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El Refugio

) #7 of 14 Restaurants in Puerto Piramides ₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Seafood, Argentinian, South American
Avenida de las ballenas | Chubut, Puerto Piramides, Argentina
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
24 Mar 2016
“Good option”
28 Nov 2015
“Friendly cafe with good food”
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Seafood, Argentinian, South American
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Avenida de las ballenas | Chubut, Puerto Piramides, Argentina
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Reviews (74)
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

Piramides is a small town so there are not that many options for eating out. I would recommend El Refugio. The food is good. Service is with a smile. the surroundings are suitably quirky. The price is reasonable and good value. All the restaurants here...More

Thank Chouen
Reviewed 28 November 2015

This was the first restaurant we tried after arrival, recommended by the owner of our lodging, and it was a great place to relax and dine after the flight and drive to Puerto Piramides. Good food, pleasant place to be.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 29 December 2013

This is a really cosy and great little restaurant with excellent local cuisine and friendly staff. If you like local small places and not mainstream, this is the place to be (although you pretty much are this type of person if you are staying in...More

Thank mariposa84
Reviewed 1 November 2012

We had only one dinner in El Refugio, then on the next day we went to the nearby "Estacion". We think El Refugio has a peculiar atmosphere (e.g. a large checkerboard with huge chess pieces, on one of the tables), but Estacion offers far better...More

1  Thank Sergio b
Reviewed 5 March 2012

like so many restaurants in arg. this place doesn't open until 8pm. being philistine americans who want to eat at 6 we bypassed this place on our first night in piramides. mistake. second night we held on and were well gratified. a laid back, cozy...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida de las ballenas | Chubut, Puerto Piramides, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Chubut  >  Puerto Piramides
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