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Avenida San Martin 780, El Chalten Z9301ABA, Argentina
54-2962-493 123
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New York City, New York
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place after walking by it on the way to our hotel. We were attracted by the fact that unlike most places in El Chalten they actually accept credit cards, and ended up having one of the best meals of our entire trip here. The steak was amazing, grilled perfectly & massive portions. Pastas were also very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

We were attracted by the lamb in the window and it was delicious. Friendly service but the room was surprisingly empty and lacked atmosphere. A bit pricy for El Chalten especially the wine. One portion of lamb was plenty for woad!

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Thank Oliverjulian
São Paulo
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

We were there and had some good dishes for dinner. I recommend the Milanesa alla Napolitana. Although the service was a little confused and slow, the good food made up for that.

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Thank claramaria63
Columbus, North Carolina
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

As is typical of Argentinian parrillas, the mutton is cooked in the storefront where you get to see and smell your meal cooking. our food was brought to the table in individual, heated covered dishes. the size of the portions were more than generous. the cost was also typical and very fair. atmosphere was family friendly and very casual. it's... More 

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Thank fred r
Melbourne. Australia
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We ended up here because it was the only place in town on Saturday night doing the cordero de asado (lamb) that we had been craving for a few days. In summary, the meat was very tasty! The salad was nice and fresh too. The service was a bit indifferent and the atmosphere was maybe a little sterile. Did we... More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

While strolling through the streets of El Chalten, I came across this little jem of a restaurant towards the end of the tourist strip. There was a promo on the board outside the restaurant stating empanadas, Patagonian lamb and sides for $150 pesos. We ordered the promo and got the most tender lamb I've ever eaten, a large portion of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Big place - acoustics of a municipal swimming pool. Geared up for quick turnaround. Ideal for carnivores in a hurry. Service efficient but non-personal.

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Moss Beach, California
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Just wow, we had a perfectly huge plate of Lamb smothered in Mushroom right off the grill. The service was a bit slow, but they were packed and seemed to not have enough staff to handle the crowds. Worth the wait though, more then enough to eat and delicious.

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Thank Debby I
Breda, The Netherlands
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126 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

The restaurant was recommended. We expected more in every way. The food wasn’t bad but….. The service ……mmmm…. The place: poorly decorated. The prices: to high……

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Pacific, Washington
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118 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

This is a 'fine dining' barbecue experience in El Chalten, but I did not find the food all that great, and the service was just average. I've been to other BBQ's in Patagonia, and this one was too fatty, too salty and too expensive. Everything was drowned in fat - even the trout. Nice food, but there is better in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Argentinean, Steakhouse, Barbecue, South American
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida San Martin 780, El Chalten Z9301ABA, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Chalten
  • Phone Number: 54-2962-493 123

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