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La Tapera

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Antonio Rojo y Cabo Garcia, El Chalten 9405, Argentina
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Geneva, Switzerland
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135 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

We went there already a few years ago, and nothing changed (but we forgot what made us a little reticent to go there again). The place is very nice, the food is good, the menu doesn't offer a lot of choice. One problem was my partner has some allergy to a few items (garlic for example) and, there, that makes... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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366 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

The food here is amazing, great selction of argentinian dishes and Patagonian dishes. Recommend the steaks and stew! Service with a smile and quick! Good selection of wines and craft beer! Highly recommend ir after a 24km walk!

Thank Matt J
Montreal, Canada
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64 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

After 4 days of camping and average food in the national park, we needed something serious by coming back to the town! The place is cozy and nice and the service is perfect. The steak was well cooked and I recommend you to save your money to have a good night there!

Thank HuguesLavergne
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Good food and drinks! Of the beaten path a tad but easy to find a block or two off the main street. Very nice atmosphere.

Thank Captain K
Calgary, Canada
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

This review is for both La Tapera and La Cerveceria - we really could not pick one of them as our top choice. It was refreshing to find two top notch restaurants in a frontier town like El Chaltén, where many establishments seem to be in the early stages of learning the basics of running a fine eatery. The ambiance... More 

Thank HKH2007
Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Go for the bife de chorizo, best in town! I stayed in El Chalten 6 days and ate in La Tapera 2 times. Really nice ambience, friendly staff and spectacular meat!

Thank LucaDomi
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

A couple of Brits recommended this place. Best Lomo I have ever eaten it was good, we went back the next night

Thank Jerry P
Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

It was one of the top two meals in El Chalten. The other was at the Hotel Senderos where we stayed but dinner is not served every night. So back to La Tapera. I ordered the sirloin which was cooked to what I had requested. It was well seasoned and flavorful. My other travel mates liked their meals as well.... More 

Thank denn98001
London, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing restaurant.  Staff friendly but in a genuine way, offering a shot of secret sweet digestive after the meal.  ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC steak, regional and traditional dishes too like the Locro (lamb & bean stew), and veggie options too.  All well presented.  They were out of many wines but did not stop me going back for dinner on the... More 

Thank nicky h
Knysna, South Africa
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

This restaurant has a cosy and homely atmosphere and offers good quality food. We visited twice in four days which confirms our satisfaction. Service was friendly and portions generous. No credit cards accepted. It is one of the better restaurant options in El Chalten.

Thank Doug E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Argentinean, Soups, South American
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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: 02962493195

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