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Gaucho's Rest

Argentinean, South American
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260 Roosevelt Ave, San Juan, Puerto Rico
787-294-1000
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Today
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Pleasant surprise

We visit the restaurant on a Monday around 2:00pm. The place is well decorated with Argentinian motives. There were 3 other groups having lunch. The service was fast and very courteous. We ordered steaks and they were delicious. The exact cooking point. They were served within reasonable time and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
Alberto13_13
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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We visit the restaurant on a Monday around 2:00pm. The place is well decorated with Argentinian motives. There were 3 other groups having lunch. The service was fast and very courteous. We ordered steaks and they were delicious. The exact cooking point. They were served within reasonable time and everything was just fine. We'll come back for parrillada.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

First visit in a long time and was a truly nice surprise. Beautiful and simple decor, piano music, good service and great food, all combined to create a memorable evening. Both choices of main courses were excellent and the presentation was very good. What a liked the most was that the waitress and the rest of the personnel were respectful... More 

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Miami, Fla
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
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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Boston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 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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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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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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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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Additional Information about Gaucho's Rest

Address: 260 Roosevelt Ave, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787-294-1000
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Argentinean, South American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 260 Roosevelt Ave, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: 787-294-1000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Argentinean, South American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm

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