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Cambalache Insurgentes

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Insurgentes Sur 1384, Col. Del Valle, Mexico City, Mexico
+52 55 5534 5858
13:00 - 01:00
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Denver, Colorado, United States
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138 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Good wine. Refrigerated red wine. Steak was good. Vegetables were very good. Empanadas were good. Service was good. I would return.

Thank Scott D
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

This place has great meat. If you want steak, look no further. The other stuff on the menu isn't too great, but steak is A+. In comprison with other steakhouses in the neighbourhood, it is very well priced. The cambalache salad and the puff potatoes are to die for! Great ambiance

Thank Bruxelles06
Level Contributor
74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

I have been there several times on business and with my family, simply because it is too close. Pricey and not value added. And retrieve an invoice from them is complicated. You have to call and call again . I will not be going back.

Thank Louie G
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Cambalache may not be on this week´s hot new list but wow was it amazing. I take it they have been in business for decades and it shows. Impeccable service. Truly - has to be a long-sustained service culture. Every team member really knows what they are doing for the dining experience. Absolutely delicious beef and every other dish that... More 

Thank lotoazul
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

This place is one of my favorites, the food is simply delicious! we had parrillada cambalache and crepes for dessert. I recommend this place 100%

Thank LC S
Mexico City, Mexico
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

We found this place on one main street in Mexico City, looked good at the start, great option for smokers who likes to smoke during a coffee or with some drinks. The dinner was good, but the meat is the best, the other dishes got some lack of taste, a soup and fish not really recommended. They made a mistake... More 

Thank Dreamingtita
Dallas, Texas
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101 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

We had a team dinner on a weeknight. The place was chosen by an Argentine expat, who insisted on Argentine food in Mexico - go figure! The restaurant is very cozy, with traditional, upscale decor and a lot of space between the tables. The only minus was an array of TV sets tuned to soccer which were a bit out... More 

1 Thank 73_ptr
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Argentinian restaurant on Insurgentes. Went on a weekday night and it was not crowded, however reservation recommended for lunch and weekends. Location is really nice, food was ok but not great. Had some empanadas as starters and meat for main course. Given the relatively high price, it was a bit disappointing.

Thank jayeffe
Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

I was couple of times in Mexico City and from the first time I am visiting "CAMBALACHE" restaurant. Incredible Steak, Rokuefort salad and Special grilled cheese. Strongly recommended place!

Barcelona, Spain
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2014

Nice place in this busy city and street. Quiet, clean and good service. Safe choice by European standard. The food was great both Continental and Mexican cuisine. The prices where well above average.

Thank petrica19

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$100
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Insurgentes Sur 1384, Col. Del Valle, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5534 5858

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