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Avenida San Martin 342 | Santa Cruz, El Chalten Z9301ABA, Argentina
+54 2962 49-3243
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Palo Alto, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The filet steak with mustard sauce was beautifully cooked, and the creamy mustard sauce a terrific accompaniment to the meat. This was served with grilled veggies and a bit of potatoes gratin. The vegetarian lasagne was also delicious. There was trout with lemon, potatoes and grilled veggies that was also delightful. There were also three different pastas, each could be... More 

Thank Wanderdogs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great dinner, everyone was pleased. The meat was cooked exactly as we asked, the tenderloin was fantastic. The mousse of carrots with breadsticks also stood out. Reasonable prices because the meals are complete. This is not a "parilla" restaurant but the meat and other options were enough, our dinner was quiet and the service was good.

Thank JMc55
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here after hiking all day and were quite early so there wasn't that many people dining yet (7:30 pm). We had both the steak and the lamb and i can say were both extremely happy with our food. The steak was hands down one of the best ones we had and the portions were plenty. We'd gladly come... More 

Thank Krushaan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

The cous cous salad, the falafel and the steak filet were very good. The service was splendid!! It was a really nice experience.

Thank Yael H
North Mankato, Minnesota
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102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

In a boomlet town like El Chalten, it was a pleasant surprise to find Fuegia and to get a wonderfully cooked steak to beat! Wine choices were fine but better at at least one other place. Great service too. Worth the stop.

Thank MankatoJim
South Lake Tahoe, California
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115 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

We were overwhelmed by the quality of the food and presentation of this restaurant in this rustic mountain town. I had the lamb, which was exceptional, and our friends who prefer to eat vegetarian would not share a bite of their eggplant roulade. They said it was too good to share. The vegetables had the same book smoky flavor as... More 

Thank Runsailwrite
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168 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Prices were a little higher (~15%) than other places but quality of the food and portions etc were well worth it. Steak was one of the best I have had in Argentina and the service was great

Thank Johnzsydney
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

We visited here one rainy afternoon after a day trek. I drank local beers and my partner local wine. We eat dinner here too and the food was very homely, tasty and well priced. Gets pretty busy so if you are wanting dinner get here before 7pm as the place is very pretty cosy,

Thank Orwellwasright
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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46 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

While lacking in a lot of atmosphere, the food here is really delicious. Warming, homely food served fairly quickly. I had the beef with the most delicious red wine sauce. It's affiliated with the hostel next door so we also got a 10% discount.

Thank RebeccaandtheWorld
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185 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

We went to get a table around 6:30 but the restaurant was still closed with a sign that they would open at 7:00. We arrived back at 7:05 and were lucky to get the only remaining available table. The food was delicious. Best steak I had while travelling in Patagonia. Service was friendly and helpful.

Thank tclwtr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
South American, International, Argentinian
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida San Martin 342 | Santa Cruz, El Chalten Z9301ABA, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Chalten
  • Phone Number: +54 2962 49-3243
In Fuegia we try very hard to meet the international traveller´s need for a good meal, served in a quiet, harmonious place. We offer a varied and original menu of homemade dishes with fresh ingredients. Besides the typical Argentinian filled pastas and excellent beef you will also find tacos, tabules and Indian-style chicken. We open in the morning with self-service breakfast with cereals, wholemeal bread and eggs and we prepare your packed lunch if you like. Dinnertime is between 7 and 11 pm.

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