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“Great Deal in Santa Fe area” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Varela

Varela
Centro Comercial Antara | Ejercito Nacional 843B Planta Baja, Mexico City 11520, Mexico (Polanco)
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Ranked #768 of 2,920 Restaurants in Mexico City
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Polanco
Mexico City, Mexico
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great Deal in Santa Fe area”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Its a great Steak and international food restaurant. Of course, its top product is the Porterhouse which includes a great pasta. Also good wine list and for the quality price is fair.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great environment, delicious food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

The place is hard to spot just walking around Antara Mall in Mexico City. Yet, once you enter it's private elevator, your enter an entirely different world, away from the noise of the stores just below.

The place is fantastic, cozy with beautiful wood walls and nice, sturdy tables. Great selection of wines, and of course, meat cuts are the house specialty. I usually order as salad grilled vegetables and then a good vacío. Desserts are incredibly appetizing.

Overall a great experience and something not to miss if you visit Polanco in Mexico City.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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New York, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Mexico City - Feb 2013”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Randomly found this place for drinks after shopping in the Antara mall. Sat at the bar drinking tequila, while watching the open kitchen grill various pieces of meat. Beautiful dining room. Would certainly go back and try the food next time we're in Mexico City!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“One of the best argentinian places for lunch and dinner!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013 via mobile

The atmosphere is great, the food is just delicious.

Try the tuna fish carpaccio and the Bife de chorizo...

Service is world class. The owner and the maitre stopped 2 by our table.

I would just recommend a significant improvement in the wine list. It is simply disappointing as related to such restaurant.

I'll come back many times, anyway... With my own wines...! :)

    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank JITD57
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 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
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Eddel
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