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El Boliche Viejo

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Ruta 40,Limite entre Rio Negro y Neuquen | Ruta 40 y Rìo Limay en su nacimiento, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
+54 294 446-8452
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

This old parrilla is great. The food is simple but exquisite. Cordially attended by 2 gentlemen that gives you a little bit of the history of the place.... including Butch Cassidy pictures

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Thank Maria M
London
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

It's probably even better for dinner, but I have only had the pleasure to have lunch here so far. Twice. Both times were just excellent. The place is atmospheric and doesn't seem to have changed much in the last 100 years, all frontier-style. The service is exemplary and welcoming. You are made to feel an old friend (maybe he did... More 

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Thank Christian K
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

One of the original Bariloche restaurants, really authentic, great experience. Trout was perfect, as was provaleta. Buffet salad and friendly service.

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Thank 323GeorgieS
Missoula, Montana, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

excellent asado right as you begin your drive on the 7 lakes road to San Martin de Los Andes from Bariloche. Amazing place! recommended to us by locals!

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Thank Nina C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

This place is way under the radar and is one of my favorites in the area. I look forward to my trips to Argentina knowing that I can stop in and enjoy a great meal after a long day fly fishing. Have been coming to this restaurant for 10 plus years and it never fails to disappoint. Love the atmosphere... More 

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Patagonia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

Although a bit out of town, this is a great place to eat, in a historic building. Unlimited salads, fine meats, perhaps not ideal for vegetarians. Conveniently on the main road between Bariloche and Villa La Aongostura, so a welcome break along the way. No need to book, rarely full as a bit of a drive from town, but steeped... More 

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Thank Hugh S
Pittsburgh, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2013

El Boliche Viejo, located on Ruta 237 near the mouth of the Limay River north of Bariloche, has the warmth and charm of the original homestead house built in 1890. It is a step back in time where shelves and the walls are full of historic memorabilia. This simple charm is accompanied by a large parrilla/grill where fresh coals are... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2012

This place is way under the radar and is top notch. For the price, easily the best place to go for an authentic argentine BBQ. I'm from Indianapolis but my brother in law is a native from Bariloche. He says this is the best place for an ARGENITNE BBQ and I have to agree. A must for foodies who want... More 

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Esquel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2012

The old ranchhouse of Jared Jones, an American who was a very early settler in the area. It still keeps a frontier atmosphere!

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Thank jamsur
Córdoba, Cordoba, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2012

The place is full of history, so if you like history and good barbecue, you'll enjoy this place. The prices are ok for Bariloche, they only take cash. The waiter was extremely funny and cordial. We went in peak sky season so try to get there early, otherwise it gets crowded. The food is very good; they barbecue it right... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Argentinian, South American, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ruta 40,Limite entre Rio Negro y Neuquen | Ruta 40 y Rìo Limay en su nacimiento, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Rio Negro  >  San Carlos de Bariloche
  • Phone Number: +54 294 446-8452
Description
En realidad esta en la prov. de neuquen,( esta pasando el río Limay), sucede que lo mas cerca es la ciudad de Bariloche,Un restaurante muy agradable, con Historia

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