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Escarapela

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Nuevo Leon 62 | Colonia Condesa, Mexico City 06140, Mexico (Laredo & Parras)
+52 55 5211 4444
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12:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
Mon - Thu 13:00 - 00:00
Fri 13:00 - 01:00
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Charleston, SC
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Sunday nights in CDMX do not offer a lot of restaurant choices. But this Argentine restaurant in Condesa was perfect!. We had had a day of cycling through the city, tasting here and there and just wanted a tasty but uncomplicated meal. I was so happy with my pollo chimichurri, I asked for the recipe. Served with a simple green... More 

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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Try the pizza & empanadas, the service is very good this Venezuelan blonde waitress is very kind! We will definitely come back!

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Thank David G
College Station
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108 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I've been here a few times, good argentinian steak place, the meat is good and the dinner is nice and simple. Just a tiny bistro, but some good beer and wine and the empanadas are great for an appetizer

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Thank Mike B
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

We order the grill vegetables with no oil or butter and the ingredients were just perfect, the chef cook It as we ordered, me and my wife combine It with 1kg of top steaks (vacío, churrasco and Arrachera) top quality in la condesa with affordable prices. We also order a bottle of red wine which was the optimum mix for... More 

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Thank Alberto W
Escarapela, Propietario at Escarapela, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for sharing your experience with us! We deeply value all feedback that is received since it is an important tool for us to create even greater experiences for our clients in the future. I look forward to hopefully hearing back from you! Have a great day. More 

Indio, California
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73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015

We found this place through reviews and we're so glad we did. Wonderful food, perfectly cooked arrachera, great crema de tomate and the empanada was very good too. I found their chimichurri just perfect. We also tried their gnocci with four cheese sauce, and it was really good, although way larger than the one we're used to. And our server... More 

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Seattle
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2014

I eat there all the time, and every time I go to another steak house in Condesa, I regret not having just gone back to Escarapela. The food is consistently very good, the service is excellent, the staff are very friendly, and the prices are great. The only hesitation I have about writing this review is that it'll get too... More 

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3 Thank MH206
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1,085 reviews
466 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2013

Back from a long trip to California ... decided to try an old favorite in the Condesa ... It still has the same big, quality cuts of Argentine meat ... in addition the salads and wine selection are pretty decent as well. If you are willing to be a little cramped as this place is tiny than I highly recommend... More 

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3 Thank METRUN360
Cusco, Peru
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2013

This Argentine restaurant is a good place to get freshly baked empanadas and pizzas, and of course juicy steaks. Look carefully for this tiny restaurant, right next to Cueva de Leon Taco Restaurant on Nuevo Leon and Laredo in Condesa. Although the service was a little slow, the romantic atmosphere is a great place to sit back with a glass... More 

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3 Thank KatyZell
Saltillo, Mexico
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2012

It's a little cozy place, usually packed and worth the wait. Wine is good and cheap, and the food is great. Whether you enjoy a empanada (i recommend Humita) or a beef cut (Bife de chorizo would be my choice), it's a great place to enjoy with your friends or couple. After the meal, a good walk around the condesa... More 

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2 Thank Adrian G
Mexico City, Mexico
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2012

This place took my attention since from the outside you can get the most wonderful aromas as you pass by. In addition, it is always packed with people which to me works as a guarantee for good food. Although cozy, in its particular crammed way, I was kind of disappointed by the food. I ordered a meat "empanada" for starters,... More 

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2 Thank omarvazquez

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, Pizza, Spanish, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nuevo Leon 62 | Colonia Condesa, Mexico City 06140, Mexico
    (Laredo & Parras)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Condesa
  • Neighbourhood: Condesa
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5211 4444

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

Staying in Condesa

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Condesa
Easy to explore either on bike or foot, Condesa offers a great variety of activities and places to visit while admiring its neo-colonial architecture. Diverse restaurants vary from regional to global along its streets, while local bars even let you craft your own beer. The urban yet relaxing vibe let visitors cycle or stroll on the Amsterdam Circuit.
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