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El Gaucho

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450 108th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 (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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Paris, France
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140 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Pleasant place with good food but nothing to remember.Efficient service but a little bit pretentious. Ample place between tables good for business lunch or dinner but some with weird shapes. Rather pricy.

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Thank Lorenzo-Laurent
Seattle, Washington
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Simply one of my favorite spots in Bellevue. Food and drinks are consistently good. Staff is friendly and attentive. No bad experience (yet) in dozens of visits. Definitely like the flambé deserts. Always a nice show (and taste) for business partners and family.

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Thank MSeattle1970
Medina, WA
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111 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We eat dinner at El Gaucho in Bellevue a handful of times a year. The service is excellent and the steaks and salads (all we ever order) are very good. In good weather it's fun to sit outside. Valet parking at dinner makes it easy.

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

Thank you for your 5-star review of El Gaucho Bellevue! We love knowing that you have enjoyed the food, service and ambiance with each visit, and have taken advantage of the patio when weather permits. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers! More 

Seattle, Washington
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I went here for my birthday with my wife at the end of June 2016 and it was fantastic. The service was top notch. We felt incredibly welcomed and the staff rolled out service I haven't received in Bellevue possibly ever. My wife and I ordered the popular meal "Chateaubriand" for two and we were not disappointed at all. The... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback and review of El Gaucho Bellevue! We are so glad to hear that you received a true El Gaucho Bellevue experience. We strive to deliver world class food, service and ambiance each night to every guest and we're glad we hit the mark with your recent visit. We also know that you have many dining... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Great Happy Hour food and drinks with gentle piano music in the background. Pleasant atmosphere and seating on patio for summer dining.

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Thank arnold m
Bellevue, Washington, United States
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Each time I've had lunch or dinner at El Gaucho in Bellevue, it's been a great experience. Lunch first - ... I'm not really into hamburgers but it's a quick lunch without a lot of carbs. The El Gaucho burger is GREAT! It is big and has great flavor, quality beef and an amazing bun. With that said - Steak... More 

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Mountain View, California
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We went here for a business dinner with 12 in our party. The staff was very attentive and friendly. The dinner and wine menu were top notch. I recommend getting the "El Gaucho" special steak. If I recall correctly, all their steaks are dry aged for 28 days. Overall, this place is well worth a visit.

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Thank TonyHuynh32
El Gaucho S, Guest Relations Manager at El Gaucho, responded to this review

Hi Tony, Thank you for your feedback and 5-star review! We strive to deliver world class food and service and we're so glad we met your expectations for your business dinner. We proudly serve 28-day dry-aged steaks, and we are glad you liked the Gaucho style prep! We hope to have the opportunity to serve you again soon. Cheers! More 

Glendale, Arizona
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62 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Enjoyed the food, the location, the ambiance, everything! It is a favorite of our friends that live locally there and it did not disappoint. Happy Hour pricing was very good for the location and the quality... definitely a higher-end place, but the HH pricing was very fair. I was amazed how quick it filled up but Expedia and Microsoft buildings... More 

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Monaco
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Fabulous from start to finish! Was it overpriced? Yes, indeed. Was it worth it? Yes, indeed. Everything from the wonderful and cheerful service to the live piano music, truly out-of-this-world grass-fed beef, custom cocktails upon request, appetizers and desserts was exceptional. On a par with Europe's finest. You'll drop $250 on a complete dinner for two, but this is an... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback and 5-star review! We strive to deliver world class food, service and ambiance to each guest every night, and we're so glad that we met your expectations. We source the finest products in the world and our prices reflect that quality. We hope to have the opportunity to serve you again next time your travels... More 

Richland, Washington
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71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

First time visit and we'll be back. Great service and ambiance though a little pricey, but OK for a special occasion. Steak was excellent as was the table side prepared Caesar salad.

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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, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
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
    (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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?