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El Argentino

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Calle Real de Guadalupe No. 13-D, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
+52 967 683 9699
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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great steak and service was excellent. Nice change from standard mex stuff. Better than most Aussie steak houses for sure.Good sauces to accompany as well.

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Thank jemesuis
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I am from Argentina so was a little skeptical about eating meat here. Meat was really well cooked. The service was very good!

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Thank Lety G
California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Excelent steaks and dessert. Nice place and very good service. The price is a bit expensive, but still worth it.

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New preston CT
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187 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

It is not easy to get good steak in most places in Mexico. They get there beef the from the United States. A very nice atmosphere with good service. I ordered the ribeye . the ribeye top rated steak and my wife ordered the second-best steak. I suggest you order the second-best steak which we found better than the ribeye.... More 

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Thank EdwinHochberg
South Portland, Maine
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Three of us ate here recently. The steaks were tasty but we were appalled at the choices of side dishes. The steaks came with french fries that were completely ordinary and a pathetic salad. We spent twice as much on this meal as any other meal in San Cristobal and were very disappointed.

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Royal Oak, MI
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72 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is just a block off the colonial, main plaza is S. Cristobal. And it's the best Milanese food I've tasted in 50 years since I left Italy where I lived fifty years ago. For the first time in 50 years I saw Milanese dishes I haven't seen since I lived there. What caught my eye as we were... More 

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Washington, DC
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85 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

In 3 weeks in Mexico, this was the worst meal I had - and it was expensive. My steak was inedible- it was all bone, fat, and gristle. My appetizer was so overcooked it had no taste.The best thing I had there was the mineral water. This a total tourist trap. Don't waste your money.

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Thank DCFabian
Stockholm
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79 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Great steak - though it is quite pricy and you get what you pay for (check the display so you select a good steak, not a poor beef). The wine list was good and the service was good. I should add that the lasagna was really well made and tasted better than most we have had in Mexico. All in... More 

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Thank M_I-I_K3
San Francisco, California
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187 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The food was average at best. The atmosphere was touristy. The service was so-so.Somewhat of a tourist trap.

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Thank baywanderer
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Six hours after eating steaks and a salad my partner and I were hit by nausea, vommiting and diahrea. 36 hours later we are just able to function again. This was an expensive meal in more than one sense.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Monday
13:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Real de Guadalupe No. 13-D, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Phone Number: +52 967 683 9699

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?