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Bar Ideal

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Avenida Gral San Martin 393, Ushuaia V9410BFD, Argentina
437860 02901
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Atlanta, Georgia
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256 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had our first dinner and drinks in Ushuaia here! It's located on the main avenue San Martin. We liked the ambience of the cozy bar and there was a woman playing the guitar and singing and that was what drew us in. We had the chicken and steak in pepper sauce and they were both delicious! We loved the... More 

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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bar Ideal is a really cool small bar on the main street in Ushuaia. We were looking for a place to get out of the cold and rain for a snack and stumbled on this place. A great find. It was nice and warm with a cool, laid-back atmosphere, Both my wife and I ordered different king crab apps with... More 

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Thank J_Mas_63
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So we stumbled upon this place randomly on a search for a hurried lunch. Boom, the oldest bar in Ushuaia. Had the Lomo with queso sandwich, which I actually was very pleasantly surprised by. I thought the bread may have been the best part (fluffy and crisp), but the steak slice was cooked well and still juicy. Had the papas... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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171 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Declaring interest first: i was recommended this place by a woman who used to manage it. But I've no other loyalty to it. We were part of a large travelling party to Antarctica who had a couple of great evenings here after our trip - friendly if slightly disorganised staff, good Beagle beer (Ushuaia is compleyely schizophrenic over its anger... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The oldest pub in town. Decoration is uncommon and interesting. The food was good and fair priced. We enjoyed the stay

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Thank Olaf R
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The bread was dry... the tapas dish was dull and small. Very disappointing. The Malbec wine we took was good, though! The price are not in line with the quality of food. We will probably continue right away to another place to correct the experience!

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Thank Vrafi
Bnei Zion
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place has an authentic look, with a ceiling full of flags and a lot of football pictures. It is well located in the main avenue and the service is good and bilingual. Probably a good place to come at night and have a drink. Just don't expect to have good food. Ordered a medium steak and got it extra... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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699 reviews
351 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The patrons of this bar were all relaxed and enjoying just sitting or standing and talking a,ones themselves. Everyone was in a cheery mood. It spread the good vibe around. Gave a nice feel to the place. It was a cold rainy afternoon so it was a nice place to sit and be warm. We had shrimp garlic and pepper... More 

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Scottsdale
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821 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 419 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife had a very mediocre king crab cocktail and I had what was one of the very worst cheeseburgers ever. It was a small flavorless overdone patty on a bun with a tiny piece of cheese and no lettuce, tomato or anything else.

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Thank PeterAZ
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Except music, everything was good. Food was what we were looking for. Good atmosphere. Service was ok too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Argentinian, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Gral San Martin 393, Ushuaia V9410BFD, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Tierra del Fuego  >  Ushuaia
  • Phone Number: 437860 02901

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?