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El Gaucho Argentine Grill

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

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

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days 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.

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Oranjestad, Aruba
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We usually order for take out and have for the last couple of times noticed a downward spiral in quality. Most of the meat is still good, the lamb is usually my favorite. My all-time favorite appetizer is the Morcilla and I'm very sad to say that the last few times we ordered it, it has been too hot (spicy)... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have friends who have visited Aruba many times. They insisted El Gaucho is the best steak place in the world. They are not wrong. We went on Valentine's Day for lunch & it was so delicious. Great steak & very good service.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Never disappointed in El Gaucho's. The Sangria is the BEST on the island, the waiters are a blast and, of course, the mariachi's are fun. Going after Superbowl this year was a bonus...SWEET CAROLINE and we got our entire room singing...petit tenderloin was out of this world!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked in they gave her a rose Shrimp and a wedge salad both great She had the tenderloin and I had the porterhouse both great

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was disappointed in my visit this year. I've been here everytime I come to Aruba. I don't know if they have new owners but the food just wasn't as good.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was the most amazing place . I loved it that if i was there longer time I would go back for a second night dinner

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the el gaucho as recommended by the server. It had a great flavor and we especially loved the chimi churi on the side. The bread was good too. We went a hour before close and were still treated very well and had great service. 15% gratuity is automatically added here no matter the size of the party. We... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved our visit to El Gaucho - went with 4 friends - everyone reported very good food. The strolling musician/singers were fun and very good. Does get somewhat loud and difficult to hold a conversation when the place fills up.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$27 - $49
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinean, South American, Gluten Free Options
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
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?