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El Gaucho

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Mexican, Argentinean, South American
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Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Num. 18, esq. Colon. | Col. Reforma, Veracruz, Mexico
2299 35 04 11
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7:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 61
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  • 42
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
good food, dont use google maps

food was good. service was good. lighting was too bright. used google maps to find where it was in relation to the hotel. decided to walk. ended up being no where near where it was...

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

food was good. service was good. lighting was too bright. used google maps to find where it was in relation to the hotel. decided to walk. ended up being no where near where it was...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The service is ok. But the food is quite low quality and really expensive. I mean there are other mutch better restaurants in Veracruz who are cheeper and better

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Gibsons, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I have been eating here regularly for 5 years - since I started travelling to Veracruz. The empanadas are the best in town - I fell in love with empanadas in Buenos Aires and I have tried them at every restaurant in Veracruz I have viisted that has them on the menu and El Gaucho is at the top. Try... More 

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Desert Hot Springs, California
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

One is got to wait for a table, but boy! is it worth the wait. Food, drinks and service are primo for a reasonable price. It's a locals' place. Their menu varies from Argentina style steaks to "Gorditas y Picadas de Veracruz. You must try this place

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Been here solo on my way to merida. Even though i speak no spanish the waiter was patient and was Very correct in his manners. Good food with traditional mexican dishes aswell as argintinian and italian food like pastas. The steak i decided to order was perfectly cooked. Together with the molten cheese with chorizo and taco was great as... More 

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Luanda, Angola
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is one of the best restaurants in Veracruz. An older establishment, but they know how to greet, serve and cater to their guests. Definitely the place to frequent for breakfast, lunch AND dinner.

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Wimberley, Texas
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Great food from a wide selection of seafood and beef (Argentinian.) Family friendly but not formica and plastic at all. a bit too noisy and bright for a romantic couples date night for my tastes, but the food makes up for it.

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Toluca, Mexico
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69 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

The classic argentinian restaurant good meat, good taste. The service is good, there is a lot of good options, I don't like the seefood so this is a great option.

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Clear Lake Shores, Texas
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

I have been returning to this restaurant on my visits to Veracruz for over 15 years. I love the table top hibachi grill that you can cook and keep food warm, I especially like the steak, pork and shrimp combo. The salads are fresh and crisp and the assorted breads are great. The queso flamado with Chorizo and hand made... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

The breakfast there are really good because you can try the picaditas, gordas, and empanadas that are traditional in Veracruz. It's a small family restaurant, so do not expect someplace fancy.

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Additional Information about El Gaucho

Address: Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Num. 18, esq. Colon. | Col. Reforma, Veracruz, Mexico
Phone Number: 2299 35 04 11
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Veracruz  >  Veracruz
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican, Argentinean, South American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Num. 18, esq. Colon. | Col. Reforma, Veracruz, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Veracruz  >  Veracruz
  • Phone Number: 2299 35 04 11

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Argentinean, South American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?