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La Vaca Atada

Av. del Libertador General Sam Martin | 1176, El Calafate, Argentina
+54 2902 49-1227
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good42%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
12 Apr 2017
“Lunchtime venue”
4 days ago
“Relaxed Dining”
Closed Now
Argentinian, South American
$$ - $$$
Av. del Libertador General Sam Martin | 1176, El Calafate, Argentina
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Reviewed 23 November 2014

An average restaurant, but a good one. The food could be more spicy. Good treatment from the staff. The price was fair, but we have seen better in El Calafate.

Thank Jamil F
Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

Ordered the recommended lamb dish, and received not eatable meat!!! Avoid!!! Avoid !!! Avoid!!! Avoid!! Avoid!! Avoid!!

1  Thank elichic
Reviewed 29 January 2014

One of the worst restaurant experiences ever. Not expecting much at such a place we were still terribly disappointed. We waited over an hour after ordering for our entrees to arrive. Tables to the left and right we're served and turned over. When we complained...More

Thank JohnC0
Reviewed 28 December 2013

Two young smiley waitresses run this place like a perfectly oiled machine, quickly, efficiently, joyously. The menu is quite varied: seafood, mostly, but pastas and meats as well, with deserts and drinks. At my table we had Tabla Atlantica chica/small, which turned out to be...More

Thank heyValera
Reviewed 20 February 2013

Couldn't get into our chosen restaurant and saw this one with its white tablecloths and thought we would try it. Very good choice nice food and very good service, would recommend ?

Thank loobyBucks
Reviewed 31 December 2012

We tried this one because the menu sounded a little different and the prices were right. Everything was delicious, the wine choices were very good, the service was excellent, and we had a relaxing and well-priced experience. Give it a try if you are in...More

Thank X-NYr
Reviewed 28 December 2012 via mobile

We went to the Vaca Atada under the recommendation of local friends. It was exactly as how they described it: low key restaurant with great food. We had the trout (delicious) and the fresh pasta (tasty and it was great to finally get fresh pasta...More

Thank st-claude
Reviewed 28 March 2012

This was the best steak I had in Argentina. Considering how much meat I ate while there for 3 weeks, that's saying alot. I had the Peppercorn Filet and it was devine. It was cooked to perfection and the sauce they made was perfect. It...More

Thank miztflip
Reviewed 29 February 2012

We showed up early at this touristy, main drag restaurant but were more than warmly received. Turned out, a labor dispute was under way and we got the owner himself providing superb service. Food was good, too! We ordered steaks all around and got wonderful...More

Thank Nail56
Reviewed 24 February 2012

The menu features quite some trout dishes with different sauces. We had with lemon sauce and one with mushroom sauce. Both were good. The wine was standard. The waiters seem to be in a terrible hurry all the time but are nevertheless friendly.

Thank Miegie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. del Libertador General Sam Martin | 1176, El Calafate, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate
  • Phone Number: +54 2902 49-1227
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