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“Great Service, food ok”
Review of El Gaucho

2501 First Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121 (Belltown)
206-728-1337
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Ranked #55 of 3,388 restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $24 - $115
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Belltown
Cross street: Wall Street
Description: El Gaucho is the Northwest's Steakhouse legacy focused on old-school, tableside service for people celebrating their lives. We revel in helping guests create a night to remember.
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Laredo, TX
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“Great Service, food ok”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

One of the most emblematic places in seattle is El Gaucho steak house. The place takes you back in time. Coat required I believe. The place is great for a nice romantic dinner. The steak we ordered had to be taken back because it was under cooked. When they brought it back it was dry and I was not that hungry anymore because I had the onion soup. Very classy, kinda expensive $200 for two, the food is ok.

Visited February 2013
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Council Bluffs
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68 restaurant reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“A step back in time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Steakhouse environment from the past. Enter and walk down grand staircase, dimly lit environment. There is a grand piano at the end of the bar that has a table top with seating around the piano. Service was excellent and food was delicious.

Visited April 2013
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Seattle, WA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Went here for our Son's Birthday”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

It was restaurant week so they were a bit stressed, but they treated us so nicely. Everyone was friendly and helpful. The food was delicious.

Visited April 2013
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Seattle
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6 restaurant reviews
“Birthday Dinner of the best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

El Guacho will give you a dinning experience like no other. The food is prepared in such ways it will tantilise your tounge from begining to end. you just gotta try the El Guacho .

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Snohomish, Washington
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“Classic Steak”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Classic steak house. Come hungry. Ask the waiter what comes with the meal. Side dishes might be unnecessary as the main dish will have many extras. Not well known the Seattle site has a limited number of quaint hotel rooms and a small theater for exclusive movie showings.

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