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Esquina Varela

Puerto Deseado 22 | esq. Puerto San Julián, El Calafate, Argentina
054 02902 490666
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb goulash” (3 reviews)
“stews” (4 reviews)
“cordero” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Argentinian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Puerto Deseado 22 | esq. Puerto San Julián, El Calafate, Argentina
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Due to mixed reviews, we came anyway because our hotel was next door. I was definitely disappointed in my meal - the lacro argentine? Which was a stew with pork chunks, but came out as a pile of flavorless mess and the pork was all...More

1  Thank echua14
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I had here one of the best lamb meal. Even the personal is very nice. I really recommend this place.

Thank Andy O
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Both of us had lamb which was very good and tasty, friendly stuff, nice atmosphere. Frankly a highly reccommendable restaurant

Thank Ekkehard K
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly service and nice atmosphere. I had the lamb spaetzle which was delicious. Yummy pickle and bread served before the meal. Calafate beer was good and I am not usually a beer drinker.

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We came here because it was recommended and because we thought we were avoiding the tourist traps in town. We had high hopes for this place but we're disappointed. Service was terrible. The waitress was rude and impatient. Nevertheless she constantly forgot our orders and...More

Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Visited after a day at the glacier. The stew was alright, but the pork chops were a disaster. Soaking in fat and oil were two pork chops, cold and old fried potatoes, very greasy peas and two strips of bacon. In one word disgusting. The...More

Thank Dorien K
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The description says open for lunch but I'm here at 2:30 pm on a Thursday and it's closed. Obviously I have no opinion on the food.

Thank eric t
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We had a very good dinner. Nice atmosphere in this simple but cosy restaurant. Service was very good. The golash and lamb stew were excellent. Food is not expensive.

Thank Aline65
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This restaurant happened to be right across the hotel where I am staying. It looks like your typical sports bar, but the food is amazing. My group sampled several items on the menu and they seemed satisfied in general. I took the Lamb stew and...More

Thank KingmanP
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have just returned to our room having eaten here tonight and we both loved it! Staff spoke English which was of benefit. They were friendly, helpful with explanations and suggestions and were appropriately attentive. The place has a great relaxed, casual...More

1  Thank Petenick83
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Puerto Deseado 22 | esq. Puerto San Julián, El Calafate, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate
  • Phone Number: 054 02902 490666
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