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El Muro

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Avenida San Martin 912, El Chalten Z9301ABA, Argentina
+54 2962 49-3248
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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61 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We was in Chalten in april for some trekking. The hotel's staff recommended this place, so we went to "El muro". Is a small place with several tables, has a quiet, small-town atmosphere. They have a great menu with great variety of dishes. I recommend all the empanadas , especially the lamb ones. The stakes are very nice and trout... More 

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Thank AgustinLagresta
Prague, Czech Republic
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even when we arrived really late, just when restaurant was about to close we get really tasty steak and perfect red wine to match it.

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Thank majkl20
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78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know why this place isn't rated higher. It was very consistent in quality food. I came here on 4 separate occasions. The grilled vegetables, the steak, their grilled pizza, their beer and wine selection was fantastic and at a very reasonable price. Their location is at the end of the main strip. Worth the extra 5 minute walk.... More 

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Thank NOTL1973
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A recommendation from our hotel. The chorizo sausage was outstanding. A steak came out underdone but the staff did not fuss and it was perfect when it came back to the table. For the quality this place is very well priced.

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Thank Michael V
Sofia, Bulgaria
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96 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small restaurant at the fat end of the town of El Chalten offers GREAT food on reasonable prices. The specialty is Paragomina lamb on grill. The beef asado is juicy, tender. You do not need a reservation of you go there before 8pm, else you have to wait for a free table. The restaurant opens at noon sharp for lunch.

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Thank Diman K
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96 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a cordero al asodor. It was very nice and well cooked . Portions are not that big but OK. We had home made flan with dulce de leche and this was amazing.

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Thank Chloé C
Prato, Italy
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The little restaurant is very nice and simple, familiar warm atmosphere, you can be asked to share the table with others, if you sit on big tables, which i find very nice. The environment is casual but stays quiet, you can have some privacy and talk, is not too noisy or too crowded. At lunch is half-empty because people is... More 

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Thank Elisa_b53
Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for a very nice meal. Cosy ambience, friendly service, great food - not "cheap and cheerful" but pretty reasonable and great value. I enjoyed a bife de chorizo w red peppers and onion. Very tasty and reasonably sized (unlike the usual giant Argentinian bbq). My wife enjoyed trout and vegetables and she finished it enthusiastically. Best thing was... More 

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Thank PeterDD64
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

great steak at decent price, huge portion. very small restaurant but waiting for a table pays off. don't take reservations

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Thank Christoph M
Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This place was recommended by our B&B host...and we can't thank her enough! This was the first restaurant we tried on our first day at El Chalten and we enjoyed every moment. We had the cordero and bife de lomo. The cordero delicious and paired great with beer. The bife de lomo was grilled beautifully and was so tender and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Argentinian, South American
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida San Martin 912, El Chalten Z9301ABA, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Chalten
  • Phone Number: +54 2962 49-3248
Description
Cozy coffee-and-pastry shop by day, wine bar and bistro by night

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