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Avenida Gral San Martin 1410, Ushuaia V9410BGO, Argentina
+54 2901 42-4711
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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96 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Advertised as the cheapest restaurant in Ushuaia. Lot's of local people come here for lunch - the food is quite good and the prices are OK. The salads could be better but there are not a lot of fresh vegetables in Ushuaia. Service could be better of course but is still OK.

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Thank Diman K
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner after it was recommended to us. As a starter, we had the omelet, the Vitello tonato and an empanada. Omelet was good, the other two okay. As main dish, we had 1/4 grilled chicken and the beef steak, both with a side salad. Chicken was okay (small though), beef was the worst we had in Argentina... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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194 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

The food here was a great value for money, service was fast, and they served some decent steaks. Prices was cheap compared to other places. We ate here twice during our stay.

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Thank kasperfrank
Forino, Italy
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

good food, and good value for money, friendly service, english menu, but no english speaking staff, however they are easily understandable.

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Strasbourg, France
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We went there as we wanted to eat early and quickly. Food was good and service both nice and efficient. Interesting wine too. There are definitely higher end options in town but this is great of you are looking for something simple.

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Thank Mathilde67
Cotia, SP
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

High cost benefit with a good diversity of food! Good staff and location for a foreign or resident. .

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Czech Republic
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49 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

If you are in Ushuaia and you don´t want to spend fortune in restaurant, try this one where you can blend in with locals. It is usually quite crowded during the lunch time. You can get decent and not overpriced meal. Be careful - if you have gluten free diet - I ordered salmon fillet and it was in flour... More 

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Thank Marti_worldtraveller
Ushuaia, Argentina
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5 reviews
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Eng > It's a restaurant at the beggining of the main street, close to several hotels and a supermarket. Esp > Se encuentra al principio de la calle principal (San Martin), cerca de varios hoteles y supermercado.

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Thank viktormorales
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

The restaurant was full, but the service was good. However the steak I ordered was so tough as to be inedible. The waiter noticed I had not eaten it and brought a new one apologetically. This was also inedible. My partner's fish was ok.

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Milano Marittima, Italy
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

On our way to Cape Horn we found this place that was indicated from our local guide. Warm atmosphere with a mix of local and tourist Choose pinot noir because os the same type i drink at home: quality was very good. Wide choice of meats an some fish. Pepper steak kept high the flag of argentinian beef The closure... More 

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Thank giampiero g

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Argentinian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Gral San Martin 1410, Ushuaia V9410BGO, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Tierra del Fuego  >  Ushuaia
  • Phone Number: +54 2901 42-4711

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?