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Cantina El Nautico

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Avenida Pte Gral J a Roca 790, Puerto Madryn, Argentina
(02965) 471404
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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463 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were flies and dogs loose around the restaurant and terrace . We just stopped by for a glass of wine and to enjoy the views . Service was poor with locals chatted to but others having to wait . Cleanliness was an issue and the wine selection by the glass poor ( a small bottle of basic wine only... More 

Thank hilltopOxon
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked by this restaurant and thought it looked interesting. We decided to give it a try and I am glad we did. The décor has a nautical theme with many photos of the owner (I think) with famous people. The service was excellent and our meals arrived hot and very tasty. This turned out to be the best dinner... More 

Thank Lawrence J
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Quickly served, friendly,good atmosphere, but overrated food. Both had fish, which was tasty but a bit dry, served with lemon, one potatoe boiled.similar meal at Chona came with more potato, lettuce and capers and tomato. That meal was much tastier larger portion similar price.

Thank RandC124
Ottawa, Canada
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My family and I went to El Nautico to celebrate our 4 year olds birthday. We had been touring all day and arrived at approximately 7:55 pm. There was a couple waiting outside as the restaurant only opens at 8 pm. We went inside and asked at what time they would open and they said approximately in 20 minutes. We... More 

Thank angi6
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

At our second visit at Puerto Madryn, choose this restaurant based on Tripadvisor evaluations. Unfortunately we were disappointed. 1. Interior. Nothing special, a lot of pictures of the owner and other unknown people. No table cloth, tableware simple and cheap. Owner made economy on electricity. Air conditioner was on only two times for about 20 min. When restorante was full,... More 

Thank Dmytro N
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183 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Really not so special but special. Strange but true. It is not special and it is noisy ( db 95 ) inside but it is soo good that you even don't think on it. This is a great traditional place

Thank oldpapaatje
Adelaide, Australia
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305 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

After we received some fun career news, we decided to pop into this place, which has one part right on the beach. Had a great cazuela, and the wife had a local fish in a delicate sauce. They have a massive wine selection, and although the service is a bit bumbling, the quality is high and the product excellent.

Thank hogiebear33
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Our guide recommended we have dinner here and we were not disappointed. We had the Langostinos Grille as a starter and I then had the White Salmon in Basque sauce (oil, vinegar, paprika, lemon). Both were delicious. A little bit on the expensive side in comparison to all the other meals we have had so far but I would definitely... More 

Thank Bea M
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Very good food, excellent seafood, quality products, good wines. Very good staff attention. It is to keep booking because otherwise must wait for a table. I will be back .

Thank consuelo418
Prague, Czech Republic
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94 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We got recommendation to this place from a local guy and we were really happy. Very very friendly waiter, tasty food and seafood was just spectacular and not expensive at all!

Thank Petra K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Argentinian, Soups, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Pte Gral J a Roca 790, Puerto Madryn, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Chubut  >  Puerto Madryn
  • Phone Number: (02965) 471404

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