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El Hornito


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner


Latin, Argentinean
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

I was GRANDPAcking through N.W.Argentina and stopped off in Cafayate for a few nights. I tried a few budget eateries whilst I was there. The ‘going rate’ for a single Empanada in Cafayate seems to be A$15. Whilst checking out Rivadavia I noticed several of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GRANDPAcking
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was conveniently located across from the hostel. It has very affordable options and the service is good and friendly.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank boekenwurm88
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

This is not the best food you will find in town but it is very good for the price. We had the roast quarter chicken meal and a dozen empanadas. Chicken was really good but the empanadas not the best I’ve had in Cafayate. The...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank geneoV
Reviewed December 3, 2016

We were the first people to arrive. Sat and ordered drinks and a dozen empanadas to share, which they then put into the outdoor oven to cook. Fifteen minutes later or so, two groups who arrived after us were served their empanadas - we had...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank randomrouleur
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

We visited here for lunch and it was very good. We had a milanesa the napolitana, a salad and vegetables pie, all tasted good and came fast, the place is also cheaper than the ones at the main Plaza. We can recommend this resturant.

Date of visit: November 2016
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Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner came across this place one evening we wore surprised as it was very reasonably priced so close to the plaza. The food was tasty and the service was quick. I would go back!

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Shaunairel
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Busy with locals and tourists alike, the restaurant offers simple plates of meat or pasta dishes. The food was well seasoned and generally good, although not at all fancy. The empanadas are very nice, and not badly priced. The restaurant no longer has a license...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank E5984UFchrisb
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

This is such a nice place to go to if you like empanadas. It was very cheap and such good food. Do not go there for a long dinner. Food is served within minutes and when we ate there, no wine was served. But if...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Discover609270
Reviewed September 25, 2016

went for dinner with high expectations from the reviews. Yes it is cheap 40-90 pesos per meal, and 25 for half litre vino (except they were out of all wine) But the food was prepared in advanced and then microwaved!!! It came to our table...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Globetrotter20121314
Reviewed August 3, 2016

Easily best place to eat in town. Its busy with locals. Good ambience. Alot of the food is on show, so you know what you are getting. Cheap, compared to 'the square' Super good empanadas too! And wifi works. 10/10! Go here !

Date of visit: August 2016
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