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El Refugio en Arelauquen

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Ruta Provincial 82, San Carlos de Bariloche R8405AZA, Argentina
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Somerville, MA
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

This was the most fun I've had going to dinner since I can't remember when. Riding the snowmobiles up and back was even more of a blast than we expected. The fondue was delicious. The wines were all very nice. An unforgettable experience!

Thank Jessica H
Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We were here for dinner in winter. We were driven part of the way and had to get on snowmobiles for the rest of the trip. This made it fun for the family. Dinner was very good and staff very attentive. It was a very good experience. It was dark so the view was limited.

Thank Alejandro Z
Canberra, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

What an exquisite experience to have the most delicious and well presented food at an isolated location with the most amazing view of snow-capped mountains. The cheese fondue followed by a chocolate fondue was just superb. Well worth the effort of getting to this place.

Thank Frequenttravellerrf
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

The trip start at gol club arelauquen and you must go there with remis that cost around $ar 150 . There are one place with beer , wine and cheese , ham etc ... After finished you take a 4x4 car at the mild of the trip. Then you drive a snow mobile at " el Refugio " . Amazing... More 

Thank Thibassi
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

I had the best time visiting this resort hide-away while staying at the Arelauquen Resort. The ride up was incredible and the views to die for. A must-see!

Thank Lowpro
Brasilia, DF
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

The trip is an amazing experience! After meeting at Arelauquen, where refreshments and cheese and cold cuts are served and a fireplace is lit, a van takes you up a portion of the hill. The trip is then continued on snowmobiles until you reach a little house at the top of the mountain where cheese and chocolate fondue is served... More 

Thank epilif83
Curitiba, PR
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2012

Very funny and wonderfull view from the restaurant. The food ( cheese founde) is marvellous !!! As well as the chef and and personnel. But the journey with snowmobiles is the highlight. Make it with children, as we did.

Thank mauricioc276

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
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Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ruta Provincial 82, San Carlos de Bariloche R8405AZA, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Rio Negro  >  San Carlos de Bariloche

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