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El Gaucho Argentine Grill

Wilhelminastraat 80, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 582 3677
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (1,789 reviews)
“t bone” (66 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinean, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Wilhelminastraat 80, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: El Gaucho Argentine Grill
1. For the best & biggest steaks
"The steaks seem to melt in your mouth"
Robert C
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2. Home made desserts
"They presented us with lovely flourless type of chocolate cake"
Lori B
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3. Great ambiance with live music
"We had a blast here."
Jeff F
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1 - 10 of 3,264 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As one who loves a great steak, we were recommended to go to El Gaucho. What a great steak!! Order the gaucho special and you will love it...my wife had filet or tenderloin and it was better than what we get any other high end...More

Thank Jamey C
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed March 29, 2018

We tried this for the first time for dinner and loved it. We had reservations for 6:30 and were seated promptly at a round table, great for conversation for our group of eight. It is very busy here and when we left, every table was...More

1  Thank NancySeaside
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Before i travelled to Aruba with my family, i asked foodies i trust for the #1 must go restaurant on the island...the answer was El Gaucho. Perusing the menu was difficult because i could have ordered ten different items. I chose the Porterhouse, 30 ounces...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed yesterday

We went with the 4 off us to this steakhouse , had a reservation and when we arrived we where seated immediately so that was nice . The are we where seated was a disaster very small and no place to move left or right,and...More

Thank Ekkie2014
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We ate here on our last night. The food was excellent. The service was also fantastic. Patricia, our waitress, was amazing, very friendly and nice. We ordered the pasta carbonara and the steak kabobs. They were both delicious. They also have a decent selection of...More

Thank Fabricio V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband is a big carnivore, so he insisted we visit El Gaucho while on our honeymoon. The atmosphere is somewhere between a Mexican restaurant and a steakhouse. If you’ve been to an Argentinian restaurant before, you know what to expect. Large portions of grilled...More

Thank Caitie H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ordered the combination platter with steak, pork, and ribs. It was great as usual. I had the potato side with cheese, also great. I also like the bread and the pickled onions and pesto sauce (before the meal) - very tasty. As usual, I had...More

Thank Larry O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

El Gaucho was recommended to me on FB. T-Bone steak was HUGE and very flavorful! The sides were delicious as well. The Salmon was juicy, tender and flaky - delicious! We never needed anything during our meal - your needs are met BEFORE you know...More

Thank thecarter4
Reviewed 6 days ago

To bad we found this spot towards the end of our trip, otherwise we would've been there more than once. Where do I start....we started off with the empanada appetizers and boy where they delicious!!!! The bread was yummy with the chimichurri sauce, the broccoli...More

1  Thank palomitaone
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food was great and the staff was, as always in Aruba, wonderful. The place definitely needs a bit of updating for my likes; it's very dark.

Thank suzziq158
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Vanda450
January 10, 2018|
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Response from gymmomto3 | Reviewed this property |
Steaks run between 30-50 they are huge though so you could split we love the sangria. I think $150 would work
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Michael K
November 24, 2017|
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Response from rosup99 | Reviewed this property |
They DO take reservations and it's definitely worth the trip. Its NOT in a bad part of town. I've been going to Aruba for over 20 years and never miss going to El Gaucho. The food is amazing!! Anyone who knows about food... More
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Michael K
November 24, 2017|
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Response from W97 | Reviewed this property |
They take reservations and it’s about a $12 cab ride from Costa Linda
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$27 - $49
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilhelminastraat 80, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 582 3677
Description
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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