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El Gaucho | Rooi Santu 620, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 767 0067
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18:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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Walpole, Maine
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had eaten at the El Gaucho in Piscadera and my wife enjoyed the ribs so much that she wanted to go back. So we were very happy to find another El Gaucho that was closer to where we were staying. In retrospect I wish that we had driven back to Piscadera. Our waitress killed the mood for us right... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The evening started out with our waitress flashing a big beautiful welcoming smile. We knew we had arrived at a good spot. The four of us each had different types of steaks. (Mine was a bit cool to be honest) I tried the fried yuka as a side dish. It was tasty. They have a nice wine list and some... More 

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msterdam
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all I would like to explain that I am from The Netherlands, which means that English is not my native language. In advance I would like to apologies for any language and spelling errors in my review. Driving to El Gaucho you don’t expect to get such a great view wile eating out side on there terrace. The... More 

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Oneonta, New York
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view is spectacular...the restaurant is beautiful. However the food combined with the service, definitely lacking. Salad bar was good, downhill after that. We both had steak, mine was cooked as requested, husbands overdone. Baked potato was still hard in center, not cooked. Server never asked if we wanted refills on drinks. We had to call her back to our... More 

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Thank Penny T
Willemstad, Curacao
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant advertises to have the best steak on the island......they totally do! The view is spectacular ! The service fast and good......but the meat was simply succulent ! Highly recommended!

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Union City, New Jersey
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The resort front desk made a reservation for us. The restaurant shuttle came to pick us up on the time established. The driver was great. The restaurant was beautiful from the entrance. The view was amazing. The servers were attentive. The food was plenty (Argentinian BBQ Grill Platters) and the price was right. My experience was pleasant. Would highly recommend... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our hotel offered a free ride to and from this restaurant, so we couldn't resist a visit. We went a little after sunset, and the view was breathtaking. It was great to see a view that's more mountainous and not the same beach that we had been seeing all week. It seemed to be very busy the night we visited,... More 

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Canada
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65 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here tonight. Great steak and shrimp for me and Argentina Platter for hubby. Steak was cut it with your fork tender and very tasty. Hubby's platter was so big he couldn't finish it -said the ribs were the best he had in a long while. Service was excellent! And the dessert selection was stunning! I had the raspberry cake... More 

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Thank Yukonifm
Luxembourg District, Luxembourg
1 review
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

El Gaucho restaurant is by far the best restaurant we ate at during our holiday in Curacao, December 2016. I cannot understand any negative reviews, because our experience was positive, and we can't wait to visit again! The t-bone and the churrasco steaks we ordered were cooked to perfection and the salad bar offered a variety of salads to compliment... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

With a wonderful view and good food El Gaucho is a place that you should go. Dinner is the best time to go and I do recommend a reservation. Ask for a table in the border. The service is basic but the crew is nice. The manager, Tim, is very good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Cuisine
Grill, Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, South American
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:30
Monday
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: El Gaucho | Rooi Santu 620, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 767 0067
Description
The "Gauchos" are Argentina's Cowboys, whom for centuries have been roaming over the country's large cast plains, the pampas, while herding cattle and working on different ranches. El Gaucho Argentinian Steakhouse serves a variety of the best & largest steaks of mouth-watering tenderloin, Argentina's favorite Churrasco, US Rib-eye, delicious chicken, beautiful lamb, daily fresh caught fish all with an extensive all-inclusive Soup & Salad Bar.

For every dish El Gaucho offers an extensive wine list with the most known brands and best wines of South America with a small selection of high rising European wines. In order to finish off your exquisite night at El Gaucho, you can choose of a wide variety of cigars, whiskeys, rums, digestives and cognacs.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?