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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: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 84
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    Very good
  • 29
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  • 11
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  • 12
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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
Inconsistent

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
Josep M
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Norwich
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
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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Gibraltar, null, Gibraltar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

went three times. Tried salmon ,tuna both very good but the highlight was the entrana the best beef I can remember tasting. The service was good the house wine good and the place had a nice elegant ambience with its high wooden beam ceiling.

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Ottawa, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Great steak , great wine's ( hard to find in san Cristobal ), good atmósfere and service. Prices very rasonable. The location is very good. They take reservation . Ask for Diego. You cant miss this restaurant.

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Tulum, Mexico
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 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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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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