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El Gaucho

#241 of 6,465 Restaurants in Milan
Certificate of Excellence
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Porta Ticinese
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Via Carlo D'Adda 13, 20144 Milan, Italy
+39.0289400839
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7:45 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:45 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 208
    Excellent
  • 191
    Very good
  • 56
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice environment and food

Even if the area looks quite poor, the restaurant has a very nice and warm decoration. The food quality is very good and the menu is very rich of argentinian tastes. Very important that there is good ventilation so your clothes are not getting smoked. Prices are about 30-50€ per person, including... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2014
Harrys_Was_There
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Athens, Greece
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Cookham, United Kingdom
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318 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Service 'with a smile' and great steak - what more could one ask for? Although relatively 'expensive', the environment and food deserves 'extra'. Be aware however - portions are fairly large so there is no need to order too much!!

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Thank H1CAJ
Miami, United States
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92 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Top quality products, large servings, and fantastic service. Very nice layout and atmosphere. Great wine list. You might even see Javier Zanetti (owner) from time to time...

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Thank Hor1964
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52 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed this dinner, the tenderloin was perfectly cooked and served on hot stone. Also good the side dishes. Very careful service. The restaurant is not so big so it's better to book a table. Charming atmosphere that made it also good for a couple dinner. A little bit expansive but it worths. Highly suggested

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Thank Americanini
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

Expensive for the quality they offer. I took a stake, it was really mediocre. The waitors are not organized and are rude. There are better Argentinian restaurants in Milna.

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Thank Ioannis K
Annecy, France
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This restaurant is the place to be for excellent meat! we had Cuore di filetto of beef, it was a dream. We can regret that no sauce is served with the meat . The wine was perfect. Our child had chicken (portion was too large),we had a good time! the place is very accurate, not many activity around unfortunately. The... More 

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Thank liliwell
Athens, Greece
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

Even if the area looks quite poor, the restaurant has a very nice and warm decoration. The food quality is very good and the menu is very rich of argentinian tastes. Very important that there is good ventilation so your clothes are not getting smoked. Prices are about 30-50€ per person, including wine.

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Thank Harrys_Was_There
Milan, Italy
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Perfect restaurant for those who loves meat. However service was not up to my expectations and prices are high.

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Thank Giorgio D
Island of Malta, Malta
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Had a great time at El Gaucho. We ordered the mixed platter for our mains and the portion was 'wow' didn't manage to eat it all! Very tasty and recommended!

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Thank NadiaMic
Juan-les-Pins, France
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170 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

I was very curious to go to this restaurant, as I was told that the meat was fantastic and the ambiance very modern. I cam out slightly disappointed; the meat was good, but I had much much better - nothing to write home about. Service was quite attentive, actually; I came in rather late as I was traveling and I... More 

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Thank krotas
Milan, Italy
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154 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

This is a low level pretentious restaurant that I was told had some "celebrities" behind it. Super modern furnishing is there to show how trendy the place is. Check out the usual ever so frequent uncomfortable chairs or the washroom's ridiculous wash basins). With a few exceptions from what I have seen of other restaurants that had a celbrity invest... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Carlo D'Adda 13, 20144 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Porta Ticinese
  • Neighborhood: Porta Ticinese
  • Phone Number: +39.0289400839

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 73 - 147
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Argentinean, South American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:45 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
7:45 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
7:45 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
7:45 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
7:45 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
7:45 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
7:45 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?