Restaurants

Top Choice Argentine in El Calafate

Mi Rancho

Inspired and intimate, with the owners themselves cooking and serving oversized osso buco, delicious braided pastas stuffed with king crab, divine salads and sweetbreads with wilted spinach on toast. For dessert, ch…
Top Choice Argentine in Trevelin

Nikanor

If you're not in the mood for tea, make this excellent home-style restaurant your first choice. A husband-and-wife team serve up ravioli stuffed with local lamb, a list of Argentine wines and flambé crepes for desse…
Top Choice Pub Food in Puerto Pirámides

Guanaco

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

La Lechuza

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

Una Mesa

An original and wholly worthwhile option run by a young chef couple, this petite home offers an intimate dining experience, with fresh plates of seafood, risotto and meats in artful presentations. Don't skip the exq…
Top Choice Argentine in El Calafate

Buenos Cruces

The new sensation in town is this tiny family-run enterprise bringing a twist to Argentine classics. Start with a warm beet salad with balsamic reduction. The nut-crusted trout is both enormous and satisfying, serve…
Top Choice Seafood in Puerto San Julián

Naos

–The best restaurant in town sits on the waterfront but without ocean views. Still, you will be entertained enough with the excellent wine recommendations, fresh fish and salads. Starters feature local Patagonian ga…
Top Choice Argentine in Puerto Madryn

Plácido

Chic and waterfront, this white-linen restaurant serves consistently great food. Beautifully presented versions of traditional dishes include shrimp in garlic and cordero patagónico (Patagonian lamb) in a minimalist…
Top Choice Argentine in El Calafate

La Tapera

With tender steak in balsamic reduction sauce, ultra-fresh trout from Lago del Desierto and red-wine glasses as big as your head, it is hard to go wrong at Chipo's place, reminiscent of a log cabin with open firepla…
Top Choice Pub Food in El Chaltén

La Cervecería

That après-hike pint usually evolves into a night out in this humming pub with simpatico staff and a feisty female beer master. Savor a stein of unfiltered blond pilsner or turbid bock with pasta or locro (a spicy s…