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El Gaucho

Steenstraat 59A, 2312 BV, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 513 2530
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (71 reviews)
“ribs” (13 reviews)
“lomo” (3 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Steenstraat 59A, 2312 BV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, well cooked with quality ingredients. The steaks we had were tender and had good flavour. The staff were friendly and efficient giving us good service. The restaurant had a good atmosphere and we had a lovely evening.

Thank owlfan9
Reviewed 1 week ago

We looked in most of the steak places in the centre and this was the busiest on a Sunday night. Staff were busy but explained the menu and were very attentive. Our food arrived pretty quickly,; we had 3 steaks and one chicken dish, and...More

Thank Azurian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly and quick service, great food, fair price!! We are recommending this restaurant, however you need to reserve a table before hand, if you would like to go there after 7pm! Drawback: air ventilation is not good... your clothes will smell a lot afterwards! I...More

Thank Christoph U
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I chose the restaurant El Gaucho after reading some advises on Tripadvisor and I agree with the general evaluation. The restaurant is warm and very cosy. The menu proposes a large choice of meats, mostly beef, but lamb and pork as well. Portions are correct...More

Thank Stefano S
Reviewed 14 February 2018

I had the pleasure of visiting while in Leiden on business. The service was a little bit slow, but the quality of the food was really high and very reasonable rpiced.

Thank Von_Raffenbach
Reviewed 9 February 2018

I have been to many steakhouses around the world, but this was definitely on the top 10. Excellent steak, good wine pairing. Best part was the corn on the cob I ordered extra. Perfectly made. All the other bits and pieces, including the service, was...More

Thank Fredrik G
Reviewed 3 February 2018

It was a very bad experience. the meat was grilled next to the table. My father and I threw up for the intoxication. If you dont mind the smell, meat is good.

Thank alitaliento
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We tried many meat restaurants in Leiden and this is by far my favourite. Top quality and perfect cooking, if you love meat in the way meat should be eaten, this is your place. There is no point in eating Argentinian ribeye well done, life...More

Thank Malvina A
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Was recommended by some friends to try out El Gaucho, so me and some friends dropped by to check it out. Long story short, its one of the best spare ribs i have ever tasted. The ambiance is nice and the waiters/waitresses were really nice....More

Thank AviroopSen
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I had lunch there some time ago. Excellent food, especially the meat dishes. Nice environment and attention to the customer. A little bit expensive, but definitely worthed. I recommend.

Thank Astro1701
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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17:00 - 23:00
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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