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El Pequeno Buenos Aires

Tulum 77780, Mexico
9848064505
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Ranked #85 of 204 Restaurants in Tulum
Price range: $7 - $30
Cuisines: Argentinean
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Tulum, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

I've only had the beef filet and two of the brochettes, the beef and vegetable and the beef with shrimp. All three are excellent but I've learned how to request the desired temperature for the beef, I order very well done and I'm always served the medium well that I like. I was surprised by the quality of the beef... More

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Pottstown, PA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We've eaten here many times. The vacio cut steak is the best steak I've ever eaten. Be aware they have half portions! The half portion steak I bet is 8-10 ounces so it's huge! There is a huge little cat and dog that always hangs out at this restaurant, too.

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Fort Worth, TX
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159 reviews 159 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stopped here for dinner only because the place we wanted to go was closed on sunday. This was a pleasant surprise. We werevery happy with the quality of the steak. It was very tender and flavorful. The sides were a little meager (only a baked potato). The only other thing that was a bit of a let down was... More

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

great food not like the one on the other block ( estancia Jujena do not go there you get robbed) , no pressue for tips, they are always pending of your needs and the food is excellent , money well spent here , Manger , great guy . Recommended to everyone

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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

My son had travelled here 3years previously and told us of his experience and since we were all in Mexico again we thought let's see what it's all about. The place looks nothing special but the service was very friendly and informative. We ordered a half portion of tenderloin steak with fries and we were presented with a three inch... More

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San Diego, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Nice location off the main street in Tulum. Ordered the fish fillet which was ok, not worth the price. However, they had delicious empanadas, and the chimichurri they served with their bread was so tasty! Service was good. My husband had the arrachera and liked it a lot. Definitely worth a try.

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Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The food was okay and we had very nice service (only two other tables filled while we were here). Drinks were good. You're looking at about $25 USD for lunch. Bonus: Large cockroach crawled up my leg and all the way to my neck...but this was the only time (that I know of) that I encountered an insect in a... More

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Boston, MA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We had a wonderful night . Our friends made the reservation and we had the best service. Parrillada was really good, I loved the grilled veggies. Great Argentinian House Wine. If you eat parrillada, have a digestive and top it with a shot of Tequila, you will sleep really, really well. Atendidos por su dueno Ezequiel!!!

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Virginia Beach, VA
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73 reviews 73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Wonderful looking and the aromas are mouth watering. We made the mistate of ordering the large mixed meat dish that was to much food and half of which was very fatty. We should have just ordered a lean meat steak dinner and am sure it would have been great. Overall pretty pricey for Tulum or anywhere. I would try again... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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144 reviews 144 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The most lasting impression for many years to come will be their 1/2 portion of filet mignon that had to be about a pound of meat, peppered and grilled perfectly, and difficult to consume all of it. But the taste was so good, I forced myself. Even the temperature was superb! You would not think it possible based on the... More

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