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El Cucharon

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Calle 9 de Julio 9 | 145, El Calafate Z9405AEA, Argentina
+54 2902 49-5315
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Alameda, California
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service here was a bit slow and the food was so so. Nothing really special about it . The staff seemed a bit tired.

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Thank Sid W
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It may be the language thing but the service was spotty at best. Food however was good and the advice on portions was spot on. Wine prices were great. Definitely worth a try.

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Thank Michael V
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great meal, I had smoked lomo with baked veggies: incredibly tasty and the meat was just superb!!! Worth it!!!!! And friendly atmosphere.

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Thank Dani7676
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Convenient place to stop in town off the Main Street. Hamburger was huge! Decent food but nothing other than standard fare.

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Thank Angela S
Dublin, Ireland
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Wine was very good, mains were good but maybe not outstanding. Trout was good, sauted veg maybe needed a little more flavour. Ojo de bite was good, but not spectacular. Dessert however was delicious - chocolate volcano and the brownie with dolce de leche & baileys. Amazing!! Waitress was lovely and attentive!

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Thank Roisin M
Elizabeth City, NC
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476 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Our tour group of 24 people ate dinner here last night. We had a choice of lamb stew or trout. Both were very good, and artfully presented. We began with an amuse bouche of crisp bread pieces and a sauce similar to an aioli. We also had a nicely-seasoned pumpkin soup. Wine pours were generous, and Malbec house wine was... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Nice spot for a dinner if you want to avoid the busy main street in El Calafate. We had very good bife (steak) and vegetables dishes

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Thank Aricotine
Princeville, Hawaii
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159 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We stopped in here early and had a good meal - nothing spectacular but fairly priced and in nice surroundings.

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Thank uniquepartofparadise
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We went there spontaniously - no reservation needed. The spaghetti bolognese was fantastic but the lomo was poor quality and overcooked. Would recommend it for a quick pasta but not if you want a good piece of meat.

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London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Lamb empanada very tasty but had a couple of small bones Trout well cooked and tasty. Onion soup a bit ordinary and veggie lasagna ok but nothing special. Lavender semi freddo nice but not a strong lavender flavour. Service was friendly. Lovely light fragrant chardonnay. Complimentary calafate liqueur was nice touch. Fairly good restaurant. Nice ambience but not best we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Argentinian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 9 de Julio 9 | 145, El Calafate Z9405AEA, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate
  • Phone Number: +54 2902 49-5315

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