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La Tapera

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Antonio Rojo y Cabo Garcia, El Chalten 9405, Argentina
+54 2962 49-3195
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A treasure in the heart of the little town of El Chalten. Cozy, cheerful ambience and fantastic service. La Tapera is the perfect place to unwind after a hard day of hiking in the mountains. Food is great, my husband ordered the beef chorizo with chimmichuri and I had the pork shoulder - both dishes were good. The portions are... More 

Thank Vidisha S
Hanover, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Highly recommended by others and my guide, I tried it on my last night. It was excellent. Steak, salad, wine. Servings are huge!

Thank trekkingandmore
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went twice to this place during our 3 night stay. Both beef and pasta are fantastic - beef is high ARG quality which is not always the case in Patagonia. The place itself is very cosy and fits into the mountain environment and the staff is super friendly. It gets very busy after 8pm and I don't think they... More 

Thank Jürg P
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I had a wonderful meal here - I had the pork shoulder and chocolate volcano (both were so delicious). I loved the atmosphere and the staff were all really friendly.

Thank Maddie B
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I decided to have dinner here after reading the reviews on TripAdvisor. Overall, nice cozy spot to eat, though the food might be slightly over-rated. I went with the recommendation of the trout, and the fish itself was absolutely delicious -- however, the 'mushroom cream sauce' actually turned out to be sautéed mushroom and spinach (which would... More 

Thank Aisling O
Stamford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere was very fun, restaurant was very crowded on Sunday night around 8pm. Steaks were fantastic, lamb ravioli was also very good. A little more expensive than other places in town and cash only so be sure to bring pesos! (they accept USD as well but the exchange rate was unfavorable).

Thank cgh7688
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this restaurant through TripAdvisor and decided to give it a go. We didn't have a reservation, but only had to wait for five minutes. The quality and quantity of the food and portions is very good. The bife (steak) is HUGE (my guess is around 350/400 grams) and very delicious (330 peso). Good bottle of wine costs around... More 

Thank Nathan B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended by hotel staff. We ate thrice at the restaurant in 4 days. Delicious food, cozy place with friendly staff. We tried the trout (our favourite!), lamb stew, veg stew, lamb ravioli and tagliatte in Mediterranean sauce. Prices are relatively more expensive the the restaurants in other Argentine cities/towns (even more expensive than the ones in Buenos Aires). Restaurants gets... More 

Thank geraldchua
Medford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our lomo was two nice pieces of steak with great sides. Great presentation. We also got the veggie stir-fry dish, which was beautiful on the plate, but had too much soy sauce in my opinion. Great desserts too.

Thank Andy G
St. Gallen, Switzerland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this place twice in three days. The first time we got an excellent, tender bife de chorizo. The second time - the chief waiter recognized us - we got a terrible, chewy, low quality steak that was not comparable to the bife we had two days before. Ergo: Do not go there twice..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Argentinean, Soups, South American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Antonio Rojo y Cabo Garcia, El Chalten 9405, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Chalten
  • Phone Number: +54 2962 49-3195

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