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Gobernador M. F. Valdez 293 | Tierra del Fuego, Ushuaia V9410IEA, Argentina
+54 2901 42-5786
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19:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After reading several reviews about this place we made sure to try it out when we arrived in Ushuaia. My wife and I had the tasting menu and the crab and local fish were exquisite. They also made some pasta for our young son that he loved. The wine pairings were also excellent. A must visit when in the region!

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Thank Darren Z
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I visited Kalma based on it's trip advisor rating and was not disappointed. The restaurant is slightly out of the centre of town but walkable and easy enough to find. Reservations are recommended as all but 1 table was taken. I was dining alone and noted that 3 other diners were doing the same so felt very comfortable doing so.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We spent an amazing night at Kalma Resto.. eeeeverything we tried from the menu was amazing!! Great service, the waitress suggested us about the dishes and was ert helpful about what was happening in town! Amazing😍very very hood job guys!

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1 Thank laurahsp
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

We went for the degustation with matching wines, and were very happy we did. The service was beyond reproach, and the food and wine really lovely. My only criticism (& this is really just a personal thing) is the decor. For a place with such artisan qualities in the food department​, it had a very clinical, almost cold feel about... More 

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1 Thank Gabstar16
New York
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This is a small restaurant. Contemporary decor, interesting menu with the chef/owner and a server taking care of everything. Unfortunately a few things just didn't work. The server really couldn't explain the menu in sufficient detail, the chef could and did but his presence was spotty, and neither of them seemed very warm to the "tourist" table, but clearly fawned... More 

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Wisconsin
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This definitely is not your typical Ushuaia restaurant. This place could hold its own in my home town of Chicago, or any other cosmopolitan center. While it's a splurge, it is worth the trek up the hill to get to it. We ordered the "Menu Degustacion", a five course dinner of breads, King crab, two fishes, and a chocolate torte.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

My travel partner and I ate here before going on an expedition and it was the best way to start our trip. We ordered the fixed price meal with wine pairings and it was one of my favourite meals EVER. Quality, presentation, and flavour were excellent... we could not believe the flavours. Most courses we gobbled the food down so... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Disappointing visit to be honest, for a restaurant that is rated #1 in Ushuaia. The food was well intentioned but overambitious and underexecuted. Owner and chef Jorge sat on a computer all night long in full view of the dining room. No wonder there were only three tables full on a Saturday night, at a normal dining time. Our waitress... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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39 reviews
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is located a bit away from the main drag of Ushuaia (about 5 blocks uphill) which means that only those really looking for innovative food will make the trek. It is well worth it! We had the tasting menu (that changes every week) the first evening, with 4 courses, three of them fish/crab/shellfish themed, plus the chocolate variation.... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful freshly sourced local produce. Service was absolutely charming and very professional. You know it's a special dining experience when the chef comes out to meet his guests and takes the time to share some hints and tips about his culinary magic.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Cuisine
Seafood, Fusion, Argentinian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gobernador M. F. Valdez 293 | Tierra del Fuego, Ushuaia V9410IEA, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Tierra del Fuego  >  Ushuaia
  • Phone Number: +54 2901 42-5786
Description
Signature cuisine in the End of the World.

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