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Avenida Del Libertador 1150, El Calafate Z9405AHW, Argentina
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Greenville, North Carolina
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2017

They don't know how to fix a cheese fondue.. The cheese was a clump in both pots that we ordered and adding wine and lemon juice helped only a little. They served it with cubes of fried chicken and fried ham and fried sausages and we had to ask for bread.

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Thank Stefano M
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

As with some of the other contributors here, chose this place as it looked like a cosy little place. And of course they had the Pollo disco which was quite a steal at 270 pesos (yes apparently the price increased from 240 previously). I have to say the portion is quite generous and definitely enough for 2 or even 3... More 

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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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141 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Good service Quality food but nothing special! A little pricey! We ordered a pizza and a salad and payed a lot more than we think would be fair! By the way, if you are looking for a pizza, there are better options, many of them even use wood ovens to cook them... Finally, I would definitely renew the chairs!! They... More 

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Arroyo Grande, California
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75 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

If you are deprived of taste buds, you may not notice that the napkins have the same flavor as the food. Ordered pasta with extra cost for sauce, and could not stand to eat it.

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Thank Stephen D
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We called in for the pollo disco special $240 for two people. It was busy too...must be good?! The actual dish was plenty for two - possibly three people. Plenty of chicken and taste. We enjoyed it. But why only 3 stars? The cheapest wine cost $190 for a low quality bottle (everyone else was drinking water or coke) The... More 

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Thank LoubLou21
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

If you come from any tour tired and starving you will find this place very convenient. Is open till 4pm for lunch time. We had classic Argentinean milanese, it was tasty but didn't wow us. The dish comes with fries but we switched it for mash potatoes and they tried to charge us the mash as additional when the waitress... More 

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Thank Alejandra G
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

After spending four days in El Calafate, I tried more than 10 restaurants. This one is my favorite for lunch. Delicious food and affordable prices. This is our third time. I highly recommend the chicken Disco dish.

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Thank N787
Nicosia, Cyprus
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Funny how reviews vary but you can only speak as you find. We were served by a pleasant girl and the chef and we did try to speak Spanish. They were very hospitable. I ordered trout which was great , my wife had the lomo with some lovely gratin potatoes. Reasonably priced for el Calefate but you have to accept... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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175 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

I think this restaurant is average, we ordered a "trucha" and a chiken steak, we saw a lots of other people getting their dishes while ours never got ready. They charged us for the breads they offered before dinner, but didn`t warned us about that before put the breads over the table. The fries were raw inside.

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Thank Viviane_Muller
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Our entrees arrived within 10 minutes of each other and our main courses never arrived. We left hungry and annoyed that they didn't even care!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Argentinean, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Del Libertador 1150, El Calafate Z9405AHW, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?