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La Tapera

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Argentinean, South American
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Antonio Rojo y Cabo Garcia, El Chalten 9405, Argentina
02962493195
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 12
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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
Late evening meal before 3 days camping

A wonderful meal, not overly priced, amd a good bottle of wine. Large portions with delicious home made bread for nibbles. They asked us to move tables as they had an unexpected large party coming in, but the restaurant gave us free pudding and a free drink to say thank you, which shows a sensible... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
markrichardharrison
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Aldbourne, United Kingdom
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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61 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been around Argentina for a while. This place is about 15% more expensive than similar places. Portions much smaller. Staff was not spacial. I will not go back

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Thank Distenz
Aldbourne, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A wonderful meal, not overly priced, amd a good bottle of wine. Large portions with delicious home made bread for nibbles. They asked us to move tables as they had an unexpected large party coming in, but the restaurant gave us free pudding and a free drink to say thank you, which shows a sensible attitude towards customers and business.... More 

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Thank markrichardharrison
Quito, Ecuador
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119 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Get there early!! Good food and beer . A little crowded and felt rushed to leave and get the next guests in. Does not accept credit cards.

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Thank PepePitMD
Alameda, California
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We waited 20 minutes to be seated, but were not disappointed by our delicious meals. The service was quick and friendly. One son loved the volcan de chocolate postre, while the other relished the creamy ice cream.

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Thank Marnie C
Jamestown, RI
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Tepera combines a warm cozy atmosphere with an interesting menu and high quality cooking. A fine restaurant in a very small town.

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Thank Eugene M
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here both nights of our two-night stay in El Chalten (which is way to short by the way, so if you can stay longer) and we consider it one of the best restaurants of our 4-month journey. Everything is just spot on. Staff is very friendly and quick, the atmosphere is perfect (a bit like you're in a mountain... More 

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Thank Myrna D
Toronto, Canada
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108 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get to this spot early and/or make a reservation. It gets very busy. The service was very good and the food was excellent using mostly local ingredients, portions are large. We shared a big salad, steak, lamb stew, bottle of malbec, total was $54 US - Outstanding value.

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Thank leapn
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had 4 week honeymoon in Argentina and meal in La Tapera was the best of the trip. Great little restaurant with friendly staff. Ate an amazing piece of meat cooked to perfection. Rest of menu also looked great and had very reasonable bottle of Malbec that was also delicious.

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Thank Jonathan P
New York City, New York
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff here is excellent! A very cozy space with excellent entrees. The pastas are made in-house and are so delicate - I had the lamb ravioli. We didn't have dessert, but they looked great too.

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Thank Chrissy D
Truro, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cozy atmosphere. Owner was amiable. Chicken with cream sauce was rich but tasty. Beetroot pancakes were delicious! Complementary aguardente. Reasonably priced. Would recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Argentinean, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?