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Avenida Martin Guemes sur 28, Cafayate A4427AQN, Argentina
+54 3868 42-2319
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11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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461 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 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 

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Calgary, Canada
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103 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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 

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Shanghai
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59 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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 

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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 

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Thank LexiAU
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 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 

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Chile
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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 

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Houston, Texas
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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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 

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Thank Steven M
Salta, Argentina
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172 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 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 

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Thank argiequeen
rome
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 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.

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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2013

Had a lovely dinner at Macacha! The place is really charming, food very good and they serve one of the best local wines you will be able to find: El Porvenir, "Laborum" Malbec -Cabernet Sauvignon 2005. JUST TOO GOOD! Get a table in the room on the right of the entrance.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Argentinian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
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?