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El Gaucho

#148 of 8,974 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Centro
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Calle Tetuan 34, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 22 47 93
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Today
12:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Stockholm, Sweden
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed the food. The chorizo was the best chorizo we have ever had. We didn't book a table, as I thought it wouldn't be that crowded at 4 pm. I was wrong. We waited for a while but the food was worth waiting for. There were some extra treats like gazpacho and a glass of wine.

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Thank Karin P
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77 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our night out at El Gaucho. The staff were all pleasant and helpful, and attentive without being pushy. The meal was great, we all really enjoyed the food, and it was very plentiful. The extras were a nice touch and rounded the meal off nicely. We would certainly go again.

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Thank Deborah f
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall very nice, Champagne on arrival, bread and crackers with some cheese to nibble whilst we ordered. Friend was impressed with the wine, I stuck to beer. Sirloin steak was very nice (with pepper sauce). Slightly under-cooked as a medium in my eyes, but I'm not too fussy. Others may be a little put off by this! Service was good... More 

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Turku, Finland
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not recommended. Beef was not good :( reviews were good but the food was totally awful. I would recommend more traditional Spanish restaurants

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Thank Vade1111
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was bad and the beef was very raw. Not recommended. Service was okay but the food was complitely miserable.

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Thank Samu K
Cambridge, New Zealand
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644 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yummy food. Came highly recommended by locals not disappointed. Steak was well done just how I like it. Staff were very helpful. We were spoilt for choice. Hint : booking is recommended . Ask staff to assist you with menu choice

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Thank Janr20
Edinburgh
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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We visited this restaurant on our first night and were not disappointed. The serving staff are friendly but spoke little English but they do have their menus in English. We were greeted with a free pink cava. Servings were large but very tasty. I had the steak which I enjoyed very much and likewise my wife enjoyed her ribs. My... More 

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Thank StapeleyCraigie
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The best steak I have ever had 😻 they were very busy, book a table in advance if you dont want to eat in the bar. Highly recommend this place!!

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Thank Niina A
Toulouse, France
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I've been there while working a few days in Madrid. I've been literally amazed by the fantastic energy of the people working in the kitchen. Just looking at the way the meat is prepared is a must. This is not only a show for the eyes but the food is excellent, served in friendly manner. This is not sophisticated of... More 

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Alicante, Spain
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We wanted to go to Vila Brasil but felt it was too far out so we chose El Gaucho somewhat reluctantly. We were in for a surprise as it was a great night. It´s easy to feel you have come to the wrong place from the outside and the bar area but the restaurant at the back is a class... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Tetuan 34, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915 22 47 93

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

Staying in Centro

Neighbourhood Profile
Centro
Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street performers, colorful lights, window shopping, restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a collection of plazas interconnected by a network of side streets. Some of these side streets are wide pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as desired. The iconic Puerta del Sol is the giant crossroads of the city and a must-see attraction at any time of the day. The nearby Plaza Mayor, completely enclosed by historic red buildings, is an ideal place to grab a bite to eat outside, amidst scores of tables and people out for a stroll. Plaza Isabel II (also known as “Opera”) is smaller and a good meeting spot, and the stately Plaza del Oriente is the front yard of the Royal Palace. Centro can be touristy (pickpockets are unfortuately not unheard-of here), crowded, and sometimes gimmicky, but it is also the place to experience classic Madrid.
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