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El Gaucho Argentine Grill

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Wilhelminastraat 80, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 582 3677
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 17:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The restaurant is always busy as it serves perfect steak. We where visiting with our grandchild and family and reserved the semi-private room. This worked out very well. A perfect evening!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have they gotten too big? The food was great, but the service could have been better. Waiter was friendly, but he had limited assistance and we had a party of 8. Would return, but our first experience at this restaurant several years ago was better.

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Thank Kathy W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was my 7th time visiting el gaucho. Last night I went with my family of 5. Before sitting down I used the restroom and as I was leaving I sliced my finger pretty deep on pieces of metal that were exposed on the doorknob in the ladies room. I was bleeding pretty bad and in pain. Not excruciating but... More 

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Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a fun place. The best steak I have ever had. Great atmosphere. Service was so good. We had a great time. Our best meal of the whole trip.

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Thank tishj51
Rockville
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great argentinian food. The beef was great. Ideal for families. Had a great time. The dishes were huge.

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Thank Juan Francisco G
Shelburne, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I stopped by fire dinner on our Honeymoon, and WHAT A STEAKHOUSE! We frequent places like the Keg, Ruth's Chris', and the like... And I must say... Far and away one of my favourite by far! If you visit Aruba and don't take the opportunity to eat here, consider it an opportunity missed!

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Thank 777Kyle777
Oceanside, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Unless you've had it before, you will never eat a steak as good as the El Gaucho specialty steak. It comes in 12 ozs. and 16 ozs. I recommend the larger one. And it's like a magical experience. Before you know it, your plate is empty! And I do mean empty. Not a piece of fat or grizzle on your... More 

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Thank _leonard_finkelstein
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is a big place but with all of the rooms, it still has an intimate feel. We mentioned we were celebrating a birthday and they put balloons at the table but the server never recognized it. Too bad since it was one of our kids. They screwed up our bill and charged us for items we did not order.... More 

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York, Maine
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is our 5th time to Aruba and our 5th visit to El Gaucho. We have never been disappointed. We experienced an amazing dinner from the service the wine the food everything was TOP Notch. We will go back again next time we visit Aruba

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Thank dianembrennan
Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were recommended El Gaucho by the waitress at the lounge bar at our hotel. So we decided to go on her word. We weren't disappointed. Both my friend and I had the skirt steak and we could not get over the flavour. I don't eat steak very often, but definately wasn't dissapointed I chose something else. The service was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$49
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, South American, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilhelminastraat 80, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 582 3677
Description
El Gaucho, is a typical Argentine Steakhouse, famous for serving succulent Steaks grilled the Argentinian way. The decor, ambiance and music is rustic and Argentinian in every way. Leather art on the walls, wooden pillars and barrels,cow hide decor and more. The Restaurant is divided in 7 dinning rooms, each decorated to honor a region of Argentina:Mendoza the wine region, the famous Caminito Way, the Pampas fields.The menu is extensive with many choices of beef, poultry and seafood. The sides are included in the price and so are the fresh garlic bread and the 3 home made sauces to acompany your dinner.With over 38 years, serving the best and the biggest steaks, El Gaucho is the oldest established Restaurant on the Island.

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