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El Cacharrito

Blvd. Ruiz Cortinez 15, Veracruz, Mexico
(229) 937-7027
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Ranked #14 of 94 restaurants in Veracruz
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Argentinean
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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78% Recommend
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English first
Houston, Texas
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84 reviews 84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

As a coastal city, Veracruz does not lack for good seafood restaurants. What sets El Cacharrito apart for me was the attentive service, the fantastic grilled octopus and one of the best tasting city favorites – huachinango a la Veracruzana. I have enjoyed this local specialty in many other restaurants in the city, but for some reason this place really... More

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Wilmington, nc
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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

We tried pulpos (octopus) and scallops appetizers and they were incredible, give them a try. All loved their steaks, sea bass and langostinos with more octopus. Owner offered complimentary cafe con cream, very nice. Not cheap. But very reasonable for a nice restaurant.

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San Diego
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Para leer en espanol mira abajo... This place is my favorite for steak. The ribeye was awesome and cooked to perfection. The service was very good. The employees here are clearly trained to attend to the guests promptly. It is pricey, but the quality is on par with Ruth's Chris or another high end steakhouse. Este restaurante es mi favorito... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

The argentinean meat is the best I have ever try and so the standard are high, particularly if you name your restaurant on behalf of this country. Well this was a good exponent of this quality, being so far from the southern cone, the meat was amazing. they have a good menu of wines form argentina too and the beside... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013 via mobile

We arrived on a busy time. A group of 8 people. The place was crowded.. Despite that, they gave us an excellent table since the plase is very roomie. They offered the grilled octopus which resulted to be one of the best dishes I've ever tasted. In general, all other entreès were very good. Then we ordered main dishes, and... More

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Best Angus Steak in Mexico. Tasted VS restaurants in San Antonio,TX Better than : Ruth´s Chris, Outback, Saltgrass and Texas Land & Cattle. I need to go: Flemmings, Bohannon, Fogo de Chao, Kirby´s and Morton. In the meantime, go for thsi restaurant. The dark note: the owner was very ·$%/)(YV/$··%&/HUHJ:::::--- for many years ...... unfriendly ! I went last week... More

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Elverum, Norway
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

I have been to this restaurant 3 or 4 times before. Beautiful restaurant with a remarkable service and the best thing is of course the meat. I have never in my life tasted better meat then at El Cacharrito.

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156 reviews 156 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

Went here with my wife and two friends who live in Veracruz. This restaurant should be visited for special occasions as it is very expensive. Four of us each had different steaks and shared bites to compare. The rib eye was good but loaded with fat. The angus sirloin was extremely tender, flavorful and delicious. I ordered it medium rare... More

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Paris, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2011

He refuses to change small things like no onion or things like that, and he was very rude the clients. It happened to me and other people told me that too! is good food but the owner/weiters are arrogant and disrispectful

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Genoa, Italy
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2011

Restaurant not for all budgets, excellent service, a bit oppressive, but in mexico is normal unfortunately. Recommended for those who want to eat great steaks, great variety and good presentation. Curated wine list, but out of my budget for international labels.. Positive final impression. PS: Speciality is not Local cusine, but Argentine beef.

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