Must see restaurants in El Calafate

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    Pura Vida

    Featuring the rare treat of Argentine home cooking, this offbeat, low-lit eatery is a must. Its longtime owners are found cooking up buttery spiced…

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    Buenos Cruces

    This dynamic family-run enterprise brings a twist to Argentine classics. Start with a warm beet salad with balsamic reduction. The nut-crusted trout is…

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    This adorable coffee shop does croque monsieurs (grilled ham and cheese), fresh donuts and espresso drinks in a loungy pastel setting. It also uses whole…

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    Mi Rancho

    Inspired and intimate, Mi Rancho serves up oversized osso buco, delicious braided pastas stuffed with king crab, divine salads and sweetbreads with wilted…

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    El Cucharón

    This sophisticated eatery, tucked away in a small space a few blocks off El Calafate's main street, is a relatively undiscovered gem and an excellent…

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    Morphi al Paso

    For fresh milanesas, hot dogs and burgers in the off hours, this clean come-and-go counter flanked with bar stools is the way to go. Morphi means to chow…

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    La Tablita

    Steak and spit-roasted lamb are the stars at this satisfying parrilla that's popular beyond measure for good reason. For average appetites a half-steak…

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    Viva la Pepa

    Decked out in children’s drawings, this cheerful cafe specializes in crepes but also offers great sandwiches with homemade bread (try the chicken with…

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    La Cantina

    This friendly, family-run eatery specializes in piadinas, an Italian bread topped with cheese and fillings, taco-style. They're enormously filling, but…

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    Panaderia Don Luis

    Medialunas (pastries) and much more are available at this enormous bakery.

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    La Anónima

    Head to La Anónima for cheap deli take-out and groceries.