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Los Gauchos

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Av. Tulum Sm 1 | Mza. 9 lote 1, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Salem, Oregon
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this was so inexpensive and so delicious. The empanadas were great. I got the baked rather than fried. I am coming back next year.

Thank orygungal
Brockville, Canada
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296 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to spend 2.5 hours eating beside a band with percussion so loud it can give you a migrane then this place is for you. Reasonable priced and very friendly staff but be prepared to wait forever. Rib eye steak was thin and leathery and I ordered it rare. Not my fav so far.

Thank kickboy
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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98 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were able to get a table outside and had a lovely dinner. Empanadas are the best in Puerto Morelos; fettucine and pizza also were good. Dulce, our server, was very helpful. We will return!

Thank MNKate2016
Wolcott, Vermont
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner one night on a recent visit to Puerto Morelos, With so many restaurants to choose from it's hard to know where to go. We were glad we decided to check it out. Caprese salad, empanadas, fresh pasta Bolognese, and fresh grouper. Besides the tasty food and friendly server, there was a flamenco and musicians to enhance the... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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285 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Three of us ate here and ordered all different items. Garden salad - excellent, large serving, a meal in itself Empanadas - ordered 3 and all were very tasty, you have the option of deep fried or baked Fettucini alfredo - large portion, tasty, could of used more sauce. Chicken Marsala - very good, unique taste, large serving Bunch of... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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84 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

In spending time around Puerto Morelos, my wife and I have noticed Los Gauchos seems to be a lively spot. We finally found the opportunity to have a light meal there. We found it to be comfortable and the food pleasing, however, our waitress was completely inattentive. Our evening moved painfully slow, having to get other staff members to ask... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

We went for an early dinner, nice atmosphere and decor. Very friendly staff and great empanadas and pizza. The steaks were very good and cooked authentically like Argentinian meat should be prepared. I liked the freak tea and hot bread. Must eat here and enjoy all its flavor, tremendous.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016

We travel almost every summer to Cancun area and when we visit Puerto Morelos, we always have lunch here. Pizza is good, steak cuts are good, and the price of food is even better. Service is very personalised, so you really enjoy having lunch here.

1 Thank Argonza
Lenexa, Kansas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We visited on June 5, 2016. We had a pepperoni pizza and a bacon, prune, & cheese empanada. The food was delicious and great price. We were the only customers there at the time (a little after normal lunch time), so we had a quiet lunch, with great service. Their sangria so good. Definitely stop here if you visit Puerto... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

While visiting Riviera Maya we went into the small town of Puerto Morelos because I felt like a slice of pizza. After asking a couple of people and finding that pizza shop closed we walked up to Los Gauchos Restaurant right across from the church. They typically don't open till 4:00 pm but for take out orders they do takeout... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $15
Argentinean, South American, Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Tulum Sm 1 | Mza. 9 lote 1, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Puerto Morelos
  • Phone Number: 2069243

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