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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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New Westminster, Canada
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29 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This small, cozy, log cabin restaurant creates delicious, hearty, well presented meals. The chicken & lomo (best in country in 4 wks) entrees and their unique take on apple pie are recommenders. The salads are mountain size and best shared by at least 2 people. They only take reservations for 1/2 the tables (and a couple of tour groups appear... More 

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Brussels
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197 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is built in a small one floor chalet. The staff is extremely nice and welcoming. The food is delicious and served in large portions. The menu is bilingual. Do not hesitate: a very good choice for El Chalten.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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174 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there on our first night in El Chaltén. It's not the cheapest place around but the food is good, service equally and the place rustic but cosy. No cards accepted.

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Kalispell, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible steaks, great service all in a cozy and intimate setting. Be prepared to wait for a table, but it's worth it!

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Connecticut
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140 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very enjoyable dinner one night. My husband said it was hand's down the best sirloin he has ever had! I had filet and it was delicious, my daughter a pasta dish. The atmosphere is quaint, charming and cozy. They had a good selection of wines and a nice selection of food items. I left my sweater and... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, in a town where reservations are pretty essential, we got seated in 10 minutes at 8 pm which is prime dinner time. That's partly because Chivo, the owner, is such a cool guy. After you spend five minutes here you will realize that he loves Diego Maradona and the band AC/DC. Well, I'm down with both of... More 

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San Francisco, California
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134 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our meal here. Service was friendly and helpful. Food was good. We shared a simple salad, it was too big. Both had the Merlot steak. It was very tasty, in spite being over cooked. We asked for medium rare, it was medium well. Good flavor and not chewy, in spite of over cooking. Only complaint, we sat upstairs... More 

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Newcastle
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90 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate twice at this restaurant while I was in El Chalten - the first time I stumbled across it by accident after arriving in the town quite late, and the second a couple of days later. The first meal was home made lamb ravioli, and the second trout. Both were excellent and accompanied by a generous glass of wine.... More 

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New Jersey
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommended by Lumjian hotel for good restaurant in El Chalten and one of the best meals during our 2 week Argentina trip We had reservations for 3 but weren't taken until about half an hour later when other smaller groups (without reservations) were seated before us. But the very gracious owner/manager gave us each a glass of excellent wine while... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great little place in Chalten, it appears to be a great place for groups. When I ate there I saw multiple tour groups there and if you come with a group this seems like the perfect place to stop for a meal. The food is delicious and you can get all the standards, steak, lamb stew and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Argentinean, Soups, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
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?