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El Gaucho Steakhouse

Rooi Santu 620, Curacao
5999 767-0067
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Ranked #30 of 238 restaurants in Curacao
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Jacksonville, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We went at night so we were not able to enjoy the amazing view. Be warned about the bugs at night. They do provide big spray but that didn't help me. Service was just average. Salad bar was below average. Steaks where great. It was a pricey evening and with the salad bar and being uncomfortable with the bugs I... More

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Hole, Hedmark, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great view, friendly and professional staff, fantastic food with salad- and soup-buffet, the best grilled meat we ever tasted and great wines.

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Atlanta, GA
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90 reviews 90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The food was fantastic! The cuts of meat were great and it was nice to have a salad bar to enjoy prior to the meal. I must agree with the other reviewers as the service by some of the staff was not great, however the manager Martin was AMAZING and knew everything about the area to explain to us non... More

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Willemstad, Curacao
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Disaster evening. First of all the service was terrible. Our waiter never came back after our question how meat would be served. Number 2 took our orders and then we had to wait more then on hour for our food. When it did arrive 3 of the 4 dishes were absolute overpriced for the small stakes But number 4 was... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The food is excellent and you get a free salad bar with the order of a main dish. The place is tucked away on top of a hill and you might think you're going the wrong way at night but you're not. Due to the fact that it's on top a hill, it offers great views of the island from... More

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Willemstad, Curacao
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I have been to El Gaucho several times! El Gaucho has delicious food! The place has also a nice view. I also love the salad bar, great variety of food!

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Nottingham
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

El Gaucho is an excellent restaurant. Food and views great. Service of the food also great. The only reason I didnt give this a 5* is the taxi service they use was shocking. It took over 1 hour so after midnight they charged an extra 10 dollars. The steak though was the best on the island.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

It was our first time visiting Curacao and one of the vendors in the Jan Thiel area recommended El Gaucho to us. Everything about the restaurant was very, very good! The ambiance was inviting, the service was prompt and non-intrusive and the steak was melt in our mouth and flavorful. I had the Trio Deluxe Grill. All three types of... More

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Yorkville, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We were very disappointed in the food and service at El Gaucho. The salad bar was very nice and the owner was friendly, but our food and the wait staff were less than satisfactory.

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Davie, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

The best atmosphere the best service the best food and the view is on believable if you don't go hear you are doing yourself and in justice they have an awesome salad bar great soup I highly recommend the hanging steak

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