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“Steak lovers must try.....” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Varela

Varela
Centro Comercial Antara | Ejercito Nacional 843B Planta Baja, Mexico City 11520, Mexico
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Ranked #222 of 2,010 Restaurants in Mexico City
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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48 reviews 48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Steak lovers must try.....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Porter House is not that common in Mexico City, therefore it was quite a nice surprise to find it on the menu, and nicer when we tasted it, just as the best ones I've tried in the US... facilities, service, ambiance also great!!! This restaurant is located inside a mall and that makes it very comfortable in regards of parking, accessibility, space and so on, but still Varela is a quiet, intimate and relaxing restaurant.... not cheap, but price is worthy!!!! This is not just a steak house, so there are many other great things to try rather than steak....

  • Visited December 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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Mexico City, Mexico
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“Best beef in Mexico!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

We stumbled upon this restaurant after walking around Antara mall. The menu looks pretty decent so we decided to try. We had calamari as appetizer, and it is one of the better ones in the city by far. For main, we shared the porterhouse special steak, which turned out to be a great idea since it was quite a large serving. The meat was perfectly seasoned and cooked, and it was fun watching the chef cooking it on the grill as we were seated near it. Just when we thought we didn't have space for dessert, we sneaked in a warm chocolate cake and a banana ice cream. Both were excellent. Moreover, the service was great and timely. Probably the best option in Antara!

Visited December 2012
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