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El Gaucho

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  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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PRICE RANGE
US$21 - US$41
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Argentinian
FEATURES
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fabulous food, great staff, lovely atmosphere! Steaks were perfectly cooked, staff were attentive and very friendly. Booked here as on a holiday, based on trip advisor reviews, they were not wrong. Would definitely visit again !

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Quality of food - perfect Quality of cooking steak - perfect Service - perfect Ambiance - lovely Value - worth every penny. This place is a must for any discerning diner looking for high quality steaks at a reasonable price with excellent customer service. We...will be back …………….. with others.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked a table at short notice just as restaurants were reopening from the pandemic. We were well looked after by all of the staff, the food was delicious, as was the wine. The atmosphere was buzzing and it was lovely to see others enjoying...the evening too. We will definitely return. Considering York is such a big city this independent steak restaurant has a niche of its own.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Warm welcome by friendly and attentive staff. Fantastic food and good sized portions in a pleasant atmosphere made for a lovely dinner. Would certainly eat here again.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Turned up without a booking and they managed to accommodate us. Service was friendly and attentive from start to finish. Food was excellent. Would not hesitate to go back again.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for an early birthday treat as I have always wanted to eat here. Not disappointed, great food and service was really chatty and helpful. Recommend the nachos and rib eye

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hadn't booked and were informed by the friendly and efficient staff that they could accommodate us but the would need the table back in an hour and 15mins. I appreciated the honesty so we missed out a starter and jumped straight to main. No...ribeye left which was disappointing, however the beautifully cooked and tender 11oz fillet made up for it. Came exactly as ordered. The only reason this isn't a 5 rating is because the veg served with it was frozen mixed veg which was a tiny bit of a let down. It is quick and easy to chargrill some mushrooms or a tomato which would have finished off the plate. But the steak was to die for.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice atmosphere, great service, amazing steaks and a good selection of sides. Good to see the restaurant continuing to do well and serve fantastic steaks.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Without a doubt, the best steak I’ve ever had. Every element of the meal was delicious. Staff were professional and friendly. Will definitely visit again when next in York.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El Gaucho is a traditional Argentinian Steak House. It serves delicious fresh, free range, grass fed beef from Argentina. The restaurant is a little small but cosy, the staff are very friendly and efficient but the steaks are to die for. Beautifully cooked, succulent steaks...and very reasonably priced. The wines are reasonably priced as well. You must try this restaurant when visiting York.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Response from Teresa G | Reviewed this property |
When we visited we didn't see any children dining there so give them a call.
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Yes, El Gaucho is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

El Gaucho is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4