Top Choice Patagonian in Puerto Madryn

En Mis Fuegos

It's rare to get a taste of Patagonia beyond roast lamb. Splash out for a four-course dinner here and you'll be pleasantly enticed by the regularly changing menu that emphasizes local ingredients. Items like broth o…
Top Choice Pub Food in Puerto Pirámides


Art installations on a covered porch announce this funky cervecería serving Hernan's artisan brews and other regional offerings. Dishes like lamb ravioli, fish with butter and herbs and huge salads are satisfying. S…
Top Choice Parrilla in Comodoro Rivadavia

La Tradición

A favorite of townsfolk, this elegant parrilla grills excellent beef and whole roast lamb and serves crisp shoestring fries in a setting of white linens and oil paintings (literally, since their subjects are oil rig…
Top Choice Argentine in Río Gallegos

La Lechuza

This chic pizzeria and restaurant that first found success in El Calafate is hands down the most ambient eatery in Río Gallegos. The room is low lit, with walls sheathed in old newspapers and wine crates. There's an…
Top Choice Seafood in Puerto San Julián


The best restaurant in town sits on the waterfront but doesn't have ocean views. Still, you will be entertained enough with the excellent wine recommendations, fresh fish and salads. Local seafood and game offerings…
Argentine in Gaiman

Gwalia Lan

Considered Gaiman’s best restaurant, Gwalia Lan is a fine alternative to teatime if you've already done that. Excellent homemade pasta and well-seasoned meat dishes are consistently good. Service is attentive.
Italian in Trelew

Miguel Angel

This chic eatery, outfitted with sleek white booths, departs from the everyday with savory dishes such as gnocchi and wild mushrooms, and pizza with bacon and basil on a crisp, thin crust.
Argentine in Trelew


Facing Plaza Independencia, this modern restaurant spices up a basic menu of classic Argentine fare with options like quinoa milanesas, stir-fried beef, grilled vegetables and herbed fish. There are salads and fresh…
Seafood in Puerto Madryn

Bistro de Mar Nautico

With unbeatable beachfront atmosphere and bustling old-school waiters, this busy cafe does the job. Seafood lovers can get grilled fish or crisp calamari. There are also burgers, pizzas and even breakfast with gorge…
Argentine in Puerto Madryn


In the hotel Dazzler, this upscale restaurant doesn't quite live up to that name's expectation, but it does serve decent gourmet meals that come nicely plated. Steak medallions wrapped in bacon are a winner, as are …