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Top Choice International in Ushuaia

Kalma Resto

This gem presents Fuegian staples like crab and octopus in a creative new context. Black sea bass wears a tart tomato sauce for contrast; there’s stuffed lamb seasoned with pepper and rosemary; and the summer greens…
Top Choice International in Ushuaia

Kaupé

For an out-of-body seafood experience, make a reservation at this candlelit house overlooking the bay. Chef Ernesto Vivian employs the freshest of everything and service is impeccable. The tasting menu features two …
Top Choice Cafe in Ushuaia

Almacen Ramos Generales

With its quirky memorabilia and postings about local environmental issues, this warm and cozy former general store is a peek inside the real Ushuaia. Locals hold their powwows here. Croissants and crusty baguettes a…
Seafood in Ushuaia

Volver

Self-promoted as serving up 'ceviche de la puta madre' (politely translated as 'fantastic seafood'), this place is run by a charismatic chef loved by locals. The food is served simply but is of incredible quality. T…
Cultural in Ushuaia

Festival Nacional de la Noche Más Larga

Coinciding with the winter solstice, this festival features shows and music recitals (ranging from tango to jazz to popular music), and free events throughout the city. Traditionally there's a 'Fuego de los Deseos',…
International in Ushuaia

Chez Manu

Heading to Glaciar Martial? Don’t miss this quality place right on the way. It's just 2km from town, but you'll feel you're in the middle of nature. Chef Emmanuel adds a French touch to fresh local ingredients, such…
Argentine in Ushuaia

María Lola Restó

This creative cafe-style restaurant overlooks the channel. Locals pack in for homemade pasta with seafood or strip steak in rich mushroom sauce; the weekday set lunch or dinner with an included drink is AR$500. Serv…
Patagonian in Ushuaia

Bodegón Fueguino

The spot to sample hearty home-style Patagonian fare or gather for wine and appetizers. Painted peach, this century-old Fuegian home is cozied up with sheepskin-clad benches, cedar barrels and ferns. A picada (share…
Wine in Ushuaia

Quelhue Wine Shop

They don't seem to sell a bad bottle of wine in the whole place. This is a wine-lover's paradise, with floor-to-ceiling shelves stocked to the brim with Argentina's best reds, whites and sparklings. It also sells a …
Market in Ushuaia

Paseo de los Artesanos

This indoor artists market sells handmade jewelry, wool crafts, traditional mates and other household items. The majority of vendors only accept Argentine pesos, so bring cash. Hours vary depending on season and ven…