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El Gaucho

Steenstraat 59A, 2312 BV, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 513 2530
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (71 reviews)
“ribs” (13 reviews)
“lomo” (3 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Steenstraat 59A, 2312 BV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant had to serve a vegetarian, a 10-year old, a big meat eater, and a couple of seafood lovers. It delivered on all counts! The seafood lovers had grilled shrimp. The meat eater got a big sampling of various grilled meats. Even the vegetarian...More

Thank vsurfing
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every bite of my meal was gorgeous! My visit started by an impressive and tentative staff. I ordered and enjoyed a hearty and very flavorful stew. Gorgeous flavors and lively tender shredded beef with vegetables. Next was the grilled chicken and grilled vegatavled which were...More

Thank Darla S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three of us went here for dinner on a Thursday evening around 5:30 pm. The place wasn’t too crowded and we were seated quickly. We had an assortment of starters, all hot and tasty. We ordered the mixed grill of lamb, ribs, steak, and sausage....More

Thank Reagan10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your in Leiden and looking for a great steak nice atmosphere and superb service then in my opinion this is the place. Although I have to admit it’s the only restaurant we went to on our days trip to Leiden. Non the less out...More

Thank Mohamed B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all ordered different steaks and we all had delicious food. I recommend the red wine and garlic sauce. Both are super. In the end we were greeted by the manager and he was very warm and friendly. We loved our experience , I recommend.

Thank jukes303
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrate my B-day here and was happily amazed that the service and the quality of food are great even after a year passed when I was here last time. I order ribs, fry and beer. I command to everyone: if you in Leiden or near...More

Thank Alexander A
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Good food, well cooked with quality ingredients. The steaks we had were tender and had good flavour. The staff were friendly and efficient giving us good service. The restaurant had a good atmosphere and we had a lovely evening.

Thank owlfan9
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We looked in most of the steak places in the centre and this was the busiest on a Sunday night. Staff were busy but explained the menu and were very attentive. Our food arrived pretty quickly,; we had 3 steaks and one chicken dish, and...More

Thank Azurian
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Friendly and quick service, great food, fair price!! We are recommending this restaurant, however you need to reserve a table before hand, if you would like to go there after 7pm! Drawback: air ventilation is not good... your clothes will smell a lot afterwards! I...More

Thank Christoph U
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I chose the restaurant El Gaucho after reading some advises on Tripadvisor and I agree with the general evaluation. The restaurant is warm and very cosy. The menu proposes a large choice of meats, mostly beef, but lamb and pork as well. Portions are correct...More

Thank Stefano S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steenstraat 59A, 2312 BV, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Leiden
  • Phone Number: +31 71 513 2530
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