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El Gaucho

Steenstraat 59A, 2312 BV, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 513 2530
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (81 reviews)
“ribs” (15 reviews)
“lomo” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinian
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Steenstraat 59A, 2312 BV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

El Gaucho is a decent restaurant with good food, the décor is nice, located centrally in Leiden. We visited on a week-day and the place was still packed and service was pretty good. The starters and main course were served without much delay and the...More

Thank manjupad
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were 14 people and we got the all you can eat most of us. Really nice quality and taste. Nevertheless, the service was poor, one of the main dishes arrived at the end of our meal and when we ordered tap water along with...More

Thank Navigate53646523157
Reviewed 13 August 2018

situated right into the center of turf market this place is good for people who loves grilled food with booze.

Thank amitp2851
Reviewed 24 July 2018

The key to evaluating a stake place is "compared to what"? Compared to any decent steak house in New York, this place is totally mediocre. Compared to other steak places in Leiden it is okay. Just Meet is better overall, but steaks there aren't great...More

Thank NYCguy101
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Beside the place's steaks are very good, this place has unique sauce (presented with the complimentary bread) and they have marinated butter (cannot recall came with which dish..but we put from it on the steak and it was very tasty). They have one vegetarian dish...More

Thank Eman M
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Any time I visit Leiden (several times per year due to my job) I go to Gaucho. Meat very well cooked at reasonable price for Ned standards.

Thank Mauro D
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Dropped in without a reservation to be warmly welcomed and shown to a table opposite the spot where the two chefs placed the numerous plated meals to be distributed by the brilliant young waiters and waitress. With orders placed, drinks to hand my succulent ribs...More

Thank Igster53
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Ate here this week with a business group and was very impressed. Service was initially slow but drinks followed quickly. I ate the slow cooked lamb which was excellent. The steaks looks good and other lamb dishes look very good. Great selection of sides and...More

Thank GReyMaiden
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Really suggested for meat eater!! Filet soft lime butter, perfect coupled with fantastic potatoes and a glass of red wine..all perfect.

Thank Curiosity290148
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This place is on the main street in Leiden, just before the bridge. Inside it's quite spacious, without being huge. The decor is typical of many South American type steak houses and I was looking forward to a nice juicy steak. I ordered some chorizo...More

Thank TheRealDerbyTup
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
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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