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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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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (57 reviews)
“empanadas” (21 reviews)
“provoleta” (2 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, South American
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Calle Real de Guadalupe No. 13-D, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 1 March 2017

Three of us ate here recently. The steaks were tasty but we were appalled at the choices of side dishes. The steaks came with french fries that were completely ordinary and a pathetic salad. We spent twice as much on this meal as any other...More

1  Thank Donna D
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is just a block off the colonial, main plaza is S. Cristobal. And it's the best Milanese food I've tasted in 50 years since I left Italy where I lived fifty years ago. For the first time in 50 years I saw Milanese...More

1  Thank Rob L
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

In 3 weeks in Mexico, this was the worst meal I had - and it was expensive. My steak was inedible- it was all bone, fat, and gristle. My appetizer was so overcooked it had no taste.The best thing I had there was the mineral...More

Thank DCFabian
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Great steak - though it is quite pricy and you get what you pay for (check the display so you select a good steak, not a poor beef). The wine list was good and the service was good. I should add that the lasagna was...More

Thank M_I-I_K3
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The food was average at best. The atmosphere was touristy. The service was so-so.Somewhat of a tourist trap.

Thank baywanderer
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Six hours after eating steaks and a salad my partner and I were hit by nausea, vommiting and diahrea. 36 hours later we are just able to function again. This was an expensive meal in more than one sense.

Thank Auris T
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I've been to this place a couple of times. At the very beginning it was pretty good, but as they've grown their quality has decreased, and the service is quite poor too. I went with two friends, and everything we ordered had an issue: one...More

1  Thank verofdc
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Had wonderful dinner here this evening. Attractive dining room with nice windows so could view people walking by on active interesting street. Glassware shined in lovely candlelight Wait staff very friendly and attentive. And best of all the food was great. We had perfectly cooked...More

Thank ABQTraveler1947
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

My husband was craving a steak, so we ended up at El Argentino. No complaints! Waiter was very friendly and helpful.

Thank TammyBrislin
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Well I went with my ancle in really bad conditions because I felt down so the owner gave me some ice and put it in my ancle. The food is very good and the service is así very good.

Thank erenjones
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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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