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Don Chiquino

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Avenida Ameghino 1641, Esquel U9200BBD, Argentina
+54 2945 45-0035
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12:00 - 00:00
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Lausanne, Switzerland
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We arrived to almost empty restaurant and still we waited quite a while to get the menu and to order some food. Each step of ordering or asking for something was taking really a long time, although the restaurant was basically empty. From the food pint of view, thing were much brighter. All the dishes we ordered were really tasty... More 

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Porto Ercole
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

we come back from a great trekking with the best guides of the area (walter&estefania echereguini@gmail.com) and we were super hungry and I think we had the best home made pasta outside italy in a very beautiful restaurant.

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Thank cporath
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198 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

A nice place, good pasta and meat, good wine and beer , nice ( very nice ) staff and full of happy custumers inside. This all makes you leave this place with the 100 percent sure feeling... here I will come back one day

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Thank oldpapaatje
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Ok, by this time you already know that there is a resident magician at Don Chiquino. "Humm..." you may say, trying to figure out if this is good or bad news. But doubt not: the place is highly recommendable. Very authentic ambiance with antiques pending from the walls, italian style cuisine performed with great competence, friendly atmosphere and fair pricing.... More 

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Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil
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51 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

I usually have lunch there on Sundays. Good food, friendly environment, good service. Strongly recommended.

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Thank UlissesFoggetti
Buenos Aires
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33 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

Very good food. The best in Esquel Good decor. Memorabilia on walls. The servicie is fine , not great. Good choice.

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Thank Unatrip
Scotland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

On holiday in Argentina for a month and fancied a break from parillas which we love. Decided pasta would fit the bill and this place seemed popular with locals. We had the starter of smoked deer, boar, trout and cheese which was good. Unfortunately while still finishing this, the mains arrived. I could possibly have forgiven their premature arrival had... More 

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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015

We were told that Esquel is a gastronomially challenged town - which there is some truth but is a little unfair. We came here on my birthday - it was a great place, good service, lots of old artefacts in the restaurant and they took great care of us. Great pasta - magician - very talented.-one of the cheapest meals... More 

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Thank Sam2803
Manhattan, Montana
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

Had a great pasta dinner with my crew. The lasagna was huge and one of the better ones I have ever had. Go early because it gets very busy after 8:30pm!

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Thank StephenK4
London, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

Recommended by our guest house we went earlyish on a bank holiday Friday evening. It was quiet when we arrived but it began to get busier as time went on. It is located in a barn type building with all sorts of memorabilian, machinery etc etc on the walls and ceilings. Very atmospheric. A magician came to our table and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Argentinian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Ameghino 1641, Esquel U9200BBD, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Chubut  >  Esquel
  • Phone Number: +54 2945 45-0035

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