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El Gaucho

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450 108th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004-5506 (Between NE 4th & NE 8th Streets)
+1 425-455-2715
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17:00 - 00:00
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Sun 17:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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Bellevue, Washington
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In Bellevue WA I have participated in business meetings in private rooms on numerous occasions. Food and service have been excellent but I am always struck by how noisey the lower level main restaurant environment appears to be.

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Thank Ernest M
San Jose, California
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old school steakhouse with fantastic steaks. I come here about once a year for a business dinner and happy hour. It has a wonderful happy hour you can reserve for clients that is in between the bar and the front entrance and the food is great. We've rented out the pokemon room and it is a wonderful private dining experience... More 

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Thank Dan H
Tampa, Florida
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this restaurant. Besides the food being really good, it has a great layout and atmosphere. A tad-bit dark, but nice. My Caesar salad was the best Caesar I've had in a long time. I like to eat grass-fed beef, when possible. Luckily, this restaurant had it. It was delicious - cooked just as I ordered. (Watch out... More 

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Thank fganter
Seattle, Washington
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Group of 5 ate here for a "semi" work dinner. The service was excellent! The apple martinis were great as well. I had the scallops with linguine. It was fantastic. This is a first class restaurant.

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Thank JaQST
Bellevue, Washington
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77 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Based on previous visits to El Gaucho I was expecting a really great prime rib; however, it was "not so great". It was a bit tough and fatty. I will opt for another dish the next time I go there since I really love the restaurant, the service and our other food experiences when we have visited.

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Thank cavebearagain
El Gaucho S, Guest Relations Manager at El Gaucho, responded to this review

We are so sorry to hear that you were not a fan of our prime rib. Guest feedback is always something that we take to heart and constantly reference in our improvements. We are happy to hear you are a fan of the restaurant and look forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you. More 

Torrance
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

business meal for top clients. Food was excellent, service superb without interrupting. Lovely atmosphere. $$$ but worth it.

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Thank Sarah C
Seattle, Washington
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Guests at a private party. Excellent ambiance, delicious oysters, wonderful Steak Oscar (not a cliche here!). Friendly, helpful service

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Thank Joan G
Bellevue, Washington
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I recommend this as a great lnch spot, although dionners are also very good. The deserts are awesome, and served with flare. Its an expensive restaurant, but has a nice feel to it, the staff are friendly. I've been there many times, and I recommend it without hesitation.

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Thank Travel4workalot
Denver, Colorado
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1,123 reviews
383 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,233 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This was our first visit to El Gaucho. The restaurant has a great ambience and the service is excellent. Our mains were the pepper steak and the Linguine (scallop & prawn). Everything was very tasty (including our extras; starters, salads) but, the prices are very expensive. Great for a special occasion but wouldn't want to dine here regularly.

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Thank denver60
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101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best place in Bellevue for steaks. Very well prepared and huge portions. The service is very dedicated and gentle. But, as usual for this kind of place in Bellevue it is expansive. About 120$ per person. Try the Châteaubriant it is just perfect.

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Thank Louis-Alfred

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 450 108th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004-5506
    (Between NE 4th & NE 8th Streets)
  • Public Transportation: Located next to the NE 6th Street Transit Center.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellevue
  • Phone Number: +1 425-455-2715
Description
Named as "the definitive steakhouse in the country," El Gaucho Bellevue's award-winning menu features 28-Day Dry-Aged Niman Ranch All-Natural Certified Angus Beef(R) Brand Prime steaks and custom aged Certified Angus Beef(R) brand tenderloin filets, ribs, pork, poultry and the freshest seafood, all prepared to perfection over an open bed of glowing coals in an exhibition-style kitchen. Our extensive wine list is award-winning, and happy hour menu is widely recognized as one of Bellevue's best. Live music is offered nightly.
Dine on our outdoor patio for lunch, happy hour, or dinner.
El Gaucho is the Northwest's steakhouse legacy focused on old-school, tableside service. We revel in helping guests create a night to remember.

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