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El Argentino

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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, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 75
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Average steakhouse

Over-priced by Mexican standards. Not as good as steaks in Nicaragua, and certainly not the best place in San Cristobal DLC.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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Ottawa, Canada
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Ottawa, Canada
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

Over-priced by Mexican standards. Not as good as steaks in Nicaragua, and certainly not the best place in San Cristobal DLC.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

So we just had the best meat we have had in a very long time! I must say that both my wife and I are steak lovers and we have eaten steak not only in the USA but around the world, including Argentina! This Bife was simply outstanding in flavor and texture. Simply brilliant! If you like steaks and "know... More 

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Tulum, Mexico
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Our famiy enjoyed empanadas and burgers here for lunch, it has about 7 tables , two outside and pays homage to all things argentino! The price was high to fair and they have Mate!

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Brownsville, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

It was our third or fourth night in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, when we decided to treat our palates and dine at one of the nicest restaurants on the Real de Guadalupe. I speak, of course, of El Argentino. Impeccable service and fabulous cuisine. It was a cold night, but the warm atmosphere there made for a wonderful... More 

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London
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

It' ishard to cook steak badly. But both Steaks around our table were both overcooked and cold. Not great. The restaurant was strange. It has very high specification decor so looks the part. The wine menu is massively overpriced versus other local restaurants and this is clearly where the margin is made to pay for the decor. There were loads... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

Excellent quality meat, which they import from Canada, and which they cook to perfection. The starters were not as good and the wine quite expensive but a nice ambiente in the restaurant.

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Bromma, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Me and my wife and two friends visited the restaurant two consequtive days when we stayed in San Cristobal during our round trip in Mexico. We all liked the atmosphere, the service, the food (=excellent) and the wines.

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Gorey, Ireland
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141 reviews 141 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Steak is what they do here and the steaks look good. We had mixed luck. One was lovely but the other was a bit chewy. House wine was 250 pesos, so the bill overall was a lot higher than we are used to here.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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70 reviews 70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

El Argentino is located just in the middle of the "ANDADOR GUADALUPANO". They serve great dishes, but especially meat cuts. We had the empanadas first, and then one "Vacio" cut and "Entraña" cut. The sides are salad and fries. We also had a very great wine. The service is also amazing. The only thing is that it is a little... More 

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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59 reviews 59 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Located on the main street real de guadalupe. This restaurant has amazing steaks. The price isn't cheap especially in Mexico standards but it's well worth it

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

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