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Fuegia

Avenida San Martin 342, El Chalten Z9301ABA, Argentina
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (12 reviews)
“trout” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Argentinian, South American, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Avenida San Martin 342, El Chalten Z9301ABA, Argentina
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Very quiet on the night we were there but served up a very well-prepared trout with lemon sauce, delicately flavoured and a welcome change to the relentless though excellent beef. Like many places in Calafate they serve big portions presumably because everyone is using loads...More

Thank Diana M
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Best steak so far in Patagonia, Chile & Argentina. Good lamb but the steak would have been enough for us both. Washed down with Argentinian Malbec. The place was under duress as they were having power problems but still managed our meals. Potato with steak...More

Thank ianmacd44
fuegia2002, Gerente at Fuegia, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Thank you so much for your comment. Sorry for not accepting credit cards, this won't happen again next season!

Reviewed 13 February 2017

This was my third dinner in El Chalten and leaps and bounds better than the two other places I ate (despite their having higher Tripadvisor rankings). I had a steak, which was a good, tender, flavorful portion, well-cooked, which came with salad and roasted potatoes....More

Thank formershrink
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this restaurant. And that was a good tip ! Great food, quick service and very reasonable priced. We were with 8 people and everybody was happy; fish, meat and pasta lovers. Highly recommended after your walk in the mountains !

Thank Irma2013
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The filet steak with mustard sauce was beautifully cooked, and the creamy mustard sauce a terrific accompaniment to the meat. This was served with grilled veggies and a bit of potatoes gratin. The vegetarian lasagne was also delicious. There was trout with lemon, potatoes and...More

Thank Wanderdogs
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Great dinner, everyone was pleased. The meat was cooked exactly as we asked, the tenderloin was fantastic. The mousse of carrots with breadsticks also stood out. Reasonable prices because the meals are complete. This is not a "parilla" restaurant but the meat and other options...More

Thank JMc55
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We went here after hiking all day and were quite early so there wasn't that many people dining yet (7:30 pm). We had both the steak and the lamb and i can say were both extremely happy with our food. The steak was hands down...More

Thank Krushaan
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

The cous cous salad, the falafel and the steak filet were very good. The service was splendid!! It was a really nice experience.

Thank Yael H
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

In a boomlet town like El Chalten, it was a pleasant surprise to find Fuegia and to get a wonderfully cooked steak to beat! Wine choices were fine but better at at least one other place. Great service too. Worth the stop.

Thank MankatoJim
Reviewed 22 March 2016

We were overwhelmed by the quality of the food and presentation of this restaurant in this rustic mountain town. I had the lamb, which was exceptional, and our friends who prefer to eat vegetarian would not share a bite of their eggplant roulade. They said...More

Thank Runsailwrite
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida San Martin 342, El Chalten Z9301ABA, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Chalten
Description
In Fuegia we try very hard to meet the international traveller´s need for a good meal, served in a quiet, harmonious place. We offer a varied and original menu of homemade dishes with fresh ingredients. Besides the typical Argentinian filled pastas and excellent beef you will also find paella, trout, veggies and Indian-style chicken. We open in the morning with self-service breakfast with cereals, wholemeal bread and eggs and we prepare your packed lunch if you like. Dinnertime is between 7 and 11 pm.
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