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El Argentino

Real de guadalupe No.13-D, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
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Cuisines: Argentinean
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The food is very good, the staff friendly and attentive and the food comes out at a good pace. Exceptionally tasty empanadas. Would recommend this to anyone who wants to shell out a few extra pesos and enjoy some fine dining.

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Milan
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123 reviews 123 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had dinner here looking for a change and the overall experience was ok. Meet was good, cooked at the right point. Appetizers were good, we had some grilled cheese. Fries and salad accompanying meet were nothing special. It's a good choice for meet if you're looking for that, just don't expect do be amazed.

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Paris - France
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86 reviews 86 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We enjoyed our dinner there, during the soccer world cup there was a nice ambiance. My husband had some beef, he enjoyed it a lot, and I had the salmon with the mushroom sauce, I loved it !

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Herning, Denmark
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Very great food, good service, nice surroundings. It is a bit pricy but all worth it. The staff was very good at explaining!

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Brisbane, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Our group dined at this restaurant the first night we stayed in San Cristobal. The restaurant was quite full when we visited and our tour leader explained that the original restaurant had recently been destroyed by fire. The sight of the big grill with various meats sizzling on it, smoking away, added to my hunger. We started the night with... More

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Corner Brook, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Service good but bit aggressive on removing supposedly empty plates Wine selection good for city but overpriced Steaks tasty. Was warned they undercook the meat but found mine overcooked Power went out for about an hour during our meal which enhanced our experienced

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Ajijic, Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We went to this restaurant because we had just arrived in San Cristobal de Las Casas and didn't know any better. There were four of us. Everyone's meat was raw inside and so grisly we could hardly chew it. I think it was the worst piece of meat I have ever had. The meals were supposed to come with a... More

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Portland, Oregon
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77 reviews 77 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Argentine restaurants have the reputation of good beef. My Angus steak and ribs were fatty, overcooked and somewhat tasteless. I ordered them cooked "tres quartos" (3/4) as the "Chef recommends" on the menu. The ribs were so overcooked that I couldn't cut most of the meat from the bones. The steak had quite a lot of fat, more than would... More

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I have lived in New York so I am pretty fussy when it comes to steaks. I had one of my best steaks ever at this place (better than any steak I have had in Australia and up there with the best New York steak houses). Be warned, that as a kiwi/Aussie you will need to order at least 1... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We were disappointed that the steaks we had were bland meat from Canada so it wasn't what we expected. Service a bit haphazard. Not recommended.

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