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Bar Ideal

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Avenida Gral San Martin 393, Ushuaia V9410BFD, Argentina
437860 02901
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Black Creek, Canada
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52 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Steak sandwich = dry overcooked thin slab of meat, melted cheese, a large bun. No butter, mayo, bbq sauce, veggies, nothing at all. Ah yes, there was a garnish on the side of the plate, a 5cm long piece of wilted lettuce hanging off the edge of the plate. Steak with mushrooms dinner = a generous portion of steak rather... More 

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

Nothing amazing, but food was OK :-). Service a bit slow, but you can leave a note on the wall .. that was actually the most fun thing at this place :D It is very close to the harbour so it is always full and if you want some quick fried food itsreally the place.

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Thank Petra K
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

There aren't many actual bars in Ushuaia, but this one was my favourite... The service was good, without being exceptional.The food was great and reasonably priced.The decor and atmosphere was interesting and different. And the clientele included locals as well as tourists - always a good sign. In contrast to the other Irish bar, Dublin, it wasn't full of hipsters,... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Our guide recommended this bar so my expectations were high. The place was messy. A lot of tables had dirty dishes when we came in. The food tasted flat. The waitress got our orders wrong. I don't recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Jace M
London, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Staff not friendly; don't make any effort. Finger food was not very appetising. Sandwich consisted mostly of white bread... only half redeeming feature was the decor - walls covered in messages from guests. Apparently the oldest pub in town but you won't be missing much if you don't eat there. Alright for a quick pint (well bottle of Quilmes) but... More 

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Supply, North Carolina
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

The Bar Ideal reminds us of a California surfer bar. Eclectic décor leaning towards soccer. Food is okay, service god and friendly. Seems locals go here. Stay away from the cheeseburger, go for the ham and cheese. It looks huge, and the bread's good. Good place to take a rest with a beer.

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Thank Doug W
London, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Our phones let us down so we were searching for a quick bite to eat without the help of trip advisor..... The pub itself was quirky and cool, beers good. A great place to go for a few drinks. Food was very average, we had a cheeseburger and cannelloni, both were eatable but not amazing.... Probably the sort of quality... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Colorful place, clearly marketing to the tourists, decent food but you have better options with 3 blocks in any direction

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Thank Larry M
Seattle, Washington
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Our whole crew would come in and literally take this place over when we were in port. Spent many a time here walking back to the ship as the sun was coming up. Always much needed reprise after dealing with guests for 30 days. Especially after a rough Drake crossing. Good times.

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Thank Singyn H
Phoenix, Arizona
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

We had lunch here after our tour of the Beagle Channel. The atmosphere, food, and drinks really warmed us up. They have fantastic stews to choose from, as well as fries and sandwiches. It does get busy and there isn't a lot of waiting room. The prices were decent for Ushuaia. The location is right in the city center, very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Argentinian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Gral San Martin 393, Ushuaia V9410BFD, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Tierra del Fuego  >  Ushuaia
  • Phone Number: 437860 02901

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