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Viento en popa

Avenida Cnel M Martinez de Hoz 257, Mar del Plata B7603HYC, Argentina
+54 223 489-0220
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fresh fish” (3 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Argentinean, Soups
$$ - $$$
Avenida Cnel M Martinez de Hoz 257, Mar del Plata B7603HYC, Argentina
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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Not fancy but the food and service are excellent. Always clean tablecloth, service with smiles and doing its best to give you a great experience. We ordered 4 different dishes and each of one was tasty and good quality. Be back soon.

Thank Nora T
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Don't expect a fancy place, but be ready for the best seafood in town ! "Gambas al ajillo" is a must (best place in the world for this dish) ! Just a tip, dip the bread in the gambas dish sauce and you will never...More

Thank Guillermo F
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Reviewed May 28, 2017

We ate here twice. The first evening we chose Wreckfish or Chernia. It was really tasty and fresh. The second evening we ate the mixed seafood and rice ... it was average. I highly recommend the fish dishes. You can choose the way you want...More

Thank Brigitte B
Reviewed March 6, 2017

Its easy to get there. You must called before you go y make a resrevation. Very good food! If you are in Mar del Plata, you must try this restaurant.

Thank Nan76
Reviewed December 12, 2016

First off, we were traveling with BA Portenos who made our reservation for 2230 but was told to come early in case we could get in earlier. Yes, we did get in half hour early and the place was packed on a Sunday night! As...More

Thank potaracke
Reviewed October 7, 2016

I know the place since 1999. It was a small place only known by local people. Tasted the best fish I ever had in my life and adopted the place as my favorite not only in Mar del Plata but also in all Buenos Aires....More

Thank Panicpablo
Reviewed July 14, 2016

Viento en Popa is a true gem of Mar del Plata. One would think that a port city would have plenty of choices when it comes to good fish restaurants, but you will be unpleasantly surprised. I would not recommend any of the touristic restos...More

Thank lex-flia
Reviewed July 1, 2016

It was a Sunday lunch in winter in Mar del Plata, Argentina, very low tourist season. The restaurant was very busy, well organized and attended by locals. My husband and I shared a seafood salad and a half bottle of white wine. VERY FRESH seafood...More

Thank Ana V
Reviewed June 20, 2016

Our last visit was in 2011 and I had left disappointed. We decided to give it another go and Im happy to report that things have improved. The Kitchen is delivering dishes with more balanced seasoning and staff appears to have been trained and new...More

Thank Gaucho100K
Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Delicious restaurant by the port. Seafood was very fresh tasting. Service was prompt. Price was $$$. Free bread basket with a squid/onion spread and fish. Ordered fried calamari and the paella. Dining was family style with long tables.

Thank Carol M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Cnel M Martinez de Hoz 257, Mar del Plata B7603HYC, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Central Argentina  >  Province of Buenos Aires  >  Mar del Plata
  • Phone Number: +54 223 489-0220
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