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Avenida San Martin, El Chalten Z9301ABA, Argentina
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140 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a lunch and a breakfast in the cafe. The one waitress (Melissa, who also waits at La Tapera) is excellent, the other not so much. The food was delicious and reasonably priced . They have wifi. There is only one table outside and maybe 6 inside so it is small. Would definitely return, but not if I was... More 

Thank odie1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sure you do not come to el chalten for the wifi, but if you just need to search for something online for the rest of your trip this was the only place with good wifi we found. And otherwise they also have the best coffee in town and we also had a spinach lasagna that was delicious, the staff is... More 

Thank MaartenN
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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213 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went everyday we were in El Chalten as it was great from the very first encounter. The staff were really friendly and the toasted sandwiches were exceptional. It was a lovely place to just sit and 'chill-out', too. Good selection on the menu. Highly recommend.

Thank BongoBickford
Santa Fe, NM
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at Mathilda one day after a hike, at tea time - around 4:30, had a pot of tea and an extremely delicious brownie cake. Then we ordered an amazing meal, eating chicken curry crepes, made with apples and cream and a spinach crepe that was like a large slice of lasagna. We hung out until around 8:00, not... More 

Thank titachristy
Strasbourg, France
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Coffee shop with good eating options, especially sweat tarts, empanadas and sandwiches. Good option when raining or cold weather.

Thank Mathilde67
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

As simple as is the "submarino" receipe... Here was the best one we tasted ! & lots of choices of The ! Sweet place, best wifi ever in chalten ! Thank you so much ! Recommend *

Thank perillatg
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Went there twice in 2 days Great soup, good coffee Had excellent ravioli with bolognese. Tacos are fresh and tasty Crepe with chicken curry was fragrant. Food was lighter and fresher than usual for Argentina - welcome change.

Thank Gouzai
Effretikon, Switzerland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Comfy cafe with a few tables inside and some more outside. Colorful furniture and decoration. Serves cakes and sweets but also very good salads and snacks. We can't forget the lemon pie, it was absolutely delicious!!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Had a pleasant meal here. The beet root soup was lovely on a cold day. Wifi works well. Waitress was a little busy since she was the only one serving. Just need to be patient to get her attention. Price is reasonable for El Chalten. Everything in Patagonia is expensive anyways.

Thank Smerving_away
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Tacos and veggie soups were a win. Mathilda has its own selection of delicious teas. Wifi is better than on average in El Chalten, too.

Thank Milla L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida San Martin, El Chalten Z9301ABA, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Chalten

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