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“Fabulous in All Respects” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Vaca Argentina

La Vaca Argentina
Tomas V. Gomez # 25, Guadalajara, Mexico
(33) 36301160
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Ranked #30 of 478 restaurants in Guadalajara
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Av. Hidalgo & Morelos
Aguascalientes, Mexico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Fabulous in All Respects”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Their beef (I had Bife de Lomo, medium) was the best piece of meat I've had, anywhere, any time. Perfectly prepared and presented. Top quality, tender, juicy, hot, full of flavor. Definitely did not require any additional seasoning or sauce. I cried and toasted the chef, the buyer, and the animal that gave up his life for my enjoyment! Accompanying salad fresh with a delicious vinaigrette-honey house dressing. Music tastefully subdued. Waiter was a pro; friendly and there whenever needed but not lurking. Vino tinto just right. I only hope I am nearby when it's time for my last meal.
If you love meat, in a word ... OMG.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Guadalajara, Mexico
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Experience is observed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

Nice place, conservative and great for weekend family gathering. Good service, a little kids area with security gard watching, great meat dishes and the best ravioli in town.

Visited June 2012
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Guadalajara, Mexico
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Meatlover Heaven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

I have to say that I am a meat lover,and my favorite place toexperience the delight of a cut of beef is La Vaca Argentina restaurant on Tomas V. Gomez. This is the origin for this well-known and appreciate franchise in Guadalajara. The cut I favor most is Vacio, which is an amazingly tender and delicious cut of beef akin to a bottom sirloin cut. I have accompanied the same with either a bottle of red wine (there is bound to be a red that wil satisfy the most demanding palate because their selection is quite ample), or a cool glass of dark beer. Either way I have always savored the the flavor of the meat as it almost melts in my mouth, and have been left pondering the next return trip. The cut is accompanied with salad, which is nice but does not merit much when contrasted for the reason to come to this restaurant: the cuts of beef. I heartily recommend you visit this place if you are in town, and enjoy a good steak (or cut as the locals are wont to say). Cheers!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Miami, Florida
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68 reviews 68 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Great grill, generous servings”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

Great grill, amazing seaks and beef cuts, but also great grilled fish. Very generous portions, so consider sharing a main dish.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Tartu, Estonia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Tasty portobello”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

I loved the place, specially the portobello and smashed potato.
Limonade, however, was not that great.
A bit expensive, but still nice.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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