recommed to book your table well in advance unless you wish to dine early or after 21.00 hours.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Great service, delicious food (steak in malbec, bread at the table given with pumpkin dip) in a cosy setting. By far the best restaurant in El Chalten and very reasonable (3 people, starters, wine, desserts, main course - all at under 1000)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

El Chalten is a tiny town in the middle of Patagonia. Not the place you'd expect amazing food, but wow. Food all over this town was delicious, expertly prepared, beautifully presented, and remarkably inexpensive for what you got. La Tapera was the top of the list; we went twice during our short stay there. The service was excellent and fun... More 

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Paris, France
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13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Very good food, nice service but they do not take credit card which can be problematic in El chalten if u not have enough cash.

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We had an enjoyable time at the restaurant. The food was excellent and service was good. We didn't have a reservation, and when we got there a little after 7:30, we grabbed one of the last unreserved table. So make sure to book if you plan on eating there! If I had stayed longer in town, i would return.

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Paris
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Beef is excellent in Argentina, and the traditional "bife the chorizo" (sirloin) is served with vegetables at La Tapera. I do not fancy sauces with my meat, so I asked not to bring Chimichurri on top of my beef, and it came on top. The place is full, the waiters, who are friendly and smiling, run up and down, so... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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105 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

From the breads with seasoned squash spread to our sweets we were impressed. Perfectly cooked steak with vegies............more traditional but very nice and ample serves. Not a big restaurant so either be early or book as it seems to fill up rather quickly. Thoroughly recommend.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The atmosphere is warm and rustic which adds to the charm. The lamb stew (cazuela cordero) was one of the best entrees I ordered in a 2.5 week trip in Argentina. I could eat one of those each week for the rest of my life. The menu in general was fantastic with many good options. We ate at several other... More 

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Address: Antonio Rojo y Cabo Garcia, El Chalten 9405, Argentina
Phone Number: 02962493195
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Chalten
Cuisine: Argentinean

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