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El Gaucho - Argentinisches Restaurant

Barbarossplatz 4a, 50674 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Altstadt-Süd)
(0)221 246797
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Ranked #126 of 1,689 Restaurants in Cologne
Hours:
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Neighborhood: Altstadt-Süd
Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Hawkwell
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I do not often choose a steak dinner when I am staying in Cologne but when I do El Gaucho is my restaurant of choice. I had a medium rare fillet steak with french fries which was simply excellent. You can order other side dishes such as jacket potato or corn on the cob. The prices are reasonable for the... More

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Tiete, SP
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Great taste and prepare. Good point and roasted potato with soar cream. Not cheap but good value for the money considering the type of food.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I had the fillet medium rare, and my travelling companion had the fillet well done and we both had the best steak experience ever, my fillet was enormous and cooked to perfection, I recommend anybody taking a stay in Cologne to seek out this restaurant and take a steak experience.

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Herning, Denmark
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I have been there before I like their food, but this time was aweful! We had reservation for 21:00 got our table 20 min. later after waiting outside in the cold weather. Then we didn't get our food before 23:20. The service was incredible bad or not present. They kept lying to us that the food was 10-15 min. away.... More

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Bucharest
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95 reviews 95 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Nice place, friendly team, good menu offer but I was expecting better steak quality because we went there to order some nice steaks.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

We visited 2 night running an June last year. I have just booked for 2 more evenings in May this year. These guys just get it right! I never review anything usually. However, i have seen some negative comments and needed to state my/our companies opinion.

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

We were in Köln for the Christmas market. Local people suggest us El Gaucho. Amazing meat. 82€ for 2 steaks without wine !!! A little expensive

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Reykjavik, Iceland
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Steaks were great. Salad was good. Bread was stale. Cob corn was ok. Service was slow, waiters spent most of the time ignoring the guests and drinking wine. Took forever to get attention and service and

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Ottawa, Canada
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88 reviews 88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I can't have it as "excellent" because I know what is Excellent in Argentina!!! But they did a good job with the place and the food is very good. Not sure why is not possible to have a real "Churrasco" but they should have the same cuts as in Argentina. The guys who work there are very friendly and very... More

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London, United Kingdom
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278 reviews 278 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

I have been going to El Gauchos for 20 years. Their Argentinian Fillet steak is why you go there. Their starters are limited to things like salads, mushrooms or prawns in garlic and I have never got as far as the desserts. The house wine in a carafe is acceptable and the baked potatoes are good. The service can be... More

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