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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” (63 reviews)
“empanadas” (6 reviews)
“ribs” (12 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 2 days ago via mobile

I came here for dinner around this week due to the recommendations from my housemate. I didn’t regret it at all :) the food was awesome (starting from the appetizer, main course, and dessert). The service was also excellent and the place has a very...More

Thank Maria Satya P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good dinner. Quiet place to talk in confidence. Very good meat of great quality and desert. Very pleasant team.

Thank Landry C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ribeye is very good. The service is good and waiters friendly. However I stopped going there often because of the music. I believe the live music is very loud for this space. Every time I had a headache, I think they should not have...More

Thank ioanna26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is smoky, loud, busy, energy is high, food is terrific, great presentation, and service is friendly and prompt. If you like steak, ribs, meat from Argentina, I would recommend this restaurant highly!

Thank Venusalberta33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner with 4 friends. The waiters although helpful seemed tired (the resturaunt was packed!). we ordered two different types of steaks and we gave them a 4/5.

Thank RelaxedArab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent meals for three of us. The rack of lamb, short ribs, and filet were appropriately cooked and fine quality. There was plenty of food with the sides. The staff provided excellent, friendly service. We plan to return.

Thank mgp27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed dining here so much that we went right back two days later, at our first opportunity. Now, you must like meat dishes, which we do, and I cannot recommend the mixed grill highly enough, with its succulent cuts of beef steak, ribs, chops...More

Thank fomalhaut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice restaurant and good service. I had a steak that was not cooked as specified but it was still good. Wished it had a little bit more flavor to it. My husband had a lamb steak which he really enjoyed. The chorizo appetizer was...More

Thank Melybean
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is a great place if you want to have a steak from the BBQ. The place is nicely decorated, it makes you feel comfortable. You can choose from different kinds of meets and also there are some fish from the BBQ. The beef filet...More

Thank Uli S
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a steak that is cooked perfectly and a nice wine menu; this is the place for you. Have not had a steak that melted in my mouth in a while and this place fit the bill. The deserts were very...More

Thank Brad O
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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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