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Varela

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Centro Comercial Antara | Ejercito Nacional 843B Planta Baja, Mexico City 11520, Mexico
52807431
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1:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 9
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
fantastic steaks, well located, but pricey

I really have enjoyed my meals in this place. You are here for the meat, nothing else. I like the location in Santa Fe, Mexico's high end neighborhood, hence the high price.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2014
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Mexico City
Top Contributor
349 reviews 349 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Place is almost empty ona fridays night. Beautiful and big place. Servive just average, food average. Really pricey. Great terrace.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

I really have enjoyed my meals in this place. You are here for the meat, nothing else. I like the location in Santa Fe, Mexico's high end neighborhood, hence the high price.

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Santos, SP
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68 reviews 68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013 via mobile

Inside a modern and fancy mall, you won't be disapointted here. Elegant , casual , calm . The plates are enormous The appetizers mix argentinian empanadas with internacional plates . The Souflée potatoe superb and will serv at least 4 people! The meat cuts above average! Dry aged meat high quality. Try the Arancheras cut for two ! With aspargus... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

If you around Santa Fe area, or in antara mall. Check the varela restaurants. Great food, and European style service. The ambient is very luxury. The food is Argentina style, it mean you will find a lot of meat, and spicy courses. The combination with the Mexican cousin, makes it great adventure. It's a bit expensive, but remember, it is... More 

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Mexico City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Aside from the place being well located for both business and family, this is one of my husband's and my favorite restaurants in Mexico City. Fantastic ambience, service is very good and the food is great. Wether you like salads, meat, pasta or sushi-style dishes, they have it all, and it is very good. It has a very nice terrace... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Its a great Steak and international food restaurant. Of course, its top product is the Porterhouse which includes a great pasta. Also good wine list and for the quality price is fair.

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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

The place is hard to spot just walking around Antara Mall in Mexico City. Yet, once you enter it's private elevator, your enter an entirely different world, away from the noise of the stores just below. The place is fantastic, cozy with beautiful wood walls and nice, sturdy tables. Great selection of wines, and of course, meat cuts are the... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Randomly found this place for drinks after shopping in the Antara mall. Sat at the bar drinking tequila, while watching the open kitchen grill various pieces of meat. Beautiful dining room. Would certainly go back and try the food next time we're in Mexico City!

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Senior Contributor
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013 via mobile

The atmosphere is great, the food is just delicious. Try the tuna fish carpaccio and the Bife de chorizo... Service is world class. The owner and the maitre stopped 2 by our table. I would just recommend a significant improvement in the wine list. It is simply disappointing as related to such restaurant. I'll come back many times, anyway... With... More 

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45 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Porter House is not that common in Mexico City, therefore it was quite a nice surprise to find it on the menu, and nicer when we tasted it, just as the best ones I've tried in the US... facilities, service, ambiance also great!!! This restaurant is located inside a mall and that makes it very comfortable in regards of parking,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Centro Comercial Antara | Ejercito Nacional 843B Planta Baja, Mexico City 11520, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: 52807431

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?