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La Zaina Restaurant

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Gobernador Gregores 1057 | Esquina Espora, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
+54 2902 49-6789
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17:30 - 23:30
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved the gnocchi and my husband The braised lamb. The dulce the leche crepes was a great way to end the night.i definitely recommend

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Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the outside, you'll debate whether it's good or not. Trust me, it's REALLY good. Funky decor of old bottles, license plates etc. Have the Familia Malbec wine...most expensive bottle on the menu...and it's about $18 US. Mushroom Risotto portions are huge...you can share a plate and be very happy. The staff was very friendly, and we had a blast.... More 

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Leonardo S, Propietario at La Zaina Restaurant, responded to this review
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Hola WorldTravelers03, muchas gracias por sus palabras y destacar la decoración. Buen Viaje!!! More 

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14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're a foodie, this is the place in Calafate. The opposite of the tourist traps on Libertador. Skip 'em all and eat here. The cuisine is what the Italians would call "cucina creativa." My wife had a dish I'd never seen before--beet gnocchi with vegetables. Divine. And my trout in white wine was the best we had in Patagonia.... More 

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Leonardo S, Propietario at La Zaina Restaurant, responded to this review
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Hola Michael B, muchas gracias por tus palabras, a nuestros cocineros les gusto mucho lo de "Cucina Creativa"!!! y agradecemos... More 

New Jersey, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In this tacky tourist trap town, my food expectations were low. So it was quite a surprise that La Zaina served me an excellent mushroom risotto, truly delicious and a quality of cooking that I did not expect. My risotto, with a glass of house wine, cost $20 USD, and this was the first time in a week in Argentina... More 

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Leonardo S, Propietario at La Zaina Restaurant, responded to this review
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Hola Formershirnk, Agradecemos tus comentarios, nos esforzamos mucho para obtener una calidad-precio-servicio coherente desde hace ya unos años. La Zaina... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best restaurant in Argentina.. dont miss the lamb to risottos... professional and courteous service most

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Leonardo S, Propietario at La Zaina Restaurant, responded to this review
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Hola Serez1969, muchísimas gracias por tu comentario, para nosotros es muy importante saber que piensan nuestros visitantes sobre cada plato.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

That is the place I imagine intellectuals and old leftists will love. Also English people will find it reminiscent of pubs with good food I ate one of the typical Argentinian meat cuts and was not disappointed. My wife had a soup which she enjoyed as well. Prices are fair, worth to go there, specially because it opens early for... More 

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Leonardo S, Propietario at La Zaina Restaurant, responded to this review
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Hola Norbafreund, muchas gracias por tu palabras y que linda descripción, agradecemos destacar los dos platos. Buen Viaje!!! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to La Zaina for dinner while visiting El Calafate and I loved this restaurant! It is so quaint and adorable on the inside and had great food, drinks, and service. While I had Chilean wine, my husband had a couple of cocktails all of which were great. If you try this restaurant I'd suggest trying one of the... More 

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Leonardo S, Propietario at La Zaina Restaurant, responded to this review
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Hola globaladventures2017, muchas gracias por tus comentarios, la cocteleria en nuestro restaurant es un punto muy fuerte ya que es... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really great restaurant, second time eating here, visited last year and made a point of going back this year. The staff are great, really attentive and welcoming. The decor and abience is friendly interesting and easy to overlook from the outside. We had starters, steaks and Patagonian Malbec. Really it would be hard to better this, in a town with... More 

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Leonardo S, Propietario at La Zaina Restaurant, responded to this review
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Hola Jon L, saber que nos elegiste nuevamente y nos volverías a elegir nos pone realmente muy feliz, es lindo... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decent food with a nice French style atmosphere- like a ski chalet. I had fish and the wine was tasty.

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Leonardo S, Propietario at La Zaina Restaurant, responded to this review
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Hola missnygirl, muchas gracias por tus comentarios sobre nuestros platos, por lo del bistro también. Buen viaje!!! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really varied menu, and all we ordered was great stuff! Excellent customer service, all at a cost that is really worth going indeed! Note that the cocktails -- we had Cosmopolitan -- are served with style. The decor is very cool. It's just a really nice joint in town, you can go dressed up, or in hiking gear -- but... More 

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Leonardo S, Propietario at La Zaina Restaurant, responded to this review
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Hola evilalta, muchas gracias por destacar nuestra coctelería, personalmente me hace muy bien ya que es mi pasión. Buen viaje... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$35
Cuisine
Argentinian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:30
Thursday
17:30 - 23:30
Friday
17:30 - 23:30
Saturday
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gobernador Gregores 1057 | Esquina Espora, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate
  • Phone Number: +54 2902 49-6789
Description
La Zaina Restaurante & Wine Bar, it is a liltle and cozy restaurante, just one block from the Main St.

We have a very quiet and roomy place, where our guest can talk each ohter, and enjoy a great evening inside or in our incredible back yard.

We have the best cocktails and Wines at the town, We are speciilst in beverage, but first at all, wine lovers and we love what we do.

You will find our famous Patagonic Lamb, in several way to be coocked. And also you could taste our great bistecs and Wines from all around our country.

Imagine to go to the past, to one of the pioneers Farm Houses at Patagonia. La Zaina is sorrounded by any kind of memories from said places. It is like a Museum, but also, you can spend a great time. Good music, good wine, the best Lamb, just one block from the main st.

Pls book yr table.

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