Bodega Ruca Malen, Lujan de Cuyo
(4.5/5 based on 900+ reviews on the web)
French-owned Bodega Ruca Malen draws visitors with its famous five-course lunches paired with full-bodied red wines with cherry-plum notes and a spicy finish. Take a tour of the vineyards and the well-designed orange brick building, or just have lunch in the posh and generous atmosphere of the restaurant with panoramic views. Try cured meat with cacao powder, apples with burrata (a fresh Italian creamy cheese), or choose something from the vegetarian menu. Note that the cost of the tour is discounted if you buy a bottle of wine. Make reservations in advance. To visit Bodega Ruca Malen and other attractions in Lujan de Cuyo, use our Lujan de Cuyo itinerary planner.
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  • Beautiful place, great service and food. Spectacular view! Wines not so good ... Recommend anyway!!!
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  • I visited the winery with friends. The space is beautiful, the 6-course menu tells the story of our land and is a different way that allows to enjoy unexpected flavors. Each wine perfectly accompanied the dish. We did the tour with Vanina, fun, friendly, answered all our questions and was able to do a tour that could have been one more different. Highly recommended.
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  • I have been visiting several wineries in Mendoza, but none like this one! The place is SOUNDED! We ate delicious menu of steps that each step has its history! All very good and the attention to wines also! 10 and again!
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  • The best restaurant I've tasted in Argentina! Everything was so good, the service was great, the presentation of the dishes as well was awesome! Incredible!!
  • What an amazing experience by the foothills of the Andes. Had the prix fixe 5 course menu paired with different wines and it was just surreal. The staff was so nice and knowledgeable. Can't wait to go back!
  • Food was good, great experience with the lunch course, the wines were good but didn't hit great.
  • The prix fixe menu offers a great variety of delicious and beautiful small plates paired with very good wines. The peaceful pastoral landscape and the splendid view of the mountains was a nice bonus. This is a great place to spend the siesta between wine tastings in the Luján de Cuyo.
  • Soft light fruity taste . Easy on the palate