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9458/9460 Corona Avenue, Elmhurst, NY 11373
+1 718-271-8198
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Tue 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Although we are loyal El Gauchito customers for their empanada and sandwiches, it has been about 3 years since we sat for dinner at this local favorite. We love this restaurant, the decor and atmosphere, and we love the owners, so warm and friendly. However, our last 2 dinners were negative because of our experience with a female server. So,... More 

Thank BigAppleCheesecake
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Great pleasure to eat in New York as I was at home in Buenos Aires. You made me happy, thank you so much for this. I'll come back.

Thank Alejandro A
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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Had the combo meat dish. Sorry to say all the meat was Tough which was a surprise. Presentation and service was very good as well as the prices. I'm an American and used to tender meat, this was far from it.

Thank Robert A
New York City, New York
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106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Maybe the locals know this restaurant, but for those not around the area, is worth the trip. Parking is challenging, but the food is worth the trip to get there. The steak is cooked to request and the full and plentiful menu has something for everyone, even if you do not like steak. Service is quick and friendly. There is... More 

Thank JMF521
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

I bought A LOT of pounds of different cuts off meats (all Argentinean style, vacío, entraña, tira de asado, colita de cuadril, and achuras like morcilla, chorizo, morcilla) for a BBQ I was about to prepare in Manhattan for over 25 people. They were all impressed with the quality of the meat, and I almost feel as if I was... More 

Thank mgiglesias
New York City, New York
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is the best argentine restaurant in NYC, period!!! It has an authentic atmosphere, as it is located near the Argentine Corner (this area was considered to be an argentine neighborhood for decades) and has some of the best tasting meats and chimichurri I have ever tasted (I am married to an argentine and have been to Argentina over a... More 

Thank CUNYProf0515
Ft. Lauderdale
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

How disappointing. We went on a Sunday night and it was packed, we waited close to an hour to be seated. Thinking "homemade pasta" I choose the ravioli stuff with spinach. It was so dried I had to pour olive oil just to swallow the pasta, which was ugh. I ended just eating the filling and leaving the pasta behind.... More 

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My family went to this small Elmhurst Argentine restaurant based on Tripadvisor reviews, and we were not disappointed. All the details were handled well, including the bread, the water bottle brought to the table, the fruit juices, and most importantly the main courses. Three of the four in our party got something other than meat entrees (2 chose shrimp, 1... More 

Thank Ed S
New York City, New York
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Gauchito is a solid parillada experience for what you can get in the NYC area. In particular, they put a lot of care into the meat: where it comes from (grass-fed Nebraska cows!), and how it's cut (Argentine-style, not Yankee style, which are surprisingly different). This is a funny place, more than just a typical Argentine steakhouse. For starters, if... More 

Thank Cello C
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142 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

The food here was so delicious and reasonably priced. The meat and empanadas are worth trying. The highlight if our visit was the friendly staff. Parking is a little difficult as you have to park on the street.

Thank worldtraveler9857

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
Argentinean, South American, Latin
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9458/9460 Corona Avenue, Elmhurst, NY 11373
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Elmhurst
  • Phone Number: +1 718-271-8198
Since 1979, El Gauchito is the place where you can find a little piece of Argentine in New York. In a family atmosphere, you may share an Argentinian barbecue or taste authentic dishes from the Argentine cuisine. We offer an extensive menu, delicious desserts and the best Argentinian wines.

In our butcher shop, you will find top quality beef with Argentinian-style cuts, along with sausages, blood sausages and matambre (rolled stuffed flank steak).

We also offer a wide variety of Argentinian products, from yerba mate (unique tea blend) to dulce de leche in various brands at the best prices. We welcome you to discover our shop and find the authentic delicacies you need.

Our goal is to provide best quality and service at an unbeatable price.

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