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El Gaucho Argentine Grill

Wilhelminastraat 80, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 582 3677
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinean, Gluten Free Options
Wilhelminastraat 80, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard that this restaurant had the best steak I would ever eat....... Not true! I ordered the popular Gaucho steak. I asked for medium and it was nearly well done and tough to cut. If you are not a fan of salt... the...More

Thank Lora C
Omira B, Owner at El Gaucho Argentine Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

If the steak is not cooked as it should you can easily request it to be changed.Also if you don't want salt or seasoning please let your waiter know when ordering. Most people like well seasoned food and that's why the majority of guests like...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great restaurant for an anniversary dinner. The steaks were excellent and staff so friendly. I'd definately go back.

Thank Snazzyt01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Aruba for the first time with our son and his wife. El Gaucho was recommended and we dined there on our second night. Excellent and attentive service and good food.

Thank John R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We must have run into at least three people on the island who recommended this restaurant to us. I'm so glad we tried it! The atmosphere was subdued but not stuffy, and the service was quick and friendly. The best part, of course, was the...More

Thank GraphicsKat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome steaks, good service, a little bit of a ride from the high rise hotels. We had a person who was in a wheelchair this became an issue. Finding a taxi large enough to accommodate us. Taxis were not as available as in other restaurants...More

Thank daniel h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So many people rave about how great the steak is at El Gaucho. I personally do not understand the hype. The steak was tough and came out Luke warm. I had to send it back two times. The third time was not a charm, but...More

1  Thank Kim R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here and we tried the steaks, ahhh who cannot be satisfied with all these types of meats, the sauces they serve are to die for, recommended, it is in downtown and the place is expensive but worth the money.

Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband I went here while in Aruba last week and it was by far one of the best steaks either of us have eaten! A definitely must try when in Aruba!

Thank Megan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried this restaurant back in Sept. 1997 from a recommendation of a doctor. Finally returned to Aruba almost 20 years later to another delicious meal, courteous staff, and savoring drinks. My son, who doesn't care for beef, tried it and loved it! I wouldn't ever...More

Thank hark2727
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

El Gaucho was recommended to us by the manager at the Local Cigar Emporium La Casa Del Habano. Jay was dead on. The steaks and lamb are absolutely amazing. Seasoned and grilled to perfection, it is one of the better steak houses I have visited...More

Thank specho65
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Sommer A
October 12, 2017|
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Response from Moeg68 | Reviewed this property |
We had a party of six and had reservations. According to the cab drivers, December is busy, so I would make reservations. Enjoy
June 28, 2017|
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Response from DM0619 | Reviewed this property |
No Kids menu !!!!!
June 26, 2017|
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Response from JAR8170 | Reviewed this property |
My surf and turn was $45 and worth it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$27 - $49
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, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
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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