Top Choice Microbrewery in El Calafate

La Zorra

Long, skinny tables fill with both locals and travelers to quaff what we consider to be the best artisan beer in Patagonia, La Zorra. The smoked porter and double IPA do not disappoint. There's also pub fare such as…
Wine Bar in El Chaltén

La Vinería

Transplanted from Alaska, this tiny, congenial wine bar offers a long Argentine wine list accompanied by 70 craft-beer options and standout appetizers. With 50 wines sold by the glass, and an entire gin menu, enthus…
Bar in El Calafate


Upstairs in the gnome village, this hip bookstore-bar serves coffee, artisan beers and pricey cocktails. Peruse the oversized photography books on Patagonian wildlife or bring your laptop and take advantage of the f…
Cafe in El Chaltén

La Chocolatería

This irresistible chocolate factory tells the story of local climbing legends on the walls. It makes for an intimate evening out, with options ranging from spirit-spiked hot cocoa to wine and fondue. Chocolate and c…
Microbrewery in Esquel


This tiny home bar can get pretty crowded. Simplicity is the name of the game – it serves a variety of decent beers made on-site (we liked the IPA), with meat and cheese boards. Large picture windows give views into…
Cafe in Esquel

Charla Cafe

This stylish cafe does real coffee with scones, homemade cakes and alfajores (cookie-type sandwiches usually stuffed with milk caramel) for those in the mood for a pick-me-up.There are outdoor tables, too.
Teahouse in Trevelin

Nain Maggie

Trevelin’s oldest teahouse occupies a modern building but has high traditional standards. Along with a bottomless pot, there’s cream pie, torta negra and scones (tea service AR$310).
Teahouse in Trevelin

La Mutisia

Everything is reliably homemade at this teahouse (tea service per person AR$280). Those with smaller appetites can split the tea service and just order an extra cup (AR$50).
Bar in Esquel

El Bodegón

El Bodegón is a comfortable brick restobar with sidewalk tables and big, cold beers made for splitting. There are live performances daily in summer and weekly in low season, ranging from Argentine rock to blues and …
Cafe in El Calafate

el ba’r

This patio cafe is the hot spot for you and your sweater-clad puppy to order espresso, submarinos (hot milk with melted chocolate bar), green tea, gluten-free snacks or sandwiches (mains AR$80 to AR$180).