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Av. del Libertador General Sam Martin | 1176, El Calafate, Argentina
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 12, 2017

We called in for lunch, just after arriving in El Calafate. There did not appear to be many staff on duty, although the service was OK. We tried different omelettes, which were good but not stunning.

Thank Smokie24
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

We chose this place based on the sign outside that listed the special. It was steak and fries which tasted great and came out fast. We had great service and would definitely go back to it.

Thank Niko G
1 review
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Nothing special. Food is pretty tasteless and boring. Bolognese sauce was bits of meet with basically no sauce or tomatos. Fish was not fresh and mundane. Waitress was good and wine too.

Thank Andreas D
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2016

Excellent beef and pastas. There was a group of 6 in our party, we first ate at La Vaca Atada for lunch and we all decided to return for dinner. The service was excellent, their kitchen got backed up a little but we didn't mind taking our time and enjoying such well prepared meals. Their flan completo for dessert was... More 

Thank CliffDiver7
2 reviews
Reviewed March 8, 2016

We stopped here randomly for lunch after spending some time walking around trying to find any restaurant open after 2 p.m. (most stores and restaurants close for a few hours in the afternoon here.) The service was excellent and very friendly, and our waitress spoke enough English to understand our requests. The food arrived quickly and was tasty. I had... More 

Thank bethteacheskids
Omer, Israel
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257 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed February 20, 2016

An eclectic restaurant ofering both the classical patagonian grilled lamb, beef and fish. It was recommended to us as a place to get fish in El Calafate. And it was a dissapointment. The grilled trout was bitter (a mistake I tought it was reserved for beginners) and the day recomendation - swordfish was bland and dry. The service was friendly... More 

Thank julo972
Rockford, Illinois, United States
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed January 29, 2016

quite busy with a summer crowd, seemed to be popular with locals, and recommended by a guide. Excellent beef (a recurring theme in Argentina). The mushroom sauce was a bit pedestrian but only because it was on such a fine piece of meat

Thank Richard N
London, United Kingdom
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212 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed December 1, 2015

We ate twice. On both occasions the wait staff were excellent, very attentive. Excellent trout, good soup. Very enjoyable

Thank grumpy554
Lisbon, Portugal
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71 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is in the mais street Staff Nice....We had lamb,traditional food from here was hard not good

Thank barbara l
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195 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

Not the best food. The waiter was cool and chatty/ friendly. Nice wine. The steaks were poor compared to what else you can get in Argentina. Nice brownie dessert

Thank aer197

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Argentinean, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. del Libertador General Sam Martin | 1176, El Calafate, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate
  • Phone Number: +54-2902-49-1227

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