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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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Luxembourg District, Luxembourg
1 review
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Thank Debora T
North Haledon, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Starting off, the view is great but isn't good enough to make customers happy for the not so great food or terrible service and work behind the scenes. It took us 1 hour after we ordered our drinks to get them, and 1/2 of them weren't right. Then we started to ask for our server who wasn't nice one bit.... More 

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2 Thank Ryanb1402
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you ever have the pleasure of visiting Curacao please do yourself a favor and avoid El Gaucho at all costs. The service was absolutely ATROCIOUS, the wait staff was rude and distant, almost seemed like it was a burden for them to assist you. We were seated at the restaurant and then it took 20 minutes for them to... More 

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4 Thank Kristen A
Miami Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner at El Gaucho 1 year ago, and we said that we had to come back. Everything was amazing. Not just the steak. The salad bar was very fresh, and the soup very tasteful. You need to leave some room for dessert, and of course wine. The view is just stunning. The waitress and owner were extremely attentive.... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We waited 1 hour and 30 minutes, the food was cold, service was terrible , to bad for a good location and restaurant.

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Belgium
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87 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I go to El Gaucho every few months. Now it was 4 months ago, and a lot of things changed. It's a place that can be a nice atmosphere, but now, we were alone, and we understand why. The prices went up, and the quality went down. You get a steak of 200 gr (is it 200 gr?) on a... More 

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Thank donaxi
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We talked to both the waitress and the owner, neither of them was willing to offer something for a vegetarian visitor. The pick: Soup & Salad bar. Not worth the money, because the soup was not vegetarian and some of the salad options contained meat or fish. This not at all indicated at the salad bar by the way. So... More 

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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

The food here was good all around and the atmosphere was perfect with an outdoor view overlooking the bay with a good breeze. Wife did not enjoy the salad bar too much, but an overall great time.

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Thank Craig R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Went to El Gaucho with a group of 10 last minute booking but made us welcome never the less. Food was great Service great and staff very obliging

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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, Spanish
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
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?