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El Viejo Marino


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


Seafood, Argentinean, South American
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All reviews crab seafood salad rice prawns fresh fish stew french fries hake minutes before opening seated right away worth the wait great king restaurant opens wait for a table merluza negra lunch or dinner
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Four us ate at the El Viejo for dinner. All four enjoyed their meals. with wine and bottled water - the cost was under $50.00 USD. I had the ceviche (maybe the best if have every that) and a white fish – wonderful. The table...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place for great seafood in Ushuaia. We had the "Merluza Negra" an it was delicious. Go early as this place is small and they don't make reservations, it's first come first served.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want fresh King Crab , this is the place to go. No reservations so first come first serve. They opened at 7 pm and were full by 7:30 but the tables turn quickly. Staff is friendly and efficient. You get to pick your...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We waited for an hour to get a table for two on this local restaurant with great reviews and recommendations. That was the downside. However, food quality was lovey and its a haven for seafood. King crabs are highly recommended

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Food was fabulous and very reasonably priced and we noticed on the two times that we went that Id you didn’t get there early you would need to queue.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's mandatory for those who love King Crabs, but there are always a lot of clients - you should calculate some waiting time.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had to queue for about 25 mins to get a table but it was well worth the wait. Amazing, fresh King Crab was our reward in a really nice, genuine and unfussy setting. If you want to sample excellent King Crab then this is...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you looking for excellent, simple, straightforward King Crab, this is the place for you! Very best we've ever had. Be sure to get there early though because there will be a line to get in! They are skilled at serving and moving things along...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 27, 2020

After the tour to national park, we arrived at this restaurant around 14:00. And i found that tables were fully occupied and had to wait in front of the restaurant about 15 minutes. (Luckily it was not rainy, not chilly.) We (my wife and myself)...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 20, 2020 via mobile

Espectacular!! Cannot visit Ushuaia and miss a visit to this place, the crab is absolutely amazing! Tried fish and sea as well and everything tasted like even.

Date of visit: February 2020
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April 27, 2019|
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Response from guilherme m | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I was there in February as a tourist, so I can’t answer you , sorry. It’s one of the best seafood restaurant I ever know, and modest prices and services as well.
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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