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Avenida Martin Guemes sur 28, Cafayate A4427AQN, Argentina
+54 3868 42-2319
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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19:00 - 23:00
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

For some inexplicable reason this is a Fodor's choice, it is to be avoided. We sat down early expecting it to fill, it did not the adjacent square was humming. Nice décor but dried chicken was not worth it escaped as fast as possible

Thank Stephen B
London, United Kingdom
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460 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

We were recommended this place by a local - if we'd read the reviews beforehand maybe we'd have given it a miss! We were a group of 4, and 3 out of 4 of us were unhappy with our meals. I had locro, which I've had in a lot of places and this was the worst of any of them!... More 

Thank Thelastdodo2
Calgary, Canada
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124 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2014 via mobile

The decor and lay-out of this restaurant is second to none. In the open air patio in the back, a musician was playing the guitar just loud enough to be enjoyed. The menu is varied and apetizing. Unfortunately, the service left something to be desired. We felt rushed to order, our menus practically pulled out of our hands and our... More 

Thank atlasshrugs
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59 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2014

I chose the restaurant because it looked nice and cosy, with a patio in the inside. Very disappointed experience. First because of the food : the meat was not tender, the pasta for the kids were not better than the one you can cook yourself. Second : because of the poor welcoming. The owner decreased the lighting because another group... More 

Thank jochina
Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

My boyfriend and I ate dinner here last night, our second best meal in one week here (1st place was lunch at Bodega Nanni). I had sorrentinos and my boyfriend had the llama. We were SO happy to see a very rare and amazing wine on the list, R.D from Bodega Tacuil (280 pesos, and one of our favourite wines... More 

Thank LexiAU
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014 via mobile

I was convinced to walk in by a guy standing outside urging people walking by to come inside (should have been the first red flag!). The place did have a few other people, however, and so I agreed to dine. They immediately took my order. I was alone, so I asked if they had small wine bottles. The waiter looked... More 

Thank nchinchilla
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2013

We ate here (15 secondary students + three group leaders) every day for three days (breakfast, lunch and dinner). The food was consistently delicious. We all enjoyed trying new dishes from local food whether they were very traditional of the region or had an interesting twist. The paintings and antiques along with all of the decorations make it worth a... More 

Thank rami425
Houston, Texas
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118 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2013 via mobile

I can sum the place up by telling you I told the waiter it was my girlfriends birthday and he told me not to worry. Then at the end of a nasty meal (listening to his suggestions - lama meat is disgusting by the way) he brought me a very particular desert that we both hated and then charged us... More 

Thank Steven M
Salta, Argentina
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204 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2013

Theambiance is busy but fun to stare We sat on the second room to the right and it was all about horses theme decorated, didn't wait long. Waiter was upfront helpful on the local wine we should order, we tried lamb(cabrito) and llama with quinoa salad and a corn consome Paid $300 pesos. met the head cheff to congratulate him... More 

Thank argiequeen
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2013

We had an excellent dinner, the salmon is really good. the small rooms are full of old objects and antiques that give a nice atmosphere to the place.

Thank lacicalamaura

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Argentinian, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Martin Guemes sur 28, Cafayate A4427AQN, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Northern Argentina  >  Province of Salta  >  Cafayate
  • Phone Number: +54 3868 42-2319

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?