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El Refugio

Avenida de las ballenas | Chubut, Puerto Piramides, Argentina
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
3 weeks ago
“Unoriginal and expensive”
4 Jul 2017
“Just fine for a quick lunch!”
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Seafood, Argentinian, South American
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Avenida de las ballenas | Chubut, Puerto Piramides, Argentina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This small restaurant offers very simple, yet pricy, meals. The food is too salted which is unfortunate given the (high) price of the drinks. The music is loud and the WiFi slow. To be fair, the rest of the restaurants in Puerto Pyramides have terrible...More

Thank Jasmine H
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We were a group of 8 and stopped by for some pizza. The cafe accommodated us quickly and made several menu recommendations. Some items were not available as it was low season. The pizza choices we selected were very good. The pricing was reasonable. The...More

Thank 174cristinab
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

Thank dana n
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Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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