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El Gauchito

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9458/9460 Corona Avenue, Elmhurst, NY 11373
+1 718-271-8198
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9:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: Since 1979, El Gauchito is the place where you can find a little piece of...
Since 1979, El Gauchito is the place where you can find a little piece of Argentine in New York. In a family atmosphere, you may share an Argentinian barbecue or taste authentic dishes from the Argentine cuisine. We offer an extensive menu, delicious desserts and the best Argentinian wines. In our butcher shop, you will find top quality beef with Argentinian-style cuts, along with sausages, blood sausages and matambre (rolled stuffed flank steak). We also offer a wide variety of Argentinian products, from yerba mate (unique tea blend) to dulce de leche in various brands at the best prices. We welcome you to discover our shop and find the authentic delicacies you need. Our goal is to provide best quality and service at an unbeatable price.
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  • 11
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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
LO MAAAAASSSSSS!!!!! (THE BEST!!)

This is the best argentine restaurant in NYC, period!!! It has an authentic atmosphere, as it is located near the Argentine Corner (this area was considered to be an argentine neighborhood for decades) and has some of the best tasting meats and chimichurri I have ever tasted (I am married to an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
CUNYProf0515
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is the best argentine restaurant in NYC, period!!! It has an authentic atmosphere, as it is located near the Argentine Corner (this area was considered to be an argentine neighborhood for decades) and has some of the best tasting meats and chimichurri I have ever tasted (I am married to an argentine and have been to Argentina over a... More 

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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

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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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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115 reviews 115 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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13 reviews 13 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9458/9460 Corona Avenue, Elmhurst, NY 11373
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Elmhurst
  • Phone Number: +1 718-271-8198

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: Argentinean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Since 1979, El Gauchito is the place where you can find a little piece of Argentine in New York. In a family atmosphere, you may share an Argentinian barbecue or taste authentic dishes from the Argentine cuisine. We offer an extensive menu, delicious desserts and the best Argentinian wines. In our butcher shop, you will find top quality beef with Argentinian-style cuts, along with sausages, blood sausages and matambre (rolled stuffed flank steak). We also offer a wide variety of Argentinian products, from yerba mate (unique tea blend) to dulce de leche in various brands at the best prices. We welcome you to discover our shop and find the authentic delicacies you need. Our goal is to provide best quality and service at an unbeatable price.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm

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