Restaurants

Top Choice International in Ushuaia

Kalma Resto

This tiny chef-owned gem presents Fuegian staples like crab and octopus in a giddy new context. Black sea bass, a rich deep-sea dweller, wears a tart tomato sauce for contrast; there’s stuffed lamb seasoned in peppe…
Cafe in Ushuaia

Almacen Ramos Generales

With its quirky memorabilia and postings of the local environmental issues you’ve never heard of, this former general store is a peek inside the real Ushuaia. Locals hold their powwows here. Croissants and crusty ba…
International in Ushuaia

Kaupé

For an out-of-body seafood experience, head to this candlelit house overlooking the bay. Chef Ernesto Vivian employs the freshest of everything and service is impeccable. The tasting menu features two starters, a ma…
Pub Food in Ushuaia

Küar Resto Bar

This chic log-cabin-style hangout offers local beer, cheese boards and tapas, as well as complete dinners with ample fresh seafood. The interior is stylish but the highlight, especially at sunset, is the jaw-droppin…
Argentine in Ushuaia

María Lola Restó

‘Satisfying’ defines the experience at this creative cafe-style restaurant overlooking the channel. Locals pack this silver house for homemade pasta with seafood or strip steak in rich mushroom sauce; the weekday se…
Steak in Ushuaia

La Estancia

For authentic Argentine asado (barbecue grill), it’s hard to beat this reliable, well-priced grill. There are many others along the main drag, but this is the one that consistently delivers. Enthusiastic appetites s…
Seafood in Ushuaia

Chiko

A boon to seafood lovers. Crisp oversize calamari rings, paila marina (shellfish stew) and fish dishes like abadejo a pil pil (pollock in garlic sauce) are done so right that you might not mind the slow service. An …
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…
International in Ushuaia

Chez Manu

If you are headed to Glaciar Martial, don’t miss this gem on the way, 2km from town. Chef Emmanuel puts a French touch on fresh local ingredients, such as Fuegian lamb or mixed plates of cold fruits de mer, and serv…
Argentine in Ushuaia

Placeres Patagónicos

This stylish cafe-deli serves wooden cutting boards piled with homemade bread and mouth-watering local specialties like smoked trout and wild boar. It’s a good place to sip mate with a plate of tortas fritas (frybre…