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El Patacon

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Bustillo 7000 | Construccion de madera y vistas excepcionales., San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
+54 294 444-2898
12:00 - 00:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:30
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Medford, Oregon
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

We loved it here. It could be on the pricey side, but we didn't mind since the food was fantastic and the service was fabulous. We consider this restaurant as one of the more authentic restaurants in Argentina.

Thank Truthful51
Mexico City
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413 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 547 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Service was incredibly slow and food was not good. Server was friendly but with two tables occupied in the entire restaurant he was always missing and when he brought plates they were not good. I had a pumpkin soup that was cold and lumpy and some kind of cheese thing I could not eat. The empanada as good. Those in... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

El Patacon is a traditional, old style establishment offering continental cuisine that's likely to appeal to older folks seeking more traditional, rather than creative food. Ingedients are of high quality, but preparation is simple and "old style". Portions are large. Preparation is mixed; the grilled trout was of excellent quality, and the grilled preparation was simple, with the integrity of... More 

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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

The wait staff was fine, but the food was not. Both our meals-trout and steak were overcooked. I would not go back as there were much better cheaper choices in the area. They do give you a complimentary drink while you wait for your table.

Thank Chris0907
Hamilton, New Jersey, United States
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

El Patacon has an ambience that is charming from an architectural perspective with beautiful lake views. The food offerings got a somewhat mixed reception from our party of 4. Two of us took starters, a smoked trout that was well presented and delicious and a pumpkin soup that was also tasty. The 4 main courses consisted of a) flounder that... More 

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Courtenay, Canada
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340 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Our hosts at the hotel we are staying in suggested the El Patacon for dinner. The exterior and interior are impressive with the use of wood everywhere. Upon arrival we were treated to a nice glass of white wine with framboise added. The menu was extensive and the meats looked great but we decided on fish. My wife had the... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

It's a beautiful place, but the food is not as impressive as the decoration and details of the place itself.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Poor restaurant which is very privileged with nice views. Appetizers were very nice however main dishes were really poor. The service was ok. The price is not up to the standards of the quality of food delivered (and I don't mind paying for something that is of great quality). Overall much better restaurants and better prices (or same prices for... More 

Thank Ram P
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant seems a pretty good value for money ratio. Relaxed ambience, suitable for both couples and (relatively quiet) families. International menu ranging from patagonial lamb, through mushroom risottos to various trouts and salmons. The kids menu pasta was superb (and abundant). Service was ok for international standards; out of the ordinary for Bariloche standards!

Thank Victor T
Maracaibo, Venezuela
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent food! My trip to Argentina became a gastronomic tour, and it was impossible not to stop at this beautiful restaurant in San Carlos de Bariloche. As you know beef is the typical dish in Argentina, but this time I decided on the salmon raviolis, OMG, it was absolutely delicious!! and the desserts... They have a sampler of all desserts,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Argentinian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bustillo 7000 | Construccion de madera y vistas excepcionales., San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Rio Negro  >  San Carlos de Bariloche
  • Phone Number: +54 294 444-2898
ESPAÑOL: Resumen gastronómico de nuestra carta: ahumados, productos regionales, mariscos, platos gourmet, las mejores carnes argentinas a la parrilla, carne de KOBE (reconocida como la mejor carne del mundo), cordero patagónico al asador, truchas, merluza negra, salmón del Pacifico, pastas caseras, platos vegetarianos, platos aptos para celiacos, menús infantiles, y mucho mas... Abierto todos los dias en horario corrido de 12:00 a 23:30 hs. ENGLISH:Our menu includes smoked meats, regional flavours, seafood, gourmet dishes, the best Argentinean barbecued beef, KOBE beef (recognized as the best beef in the world), Patagonian lamb on the spit, trout, black hake, South Pacific salmon, home-made pasta, vegeterian dishes, dishes suitable for celiacs, children's menu, among others... Opening Hours: daily and continuous from 12:00 to 00:30 hs.

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