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Main street in El Calafate

Much of what El Calafate has to offer can be found on this street or off its side roads. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GrumpsDC
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice street

Shops, restaurants, coffee and ice cream parlors... all can be found here. Loads of souvenirs and... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Marjolein C
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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End your day with a leisurely stroll down El Calafate’s main street, where you’ll find stores, internet access, tourist agencies and great restaurants for an evening repast.
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  • Average27%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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"buenos aires"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Much of what El Calafate has to offer can be found on this street or off its side roads. Lots of activity, noise - and street dogs, particularly the ‘gang of five’ we spotted regularly.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Shops, restaurants, coffee and ice cream parlors... all can be found here. Loads of souvenirs and sports stuff so yes touristic but the vibe is really nice. Definitely liked it!

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

The establishments lining this street are modern yet carry the rustic feel of old Patagonia. Even the apparently stray dogs that are every once in a while seen sleeping and walking along this street are friendly and add to this vibe in my opinion. The...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Is a quaint street where you have restaurants and shops . There are local jams and marmalades and good chocolate !

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Agree with fellow travelers that it is a touristy main street, but so what!?! Go for a walk and support the local economy. I tend to buy very few things, small things, particularly silver jewelry with local stones when I travel and there are some...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

This is what I'd describe as a small sleepy town and there isn't much of an atmosphere. Everything seems to be catered towards tourists. But luckily they have great restaurants away from the main drag. It's good to get the essentials.

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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Nothing really special here. It's the main street in town. Go here if you want to eat, but there are restaurants not on this street. Not a bad street, just not remarkable either. Typical street with shops and restaurants.

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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Nothing especially good or bad about here. Loads of shops selling tourist junk but lots of good hiking gear if you forget anything. Lots of stray dogs up and down but they don't hassle anyone.

Thank LisaD12326
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The main avenue in El Calafate where you will find restaurants, banks, souvenir shops, markets, bars, entrances to the Argentinian Lake, many expedition companies, etc. Nice to have a walk on it.

Thank Raul C
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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Downtown El Calafate isn't the highlight of the region. The Avenida is full of restaurants, bars, shoppings, typical of a touristic city, almost designed in a fake "Disneyland"-style, like it or not... if you're looking for authenticity you'll be disappointed.

Thank Nameusse
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