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La Zaina Restaurant

Gobernador Gregores 1057 | Esquina Espora, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
+54 2902 49-6789
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“braised lamb” (11 reviews)
“steak” (23 reviews)
5:30 PM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Argentinian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gobernador Gregores 1057 | Esquina Espora, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent meal, very friendly staff, and great atmosphere. A lovely choice for a traditional local meal!

Thank Emma J
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Walking in to this eclecticly decorated restaraunt, you might not think the food would be as complex and delicious as it is. Definitely give it a try! The veal carpaccio was simply the best dish we had had in months. The revueltas cordero wasan immense...More

Thank MikeC1101
Leonardo S, Propietario at La Zaina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017
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Hola MikeC1101, muchas gracias por tus palabras y por la descripción de mucho de nuestros platos. Que sigan con éxito...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This little gem is just what a weary traveler needs. Great food, friendly helpful staff and an owner (Leo) who is the Argentine nation cocktail mixing champion. The food is some of the best we've had in Argentina. I especially like the beef and lamb...More

Thank Fairgraders
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were attracted to this lovely restaurant by its trip advisor rating and the cosy exterior, and were not disappointed! I had the tenderloin with spinach, and it was the best meal I had during our entire trip to Argentina. Lovely wine selection too. Very...More

Thank Cara F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place has something different....the atmosphere is great and you feel in a unique place. The cocktails are freshly made for you and are Delicious. The food is good and typical from Patagonia.

Thank mamat777
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The interior of this small restaurant in El Calafate looks really nice. The menu and the selection of wines is also good .... BUT, we waited more than 90 (!!!) minutes until we received the main course.

1  Thank Oliver K
Reviewed 1 November 2017

very well decorated place, nice atmosphere. Better to reserve. Food are very good. We had a nice last evening at El Calafate

Thank JeZette
Leonardo S, Propietario at La Zaina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago
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Hola JeZette, muchas gracias por tus palabras, saludos!!

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely little place nicely decorated. Risotto was freshly made (mushroom version) and was a bit much and rich but good. Tenderloin and spinach was the best my husband had in entire Argentina. Wine could have been bit more rich. Perfect price quality.

Thank Marjolein C
Leonardo S, Gerente at La Zaina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017
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Hola Marjolein C, muchas gracias por tus comentarios, saludos!!!

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Food awesome. Excellent friendly service. Highly recommended. Risotto w/ lamb perfect!

Thank Miguel A
Leonardo S, Propietario at La Zaina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017
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Hola Miguel A, muchas gracias por la descripción de nuestros platos, saludos!!!

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is excellent. The menu is not overwhelmingly large (which I always take as a sign of quality) and has a select few Patagonia and Argentine specialities. We had be lomo (steak) and trout with vegetable risotto. Both were superb: the lomo served medium...More

Thank Beth B
Leonardo S, Propietario at La Zaina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017
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Hola Beth B, muchas gracias por tu palabras, saludos!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$35
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gobernador Gregores 1057 | Esquina Espora, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate
  • Phone Number: +54 2902 49-6789
  • E-mail
La Zaina Restaurante & Wine Bar, it is a liltle and cozy restaurante, just one block from the Main St. We have a very quiet and roomy place, where our guest can talk each ohter, and enjoy a great evening inside or in our incredible back yard. We have the best cocktails and Wines at the town, We are speciilst in beverage, but first at all, wine lovers and we love what we do. You will find our famous Patagonic Lamb, in several way to be coocked. And also you could taste our great bistecs and Wines from all around our country. Imagine to go to the past, to one of the pioneers Farm Houses at Patagonia. La Zaina is sorrounded by any kind of memories from said places. It is like a Museum, but also, you can spend a great time. Good music, good wine, the best Lamb, just one block from the main st. Pls book yr table.
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