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El Gaucho Argentine Grill

Wilhelminastraat 80, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 582 3677
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, Gluten Free Options
Wilhelminastraat 80, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must eat! The best steak I have ever had outside of the USA! Fun atmosphere and superb staff make for a pleasurable dining experience.

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Plenty, plenty of food. There were 5 us. My wife Carol and the other couple had the shrimp and steak. Carol could only finish the shrimp and half the steak. My sister Patty had the 5 different meat selection. I was able to finish most...More

Thank GCapua
Reviewed 2 days ago

Husband and I decided to dine here on our anniversary night and it was worth it. I want to say we spend $130 for steak and lobster and desert. We took the bus downtown from hotel (Hilton) then we walked to the restaurant. Hubby ordered...More

Thank 2017JCY
Reviewed 4 days ago

Food is delicious and the staff is extremely friendly!! My biggest problem was choosing what I would like to eat, as they have so many great options. And even though they are an argentine style grill, the shrimp and fish dishes were also amazing! I...More

Thank Fernando84
Reviewed 5 days ago

Awesome dinner. Steaks were prepared perfectly. Remember medium rare is warm red center and some may not like that so ask before ordering. steaks come with three sides. Very small but at least you get sides and it's not alla cart like at so many...More

Thank I7294WDnancya
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First of, the service is spectacular. The restaurant has character, too. As for the food, fantastic, and for good value, too. We both had the El Gaucho steak, which was, I think, a deliciously tender 12 oz filter of Argentinian beef. It comes with three...More

Thank Telly M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had dinner for 22! Service was impeccable, had the Gaucho Plate - Sausage, Beef, Ribs, Pork - 3 sides, $50 - DEAL! One person complained about the Ribeye, but the overall sentiment was FANTASTIC! Vanilla bean ice cream is out of this world. Go there...More

Thank schMinkel
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's been 2 years since we've vacationed in Aruba. There were many things we reflected on from our 2015 vacation but the one restaurant that impressed us most and seemed to talk about most was El Gaucho. I reviewed them almost immediately when we returned...More

Thank KnH1982
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best steak I have ever had. VERY over-priced, but excellent. Staff is also great. Mushrooms not so great. Excellent deserts.

Thank Harry S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I dined here on Thursday evening, November 30, 2017. We arrived around 6 pm without a reservation and were seated immediately in a booth in the main dining room. We have visited this restaurant previously during the peak tourist season, and at...More

Thank NYMatt66
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Michael K
25 November 2017|
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Response from dmartin117 | Reviewed this property |
Out of the way, but worth the ride. Food and service were excellent. They do take reservations, in fact it's not that big, so I would definitely make reservations if you're going
Michael K
25 November 2017|
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Response from W97 | Reviewed this property |
They take reservations and it’s about a $12 cab ride from Costa Linda
Sommer A
13 October 2017|
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Response from Moeg68 | Reviewed this property |
We had a party of six and had reservations. According to the cab drivers, December is busy, so I would make reservations. Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$27 - US$49
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilhelminastraat 80, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 582 3677
El Gaucho, is a typical Argentine Steakhouse, famous for serving succulent Steaks grilled the Argentinian way. The decor, ambiance and music is rustic and Argentinian in every way. Leather art on the walls, wooden pillars and barrels,cow hide decor and more. The Restaurant is divided in 7 dinning rooms, each decorated to honor a region of Argentina:Mendoza the wine region, the famous Caminito Way, the Pampas fields.The menu is extensive with many choices of beef, poultry and seafood. The sides are included in the price and so are the fresh garlic bread and the 3 home made sauces to acompany your dinner.With over 38 years, serving the best and the biggest steaks, El Gaucho is the oldest established Restaurant on the Island.
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