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Restaurante El Argentino

Steakhouse, Argentinean, South American
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Prolongacion Montejo X Calle 25 Col. Mexico, Merida 97125, Mexico
+52 999 285 0695
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1:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Love the food, best Argentinian meat and excellent recommendations about the wine that goes with your food. I highly recommend it! 👍👍👍

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 22, 2014
Moraimajs
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Merida, Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

My friend and I ate at this restaurant tonight (Christmas Eve). The food was okay. The service was good. But apparently our waiter believed that two educated, reasonably intelligent females (one American, one Yucatecan) couldn't be trusted to calculate and leave a tip, so he took it upon himself to add it to our bill. Nowhere in the restaurant, on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Love the food, best Argentinian meat and excellent recommendations about the wine that goes with your food. I highly recommend it! 👍👍👍

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

A must visit restaurant. The food and beverages were awesome, we had a splendid wine and the service Las great. We even had the owner taking care of our table.

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Minnesota City, Minnesota
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Just got back from one of the worst steak dinners I have ever had. I order the 600 gram Prime Rib which was 300 grams fat grizzle and bone with the rest edible, tough, chewy meat. 350 pesos of garbage!! I wouldn't feed the fat to my dog. My friend had a filet which was juicy, not tender but some... More 

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Saint Albans, West Virginia
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

We have traveled all over Mexico and this is the best steak we ever had. They bring sample of all cuts to the table for your to choose from. We ordered the small tenderloin and it was a very generous proportion cooked perfectly. Served with baked potato and grilled onion. Great meal. Also had caesar salad prepared at the table.... More 

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elargenmontejo, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Restaurante El Argentino, responded to this review

Hi! we are so glad about your comments!, thank you very much! We hope that you return to Mérida and visit us again! Best regards! More 

Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Nice restaurant on prolong Montejo. Not the best décor , but not the worst either. Minimalist in its decoration, not my taste , but not impossible either. Good food and good service, average wine list. Great Caesar salad prepared table side. Good empanadas and steaks. Desserts OK but not exceptional. Overall not a bad experience, but not phenomenal either. A... More 

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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

As we prepare to take another group of friends to El Argentino, we are reminded of the last visit...Wonderful, big, juicy steak..with baked potato. Also had a beautiful salad!! The waiters were excellent too!

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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013 via mobile

Very attentive staff. The food was excellent and very well prepared. The salads were prepared at our table as well as the Irish coffee. Cudos to our server Rene who not only served well, but did an excellent job considering the language barrier.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

very good steak, good service and helpful waiter I would go back

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elargenmontejo, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Restaurante El Argentino, responded to this review

Hello! thanks for your comments, we hope to see you again here in Mérida!!! Best regards! More 

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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

We order New York strip loin steaks and they were terrible however the deserrt was quite good and service was reasonable.

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elargenmontejo, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Restaurante El Argentino, responded to this review

Hi Yimijandro, sorry about the lomo strip, thanks for your comments! We hope that you return to gave us a new opportunity, we have great steaks! Best regards! More 

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Additional Information about Restaurante El Argentino

Address: Prolongacion Montejo X Calle 25 Col. Mexico, Merida 97125, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 999 285 0695
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Argentinean, South American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Prolongacion Montejo X Calle 25 Col. Mexico, Merida 97125, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Merida
  • Phone Number: +52 999 285 0695

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Argentinean, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?