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Gaucho's Rest

260 Roosevelt Ave, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #435 of 579 restaurants in San Juan
Cuisines: Argentinean
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46% Recommend
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Miami, Fla
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I expected a better steak from this restaurant . It tasted as if the grill has been started with kerosene , and that was transferred to the steak. The service was good . Ambiance acceptable for a business meeting.

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San Antonio
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138 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Steak was OK. The menu offers a decent selection. The provoleta was runny but tasty. Chimichurri was pretty authentic as was the red sauce. Nice selection of Argentine wines. Service was disappointing. There were 2 servers but their attention was mostly taken up by two large groups. Servers were nice and knowledgeable but just very busy.

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

This restaurant serves the best parrillada in Puerto Rico, with all the cuts of meat associated with a traditional parrillada. The facility was recently completely renovated and is VERY nice now compared to what it was years ago (which was OK but very tired). The waiters are very friendly and the service is good.

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Orlando, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

I'm really sorry to write about this, but happened. This is how it goes with this restaurant. I was in a business trip and for lunch in one of the meetings I was invited to this restaurant. The restaurant look nice and we were seated on the spot. The waitress was nice and the beverages came soon with the wine.... More

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18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

If you are looking for a great streak? This is a best option. Excelent food, I recomended the Sangria and the 4 leches dessert... Was Great. Service can be better. Overall... Is a Good place and good prices.

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san juan, puerto rico
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138 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

All the Locals know about this place but worth the trip is you are visiting. Skip Outback and go straight to GAUCHO. Can get a little noisy at times when the place is crowded with lots of families BUT worth the visit.

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Orlando, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012 via mobile

We were promptly seated....by the kitchen door. Every time the door opened the loud noise was so distracting. A guest at our table actually jumped from fright as it sounded like a gunshot. I tried the meat that came on the appetizer plate, from the taste I opted for the chicken. The sangria was excellent. The very best thing to... More

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Irmo, South Carolina
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38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

Argentinian restaurants are known for their meat, and this one lived up to the billing. The lomo was great, and the mixed grill that others at the table had was good as well.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2011

I visited Gaucho's four days ago and I liked the place, food, and service very much. The place have been recently renovated and it look very modern and beautiful. What I did not like is that the valet parking guy closed up all the available parking spaces with a yellow rope in a manner that we had no other choice... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2011 via mobile

The worse service ever. After speaking with the manager our table of 12 decided to walk out due to the rudeness. Luckily we had not ordered anything yet. Don't recommend.

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