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135 Jardin Juarez, Zacatecas 98600, Mexico
(01 492) 924 2910
13:00 - 23:00
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Sun 13:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 13:00 - 23:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Zac for three nights and this was the worst meal we had! We were a group of four and when we arrived there were only two other tables occupied (one in each section of the restaurant). We were led to table stuffed in a corner, right beside the kitchen/desk and I asked if we could sit in... More 

Thank shawna196
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
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102 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the recommendation of our hotel staff! Beautiful walk through the old city! We ordered steaks for dinner, mine was ordered medium rare but cooked rare, the waiter quickly put it back on the grill and it was perfect! The ribeye was very big! Had clam chowder that was a bit too salty, and a great big bowl,... More 

Thank Harley B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

What can I say? Tired, disinterested service, very poorly cooked steaks. Mine was raw at the sides and overcooked in the middle. Started well with nice dips and accompaniments followed (too quickly) by a sashimi style tuna in soy dressing which was delicious. The problem was that the steaks (fatty, lazily prepared) arrived when my son was only half way... More 

Mexico City, Mexico
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This restaurant is a small hidden place that specializes in argentinian food, and is tended by the owner. the service is very good, the food excellent. It has a variety of "empanadas" that each one is better tan the other. The meat is of very good quality, soft and cooked to your taste. Enjoy your lunch or dinner with some... More 

Thank eruiz5456
Monterrey, Mexico
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

In Zacatecas most of the restaurants are small. Its capacity is reduced and therefore it is necessary to make a reservation. The hotel staff recommended Garufa.The restaurant is located in a park closed to the traffic of cars. We made a reservation to lunch. We chose beef empanadas ( great flavor, the dough was great), mediterranean salad ( to much... More 

1 Thank Magzal
Austin, Texas
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Garufa is located right behind Hotel Meson de la Merced and is lovely for a more luxurious lunch! My boyfriend and I ordered an appetizer (the Argentinian sausage), a salad of grilled vegetables, as well as a Margarita pizza to split. The appetizer and the salad were lovely, but the pizza was a bit undercooked. Got all of this plus... More 

Thank Ashley V
Austin, Texas
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We went a little early, before they had formally opened I think, so the atmosphere was a little lacking (they had to set up the dining room while we were eating and things seemed a little hectic). However, in general, this place was amazing. Wonderful food with diverse flavors I had never tasted. The pizza dough was disappointing, but the... More 

1 Thank Davids_great_reviews
Providence, RI
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Delicious steak served sizzzling on a cast iron pan Frienldy attentive service. Extensive and interesting wine list.

Thank BBLikesToExplore
Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This restaurant has elegance and quality from the moment you walk through the door. The staff is pleasant and attentive, but the best of all, is a wonderful steaks and side dishes served.

Thank Anne B
Nelson, New Zealand
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219 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Ordered a bife de chorizo. The first one I was served was so salty I could not eat it. Replaced to problem but under cooked. Again fixed no problem but but by then chips were cold. Good wine Norton Malbec. Meat was very good. Service average and atmosphere very good.

Thank gemido

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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$39
Steakhouse, Argentinian, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
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: 135 Jardin Juarez, Zacatecas 98600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Zacatecas  >  Zacatecas
  • Phone Number: (01 492) 924 2910

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