Viva la Pepa

Localities: 
El Calafate, Santa Cruz
Establishments type: 
Restaurants
Region: 
Patagonia
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The restaurant is located in the city centre, two blocks away from Calafate Stream. The specialty is salty crêpes with lamb, ham, or other fillings. They also make sweet dishes such as dulce de leche (caramel), ice cream and nuttela. You can also enjoy pizzas, sandwiches, soups, salads, desserts, a wide variety of fruit juices and very good breakfast. Viva la Pepa is a different option: very good food, friendly environment and very attentive service.

Address: 

Emilio Amado 833

Phone: 
+54 (2902) 491880
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Quidu

Localities: 
El Calafate, Santa Cruz
Establishments type: 
Restaurants
Region: 
Patagonia
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Description: 

The restaurant is located inside the complex Cabañas del Sur. The Chef Diego Ballo offers excellent food with Patagonian style. The menu includes classical as well as self created dishes of delicate flavors that reflect the great care involved in their preparation. Quidu features a private, rustic and cozy environment that makes you feel at home while you enjoy breathtaking views to the Argentine Lake. The restaurant is small and features few tables so it is recommended to make a reservation. A very nice atmosphere combined with the most attentive service and the excellent food makes this restaurant a highly recommended place to visit, even though it is not very close to the city centre.

Address: 

De los Fresnos 3362

Phone: 
+54 (2902) 493071
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Recommendation (Oscars): 
AAG's Very Highly Recommended
Facilities: 
Valet parking
Accepts reservations
Parking
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Pura Vida

Localities: 
El Calafate, Santa Cruz
Establishments type: 
Restaurants
Region: 
Patagonia
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Description: 

It’s a little restaurant located a short distance from downtown on Libertador Avenue. It is decorated in a nice and colorful style. Pura Vida is primarily a vegetarian restaurant; however you can enjoy other dishes prepared with regional specialties including lamb stew, lasagnas, soups and stews served in pumpkins, pastas, sandwiches and snacks. The food is homemade, the portions are plentiful and the homemade bread is delicious. This is the right place to taste a succulent cuisine of regional flavor combined with a warm and professional service.

Address: 

Av. Libertador 1876

Phone: 
+54 (2902) 493356
Classification
Recommendation (Oscars): 
AAG's Highly Recommended
Facilities: 
Accepts reservations
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Pascasio M

Localities: 
El Calafate, Santa Cruz
Establishments type: 
Restaurants
Region: 
Patagonia
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Description: 

At Pascacio M you can enjoy unique dishes in a cozy and exclusive environment. Chef Gaston Diez offers elaborate food of Patagonian flavors prepared with his personal touch. The restaurant features a wide selection of wines to marry with the excellent food. While you eat you can enjoy a very good show and an impeccable service.

Address: 

25 de Mayo 52

Phone: 
+54 (2902) 492055 / +54 (2902) 492066
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Recommendation (Oscars): 
AAG's Highly Recommended
Facilities: 
Accepts reservations
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La Tablita

Localities: 
El Calafate, Santa Cruz
Establishments type: 
Restaurants
Region: 
Patagonia
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Description: 

This is one of the most famous grillrooms in the city, a classic of Calafate. Its specialty is grilled or “al asador” lamb (grilled in the open fire) and a wide selection of meats and offal. The grill is in the hands of an experienced “parrillero” (person that cooks on the grill) who has been doing the job for more than three decades. The menu includes regional dishes that are prepared using excellent ingredients. It is recommended to make a reservation since the restaurant is always busy.

Address: 

Cnl.Rosales 28

Phone: 
+54 (2902) 491065
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Facilities: 
Valet parking
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La Posta

Localities: 
El Calafate, Santa Cruz
Establishments type: 
Restaurants
Region: 
Patagonia
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Description: 

The restaurant is at Posada Los Alamos and offers a menu of regional and international dishes with unmissable dishes including lamb “a la estaca” (grilled in the open fire) rack of lamb with rosa mosqueta sauce (red fruit), king crab accompanied by organic vegetables from their own garden. The restaurant features a wide selection of wines and a smartly decorated environment with excellent service. At dusk, Humus Bar is a very nice spot to enjoy a glass of wine with assorted smoked meat appetizers.

Address: 

Gdor. Moyano e Ing. Guati

Phone: 
+54 (2902) 491144 int. 473 / +54 (2902) 491186
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Classification
Recommendation (Oscars): 
AAG's Very Highly Recommended
Facilities: 
Accessible
Valet parking
Accepts reservations
Parking
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El Cucharón

Localities: 
El Calafate, Santa Cruz
Establishments type: 
Restaurants
Region: 
Patagonia
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Description: 

The restaurant offers delicious, homemade dishes which are nicely presented. Lamb or seafood stews are some of its specialties together with smoked salmon, risotto and homemade pasta. And for dessert you can’t miss the delicious “volcán de chocolate”. The atmosphere is nice and friendly and the service is impeccable.

Address: 

9 de Julio 145

Phone: 
+54 (2902) 495315
Classification
Recommendation (Oscars): 
AAG's Highly Recommended
Facilities: 
Accepts reservations
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Don Pichón

Localities: 
El Calafate, Santa Cruz
Establishments type: 
Restaurants
Region: 
Patagonia
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Description: 

Don Pichon is a grillroom with a well captured atmosphere. There you can enjoy an excellent selection of grilled meat or “al asador” (grilled in the open fire) as well as other regional and international dishes accompanied by a very good selection of Argentine wines. The restaurant features large windows to enjoy breathtaking vistas to Argentine Lake and the Andes.

Address: 

Puerto Deseado 242

Phone: 
+54 (2902) 492577
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Facilities: 
Accessible
Valet parking
Accepts reservations
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Casimiro Biguá Restaurant & Wine Bar

Localities: 
El Calafate, Santa Cruz
Establishments type: 
Restaurants
Region: 
Patagonia
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Description: 

The restaurant is located on the main avenue and it features a smart and modern style. Chef Juan Martin Duarte offers a menu with a variety of regional dishes and fusion-cuisine. It includes smoked trout, Patagonian lamb in almonds shell, pasta with salmon filling, tuna with sesame seeds and a wide variety of cheese. The wine list features more than 250 national labels and the service is friendly and professional. A few meters away from this restaurant you can find Casimiro Bigua Parrilla & Asador; one of the best options in the city offering the most incredible meat grilled with charcoal or logs. A little further away, is Casimiro Bigua Trattoria that offers traditional Italian style food.

Address: 

Av. Libertador Gral. San Martín 963

Phone: 
+54 (2902) 492590 / +54 (2902) 492599
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Classification
Recommendation (Oscars): 
AAG's Very Highly Recommended
Facilities: 
Accepts reservations
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Xelena Deluxe Suites Hotel

Localities: 
El Calafate, Santa Cruz
Establishments type: 
Hotels
Region: 
Patagonia
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Description: 

The hotel is located 4 km (6 miles) from El Calafate on the shores of Argentine Lake. The rooms are comfortable, spacious and beautiful with large windows that integrate the beauty of the landscape to the hotel itself. At the spa, the enormous in and out heated swimming pool allows you to enjoy beautiful sunsets. The hotel features three restaurants: “Mora” that offers international cuisine, Pierrot Bistro and Coral Coffee Shop with view to the lake. The hotel is open all year long.

Address: 

René Favaloro 3500

Phone: 
+54 (2902) 496201 / +54 (2902) 496202
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Classification
Recommendation (Oscars): 
AAG's Very Highly Recommended
Facilities: 
Spa
Accessible
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