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Bustillo 7000 | Construccion de madera y vistas excepcionales., San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
+54 294 444-2898
12:00 - 00:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:30
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Zurich, Switzerland
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310 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

My plan was to go to another restaurant but then decided to stop here when I passed it. You will need a car to get here as it is quite a bi tour of town. It might even be worth taking a cab! It already started with the very friendly welcome and a drink. The menue is quite extensive and... More 

Thank Kluane
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Go early to start your dining experience with a drink at their big, beautiful fireplace that is in a separate room from the dining room.

Thank Sam C
Palm Springs, CA
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148 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We made a reservation based on the opinion of a hotel concierge. Dinner here was not a disaster, merely disappointing. The restaurant is huge with lots of decoration and native wood. We were offered a drink to start the meal in an adjacent room with delicious stuffed olives. Our table was ready, by the window, and yes there's a great... More 

Thank Todd2PS
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Visited this restaurant for dinner on December 26. The place was highly rated but the food was pretty ordinary Argentinean fare. Unfortunately, our waiter forgot to bring us one of the dishes we ordered and never bothered to apologize. We were supposed to receive complimentary glasses of champagne but he had to be reminded of this and the champagne finally... More 

1 Thank wayne476
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Now I'm not sure if my experience was/is typical of this place but I try to be as fair and accurate as I can. I know that this restaurant was very nice, high end and priced high. We stopped by because it was right next to our hotel. Both my wife and I were not impressed. Even though there didn't... More 

Thank jbuddy34
Saratoga, California
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

El Patacon has a very impressive look architecturally. It looks like a big wood cabin. All the tables have a good view of the lake. Upon arrival, a complimentary wine is served before being seated. The steaks are very good but be careful how you order. They tend to be a bit overcooked unless you specify rare (jugoso is the... More 

Thank sanfrancisco201025
Medford, Oregon
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

We loved it here. It could be on the pricey side, but we didn't mind since the food was fantastic and the service was fabulous. We consider this restaurant as one of the more authentic restaurants in Argentina.

Thank Truthful51
Mexico City
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414 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 550 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Service was incredibly slow and food was not good. Server was friendly but with two tables occupied in the entire restaurant he was always missing and when he brought plates they were not good. I had a pumpkin soup that was cold and lumpy and some kind of cheese thing I could not eat. The empanada as good. Those in... More 

Thank Happy_on_the_road
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

El Patacon is a traditional, old style establishment offering continental cuisine that's likely to appeal to older folks seeking more traditional, rather than creative food. Ingedients are of high quality, but preparation is simple and "old style". Portions are large. Preparation is mixed; the grilled trout was of excellent quality, and the grilled preparation was simple, with the integrity of... More 

1 Thank Travelavel
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

The wait staff was fine, but the food was not. Both our meals-trout and steak were overcooked. I would not go back as there were much better cheaper choices in the area. They do give you a complimentary drink while you wait for your table.

Thank Chris0907

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Argentinian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bustillo 7000 | Construccion de madera y vistas excepcionales., San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Rio Negro  >  San Carlos de Bariloche
  • Phone Number: +54 294 444-2898
ESPAÑOL: Resumen gastronómico de nuestra carta: ahumados, productos regionales, mariscos, platos gourmet, las mejores carnes argentinas a la parrilla, carne de KOBE (reconocida como la mejor carne del mundo), cordero patagónico al asador, truchas, merluza negra, salmón del Pacifico, pastas caseras, platos vegetarianos, platos aptos para celiacos, menús infantiles, y mucho mas... Abierto todos los dias en horario corrido de 12:00 a 23:30 hs. ENGLISH:Our menu includes smoked meats, regional flavours, seafood, gourmet dishes, the best Argentinean barbecued beef, KOBE beef (recognized as the best beef in the world), Patagonian lamb on the spit, trout, black hake, South Pacific salmon, home-made pasta, vegeterian dishes, dishes suitable for celiacs, children's menu, among others... Opening Hours: daily and continuous from 12:00 to 00:30 hs.

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