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Como Vaca Parrilla Restaurant

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Lago del Desierto 410, El Chalten, Argentina
49-3086
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great steak!

We had a late dinner here. The steak was a perfect medium rare. The side dish vegetable was okay. He waitress was friendly but service a bit slow.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Sandra K
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Munich, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

definitely one of the very best meals i had! great steak, salad, and lamb stew. always wanna come back again!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I have no words to describe what it is to walk 10 hour, be crazy hungry and come to eat at this amazing place, the steaks are cooked to perfection and very generous portion. Take my word for it. Mariano the owner was very friendly and we ate here several days in a row, we couldn't get enough meat.

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We had a late dinner here. The steak was a perfect medium rare. The side dish vegetable was okay. He waitress was friendly but service a bit slow.

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Dwight, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

We dropped in for dinner tonight after walking Laguna de Los Tres and decided we need a good steak. We decided to try Como Vaca. The food was incredible. When reading different tripadvisor restaurant reviews many people say their steak was the best they had ever had. Don't make that decision until you come to this restaurant. It is a... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This place was great - one of the few places in El Chalten that had good and quick service. I was by myself so liked getting served fast. They took USD and gave pesos in change. They said they didn't take credit card, even though one of the reviews said they did. The credit card communication line might have been... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This restaurant is small but cozy and if it's crowded when you arrive, wait! The atmosphere is fun and rustic with sheep skin to cushion the wooden benches and the parrilla inside the restaurant. You can see the chef chopping then cooking the meat on the grill! We had the filet lomo and the sirloin with pepper. Both were fabulous... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The wind was blowing so fiercely the evening we arrived in El Chalten, that we chose this restaurant because we could see it across the street from our B&B, Kau Si Aike. Except for one night when we wanted pasta, we ate dinner there every night. The staff were welcoming, congenial and helpful (in Spanish, English, and French). The lentil... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

Our hostel proprietor recommended Como Vaca when we told him we were looking for a good steak. We ordered the simple barbecue for two and loved our meal so much that we went back twice more during our week in Chalten. On another night, my husband enjoyed a sirloin with pepper sauce, and I had a delicious, hearty lamb cazuelas,... More 

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Lanjarón, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We were with a group of very hungry mountaineers who most nights set out seeking for huge slabs of red meat. Therefore we do know what we are talking about when we say that we ate the best steak meals at Como La Vaca. Recommended

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Livingston, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The best meat so fare we have tasted in Argentine, even better than in Bueno Aires, can you imagine? we choose 1 kg steak for 4 people with couple bottle of Mendoza wine and this where less that $100 . Wow !!

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Address: Lago del Desierto 410, El Chalten, Argentina
Phone Number: 49-3086
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Chalten
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinean, South American

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  • Address: Lago del Desierto 410, El Chalten, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Chalten
  • Phone Number: 49-3086

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinean, South American

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