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Restaurante El Argentino

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Prolongacion Montejo X Calle 25 Col. Mexico, Merida 97125, Mexico
+52 999 285 0695
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
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112 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

The meals are huge, and expensive. We had to take some home and it lasted for another full meal... Did I say expensive? And no mustard in a steak house... just the yellow Heinz stuff... with these prices, I expect Dijon at least.... in any event, we did not feel comfortable there and won't return.

Thank Francesca S
St. Petersburg, Florida
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015

Maybe my expectations were too high as I have been to some great Argentinian Steak Houses. My cut was average at best. The service was good and the wine list nothing special. Place settings were good and facility appeared to be clean and in order. I just wish I had more of a WOW reaction to the Steak. Worth a... More 

Thank Thomas B
Merida, Mexico
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 

2 Thank Quivira119
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

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

Thank Moraimajs
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Benjamin E
Minnesota City, Minnesota
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5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 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 

2 Thank Wilson222_11
Saint Albans, West Virginia
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Pauleywog113
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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79 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 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 

1 Thank 150810Frank
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank meridachic
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Keith C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Argentinean, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?