Restaurants

Top Choice International in Esquel

Legua 50

Considered Esquel's best restaurant, Legua 50 is certainly the city's most elegant address, with ivory leather booths, cascading lights and stained glass in the bar. Extraordinary rib-eye steak, green salads and moi…
Italian in Esquel

Don Chiquino

Of course, pasta is no novelty in Argentina, but the owner-magician performing tricks while you wait for your meal here is. The ambience is happy-cluttered and dishes such as sorrentinos with arugula prove satisfyin…
Argentine in Esquel

La Esquina

This busy restobar with leather banquettes and checkered tile has all the airs of a Buenos Aires cafe, serving everything from beer on tap to cafe con leche with medialunas, salads and heartier fare. It's also a goo…
Vegetarian in Esquel

Quillen

Serving organic pizza, pastas, fresh lemonade and artisan beer, Quillen might be more at home in Palermo, Buenos Aires, than the Andean foothills, but here it is. The light vegan and vegetarian options are a godsend…
Bakery in Esquel

Dimitri

Overboard adorable, this pastel cafe serves big salads, baked goods and sandwiches with three kinds of homemade bread on mismatched china. There's both beer and barista drinks in a cheerful, casual atmosphere.
Argentine in Esquel

La Luna

This chic rock 'n' roll restaurant-bar offers tasty spinach pizza, vegetable crepes, and heaped portions of steak and fries. The evening crowd spills out of wooden booths and brick nooks, drinking Patagonia’s artisa…
Argentine in Esquel

La Abuela

Shoehorn yourself into this family nook decked out in lace tablecloths, and enjoy cheap gnocchi, homemade pasta and home-cooked classics like puchero (vegetable and meat stew) with a carafe of passable house wine.
Cafe in Esquel

María Castaña

A favorite at this frilly cafe is waffles with dulce de leche. It’s good for breakfast, sandwiches and ice-cream sundaes, and also serves more substantial fare. Grab an overstuffed chair at the back.