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Los Gauchos

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Argentinean, South American
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Av. Tulum y Rojo Gomez, a un costado de la Iglesia, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
998-166-5879
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Buffet, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 164
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  • 52
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Pizza in town

Ate there yesterday and the Pizza was excellent. Staff is very cordial and sitting on the street was cooling.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
jennifer s
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Detroit, Michigan
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
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Detroit, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Ate there yesterday and the Pizza was excellent. Staff is very cordial and sitting on the street was cooling.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Will definitely skip this place next year. Food & service were mediocre. Took over an hour for our dinners, which had to be sent back because meat was too rare. Too many other places with better food & service. Wish we had stayed at Pirata...

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Cancun, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Their fresh pasta is what I like the most about Los Gauchos. Great food, iced tea and even better performances every other night with live music. Excellent option.

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Minnesota
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Every night this place was busy so we were excited to try it. The service was friendly but the food was just average.

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Niagara on the Lake
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This place spills quite literally onto the street and is busy, for good reason. Once I had their baked empanada stuffed with bacon, prunes and mantega cheese (like Mexican mozzarella) I couldn't bring myself to order anything else. You might want to bring a little bug spray if there's no breeze. The atmosphere is a hoot. All sorts of people.... More 

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minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This was our least liked place of our ten days in the area. Waited a long time for everything. They were busy, restaurants nearby were 1/2 full or empty. That's what we based our decision to dine on. We ordered Arrachera steak. It was fair but we had much better in Akumal and Tulum a few times. Ravioli- horrible. Ate... More 

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Ladysmith
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

It didn't look like we could get in, but on asking we were promptly set up with a table for four. Seems like there is always room. Very accommodating and friendly staff. We started off with the garlic/Parmesan bread, excellent and so nicely presented. My husband and I shared the 14oz arrechara steak, again excellent and more than enough for... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We've been in Puerto Morelos for 2 months. This is our third year. For service, food, price, entertainment, location, consistency, you cannot beat it anywhere in PM. The staff are always cheerful and accommodating. The menu is varied and the food is tasty. The prices are reasonable and if you're not big eaters like us, they happily serve you one... More 

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Seattle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

After trying another steak place across the way with success, we decided to try out Los Gauchos. Strangely, the two restaruants have almost identical menus. Is it really one??? So weird. Anyway, we ordered an empanada (delicious-superior to the other place), a shrimp appetizer (fine, not special) and a steak arrancha. The steak was okay. We ordered it medium rare... More 

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Zimmerman, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Try the bacon and prune, or "pampeana" empanadas. Fried or baked, it's all good. Their steak and chimichurri is great too. Margaritas come in generous sized, authentic styled, hand painted glasses.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Tulum y Rojo Gomez, a un costado de la Iglesia, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Puerto Morelos
  • Phone Number: 998-166-5879

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 15
  • Cuisine: Argentinean, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Doing business, Families with children, Special occasions

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