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El Cucharon

Calle 9 de Julio 9 | 145, El Calafate Z9405AEA, Argentina
+54 2902 49-5315
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lamb stew” (22 reviews)
“trout” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Argentinian, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle 9 de Julio 9 | 145, El Calafate Z9405AEA, Argentina
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister and I had dinner here while in El Calafate and were very pleased with it. I had wanted to try guanaco so i had the guanaco with rustic potatoes. It was the best meal I've had in quite awhile (both at home and...More

Thank Mel_M802
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hands down the best restaurant in El Calafate. The staff are very attentive, speak Spanish and English, and are very helpful. We both had the rib eye, which was a large portion, and very tasty. Would definitely come back here.

Thank davidbX1116OQ
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We spent a couple of days at El Calafate and both nights we went at this restaurant: delicious dishes (from starters to dessert) served by a very professional staff. Recommended!

Thank matcentro
Reviewed 19 June 2018

El Cucharon is famous for its crossed lamb roasted in a fire pit behind glass facing the dining room. Argentina has always been famous for its grilled meats but tasting a fresh killed lamb that has been roasting all day is a delight to behold....More

Thank Marf13669
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We have been very pleased with the food and the attention from the owner. The restaurant is cosy and warm. Great place to relax after a cold day outside. We had a steak which was juicy and well cook. Not over cook for once! The...More

Thank Targoo
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

My couple ordered llama and he wasn’t that happy with it. Size is good, and they offer good wine variety.

Thank julietas37
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Ate here on both nights of our stay in El Calafate as we enjoyed our first visit so much. Good atmosphere and friendly, helpful owner/manager and waitress. We overheard some French customers asking for advice on specific wines and the owner appeared knowledgeable and helpful....More

Thank wendywoo_9
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Starting with garlic and onion soup that does not contain onion nor garlic... The main dish (sea food) was just ok The price is way too high for the quality

Thank Yuval B
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

We are 4 friends visiting El Calafate on our way to Torres del Paine. We have stepped in to this restaurant that has very calm atmosphere and promising menu. Unfortunately the cook have forgotten the onions out of the onion soup. The waiter simply ignored...More

Thank GilKlemperer
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

After walking the W-trail in patagonia I was up for some good food. I drove by this restaurant with the taxi to get to the hotel and i liked it straight away. El Calafate has so many restaurants, so it is hard to choose. I...More

Thank Esther B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 9 de Julio 9 | 145, El Calafate Z9405AEA, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate
  • Phone Number: +54 2902 49-5315
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