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Cafe Bar Banana

) #28 of 129 Restaurants in Ushuaia $$ - $$$ Pizza, Bar, Cafe
Avenida Gral San Martin 273, Ushuaia V9410BFC, Argentina
+54 2901 43-5035
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good45%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (10 reviews)
“burger” (12 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Pizza, Bar, Cafe
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Avenida Gral San Martin 273, Ushuaia V9410BFC, Argentina
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Stopped here for dinner our first night here - was one of the few places that was open (we later learned that some of the restaurants don't seem to open until 7) and that had power (infrastructure issues during our stay). Ordered the tenderloin (beef)...More

Thank Luv2Travel428
Cafe Bar B, Gerente at Cafe Bar Banana, responded to this review

Thank you very much for leaving a comment. It was hard, but those days that the whole city had power issues we tried to stay open, because we knew that many tourists were going to have inconveniences during their stay. It`s so nice to know...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017

Bit of tourist trap to get simple food, had an English menu. Burger didn't come with chips, was an extra cost. Service was ok.More

Thank Haig B
Cafe Bar B, Gerente at Cafe Bar Banana, responded to this review

We really appreciate your time and effort wor writting a comment. please, accept our apologies for what you think it´s a trap, but in fact in the menu the Hamburgers don´t specify it comes with chips and the page next in Side Dishes you can...More

Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Most of Ushuaia are hella expensive but the food served here is actually value for money. Went here twice with friends and loved both times. I ordered the Burger King and the Dona something chicken and devoured it with much gusto. The portions are huge...More

Thank Bradz21
Cafe Bar B, Gerente at Cafe Bar Banana, responded to this review

We loved your comment, thank you very much. Yes, you´re right, Ushuaia is rather expensive even for Argentina, wich is expensive already, we the Ushuaians feel this, too. BTW, you had de "Doña Dora" Breaded Chicken. Hope you come back to Argentina and visit us...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Great little cafe with burgers and soup. Pleasant staff and good atmosphere. Would have gone back but they do NOT have wifi. A must these days when traveling.More

Thank Jim L
Cafe Bar B, Gerente at Cafe Bar Banana, responded to this review

We have read your comment and really appreciate your time for writting it. We are sorry you could`t use our WIFI, we DO have this service, we actually have two different signals. Sometimes one cannot work for reasons beyond our reach or because simply there`s...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Great place to have a diner, easy going, very good "Bife de Chorizo". The menus of the day are fantastic. A place to meet all people of the world, interesting travel stories with a nice glass of wine or a cup of coffee. Very kind...More

Thank holtulp
Cafe Bar B, Gerente at Cafe Bar Banana, responded to this review

We are pleased of having achieved comply your expectations. Thank you very much for such a nice, kind and detailed comment about your experience. We do love what we do and we love serve to people. We do love food as well, to prepare it...More

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

What a grand surprise. We lucked out immediately. As we came through the door, a couple abandoned the only window seat. Our waiter sold me the "El plato del Día" which was a pumpkin soup appetizer, followed by a "Bife de Chorizo" with mushroom sauce...More

Thank wonderlust_9
Cafe Bar B, Gerente at Cafe Bar Banana, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind and detailed comment. We loved to see cross the door everyday while you visited Ushuaia, it really fills our heart to serve several times the same customers. We the Staff of Banana wish you the best time in...More

Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

As it is the food offered is amazing. Great portions, flavorful choices and variety that accommodates everyone. The only downside is that the few times I've been here, be it full or with half restaurant occupied, the staff is really slow and disorganized. They are...More

Thank Ichechel
Cafe Bar B, Gerente at Cafe Bar Banana, responded to this review

We will take in high consideration your opinion about your experience in Banana. Thanks a lot for your time and honest comment. We are very happy for your positive impression about our food and a little worried about your feeling of us to be disorganized....More

Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I went there alone which I rarely do. But the ambiance and setting make it a good place to be solo. The food came quickly. Big portions. Waitress was agreable. It's a cafe fast food joint. And that's you get. Result!

Thank Distenz
Cafe Bar B, Gerente at Cafe Bar Banana, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to write this very well detailed and kind comment. We see you are a well experienced traveller, so we feel particularly glad of your positive experience! We wish you wonderful trips and soon a visit to us again.

Reviewed 1 February 2017

We were in Ushuaia for 2 full days and 1 night so we had 5 different occasions that we went in search of food. We found this Cafe on the second day and were so excited to see an english menu! So far we had...More

Thank Katty182
Cafe Bar B, Gerente at Cafe Bar Banana, responded to this review

Thank you very much; Katty, for taking time to write such a gentle comment about Banana. We love when someone highlights our service and the fact (actually is our policy) of not rushing up the people that honors us with their visit. Hope to receive...More

Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I came here for lunch twice while in Ushuaia for a few days. I wanted something relatively light for lunch, plus a beer to quench my thirst - and Cafe Bar Banana delivered! In fact, each the burger was a bit bigger than my stomach......More

Thank Glenn L
Cafe Bar B, Gerente at Cafe Bar Banana, responded to this review

We love so much when people visit us more than one time, although there´s plenty of options in Ushuaia, a small quaint city that invites to stay longer than most of people comes for just a few days. We would love to see again next...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Cuisine
Pizza, Bar, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 01:00
Monday
08:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 01:00
Thursday
08:00 - 01:00
Friday
08:00 - 02:00
Saturday
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Gral San Martin 273, Ushuaia V9410BFC, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Tierra del Fuego  >  Ushuaia
  • Phone Number: +54 2901 43-5035
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Description
Banana Cafe Bar is one of the first cafes in Uhsuaia with over 22 years serving islanders and tourists from all over the world. We have a rather typical menu for an Argentinian Cafe: coffees, local drafted beer, drinks, beef tenderloin sandwichs, breaded beef, pure breadcrum toasted sandwiches,Spanish Tortillas. What makes banana stand out is not the menu but the quality and flavor of the food, the size and our caring service. talking about the music, we only listen to Argentinian music, all styles: folk, pop, rock, reggae. We serve from 7 AM till 1 Am, and kitchen is open from 10 AM till 00:30 AM and till 1:30 on weekends.