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Mi Rancho

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Gobernador Moyano 1089 Esq. 9 de Julio, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
+54 2902 49-0540
19:00 - 23:30
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Mon - Sat 19:00 - 23:30
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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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128 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have chosen Mi Rancho to celebrate the end of our trip! We have spent almost 20 days in Patagonia and we were looking for the perfect place to have our last dinner before going back home!! Fortunately there was one last free table when we got to the restaurant... We started with a young (2016) Malbec wine from Patagonia... More 

Thank Alvadi S
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm italian and i perfectly know how to make a dish of pasta. And it seems they can do a good job too! The bread included in the service is home made, the quality of empanas was stunning, and the pasta was similar to ours! We tried the lomo ravioli and the taste was great.

Thank Massimo G
Pleasant Valley, Canada
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178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

First, I counted 13 separate groups wander into this small excellent restaurant and asked for a table??? Book it now as part of your trip plans if you want to keep a happy holiday face. The hosts kept their happy faces through each interruption to a busy evening. Second please review our photos to get the idea of this quaint... More 

2 Thank LorenzoelJefe
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to second location of this restaurant in operation less than a week . Service was good and the food very good We had the lamb with goat cheese rissoto which was very good The house wine was also a value Only negative is that we learned for first time when the check came that it was cash only.

Thank JJONyc
Sydney, Australia
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190 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, the meal was so good I couldn't help thinking that this place should probably have a Michelin Star! My langoustine starters was so good, the prawns so tender that my wife kept stealing them even though she had the empanadas which was also delicious. For the main, my wife had the King Crab stuffed pasta and it was sensational!... More 

Thank TheEddies5
Parksville, Canada
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at Mi Rancho in El Caliphate on a recent trip to Argentinian Patagonia. We arrived without a reservation but were promptly seated and our orders taken. In busier times I would strongly suggest a reservation. We were given excellent service for our entire meal. We shared a yummy wood fired pizza for a starter and had steak and... More 

Thank Douglas H
Stamford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner here was great. We tried to go on our first night in town (Friday) but they had no availability so we booked in advance for the following evening. Dinner for 2 (incl 3 starters, 2 steaks, dessert and a bottle of wine) was still under $100 US. We definitely over-ordered! Portions are large.

Thank cgh7688
Weston, Florida
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712 reviews
362 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This tiny place, seating maybe 25-30 people is a real gem- cozy, delicious and great service (thank you Augustin). The main focus is the food- my wife declared the Osso Bucco as good as she had anywhere. Our friend had the Parpadelle and she too said it was among the best she has had. As fore mentioned the service given... More 

Thank Larry R
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We were refused service the first time we came because the place was full and we did not have a reservation. We were not offered to wait for a table either. The next day we came with a reservation and we saw how other people without reservation were refused service also. The hostess was not very nice to people without... More 

Thank EstebanM1979
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

GET THE LAMB TBONE. It will chance your life. The lamb is perfect, the sauce is unreal and the risotto is amazing. Might be one of the best dishes I've had in my life. Malbec makes it even better!

Thank Kyle Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:30
19:00 - 23:30
19:00 - 23:30
19:00 - 23:30
19:00 - 23:30
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gobernador Moyano 1089 Esq. 9 de Julio, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate
  • Phone Number: +54 2902 49-0540
Mi Rancho is a small restaurant which operates in a historic house of 1944. Its 100% homemade food is made from regional raw materials. The old clay oven where the bread is made and some dishes stand out. The place is small so it is advisable to book in advance due to the high demand season.

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