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El Viejo Gaucho - CLOSED

Calle Iturbe 10 | Col. Centro, Patzcuaro 61600, Mexico
+52 434 342 0368
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  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
21 Aug 2015
“Inattentive staff.”
18 Jun 2015
“Closed over a year ago”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Argentinian, South American
$$ - $$$
Calle Iturbe 10 | Col. Centro, Patzcuaro 61600, Mexico
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Reviewed 22 August 2015

Granted, the night we were there the staff was dealing with a large party (12+), but it took absolutely forever to get anyone's attention. This is not typical for restaurants in this town...the waitstaff are nearly psychic. The steaks were good, but the food was...More

Thank sra_canu
Reviewed 19 June 2015

This must have been a great place, however, it is closed. I don't know of another place for Argentine food or thick steaks around Patzcuero. Closest I've been told is Morelia. I only write this so no one else gets their hopes up about the...More

Thank Jackq89
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Whether it’s steak, salad, pizza, chicken (yes, there’s chicken on the menu even though the theme is Argentine), or just the kind of hand-formed, honest hamburger like the ones you grew up with, you’ll find it here at El Viejo Gaucho. But you’ll first have...More

2  Thank RedShoes_and_Bacon
Reviewed 27 June 2013

we stopped here by accident on the way back to "la casa encantada" after a saturday night piano recital in the nearby concert hall, and found it to be a welcoming place with some good live music in one room, off the bar. we sat...More

1  Thank fulantia
Reviewed 27 February 2013

We visited on a Friday night and were really disappointed! The wait staff consisted of one waiter who not only had to build all drinks behind the bar but also had to deliver all the food. There was another specialized guy who did nothing but...More

Thank 324neilc
Reviewed 12 December 2012

Live music is not always easy to find in Patzcuaro but Viejo Gaucho has it every night.. great setting good service............ a great place to hang out.

1  Thank PatzcuaroVictoria
Reviewed 6 November 2012

The food is good and atmosphere is lively with good local artists offering music on most nights. The service is good and food and drinks are offered late into the night.

2  Thank bboy-santafe
Reviewed 23 April 2012

El viejo Gaucho is an excellent place to meet people, listen music, have a good drink and dine out. Don't miss the Argentinean empanadas and a clericot glass

Thank Worldexplorer25
Reviewed 12 September 2011

Located in the Hotel Iturbe off the Plaza Grande, this is a well-established venue for music...although the service could have been more efficient.

1  Thank FreeLee
Reviewed 1 September 2011

Having had a fairly large midday meal, we ventured into the bar to relax with a few "adult beverages" and some lite fare. I had an assorted Argentine Empanada plate and my better half tried a small pizza. Both were well prepared and served by...More

2  Thank 324neilc
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Iturbe 10 | Col. Centro, Patzcuaro 61600, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Michoacan  >  Patzcuaro
  • Phone Number: +52 434 342 0368
Located in the heart of downtown, half block from Main Square. El Viejo Gaucho is known by locals and return visitors to Patzcuaro as a great spot to go with family for an evening of live South American Music. It is an excellent place for dinner, offering great appetizers, salads, hamburgers, pizzas, pastas and it's speciality, steaks. From our Bar you can enjoy anything from standard cocktails to one of our special recipes from El Viejo Gaucho. Also come and enjoy our cappuccino or our hot chocolate !
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