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“Great food in charming restaurant off the main street”

La Zaina Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 150 Restaurants in El Calafate
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 22 - US$ 35
Cuisines: Argentinian
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: La Zaina Restaurante & Wine Bar, it is a liltle and cozy restaurante, just one block from the Main St. We have a very quiet and roomy place, where our guest can talk each ohter, and enjoy a great evening inside or in our incredible back yard. We have the best cocktails and Wines at the town, We are speciilst in beverage, but first at all, wine lovers and we love what we do. You will find our famous Patagonic Lamb, in several way to be coocked. And also you could taste our great bistecs and Wines from all around our country. Imagine to go to the past, to one of the pioneers Farm Houses at Patagonia. La Zaina is sorrounded by any kind of memories from said places. It is like a Museum, but also, you can spend a great time. Good music, good wine, the best Lamb, just one block from the main st. Pls book yr table.
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Guanaco carpaccio ( a little like veal) was tasty; followed by their signature dish Lamb in Malbec which was melt in the mouth delicious, washed down by more Malbec. The staff are delightf7l, the atmosphere cosy and the bill very modest. As the French say...... une très bonne adresse!

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

I was in Patagonia for 2 weeks trip eating around Chile and Argentina. Towards end of our trip found La Zaina restaurant on tripadvisor and thought having last steak and lamb here. It seems restaurant gets crowded, we came early so found a table but when leaving all tables were taken and people waited, so I recommend booking or coming early (prior 7 PM). It was pleasure that our waiter spoke very good English and recommended us their lamb in Malbec and trout with risotto. We decided to follow this advice and have to say – best meal we had in Patagonia in those 2 weeks. Pity, we did not stay 1 day longer – I would still love to try steak here. Thank you for this experience La Zaina!

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Authentic, cosy and traditional - without being out dated. The opposite to Mako Fuegas y Vinos (which I also liked). Warm, friendly service and well cooked food which comforts rather than excites. The wine list is slightly above average. Definitely a ‘must visit’ if you’re passing through El Calafate.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

There is very nice interior in this small but great restaurant, excellent service and lamb stew was above all expectations and for my opinion is much better than broiled lamb.Buttel of patagonian Malbek Fin del Mundo was excellent pair for lamb.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

We been here twice during our stay in El Calafate and if i come next time this would be my must go place again. Very delicious food, very good wine list and very friendly service. We enjoyed every meal suggested by the waiter who also recommended very nice Argentinuan wines. Fantastic experience, pleasure to be gere. I had eaten here my best ever lamb roast and beef steak. And so far this stands as the best restaurant in South Patagonia and El Calafate for me. Very reasonable prices, very good value for money. Nice place to be.

Date of visit: October 2018
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