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Calle Gral Juan Lavalle 352, Tilcara Y4624AQH, Argentina
+54 388 495 5044
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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166 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

This restaurant has a cozy atmosphere and the choice of 3 small rooms or the patio for seating. The menu has lots and lots of regional foods and other dishes prepared with regional ingredients. The wine list is also ample. We very much enjoyed our meal and would recommend the place to others.

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London, United Kingdom
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439 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

We came here on 2 nights out of 3, and wished we'd stuck with it on the third night too! The food was excellent, and the staff really friendly. I also loved that they had a good selection of wines, all available either by the bottle, 500 ml, or 250 ml. Usually it is just a house wine by the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Delicious quinoa empanadas and llama brochetas. Food served with care by an on site owner. Fun interior decor, but even better food!

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Thank CraigandMolly
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

We were very impressed by the food at El Patio. The llama was delicious as was the chicken quinoa salad we ordered. Staff were friendly and attentive and the food seemed pretty good value

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We thought that the quality of food here was excellent. The local dish of tamal (slightly spicy mincemeat in a corn based dough) is a must and we both really enjoyed main courses of tender llama.

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Thank Richard V
London, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 434 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

We enjoyed our meal here. the restaurant focuses on local produce so there is lots of quinoa and llama dishes. We had dinner here so never saw the outside area.

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Thank Bezi
Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

El Patio chef Mercedes Costa is the Slow Food representative for Jujuy, and it shows. Her menu is an inventive take on regional dishes, using only the finest local ingredients and obviously prepared skill and great care. The quinoa soup and llama were better than imagined! The space itself is cozy, with a lovely patio; feels like you've gone to... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Delicious, well cooked food. Some of the best we have had in Argentina. Well flavoured dishes made with good quality ingredients. Friendly service and reasonable value.

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Vancouver, Canada
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98 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Menu is short, but a good twist on local standards, including a couple of vegetarian options. Simple but pleasant dining space. Speedy and friendly service. Great option for dinner in Tilcara.

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Thank KateH1313
Europe
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200 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We kept going back to this very pleasant small restaurant, every meal was excellent. The small garden was a delight and service charming.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Argentinean, South American, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Gral Juan Lavalle 352, Tilcara Y4624AQH, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Northern Argentina  >  Province of Jujuy  >  Tilcara
  • Phone Number: +54 388 495 5044

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