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Esquina Varela

Puerto Deseado 22 | esq. Puerto San Julián, El Calafate, Argentina
054 02902 490666
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb goulash” (5 reviews)
“stews” (4 reviews)
“cordero” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Argentinian, Vegetarian Friendly
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Puerto Deseado 22 | esq. Puerto San Julián, El Calafate, Argentina
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ate at Esquina Varela 5 times during our 2 week stay in El Calafate. First night I had their awesome lamb goulash - incredible - I kept thinking of it during our stay. My husband had the pork chops, which were also good. Another...More

Thank Traveler714
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had vegetarian pasta plus a pizza. The waitress advised me to have a half pizza as it is very big. She was right. Tasty too. Bottle of decent Malbec at price way lower than on main street.

Thank flooziemg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an early dinner here. It was quiet when we arrived but it started to fill up when we finished our meal. We ordered the deep fried cuttlefish and the lamb goulash. Both dishes were tasty. The lamb goulash was very flavorful and filling....More

Thank MidcoVincent
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best meals we had while we were in Argentina! If you’re a meat eater then the lamb goulash is an absolute must; it’s probably not goulash as we westerners know it but I would hate to spoil the culinary surprise!...More

Thank BoshamBells
Reviewed 3 December 2017

A very nice place, pretty setting, close to Las Dunas Hotel, so a bit apart of the center. Good beer and wines. We had fried calamari, and sorrentinos, kind of raviolis, stuffed with fungus, very good. And the hose dessert. Rather good and reasonable prices....More

Thank Carlos T
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Best in town! Mixture of young and old audience. Excellent food. Lentils stew with porc was first class. Professional service by vaguely alternative but clever youngsters. Worth to try

Thank Theo V
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Due to mixed reviews, we came anyway because our hotel was next door. I was definitely disappointed in my meal - the lacro argentine? Which was a stew with pork chunks, but came out as a pile of flavorless mess and the pork was all...More

1  Thank echua14
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I had here one of the best lamb meal. Even the personal is very nice. I really recommend this place.

Thank Andy O
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Both of us had lamb which was very good and tasty, friendly stuff, nice atmosphere. Frankly a highly reccommendable restaurant

Thank Ekkehard K
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly service and nice atmosphere. I had the lamb spaetzle which was delicious. Yummy pickle and bread served before the meal. Calafate beer was good and I am not usually a beer drinker.

Thank Sue R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Puerto Deseado 22 | esq. Puerto San Julián, El Calafate, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate
  • Phone Number: 054 02902 490666
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