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Avenida San Martin 780, El Chalten, Argentina
+54 2962 49-3123
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Melbourne
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant was empty but we were quite early. We ordered a simple meal with a glass of wine. The lamb was delicious but the salad was very ordinary, just some lettuce and a few pieces of tomato. The wine was the small bottle served on airlines as a single drink and was easily the worst glass of wine we... More 

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Thank Jennie1614
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4 reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

The lamb as this restaurant was especially delicious. Large portion size, delicious grilled vegetables, and friendly service made it a memorable meal. Highly recommend if you want higher end fair with an Argentine flair.

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Thank Joseph S
Eugene, Oregon
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

After hiking 20km , we were so hungry that we could eat a horse. We ordered a lamb and a beef tenderloin steak, both served with green chimichurri over. Lamb had hardly no meat,very fatty and both lamb and medium rare tenderloin was sooooo blend that gives you a gag My seat was facing the kitchen and our server was... More 

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Thank Claire Y
New York City, New York
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Nice place but their lamb looks better than it tastes. A bit too fat and bland. There are no spices/salt to make it more interesting

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Thank McCaleI3
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We came here on October 17th, It was pre season for some of the restaurants in town. We arrived there tired and exhausted after the Fits Roy crazy day track and we needed good hot meal! The smiley warm staff welcomed us and we started with creamy onion soup, One of the best soups we ever had.. so amazing! We... More 

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Thank shabi b
New York City, New York
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place after walking by it on the way to our hotel. We were attracted by the fact that unlike most places in El Chalten they actually accept credit cards, and ended up having one of the best meals of our entire trip here. The steak was amazing, grilled perfectly & massive portions. Pastas were also very... More 

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Thank Michelle W
London, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016

We were attracted by the lamb in the window and it was delicious. Friendly service but the room was surprisingly empty and lacked atmosphere. A bit pricy for El Chalten especially the wine. One portion of lamb was plenty for woad!

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Thank Oliverjulian
Columbus, North Carolina
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 November 2015

As is typical of Argentinian parrillas, the mutton is cooked in the storefront where you get to see and smell your meal cooking. our food was brought to the table in individual, heated covered dishes. the size of the portions were more than generous. the cost was also typical and very fair. atmosphere was family friendly and very casual. it's... More 

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Thank fred r
Melbourne. Australia
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

We ended up here because it was the only place in town on Saturday night doing the cordero de asado (lamb) that we had been craving for a few days. In summary, the meat was very tasty! The salad was nice and fresh too. The service was a bit indifferent and the atmosphere was maybe a little sterile. Did we... More 

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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2014 via mobile

While strolling through the streets of El Chalten, I came across this little jem of a restaurant towards the end of the tourist strip. There was a promo on the board outside the restaurant stating empanadas, Patagonian lamb and sides for $150 pesos. We ordered the promo and got the most tender lamb I've ever eaten, a large portion of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Argentinian, Steakhouse, Barbecue, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida San Martin 780, El Chalten, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Chalten
  • Phone Number: +54 2962 49-3123

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