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Cambalache

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Steakhouse, Argentinean, South American
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Insurgentes Sur 1384, Col. Del Valle, Mexico City, Mexico
+52 55 5534-5858
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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: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 69
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quality Argentinian Steakhouse

We had a team dinner on a weeknight. The place was chosen by an Argentine expat, who insisted on Argentine food in Mexico - go figure! The restaurant is very cozy, with traditional, upscale decor and a lot of space between the tables. The only minus was an array of TV sets tuned to soccer which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Dallas, Texas
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We had a team dinner on a weeknight. The place was chosen by an Argentine expat, who insisted on Argentine food in Mexico - go figure! The restaurant is very cozy, with traditional, upscale decor and a lot of space between the tables. The only minus was an array of TV sets tuned to soccer which were a bit out... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Argentinian restaurant on Insurgentes. Went on a weekday night and it was not crowded, however reservation recommended for lunch and weekends. Location is really nice, food was ok but not great. Had some empanadas as starters and meat for main course. Given the relatively high price, it was a bit disappointing.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I was couple of times in Mexico City and from the first time I am visiting "CAMBALACHE" restaurant. Incredible Steak, Rokuefort salad and Special grilled cheese. Strongly recommended place!

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Nice place in this busy city and street. Quiet, clean and good service. Safe choice by European standard. The food was great both Continental and Mexican cuisine. The prices where well above average.

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We ate upstairs with a group of business colleagues for our first night in town. Our host ordered several appetizers and entrees for us to share, and they were all delicious. The sangria was welcome after a long travel day! The atmosphere was sophisticated without being stuffy. We will be back!

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

An Argentinian restuarant doing what Argentines do best - steak!. Started out the meal with a wonderful Empenada to wet the appetite - perfectly fried with a tasty spinach and cheese filling. From there went on to a very fresh and taseful salad and finished of the meal with a great steak. The steak was easily compared to anything you... More 

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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A great variety of authentic Mexican dishes! Enjoy unique flavor combinations from different regions of this colorful country!

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Mexico City
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I been here several times, most of them, due my customers want to try an argentinian cut (and pricey), but... as I mention this place apply the quote: " your reputation can give you a nation", As soon as you get in the hostes is kind of rude, since they have a bunch of people and almost response: "if you... More 

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Irapuato, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Great place for a business dinner, the food is really good, the service is top notch, great place for a steak

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The meat is good. But overpriced. Otherwise, a typical Argentine restaurant, though Cambalache is a little more stuffy than most. I prefer a more relaxed Argentine restaurant.

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Additional Information about Cambalache

Address: Insurgentes Sur 1384, Col. Del Valle, Mexico City, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 55 5534-5858
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
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
Average Prices: USD 20 - 100
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Argentinean, South American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Insurgentes Sur 1384, Col. Del Valle, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5534-5858

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 100
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Argentinean, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Doing business, Large groups
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?