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…
American in Río Gallegos

Buffalo Grill

American Tex-Mex has arrived in Patagonia. Buffalo wings, potato skins and steak dishes are just some of the unlikely but well-executed offerings served alongside a tiny bottle of Tabasco. Fajitas come with abundant…
Pizza in Río Gallegos

Pizza Express

Cheap and casual, with service that’s friendlier than you’ll find elsewhere in town, this is where students and families dine on burgers, gnocchi and salads, and older gents share big bottles of cold Quilmes beer.
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Rincón del Arte Café

Adjoining an excellent gallery, this ambient coffee shop gets the creative juices flowing. It features regular art talks and courses, and sells beautiful blown glass and jewelry.
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This pretty teahouse looks like a miniature castle a couple of blocks from the riverbank. Stop here for a civilized cup of Earl Grey and a pastry (or three.)
Fast Food in Río Gallegos


Modern fast food with extensive hours and decent versions of the basics: sandwiches, salads and burgers. Features neat and minimalist decor and a playhouse to entertain children.
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Puesto Molino

This cozy local favorite, featuring an Italian-style pizza oven, is a solid choice for a set lunch or a lively dinner. Arrive early to get a table.
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Casa de Empanadas

Stock up for a long bus ride – or relax in your hotel room – with a box of piping hot empanadas from this tidy take-out joint. Don’t miss the stromboli empanada and other creative options from the gourmet side of th…