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El Gaucho

Steenstraat 59A, 2312 BV, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 513 2530
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (68 reviews)
“ribs” (12 reviews)
“lomo” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Steenstraat 59A, 2312 BV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was recommended by some friends to try out El Gaucho, so me and some friends dropped by to check it out. Long story short, its one of the best spare ribs i have ever tasted. The ambiance is nice and the waiters/waitresses were really nice....More

Thank AviroopSen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had lunch there some time ago. Excellent food, especially the meat dishes. Nice environment and attention to the customer. A little bit expensive, but definitely worthed. I recommend.

Thank Astro1701
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, tasty meat! The stuff is friendly. The only complain is that although we called earlier the same day to reserve a table for 4 people and they told us ok, when we arrived in the restaurant, they had forgotten to reserve us a...More

Thank Maria V
Reviewed 2 December 2017

One of my favourite restaurants to go in Leiden if you want good quality steaks and other meat dishes. I have not yet been disappointed. The spare ribs are especially good! Service is friendly and efficient.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

I came here for dinner around this week due to the recommendations from my housemate. I didn’t regret it at all :) the food was awesome (starting from the appetizer, main course, and dessert). The service was also excellent and the place has a very...More

Thank Maria Satya P
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Very good dinner. Quiet place to talk in confidence. Very good meat of great quality and desert. Very pleasant team.

Thank Landry C
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The ribeye is very good. The service is good and waiters friendly. However I stopped going there often because of the music. I believe the live music is very loud for this space. Every time I had a headache, I think they should not have...More

Thank ioanna26
Reviewed 2 November 2017

This place is smoky, loud, busy, energy is high, food is terrific, great presentation, and service is friendly and prompt. If you like steak, ribs, meat from Argentina, I would recommend this restaurant highly!

Thank Venusalberta33
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Had dinner with 4 friends. The waiters although helpful seemed tired (the resturaunt was packed!). we ordered two different types of steaks and we gave them a 4/5.

Thank RelaxedArab
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent meals for three of us. The rack of lamb, short ribs, and filet were appropriately cooked and fine quality. There was plenty of food with the sides. The staff provided excellent, friendly service. We plan to return.

Thank mgp27
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steenstraat 59A, 2312 BV, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: +31 71 513 2530
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