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El Gaucho Argentine Grill

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Wilhelminastraat 80, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 582 3677
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Steaks and everything were great. Very attentive service. Warm, cozy atmosphere. Highly recommended!

Thank Pat H
Syracuse, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had not been to El Gaucho in a number of years and decided to make a return visit with our family. The last time we were there I remember it having a warm glow from the numerous lightbulb lanterns that decorated the restaurant. Those have been replaced with LED alternatives that don't replicate the warm glow we remembered. Although... More 

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Jackson, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its a little out of they way, and getting a cab to leave not so good had to walk 6 blocks to find one. The food is good have to say the chichurri sauce is outstanding. The staff was great , live music walking around was great I would go back but I would make sure I rented a car... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband, 9 year old son and I ate at El Gaucho on our trip to Aruba and the food was great. Our reservation was for 8:00 pm on a Saturday night and we were seated right away. I made my reservation prior to arriving about a month in advance on there website. Everyone was so friendly from the women... More 

Thank ChristinePizz1965
Wexford, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my third visit to el Gaucho. It gets better each time. I had the Gaucho steak with broccoli and potatoes on the side. Excellent wine. Six of us dined in the main area and had a blast. It's nice to see some of the same wait staff from over the years and the in house entertainment is always... More 

Thank Jeff B
New Britain, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

LOVED, El Gaucho! We were told that this was "The Best Steakhouse" on the Island. We didn't visit many other steakhouses but the food and steak at El Gaucho was perfect. I ordered the surf and turf that included a 6oz and 3 shrimp with 3 side choices and everything was cooked to perfection. Staff was awesome and the food... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had the lunch 3 course menu of the day, which consisted of an appetizer, a main course with skirt steak and a dessert. The skirt steak was perfectly grilled medium, exactly what i asked for. My boyfriend ordered the gaucho steak, a 1 pound sirloin steak. perfectly grilled medium well, precisely how he wanted his steak to be. The... More 

Thank Margé D
West Caldwell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

ELGaucho is by far one of the very best in Aruba. The food is rich in taste and you feel like you're truly in Argentina when you step inside with it's decor and wait staff. Definitely try ElGaucho. You won't be disappointed.

Thank demacaluso1005
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely try the conch! Best and most filling meal on our 8-day trip. Linden was a wonderful host.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Good service. Best steak. Food served at your request. You can eat the best meat but also pasta or and fish. Polite servers.

Thank Ly'sah L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$27 - $49
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinean, South American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilhelminastraat 80, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 582 3677
El Gaucho, is a typical Argentine Steakhouse, famous for serving succulent Steaks grilled the Argentinian way. The decor, ambiance and music is rustic and Argentinian in every way. Leather art on the walls, wooden pillars and barrels,cow hide decor and more. The Restaurant is divided in 7 dinning rooms, each decorated to honor a region of Argentina:Mendoza the wine region, the famous Caminito Way, the Pampas fields.The menu is extensive with many choices of beef, poultry and seafood. The sides are included in the price and so are the fresh garlic bread and the 3 home made sauces to acompany your dinner.With over 38 years, serving the best and the biggest steaks, El Gaucho is the oldest established Restaurant on the Island.

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