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Real de Guadalupe, No.13-D, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
9676839699
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 36
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  • 11
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good quality food, slow service

This place is very delicious. Don't miss the chistorra de chorizo & aspparragus a la crema. Cold beer and nice wine. Located in the heart of old San Cristobal, employees are friendly but service was very slow,maybe because it was busy that day but still no excuses,the taste/quality of our meals... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2015
Carl2929
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Toronto, Canada
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Westerville, Ohio
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138 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Very friendly steak-focused restaurant in the heart of San Cristobal. Angus prime beef with choices of classic Argentinian cuts. They had a good sized menu with choices for those not wanting beef, a reasonable wine selection and helpful staff

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This place is very delicious. Don't miss the chistorra de chorizo & aspparragus a la crema. Cold beer and nice wine. Located in the heart of old San Cristobal, employees are friendly but service was very slow,maybe because it was busy that day but still no excuses,the taste/quality of our meals were exceptional so the long wait was worth it... More 

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Quality meat Argentinian style! Very nice place to dine, the staff are very friendly. Empanadas are also very good and tasty.

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Los Angeles, California
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60 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Very good restaurant with the Argentinian food you expect to eat.Excellent meat cuts very well and tastily cooked. Well designed place..the owner is close by to be sure you get the best attention on your meal.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I had read past reviews on this and to be honest being pestered every time we passed it during the week didn't draw us to the place. However on our last night we decided to treat ourselves and try the famous Argentinian steak. Useful for my wife who is a pescatarian there were a couple of attractive choices. The steak... More 

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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I have been to this restaurant twice and both times the dinner was delectable. It is in a nice section of town with a good setting for couples and small groups looking for a fine meal and some tasty wine.

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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Nice ambiance! A little expensive but worth it! Try their smoked trout ! Also try the arrachera if you eat beef!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Sometimes excellent sometimes average. But the experience is better with Hassan, the best waiter in the restaurant!.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Been there with my girlfriend. The restaurant looks very promising in terms of menu and location. The food in the end was nothing special. The price was quite high compared to San Cristobal's average, but the real problem is that this was not justified by higher/better quality. Service very poor: we ordered a starter (baked cheese) and 2 mains. After... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

El Argentino is a steak house on the main pedestrian street in San Cristobal. There are many restaurants around but their man outside was effectively persuasive. The layout and atmosphere were attractive and pleasant. The food was fairly standard but of high quality and well presented. The steaks (their main raison d'etre) were excellent. Service was good, and prices reasonable... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 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: 9676839699

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Argentinean, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

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