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El Gaucho



2505 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98121

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(206) 728-1337

  • Sun - Thu 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Fri - Sat 5:00pm - 1:00am

Cuisine: Coffee and Tea, Steak Restaurants

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4.7 of 5.0 from 75 reviews


price range:more than $50

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El Gaucho Reviews

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  • Tim JSome of the best steak you will ever eat, served by an amazing staff who take pride in full service. Afterwards enjoy some jazz music at the attached Pampas room

    55555 by Tim J


  • Tammy M.Like the best desserts ever

    55555 by Tammy M.


  • Morgan D.Ceazar salad, steak.

    55555 by Morgan D.


  • Chrissy MThe ambiance was top notch and the food equally as amazing. Nothing like a good steak and martini. Cigar room very impressive.

    55555 by Chrissy M


  • Steve BrownellSteak. Happy Hour. Cocktails. Ambience, and service are all killer. Classy as it gets in Seattle.

    55555 by Steve Brownell


  • Justin P.Steak. Doesn't matter which one.

    33333 by Justin P.


  • Hailey CSteak was amazing!

    55555 by Hailey C


  • Nathan CoolinSteaks so bland, and such mediocre quality meat that it's a sin to call this place a steakhouse. It's the Epcot Center version of a steakhouse: cliché style and no substance.

    22222 by Nathan Coolin


  • Brad D.Arguably the best steak in town. Love the old school charm.

    55555 by Brad D.


  • Katie YamadaGet the Iconic El Gaucho, can't miss the bananas foster and who doesn't love meat on a flaming sword. Exceptional service

    55555 by Katie Yamada


  • Melinda T.Decent fillet mignon, but doesn't beat Canlis's

    55555 by Melinda T.


  • El GauchoJoin us for Love is in the air: A Valentine Cabaret! We will have one show on February 13th @ 8:30 and two shows on February 14th @ 5:30 & 9:30. For prices and reservations call 206.728.1337.

    33333 by El Gaucho


  • El GauchoJoin us for the ultimate New Years Eve Burlesque Bash! Two shows (5pm & 8pm). Three act show. Four courses. Full bar. Sommelier's selection wine list. Make your reservation! 206-728-1337.

    55555 by El Gaucho


  • El GauchoCalling all whisky lovers! Join us for Macallan and Highland Park New Release Scotch dinner, hosted by ambassadors from both distilleries. Thurs Nov. 20th 6:30pm $150/person.

    55555 by El Gaucho


  • El GauchoSave the date to join us for a 4-course dinner featuring Chef Matt’s genius food pairings with Glenfiddich scotches and cocktails. Sept 24th at 6pm. Limited seating - call 206-728-1337.

    55555 by El Gaucho


  • Laurentia H.Sunday happy hour is from 1600 to close! Three words... Duck fat fries.

    55555 by Laurentia H.


  • Laurentia H.One of the best bread pudding around... and I'd travel near and far for bread pudding!

    55555 by Laurentia H.


  • Celeste T.Happy hour steak, and table side Caesar salad made right there. Dinner theater, literally!

    55555 by Celeste T.


  • Lillian Y.Always enjoy their fancy happy hour. Try medium rare steak sandwich.

    55555 by Lillian Y.


  • El GauchoJoin us for a Midsummer Night's Dream Cabaret, Sat June 28th. Three act show. Four courses. Full Bar. Sommelier's selection wine list. 7pm. Burlesque & Caberet performance by Armitage Shanks.

    55555 by El Gaucho


  • Griffin E.Sunday and Monday... All night happy hour in the bar. Do it.

    55555 by Griffin E.


  • Jeff G.One of the best happy hours in Seattle! Brent is the best behind the bar!

    55555 by Jeff G.


  • El GauchoMake plans to join us for our annual event - The Legendary Swirl - on January 25! New this year: Wine tasting from over 50 of the World's Finest Wineries, 3 Winemaker Dinners & a Distillery Dinner.

    55555 by El Gaucho


  • El GauchoJoin us for an evening with Fred Noe, Jim Beam Master Distiller and 7th generation of the Beam family. 12/11 at 7pm. Seating is limited - make reservations. $150/person.

    55555 by El Gaucho


  • Jennifer W.Happy hour all day on Sunday and Monday.

    55555 by Jennifer W.


  • Mike L.Everything on the menu is excellent

    55555 by Mike L.


  • ImpulseWine.comI had a great ostrich steak here once

    55555 by ImpulseWine.com


  • Claire T.Sunday – Monday: All night 4pm to close Tuesday – Friday: 4pm – 7pm Saturday: 4pm – 5pm

    55555 by Claire T.


  • Carrie G.Come here before going to the Big Picture for a movie...you won't be disappointed!!!

    55555 by Carrie G.


  • El GauchoAsk about our loyalty program, the Reveler's Club! http://www.elgaucho.com/revelers/index.html

    33333 by El Gaucho


  • Jeroen V.Get the steak tartare! ;)

    55555 by Jeroen V.


  • Daniel M.Try the Diablo Tenderloin (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Daniel M.


  • Jack W.The Ahi Tuna Tartare is simply delicious! And if you're feeling wicked- get the Wicked Shrimp! Great HH on Sunday and Monday 5:00 to close.

    55555 by Jack W.


  • Charlotte S.The wicked shrimp is wicked good. And the forbidden sundae? YES. Totally worth $14.

    55555 by Charlotte S.


  • Jesse C.Get half orders of the shareable sides.

    33333 by Jesse C.


  • Kennedy J.Sunday HH is the best in e city. Wicked Shrimp is a must.

    55555 by Kennedy J.


  • Russell W.It's going down took out a loan lol

    22222 by Russell W.


  • Jared K.I've got a new shot for you called the Johnny Vegas. Half oz Patron, half oz watermelon Pucker shaken poured into a 1oz of Red Bull. Twitter: @jared_kane tell me what you think

    33333 by Jared K.


  • Stas G.Sunday happy hour 5pm - close.

    55555 by Stas G.


  • Seattle Happy HourHappy Hour Sunday - Monday is All night from 5pm to close! Tuesday – Friday: 5pm – 7pm http://www.elgaucho.com/Menus/EGS-Bar.pdf

    55555 by Seattle Happy Hour


  • Tom W.Do not get the ribs. I make better ribs. This is not true of the other dishes we've had

    33333 by Tom W.


  • Jerry P.Indulge yourself. Until the cows come home.

    55555 by Jerry P.


  • stephane b.It is a destination. Incomparable ambiance and great food. I love their Caesar salad and how they do it in front of you and the cheese/fruits/nuts tray to end an amazing dinner. Never disappointed.

    55555 by stephane b.


  • Nick S.Sweet Jesus order the Oysters Rockefeller!

    55555 by Nick S.


  • Meghan D.I am a Seattle native and this is by far my favorite restaurant. Start with oysters and let the wine captain pick your wine, trust him he knows what's good.

    55555 by Meghan D.


  • Buddy A.Best restaurant in seattle.

    55555 by Buddy A.


  • Josh H.They prepare the bananas foster right in front of you. It's the choice dessert.

    55555 by Josh H.


  • Bobby B.Great Steaks!

    55555 by Bobby B.


  • DishOnItFound Bananas Foster as Yum Yum. Try it and dish on it at http://dishonit.com

    55555 by DishOnIt


  • madeleine o.Amazing drinks from the bar. Ordered a 82$ steak medium, and got it well. Everything else was delightful though.

    55555 by madeleine o.


  • Andy A.People are not kidding about the burger. Heavenly. About to try the bread pudding. I may never leave.

    55555 by Andy A.


  • Angela D.Best bread pudding you'll ever have.

    55555 by Angela D.


  • SW Street1/2 price appetizers? $6 specialty cocktails? Sun-M 5pm-11pmTu-Fr 5pm-7pm, they got steak sandwiches, crab cakes, and angus burgers! More info on the HH app! http://happyhours.seattleweekly.com

    55555 by SW Street


  • AkvileGo there for happy hour and try their crab cakes! SO good!

    55555 by Akvile


  • Andru E.Bananas foster is the truth. Ask for it with 1/2 cherries and 1/2 bananas!

    55555 by Andru E.


  • John B.Get the Garlic Bread!

    33333 by John B.


  • SW StreetThey made Seattle Weekly's 107 favorite restaurants! Read the 2011 Voracious Dining Guide to find out why our editors think it's one of the "best restaurants in the city."

    55555 by SW Street


  • An N.Mike D is a cheating mayor!

    55555 by An N.


  • shandye s.yummiiiiiiiiiiii .......... sluurrrrrpppppppzz

    55555 by shandye s.


  • Ahsanul H.Go during happy hour - bar menu half off. includes what us possibly the best burger in Seattle.

    55555 by Ahsanul H.


  • MazdaSeattle’s original El Gaucho was part speak-easy and part Hunt’s breakfast club. That was 1953 and it was run by Jim Ward. By 1985 that era had come to end.

    55555 by Mazda


  • Jon F.Get the steak sandwich on HH

    33333 by Jon F.


  • Dan W.Best. Burger. Ever.

    55555 by Dan W.


  • Michael E.Amazing HH deals!

    55555 by Michael E.


  • The Seattle TimesIn the dimly lit, cabaret-like ambiance, a vodka cocktail can cost up to $22. A porterhouse: $65. More of an expense-account and celebratory-steak-dinner kinda place. Happy hour: Su-M 5-11 & T-F 5-7

    55555 by The Seattle Times


  • The Seattle TimesNo one else does a burger like El Gaucho. It's not just piled with toppings just to look gluttonous but it's nicely structured. Half off for happy hour ($7.50) all day Sun & Mon, 5-7pm Tues-Fri

    55555 by The Seattle Times


  • Dave M.Wicked linguine at happy hour is a great bet! Goes really well with the garlic bread.

    55555 by Dave M.


  • Chris P.They have a great happy hour, and their Gaucho Collins is refreshing and delightful!

    55555 by Chris P.


  • Justin T.Those with the Prime Card: buy one steak, get one free!

    55555 by Justin T.


  • Jessica C.Order the Coral Tree if you like Grapefruit. Best ever!

    55555 by Jessica C.


  • Lindsey W.Go during happy hour - there's a whole back room if the the bar is full. They have the best burger and bread pudding in the city!

    55555 by Lindsey W.


  • Monica G.They serve until midnight and that's great on Fridays and Saturdays! A skeptical foodie friend RAVED about the burger. It is the best in town and 1/2 price for all day Happy Hour Sun & Mon!

    55555 by Monica G.


  • Mary Jo TBest steakhouse in Seattle, save room for Bananas Foster for dessert.

    55555 by Mary Jo T


  • @WABrokers h.The El Gaucho - Seattle experience is second to none. The ambience is amazing with plateau seating, dark lighting, blue walls, attentive staff, flaming steaks and cocktails. They used to have a nice

    55555 by @WABrokers h.


  • Tom L.Go during happy hour - bar menu half off. includes what us possibly the best burger in Seattle.

    55555 by Tom L.


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