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El Fierro

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Steenstraat 27, 2312 BT, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 514 6708
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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The Netherlands
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The El Fiero is a restaurant situated in an old street in the heart of Leiden city. It’s close to the train and bus station and very easy to get to. There is also a parking area near the restaurant. It’s completely decorated with Argentine décor. There are beautiful Argentine paintings everywhere like horses, dancing people on the street etc.... More 

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1 Thank PieterZade
Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The steak was good, but only the steak. We ordered onion soup, and it was so salty that we simply left it there after tasting it, and we asked for water because of the salty soup, but they don't provide tap water. The staff was rude. We asked her some questions and she seemed really impatient. When we wanted to... More 

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Thank Lin2250
Mannheim, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

if you are more than 8 people it could be risky because of the space. Food was excellent, the menue is well-structured.

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Thank iwonline2016
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33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Service was rather slow on such a quiet night,felt it was overpriced for what it offered. Steaks were good though, cocktails were small,a lot of deserts not available on the night

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Thank peeteepat
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125 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We went with some relatives to this restaurant. It has atmosphere, is a bit dark inside, but quiet. We all had steak with me ordering the filet. I was not disappointed at all as it was cooked well and was delicious. Others with me felt the same way. We had a couple bottles of wine that topped off a very... More 

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Thank Ted F
Brockham, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Quiet a dark restaurant. WE walked in to a warm welcome, sat on cow hide seats. Given the menu and drinks order taken. The food is cooked in the window of the restaurant to order, ribs fall off the bone, lamb tasty, small salad cart included. Very reasonable.

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Thank Marian F
Courcelles, Belgium
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78 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Went back to this restaurant and, again, I had a great piece of meat. Unfortunately, I saw how the waiter prepared my caramel pudding: open a pot from a commercial brand, put it in bowl, add some wiped cream, a few nuts and call the result after the name of the restaurant. Sorry, but this is misleading.

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1 Thank dimpbx
Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Pleasant restaurant, however, could do with some help I believe. It is obvious the staff do their very best but I feel that the limitation or constraints are through the owner somehow. Just a hunch. The Restaurant is certainly very cosy and ideal for an intimate dinner. In this way, it has it all. Food wise and service it deserves... More 

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Oakland, CA
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133 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We had avoided "Argentinian Steakhouses" during the two weeks we spent in Amsterdam. The concept seemed out of place. But when we were in Leiden searching for a dinner spot a local told us that this was a good place to get a meat-centric dinner for a reasonable price. We gave it a try and liked it so much that... More 

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Stevensweert
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97 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

This is better example of a good Argentinan grill restaurant. Nothing up-scale, but just very good for attractive prices, specially the window-menu's. This time we had only little time and took the 'cheap' window menu. But don't panic, the quality was very good.The steak was well prepared, to the correct grade and tasted very well The porc ribs were tender... More 

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1 Thank Robertus-1961
El-Fierro-Leiden, Guest Relations Manager at El Fierro, responded to this review

Dear Robertus, We want to thank you for sharing your experience. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your dinner in our restaurant. Sincerely, El Fierro More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Argentinian, South American, Latin, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steenstraat 27, 2312 BT, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: +31 71 514 6708
Description
you can make a reservation from our website, to make a reservation go to our website and click in menubar on "Reserveren" and fill the form please. You will recieve a conformation from the reservation in your mailbox.

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