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Los Gauchos

Av. Tulum y Rojo Gomez, a un costado de la Iglesia, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
998-166-5879
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $2 - $15
Cuisines: Argentinean
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Our first time eating at Los Gauchos, and we ordered a variety of Empanadas to share. Loved the fact that each was marked with a flag and it's kind, and although service was slow when we were there, it was still very good! Would definitely go ack!

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Loved the food here. Best empanadas & arracharra steak. We tried the filet too, but thought the arracharra was the best, so flavorful & the chimichurri & pico were awesome. Pico was really spicy. Plenty of choices for the kids too, pizza & spaghetti were their favorites.

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McCall, Idaho
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Great steaks, sandwiches, homemade pasta, and pizza! What else could you desire from an Argentinean restaurant!

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Portland, Oregon
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74 reviews 74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We have eaten here before and loved it, so came back again this March to revisit and still love it. We have travelled in Mexico for years and never ate the steak, but, boy, has that changed!!! The method of cooking over the wood fire is great and the meat tender and juicy. Add the chimichurri sauce (now I am... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

The homemade pasta is wonderful. Full of flavor. Outdoor seating with great view of the town square. Good salads and empanadas/

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This by far is our favourite restaurant in Puerto Morelos....it is very popular and fills up quickly especially on weekends...Great menu selection and what comes out of that kitchen is fantastic... drinks are reasonably priced. Pasta choices are very generous and the service is excellent! On selected days they have wonderful entertainment including Flamenco dancer and guitarist.

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Denver, CO
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7 reviews 7 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Highly recommend the Ribeye! This is a great little place to eat and they also have very good wine! The two of us had dinner, bread and a bottle of wine for under $50.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

Had heard a lot bout this place. Maybe why was not impressed. Food was good, but not exciting. Heard the empanadas were to die for, but to me they tasted like pizza crust stuffed with an ok filling. The dishwasher cooked well; the vegetables over cooked. Lots of other options to explore before going back.

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victoria bc
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

This trip was our third & fourth time trying this restaurant. Never disappoints. I had chicken marsala & hubby had New York steak. Both awesome. We unfortunately were there right as the night bugs came out, so were a little uncomfortable. (don't go at dusk). Waiter was excellent in making suggestions. Highly recommend eating here.

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Bucharest, Romania
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We were the guests of this small, cute restaurant 3 times and we never felt disapointed. We tried all kind of dishes, wich were absolutly great: empanadas, amazing, different argentinian steaks and also pancakes, not to mention the great margarita (one of the best we had, and we tried many..) and excellent wine (sauvignon blanc, fantastic flavour). The prices were... More

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