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“Cancun knows its steak!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Cambalache

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Ranked #18 of 946 Restaurants in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $50
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: One of the loveliest restaurants in Cancun! Every dining area is comfortable and family friendly, where whatever the age, you will feel right at home. The perfect place to enjoy a fine cut of meat, accompanied by a fine selection of wine, this restaurant will make you feel right at home! Enjoy the best Prime Cuts, Lamb, Suckling Pig and Fish, carefully prepared in our Charcoal Grill. Cambalache´s delicious menu is complete with “typical family recipes” in the purest fashioned Argentina. Soups, salads, side dishes, artisan breads are cooked at the moment to satisfy the most demanding palates.
Chicago, Illinois
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“Cancun knows its steak!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2013

We had dinner at this place to celebrate Valentine's Day a day late. The service was pretty good. The place was very clean. Large wine selection (with reasonable prices). The menu offered a variety of food besides steak (although why go to this place for anything other than steak?). Appetizers were large. If anything, I'd recommend not getting an appetizer unless you haven't eaten for approximately a week before eating at this restaurant. The steaks were amazing! They were ENORMOUS! Well-seasoned and cooked perfectly. The prices were reasonable, especially compared to how large the portions were. Our biggest disappointment was that we weren't able to take the leftovers back to our resort. We'd definitely go back!

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Mandy J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Not as good as in the past”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2013

Always eat here when visit Cancun. This year not as good as in the past trips. Still friendly staff. Steaks average compared to past years. Drink prices very overpriced. $22 for a Kettle One Martini,$18 for cosmopolitan.Much higher than all other rest aurats and not restaurant. Not sure if I will return.Meat on tough side and too fatty. Sausage and salads excellent.

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2 Thank dochjg
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Boise, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Fantastic Argentinian Steak House”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2013

Located in a shopping center in the heart of the Cancun night action, you wouldn't expect this restaurant to be much. What a pleasant surprise! The decor is opulent. The bar is impressive with a vast array of top shelf liquors. My husband and I ordered a wonderful salad and steak and split them, and we were both very satisfied. The Argentinian beef is so tender and flavorful, it melts in your mouth. And the Argentinian merlot is superb. We even splurged on dessert, a decadent ice cream cake. Fantastic service. A memorable evening, indeed!

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank rebeccarealtor
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Mohegan Lake, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great meal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2013

My husband and I escaped the kids for a dinner night out and had a wonderful meal at Cambalache. We ordered mojitos which weren't so great, but when we were ready for wine, the waiter offered to get me a taste of a specific wine before I ordered it. I really appreciated that. The cheese fondue with chorizo sausage was quite yummy and we had the short ribs Cambalache and rib eye steak which were delicious. The biggest treat were their souffle potatoes which were french fries, but poofed out. Hard to explain, but not hard to eat. They were so different and great. The restaurant is located in the Forum shops and its too bad that mall had nothing to offer, but we still had a great night out. I would definitely go again.

Visited February 2013
Thank Melissa G
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Vail, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“expensive, but good food and service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2013

This Argentinien style steakhouse serves big portions of mostly meat. We ordered from the wood fire grill: the suckling pig and the lamb with some grilled vegetables and one baked potato and could not finish it. So if you'fe hungry and not on budget this is the place for you.

Thank Laddiez
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