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Don Pichon

Puerto Deseado 242, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
+54 2902 49-2577
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb” (118 reviews)
“parrillada” (13 reviews)
“potatoes” (14 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American
$$ - $$$
Puerto Deseado 242, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and daughter and I dined here on our last night in el Calafate before heading home. The restaurant is quite a way along dirt street in a residential area so a bit out of the way of the tourist centre of town. Inside...More

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Down an obscure backstreet in El Calafate, Don Pichon is the spot to head for authentic Argentine grilled meat for locals and in-the-know tourists. Spectacular views over Lago Argentino compete with the equally compelling sight of whole sides of beef and lamb being slow roasted...More

Thank gregorheard
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We had dinner yesterday.. patagonian lam for 2. Roasted on open fire you can see from restaurant. Taste amazing, friendly but busy personel. Great that they also have pick up service at your hotel. Great place to eat and enjoy the amazing views!

Thank Lukas H
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Very different from other grills I had in Argentina. They served in an iron plate that keeps the meat cooking while on the table. I ordered the Patagonia lamb for 1 person. It was the best lamb experience I had in my life. I also...More

Thank Chihang
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant based on the excellent reviews posted in Tripadvisor. We all ate meet, not lamb. The meat Jag is far from what it use to be Argentinean meat. The house bife the Chorizo was very low quality and less than 300...More

Thank SBV7
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Of the beaten track but worth finding. Great lake views. We chose to share a beef and lamb parrillada - and it came cooked to perfection..."poco hecho" juicy and rare. Cook it more and the meat goes tough. A great bottle of Santa Julia Malbec...More

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We were a little afraid when we walked by a dirty road, far away from a centre - no signs, no light, no movement... there was nobody inside, but later... full of people and a meals... they were delicious, fantastic, we have never eat such...More

Thank Anna K
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Very friendly atmosphere. I had stewed lamb with veggies. I am not a fan of lamb, but this one was incredibly good!!! Worth it!! And nice view of the lake.

Thank Dani7676
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I agree with the other reviews. The food is really yummy, the price is right (for El Calafate where everything is more expensive) and the machine for the credit card works only sometimes. My friend 's card didn't work but mine did (so we didn't...More

Thank MadieMado
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by our local host for dinner and it was a great experience! The location was just a few steps away from our accomodation and has a wonderful view over El Calafate. The service personel did not speak a lot...More

Thank Laura F
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Joan A
Estan abierto en septiembre? Es temprano en el temporado, por eso quiero asegurar. Gracias!
27 July 2016|
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Response from Rogerio F | Reviewed this property |
Septiembre si por supuesto. Pero Es Bueno saber directamente com la administracion. Envia un email e pregunte. Es mejor!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$12 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Puerto Deseado 242, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate
  • Phone Number: +54 2902 49-2577
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