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Fonda Argentina

Carretera Federal 307, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible13%
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“ribeye” (4 reviews)
“empanadas” (4 reviews)
“lomo” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, Argentinian, Latin
$$ - $$$
Carretera Federal 307, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was looking for a good steak in Playa and took a chance here. Was not disappointed. We split the large ribeye, a baked potato, and the creamy spinach. The steak was delicious and we had plenty to take home with us. Wait staff was knowledgeable...More

Thank Jake W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In 2014 I reviewed this restaurant. I always had a good meal since the last couple of times in late 2017 and 2018. I don't know what changed? But boy, what changes! The chips/Totopas were very greasy - seemed like they needed to change the...More

Thank MariaInMexico
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to live in Argentina and this is how we would cook meat! We didn't buy the most expensive cut (the mid-range cut was recommended), and it was divine! We added our sides and for 2 it was so reasonable! We wish we had...More

Thank kjfit2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was for several years a visitor to this restaurant. I liked everything, how to cook, how to serve. But my last trip was really the last one. I will not go there again and I will not advise anyone on this institution. Firstly, after...More

Thank PavelDMDiving
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We stopped here for an early dinner. The servers greeted us warmly at the door and explained the menu (which came in english also) we ordered flank steaks ,fries,queso and tacos and salad .The steaks were melt in your mouth delish they came with mixed...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This locals place is very good with reasonable prices for good food. We spent about $20 US for a huge fillet for two with french fries and brought some of it home. They don't speak much English and the menu does not have much in...More

Thank Darleensun
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I have been to Fonda Argentina on my last 3 trips to Mx, and I can say it is always a pleasure to eat here.

Thank Doug C
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Fonda Argentina has such good beef! We ordered the 800 gram rib eye to split between us. Our waiter, Jesus, was awesome. We ordered our steak medium-rare. It did come out a bit on the rare side, so Jesus quickly took it back to the...More

1  Thank bajathecat
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I was very satisfied, the meat quality was very high and the service was nice and friendly. Farley cheap compare to European standards.

Thank silvia92purin
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This place is the BEEF CAPITAL of Mexico! They've got meat dishes that won't quit. The preparation style is very tasty, and even if you haven't been to Argentina, check it out, you won't be disappointed.

1  Thank Alfred D
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Federal 307, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen
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