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El Gaucho

Steenstraat 59A, 2312 BV, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 513 2530
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (60 reviews)
“empanadas” (6 reviews)
“lomo” (3 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinean, South American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Steenstraat 59A, 2312 BV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed October 24, 2016

We made reservations for five people for dinner. Getting there early, we claimed the reservation and were shown to our table. turned out that the three people would have to sit crowded on a couch like seating which the other two were out in the...More

Thank Ted F
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant and tasty. The steaks and side dishes were great. Loved the baked sweet potato with cream. The caprese salad was so surprisingly delicious. It was probably due to the fresh tomatoes, aromatic basil and the really remarkable mozzarella cheese and balsamic oil. Very...More

Thank meyravg
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed the dinner: ribs were meaty and delicious, excellent vegetables, nice house wine, and attentive service. Price seemed reasonable. The amount of ribs was much more than I could comfortably eat. We enjoyed the dinner so much, we came a few nights later,...More

Thank 1Vagabond_Traveler
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Great if you like beef, we do. A busy restaurant very well staffed. A wide choice of steak cuts at very good prices. Meat was excellently cooked to order and served promptly. Everything was cooked to order. Most impressive. Very friendly staff

Thank wheelchairmike
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

The grill is nice. We ordered the mix grill and it was ok, not very impressive but the quality is quite good if you compare the restaurants in Leiden. Close to train station so not a bad place to go with friends for a Friday...More

Thank Gengsi S
Reviewed September 13, 2016

You really don't need another strong review to see that this Argentine steak house is really good. The service was fine and the steaks were very good for a reasonable price. I also recommend the Argentine Goulash Soup as a starter...

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Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

I had the best steak that I have eaten for a long time The staff where very friendly and spoke perfect English I highly recommend eating here

Thank Bob R
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Great steaks, prepared well. The tenderloin roast is an especial favorite. The restaurant was always one of the better places for steak in Leiden, but since the renovation it's an even bigger recommendation.

Thank Frank F
Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

We are traveling in Netherlands for a few days now and every time we are looking for a meat restaurant to have dinner or lunch... This one is by far the best we've tried! We ordered the mix meat plate, it was 500 mg of...More

Thank Miri G
Reviewed August 16, 2016

Attended the restaurant with colleagues. All of us are from other countries. We ordered grilled prawns for entree followed by steak and I ordered the Ribs. Everyone was delighted. The steaks cooked to perfection and the Ribs were magnificent. In fact the serve is so...More

Thank Elizabeth B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steenstraat 59A, 2312 BV, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: +31 71 513 2530
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