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La Vaquita


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Argentinean, South American
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

La Vaquita dates back from 1969, its name derives from a cow that used to rest in front of the restaurant when cows roamed what is now Santa Rosa’s main drag. I had pizza that was delicious and my partner had locro, a kind of...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Rattie41
Reviewed January 30, 2017

Incredible food and service. Beverages are quite expensive, the food not so much because of the size of the portions, which are BIG so sharing is advised. You cannot be in the area and not eat here, IS A MUST (if you are not on...More

Date of visit: January 2017
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Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

This small, family run restaurant never fails, it's quite small so reservations are a must. We were there on a Friday night at the start of Oktoberfest but we managed to get a table. We had mushroom bruschetta and rib eye steak, deliciously cooked, it...More

Date of visit: October 2016
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Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Good cuisine but overpriced bearing in mind it is a cash only operation. Wines are a little overpriced, especially those of nearby vineyards where the quality leaves a lot to be desired. Reservations essential as there are few tables inside. It is not as good...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2015

I visited this little gem again and standards haven't dropped. It's now high season and lots of tourists around. We had flan casero for desert and it was one of the best ever. All food is cooked from scratch and fresh. The taste is excellent....More

Date of visit: January 2015
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Reviewed September 17, 2014

Alongside the road to Yacanto about 10 minute drive from the centre of Santa Rosa, in Santa Monica is this lovely place where everything is hand made. There is also a delicatessen shop attached to the restaurant well stock with gourmet foods and local olive...More

Date of visit: September 2014
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Reviewed September 13, 2014

It may not look impressive form the outside but this is a gourmet restaurant/ corner shop with style. Lots of well heeled locals come to get their lunch to take it home. We had lunch outside and enjoyed watching the wild birds that visit the...More

Date of visit: September 2014
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