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El Gaucho

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Costera Miguel Aleman 8 & 9, Acapulco, Mexico
+52 744 484 1700
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

I came here with my girlfriend as we fancied a good steak and had seen a recommendation for this place in our lonely planet guide. We ordered the parrillada for two (basically a mixture of all their grilled meats) and a couple of drinks each - our bill was almost MXN 1000. The meat was distinctly average (I've honestly had... More 

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Thank Edward M
Saskatoon, Canada
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We ate here twice. There was charming Latin entertainment both nights. It is a pricey meal if you have the beef (though very good); however, the pasta menu is very reasonably priced and delicious! The perfect part is the opening complimentary cup of beef broth with spicey onion and jalapeño!

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Thank Rhonda G
Santa Clara, California, United States
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

My friends and I were looking for a descent steakhouse to eat at, as we were done with tacos. We had passed this restaurant a few times during our stay and decided to give it a try. Although it say's argentinean, don't get your hopes up. Heck I don't even know what qualifies as Argentinean. I'm from Texas and know... More 

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Thank Rudy O
Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi
1 review
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

So our taxi driver recommend this streak house and we were plesantly suprised. Very generous portion for the price. The filet was excellent. On the main drag and safe area. Would go back...paid around 150 for four people to eat with a bottle of wine, apps, filets, and dessert!! Wish we had a place like this in the states!!

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Thank beautyforashes23
Ontario's Near North, Canada
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98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2015

My wife and I had an enjoyable Italian dinner. We both had their creamy pasta carbonera. They make their own pasta from scratch, which accounts for the great quality. This is an upscale establishment, so please leave your ball cap or cutoffs at home. The service was excellent. We even got some things we didn't order. Its only money, right?... More 

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Thank Hawkeye-999
Manitoba, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant with a lovely outdoor view of the street and the ocean. The service was great! We had the pasta and it was delicious. There was a lovely three piece string ensemble playing that were really good. I would highly recommend this place for a nice quiet dinner out. Price was very reasonable.

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

it was not argentinian meat or dishes for that matter. The waiter did not listen to our order. We asked for a parillada mista with oven backed potatoes, no chicken and rare. Instead we ended up with well cooked meat, french fries and chicken. We decided to not leale any tip.

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1 Thank Andrea Virginia R
Rome, Italy
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

it was not argentinian meat or dishes for that matter. The waiter did not listen to our order. We asked for a parillada mista with oven backed potatoes, no chicken and rare. Instead we ended up with well cooked meat, french fries and chicken. We decided to not leale any tip.

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Thank Massimiliano S
San Ramon, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2014

I wanted to take my wife to a nice steak restaurant in honor of our anniversary since I originally proposed at a steak restaurant. This one reportedly had good Argentinian beef. Unfortunately, the marketing didn’t live up to reality. In addition, there was a seating fee, which seemed unnecessary. If you are looking for steak, you might try somewhere else.

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Thank Christine S
Long Island, New York
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2014

It truly is a shame what happened to this once great restaurant. My wife and I were there in February and we both ordered Rib Eye Steaks. In the past, their steaks were a good 1/2 inch thick and a good size. This time they were barely 1/4 inch thick, small and about $38 USD each. The side portions that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Latin, Spanish, Argentinian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 00:00
Monday
14:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
14:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
14:00 - 00:00
Thursday
14:00 - 00:00
Friday
14:00 - 00:00
Saturday
14:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Costera Miguel Aleman 8 & 9, Acapulco, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Acapulco
  • Phone Number: +52 744 484 1700

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