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Restaurante La Cocina

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Avenida Del Libertador 1245, El Calafate Z9405AHK, Argentina
+54 2902 49-1758
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Atlanta, Georgia
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63 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice Italian restaurant with dedicated, young friendly staff. It has a nice, cozy atmosphere, but it comes with a cover charge. I guess, because guests like to linger. It offers tasty raviolis, nice bread and a fine selection of wines, especially from Mendoza.

Thank Henk G
Tucson, Arizona
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120 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Americans eat early compared to locals as they eat after 9pm. Therefore many restaurants are closed from 2-7pm. This was OK for us since we found this place. Nice on the inside and it looks like vintage place in the alps. Nice pasta and not fancy or real expensive.

Thank Paul H
Singapore, Singapore
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

I was taking a break from steak and thought I would have some pasta instead. So I went in and ordered a mushroom risotto and my partner ordered a spinach ravioli with Bolognese. Let's say the good thing first. The Bolognese sauce was quite good and the ravioli serving is quite big. The spinach ravioli is also not bad but... More 

Thank BerthaC23
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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996 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,140 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

We were lucky to get a seat as drop ins as everything in Calafate is booked out until 10 or 10:30 for dinner with no reservations in the high season. The restaurant is a friendly looking Italian restaurant and service was friendly and swift. They serve pasta, pizza, meat and fish. The house wine was okay, the meat very chewy... More 

Thank poleinahole1
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

The service was fast, friendly and efficient. The salad was excellent. The Risotto was average to good. The raviolos with mushrooms were good Price mid range

Thank bernd187
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Great place to eat. Our waitress was great and the food was very good. We had pasta and fish both times and if you like cream sauces these are very good.

Thank Thomas K W
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant opens at lunch hour. We had grilled salmon and trout. Salmon was tasty but the trout was a bit over cooked. But in general, very friendly staff and good food.

Thank Carried5
London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

We dropped in for dinner on a busy Friday evening. The service was stretched and a little slow but the staff were nice and we didn't mind waiting. Started with a Carpaccio of beef, the thinnest I have ever had and it was delicious. We then had mains of Green Noodle and Kitchen Sauce (onion and ham) and my partner... More 

Thank Sicane
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

This looks like a very homely style restaurant and when you open the menu, you almost think you should walk out. HOWEVER don't I ordered what the English said was "homemade noodles with kitchen sauce of bacon and onions". It came out as some of the best pasta I've eaten outside of Italy. The sauce was not exceptional but it... More 

Thank DanieljLea
Sydney, Australia
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110 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

Having been travelling a while through Brazil and Argentina and eaten ovetsized meals of largely meat, it was wonderful to come across a restaurant (Italian) that looked good, had happy helpful staff and a good selection of simple foods such as pastas, pancakes (both sweet and savoury) and soup. The desserts were simple too. We went back for another meal... More 

Thank Malcolm B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Argentinean, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Del Libertador 1245, El Calafate Z9405AHK, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate
  • Phone Number: +54 2902 49-1758

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