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Viento en popa

Avenida Cnel M Martinez de Hoz 257, Mar del Plata B7603HYC, Argentina
+54 223 489-0220
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (9 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Argentinian, Soups
€€ - €€€
Avenida Cnel M Martinez de Hoz 257, Mar del Plata B7603HYC, Argentina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came on Saturday to make reservation for Sunday 2:30PM. Came back Sunday at noon to confirm reservation. Came back on Sunday, waited an hour before host got annoyed. Many empty tables, no one was sitting. On top of that they have a sign that states...More

Thank marcelocK1552OO
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Mar del Plata has very few fine dining places, but many where you can eat excellent food, and to me Viento en Popa is where you can get the very best seafood. Not a fancy restaurant, but very fresh produce and ample portions that can...More

Thank melmasllo
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Not fancy but the food and service are excellent. Always clean tablecloth, service with smiles and doing its best to give you a great experience. We ordered 4 different dishes and each of one was tasty and good quality. Be back soon.

Thank Nora T
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Don't expect a fancy place, but be ready for the best seafood in town ! "Gambas al ajillo" is a must (best place in the world for this dish) ! Just a tip, dip the bread in the gambas dish sauce and you will never...More

Thank Guillermo F
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We ate here twice. The first evening we chose Wreckfish or Chernia. It was really tasty and fresh. The second evening we ate the mixed seafood and rice ... it was average. I highly recommend the fish dishes. You can choose the way you want...More

Thank Brigitte B
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Its easy to get there. You must called before you go y make a resrevation. Very good food! If you are in Mar del Plata, you must try this restaurant.

Thank Nan76
Reviewed 12 December 2016

First off, we were traveling with BA Portenos who made our reservation for 2230 but was told to come early in case we could get in earlier. Yes, we did get in half hour early and the place was packed on a Sunday night! As...More

Thank potaracke
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I know the place since 1999. It was a small place only known by local people. Tasted the best fish I ever had in my life and adopted the place as my favorite not only in Mar del Plata but also in all Buenos Aires....More

Thank Panicpablo
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Viento en Popa is a true gem of Mar del Plata. One would think that a port city would have plenty of choices when it comes to good fish restaurants, but you will be unpleasantly surprised. I would not recommend any of the touristic restos...More

Thank lex-flia
Reviewed 1 July 2016

It was a Sunday lunch in winter in Mar del Plata, Argentina, very low tourist season. The restaurant was very busy, well organized and attended by locals. My husband and I shared a seafood salad and a half bottle of white wine. VERY FRESH seafood...More

Thank Ana V
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Cnel M Martinez de Hoz 257, Mar del Plata B7603HYC, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Central Argentina  >  Province of Buenos Aires  >  Mar del Plata
  • Phone Number: +54 223 489-0220
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