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Ritual del Fuego

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San Martin 219, El Chalten 9301, Argentina
+54 2962 49-3173
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9:30 am - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thu - Sat 9:30 am - 12:30 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good fare in a small town

We ate here as a small tour group. Food was very good and the service was very good. Recommended by this US tourist

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
bdweave02
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East Marion, New York
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Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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East Marion, New York
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90 reviews 90 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

We ate here as a small tour group. Food was very good and the service was very good. Recommended by this US tourist

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We ate twice this restaurant. The first time we had a curry chicken that lacked a lot and left us not ever wanting to eat chicken again. When our tour operator took us again, we almost staged a revolt. The second night we had a veggie lasagna that was excellent. It was a great change of pace from all the... More 

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SLC
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95 reviews 95 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We ate here one of three nights in El Calten. It was much better food than we had at the other place, but apparently was more expensive (but worth it). We had absolutely great vegetable soup which was served super hot. The bread was good. I would have been happy to just have soup and bread, but we also got... More 

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Weston, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

El Chalten is a quaint beautiful town of only a 1000 people, but obviously you don't need a lot of people, just the right people... That know how to cook! Ritual De Fuego is an unpretentious restaurant that creates a delicious dining experience. I'd highly recommend the fresh trout prepared with some kind of tomatoey spicy sauce that I wanted... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Very nice small restaurant. Good selection of drinks and choice on the menu with a up market feel. Had 2 mains desserts 2 beers cost around $480 pesos. Service was excellent right up to the end. Pre. booking would be advisable so not to be disappointed.

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Hong Kong, China
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74 reviews 74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I am a bit torn because I am not quite sure how to rate this restaurant. The staff was very kind and the atmosphere friendly and welcoming. So from that point of view it was a nice visit. The food however was seriously bad in my opinion. We ordered gnocchi with bolognese sauce and in all honesty I don't think... More 

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California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We ate here and we all had pasta which was good, nothing that stood out but no complaints either. The only issue we had was getting someone to help us. We were there early so there was only our table and one other, so the place was not crowded at all, but every time we needed something, the server was... More 

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Los Angeles
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Had Christmas Eve dinner here. The food was good and imaginative, bit on the heavy side, but enjoyed it very much. Service was on the slow side (compared to the US), but very friendly. all in all an enjoyable and fun dinner.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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63 reviews 63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

One of the few places open in Chalten on Christmas Day, 2013. Which also was a cold, rainy, blustery, wintery feeling day. This was the closest restaurant to our hotel that was open, and we went for lunch with another couple we had met along the way. Started with some soup ( to get warm), a bottle of wine and... More 

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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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155 reviews 155 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

For something quick and acceptable you can´t go wrong. The place lacks character and decor but the staff are helpful and friendly. Good choice of food for meat eaters and vegetarians and reasonably priced as well.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: San Martin 219, El Chalten 9301, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Chalten
  • Phone Number: +54 2962 49-3173

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 22
  • Cuisine: Argentinean
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 12:30 am
Friday
9:30 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
9:30 am - 12:30 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?