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El Argentino

Calle Real de Guadalupe No. 13-D, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
+52 967 683 9699
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (58 reviews)
“empanadas” (21 reviews)
“provoleta” (2 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, South American
$$ - $$$
Calle Real de Guadalupe No. 13-D, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 133 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

From start to the end wow: nice, ambiance, food, service, everything was just incredible. prices were fare, if you are in the area just GO FOR IT.

Thank hectorm546
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having seen that others had the same experience as me, I'll share... I had a steak here one evening before taking the night bus to Puerto Escondido. Admittedly the steak was good (or at least appeared so), but the next day after getting off the...More

Thank Pavlos C C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you are in the need of a decent steak, then don't go anywhere else in San Cristobal. Very nice restaurant in the main mall shopping area, friendly service, food is excellent and great choice of steaks cooked to your liking. sit back and enjoy!

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful steakhouse! I can guarantee you that in the end you will not be hungry, huge choice of all kinds steaks. I ordered ribeye steak there brought me 450-600 grams steak the price is 387 pesos and it's worth it the steak was very tasty...More

Thank Art L
Reviewed 21 June 2017

First thing to note is that we would say this is an Argentinean 'Styled' restaurant for readers looking to go here. Having talked to who seemed to be the main 'front of house' person the day before our expectations were already set that this was...More

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Really good food, nice staff, located near the main plaza. We had tuna steak and lomo argentino, both perfectly prepared, it was delicious!

Thank Tessa D
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I don't usually seek out steakhouses in Mexico. It is very difficult to find good meat. This restaurant had a nice selection of steaks which they present to you on a giant platter and describe each cut. The steaks were good but I'm still searching...More

Thank Sandinmytoes60
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I wanted good steak and that is what I found. They have a good array of meat and lots of other things in the menu The empanadas are great with good sauces on the side. Chimichurri and of course Mexican spicy sauces The service was...More

Thank minarodrigo
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Great steak and service was excellent. Nice change from standard mex stuff. Better than most Aussie steak houses for sure.Good sauces to accompany as well.

Thank jemesuis
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I am from Argentina so was a little skeptical about eating meat here. Meat was really well cooked. The service was very good!

Thank Lety G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Real de Guadalupe No. 13-D, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  San Cristobal de las Casas
  • Phone Number: +52 967 683 9699
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