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El Palenque

Avenida Aristides Villanueva 287, Mendoza M5502ITC, Argentina
+54 261 429-1814
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“empanadas” (29 reviews)
“pizza” (9 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
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Latin, Bar, Argentinian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenida Aristides Villanueva 287, Mendoza M5502ITC, Argentina
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There is not really something bad to say, But we Where simply not blown away. We had empanadas (good!) a fine bottle of white chardonnay wine and grilled vegetables, and pasta with verdures. Nothing fancy, but good food. If you want a simple meal, sitting...More

Thank Leonieke1981
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were very disappointed with the service provided. We tried to have dinner on Tuesday Dec. 26 but it wasn’t possible. We were seated outside but suddenly started to rain and hail. We asked our server (super nice young guy) if we could move inside...More

Thank Carmen S
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Nothing special, but a good place to hang out for some beer and pizza at the outside tables. Friendly staff and fair prices.

Thank dkbe
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We went to el Palenque because it had good reviews and upon looking in it seemed very nice. The atmosphere and the interior actually are very cosy, with wood and old cartels, especially on a cold night. The food though was disappointing. We both ordered...More

Thank cristinapm303
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This is a casual pub-style restaurant where you can get a good meal for a good price. The empanadas where nice and the traditional Argentinian salad simple, but fresh and tasty. We shared this with a crumbed, schnitzel style beef accompanied by mashed potato, which...More

Thank Penny G
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I had targeted going to El Palenque while researching restaurants in Mendoza. I wanted my husband and I to go to one of the restaurants on Avenida Aristides and this place sounded like a good place. We had a great time. The food was good,...More

Thank marilynwilliamsj2017
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Recommend by a local we went for empanadas. And we got good, but not great empanadas. But location is nice, street of many dining and drinking options

Thank Lata67
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

The bar is a great option for dinning or just for appetizers. They serve Patagonia beer, the best in Argentina, and their empanadas are awesome!

Thank rafaelcamelo
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Sat outside and ordered a liter of Quilmes and two Carne Empanadas. I'd say best Empanadas in Mendoza!

Thank Devaan S
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The meat was like rubber and certainly "fresh" from the microwave. Just simply terrible from the sit-down to the bill.

Thank Vecht
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Aristides Villanueva 287, Mendoza M5502ITC, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Cuyo  >  Province of Mendoza  >  Mendoza
  • Phone Number: +54 261 429-1814
This is a great low key bar with terrific empanadas, and really inexpensive. Please add it to the list of Mendoza restaurants!
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