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El Viejo Marino

Calle Maipu 229, Ushuaia V9410BJE, Argentina
+54 2901 41-8000
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab” (78 reviews)
“rice” (15 reviews)
“seafood” (35 reviews)
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Seafood, Argentinean, South American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Maipu 229, Ushuaia V9410BJE, Argentina
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Centolla centolla centolla!! This means King Crab!! Definitely if you want to eat King Crab this is the place to be. Go for it and the hake... yum yum yum!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank taylineo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although it is not located on Main Street, the place gets very crowded for dinner. You need to get there 7:30 pm sharp, otherwise, you will be waiting for a long time. The restaurant does not take reservations. The choice is simple. Go for the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lealluisg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went today for lunch with my brother, ordered the king crab with scallops and langoust, not bad taste but very very sick three hours later at the airport, horrible day and flight ! Maybe bad luck but not recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kvin31
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

El Viejo Marino came highly recommended but unfortunately failed to impress. The owners have clearly settled into a style that works for many (the restaurant is very popular) but left us frustrated; long cues to get a reservation, rushed service once in to get as...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 604jackl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good quality kind crab, reasonably priced, efficient service - the only thing you need to know is that you have to go queue up around 630pm in order to get into the restaurant for the first round dinner (otherwise you’ll have to wait for a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sabe113
Reviewed November 3, 2018

We were lucky enough to chance upon this restaurant after returning to the waterfront after a long hike up to the glacier behind the city, so we had worked up a healthy appetite and just snuck in before the lunch session finished. How lucky we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank thehofe
Reviewed October 18, 2018

I was dissapointed with the King Crag (Centolla), my son and I found it had no flavour at all. Also the place was very crowded, heavily decorated and too much going on. Not for people with sensitive emotions towards animals as the crabs are hand...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank ACM0101
Reviewed October 15, 2018

This restaurant is a must go in Ushuaia. The food is delicious and the service is great. It's a family owned business and it's operated by themselves.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Obispodino
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Specialized in king crab, this super simple restaurant gives you incredible fresh food for a very reasonable price. The owner is also in charge of jumping over his boat and catch in the channel all the kids crabs you will see ( and pick) inside...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Panicpablo
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

extraordinary family place with original plates and great friendly service! right in front on the Atlantic Ocean out of the Williams Port

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Salvador H
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December 30, 2017|
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Response from Larryv501 | Reviewed this property |
They do take reservations. I do not know if they handle email. They speak only Castellano (their version of Spanish).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:45 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:45 PM
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11:00 AM - 2:45 PM
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11:00 AM - 2:45 PM
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11:00 AM - 2:45 PM
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11:00 AM - 2:45 PM
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11:00 AM - 2:45 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Maipu 229, Ushuaia V9410BJE, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Tierra del Fuego  >  Ushuaia
  • Phone Number: +54 2901 41-8000
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