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El Gauchito

Argentinean
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9460 Corona Avenue, Elmhurst, NY 11373-2831
718 271-8198
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thu 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • 6
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Ride on out

How disappointing. We went on a Sunday night and it was packed, we waited close to an hour to be seated. Thinking "homemade pasta" I choose the ravioli stuff with spinach. It was so dried I had to pour olive oil just to swallow the pasta, which was ugh. I ended just eating the filling and leaving... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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18 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Ft. Lauderdale
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75 reviews 75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

How disappointing. We went on a Sunday night and it was packed, we waited close to an hour to be seated. Thinking "homemade pasta" I choose the ravioli stuff with spinach. It was so dried I had to pour olive oil just to swallow the pasta, which was ugh. I ended just eating the filling and leaving the pasta behind.... More 

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My family went to this small Elmhurst Argentine restaurant based on Tripadvisor reviews, and we were not disappointed. All the details were handled well, including the bread, the water bottle brought to the table, the fruit juices, and most importantly the main courses. Three of the four in our party got something other than meat entrees (2 chose shrimp, 1... More 

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Gauchito is a solid parillada experience for what you can get in the NYC area. In particular, they put a lot of care into the meat: where it comes from (grass-fed Nebraska cows!), and how it's cut (Argentine-style, not Yankee style, which are surprisingly different). This is a funny place, more than just a typical Argentine steakhouse. For starters, if... More 

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NY
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106 reviews 106 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The food here was so delicious and reasonably priced. The meat and empanadas are worth trying. The highlight if our visit was the friendly staff. Parking is a little difficult as you have to park on the street.

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Barrie, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I love the place. I was expecting it to be expensive but the food are really priced reasonably. I was actually surprise. I love the steak. I not really fond of meat but I sure did finish everything on my plate, of course excluding the bones for one. Would surely eat here again when I come visit New York again.

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Hartsdale, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

If you want to know how is the Argentinian steak, you SHOULD VISIT AND HAVE A STEAK at this restaurant, ask for the "Bife de Chorizo" (NY Steak) or the "Entrana" (skirt steak) or "Vacio"....all of them "medium rare", is almost a metaphysical experience. Meat lovers go there, is closer than Buenos Aires but with the same happy results. Enjoy!!!.

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Port Washington, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

If you are looking for authentic Argentinian fare at very reasonable prices, you must visit this Restaurant with a truly family atmosphere and friendly service. Don't go there on Wednesdays, it is closed.

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Elmhurst, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

Love Argentina cuisine. Very good food just small space can get very crowded on weekends but the food is delicious!

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Tsukuba, Japan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

During a recent stay in New York I visited this place. It combines a restaurant and an Argentine style deli. Empanadas were excellent and at a surprisingly reasonable price. On an earlier trip I had had dinner at the restaurant, quite good Argentine fare (parrilla and red wine). I am confident I will visit again.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

My family and I have been coming here for years and it has always been excellent. It is nice to find a restaurant where not only do they serve excellent food but do so with a smile. You have to try it too!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9460 Corona Avenue, Elmhurst, NY 11373-2831
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Elmhurst
  • Phone Number: 718 271-8198

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Argentinean
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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