Aqua By El Gaucho

★★★★★
  • 2801 Alaskan Way # 70

    Seattle, WA 98121

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  • 206-956-9171

About Aqua By El Gaucho

Hours
5-10p.m. Sunday through Thursday; until 11p.m. Friday and Saturday; bar menu 4-11p.m. Sunday through Thursday, until midnight Friday and Saturday.
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Great store with exciting items. Music lovers like me can appreciate the great finds at this store. Highly recommended to anyone.

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Great store with exciting items. Music lovers like me can appreciate the great finds at this store. Highly recommended to anyone.

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A restaurant we have wanted to try for a some time. We dine out once a week and like to try new restaurants to us. WSG was participating in a Seattle promotion for a set price dinner which we took advantage.\r
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The food was tasteless,

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A restaurant we have wanted to try for a some time. We dine out once a week and like to try new restaurants to us. WSG was participating in a Seattle promotion for a set price dinner which we took advantage.\r
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The food was tasteless,

Pros: Parking was easy

Cons: Food very disappointing

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Well it is Restaurant Week in Seattle and Waterfront Seafood Grill was on the list to participate in the 3-course meal for $25 offering. This is not the place to go if you are on any kind of timeline. The food was amazingly presented and

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Well it is Restaurant Week in Seattle and Waterfront Seafood Grill was on the list to participate in the 3-course meal for $25 offering. This is not the place to go if you are on any kind of timeline. The food was amazingly presented and

Pros: Food presentation and amazing flavor

Cons: Leisurely (slow) service

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This is my favorite restaurant ever. A little pricey, but worth it. The atmosphere is wonderful. Food is perfect. View is absolutely amazing !! If you can get there early & grab a seat outside to watch the sunset, you'll be very impressed. You have to try the lobster mashed potatoes, the most amazing dish in the world.

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This is my favorite restaurant ever. A little pricey, but worth it. The atmosphere is wonderful. Food is perfect. View is absolutely amazing !! If you can get there early & grab a seat outside to watch the sunset, you'll be very impressed. You have to try the lobster mashed potatoes, the most amazing dish in the world.

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You know that uncle who seems to have great taste and is so worldly when you're young but them when you get older you see that his smoking jacket is worn and his books are fake? The Waterfront Seafood Grill is a great example of what

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You know that uncle who seems to have great taste and is so worldly when you're young but them when you get older you see that his smoking jacket is worn and his books are fake? The Waterfront Seafood Grill is a great example of what

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My husband and I were trying to find a restaurant to celebrate our anniversary at and we looked this one up. We read the reviews and saw some bad reviews so we were hesitant to go to this restaurant. Boy, am I glad that we did go. First

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My husband and I were trying to find a restaurant to celebrate our anniversary at and we looked this one up. We read the reviews and saw some bad reviews so we were hesitant to go to this restaurant. Boy, am I glad that we did go. First

Pros: Scrumptious Food, Piano Playing, Great Waters/Waitressess

Cons: A lil noisy, nothing you can't get over

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I'm a fan of Sunday brunches in Seattle so I decided to take an out-of-town friend to Waterfront today for the first time. Although the service was very nice -- the egg benedict and seafood omelette were just standard fare at $50. The

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I'm a fan of Sunday brunches in Seattle so I decided to take an out-of-town friend to Waterfront today for the first time. Although the service was very nice -- the egg benedict and seafood omelette were just standard fare at $50. The

Pros: Bay view, staff attitude and service

Cons: Outrageous wine prices, mediocre food, shabby table decor

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Many times management receives emails for complaints, so I wanted to make sure the management received some kudos for a perfect hire on service. \r
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Our table of 4 last night had Michael as our server and I wanted to let management know

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Many times management receives emails for complaints, so I wanted to make sure the management received some kudos for a perfect hire on service. \r
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Our table of 4 last night had Michael as our server and I wanted to let management know

Pros: beautiful location and flawless service

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The entire experience at this restaurant is wonderful, from the friendly valet, to the greeting at the front door, to the very attentive service. We've even rolled in (in workout clothes) from walking the sculpture park just for martinis

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The entire experience at this restaurant is wonderful, from the friendly valet, to the greeting at the front door, to the very attentive service. We've even rolled in (in workout clothes) from walking the sculpture park just for martinis

Pros: View, Service, Food

Cons: None!

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The quality of food is low; I had one of the worst salmon ever. The service is excellent, the place is ok (nothing special), they charge $16 for a glass of standard Shiraz. There are many places better than Waterfrond Seafood Grill in

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The quality of food is low; I had one of the worst salmon ever. The service is excellent, the place is ok (nothing special), they charge $16 for a glass of standard Shiraz. There are many places better than Waterfrond Seafood Grill in

Pros: good service

Cons: food and wine overpriced

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Great location and excellent service make this a favorite for business entertaining. The view will impress your colleagues and the seafood was very fresh. Excellent wait staff that was attentive but not hovering. Adding it to my list.

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Great location and excellent service make this a favorite for business entertaining. The view will impress your colleagues and the seafood was very fresh. Excellent wait staff that was attentive but not hovering. Adding it to my list.

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I think this restaurant is overrated. We made a reservation for two at 7:45PM on Saturday night and got seated at 8:00PM. I did not expect the restaurant to be empty, of course, but I did not expect it to be so noisy, either! The place is

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I think this restaurant is overrated. We made a reservation for two at 7:45PM on Saturday night and got seated at 8:00PM. I did not expect the restaurant to be empty, of course, but I did not expect it to be so noisy, either! The place is

Pros: Wine Selection, Party for A Large Group

Cons: Noise Level: HIGH!

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Always been a big fan of El Gaucho, but never all that impressed with its seafood sister, until my last visit. It was a quiet night and everything was wonderful! I find when restaurants are slow the service and food can suffer. Service

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Always been a big fan of El Gaucho, but never all that impressed with its seafood sister, until my last visit. It was a quiet night and everything was wonderful! I find when restaurants are slow the service and food can suffer. Service

Pros: Beautiful setting

Cons: Spendy, but worth it.

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This place is fairly specular - stunning views, decadent and inventive seafood dishes, state of the art service etc. The prices are exceptionally high, and I don't think the food QUITE lives up to the fine-dining vibe, but if you've got

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This place is fairly specular - stunning views, decadent and inventive seafood dishes, state of the art service etc. The prices are exceptionally high, and I don't think the food QUITE lives up to the fine-dining vibe, but if you've got

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You'll never be disappointed with the food here. I had an excellent tableside spinach salad which is not always on the menu. I can't wait for it to return to the menu.

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You'll never be disappointed with the food here. I had an excellent tableside spinach salad which is not always on the menu. I can't wait for it to return to the menu.

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The restaurant is huge with a big deck.. no doubt for tourist a good place to watch the ferries come back and forth. But make sure they are tourist with a lot of money to spend. The Brunch was overhyped and really expensive... I thought

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The restaurant is huge with a big deck.. no doubt for tourist a good place to watch the ferries come back and forth. But make sure they are tourist with a lot of money to spend. The Brunch was overhyped and really expensive... I thought

Pros: Views, outdoor deck seating, big private dining space for larger parties.

Cons: Limited parking.. but valet is easy to use.

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Let me preface this by stating my co-worker and I went to this restaurant without reservations in casual dress. We're in town for business and found a number of positive reviews recommending this restaurant. It has a beautiful view and a

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Let me preface this by stating my co-worker and I went to this restaurant without reservations in casual dress. We're in town for business and found a number of positive reviews recommending this restaurant. It has a beautiful view and a

Cons: Overrated, Inattentive, Low value for the cos

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Those of us on expense accounts have dined in every restaurant in Seattle. rating food quality is rendered subjective by perspective. The total dining experience is is more about service and attention to detail. The staff at the

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Those of us on expense accounts have dined in every restaurant in Seattle. rating food quality is rendered subjective by perspective. The total dining experience is is more about service and attention to detail. The staff at the

Pros: Best Service in Town, Atmosphere, View

Cons: a little pricey

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The evening started with promise. The white cosmos at the bar were excellent and the service was good; however, $35 for a dry piece of salmon with a rather bland sauce was a little much. I had really hoped to find an excellent dining

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The evening started with promise. The white cosmos at the bar were excellent and the service was good; however, $35 for a dry piece of salmon with a rather bland sauce was a little much. I had really hoped to find an excellent dining

Pros: good cocktails, good service

Cons: overpriced, mediocre food

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Normally I go to Waterfront for the summer patio but I dropped in last night for dinner and even in the rain of winter Waterfront is beautiful. The service staff is friendly and truly appreciates their guests.

The food was amazing..

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Normally I go to Waterfront for the summer patio but I dropped in last night for dinner and even in the rain of winter Waterfront is beautiful. The service staff is friendly and truly appreciates their guests.

The food was amazing..

Pros: Service was an A +, Views were amazing

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This restaurant has very good service and expansive views and a high style interior which shows well at night. However, our food has always been a bit disappointing. When you pay $25 for entree I guess our expectations go up. Sole,

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This restaurant has very good service and expansive views and a high style interior which shows well at night. However, our food has always been a bit disappointing. When you pay $25 for entree I guess our expectations go up. Sole,

Pros: parking, service, high-style room

Cons: high prices

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I live 300 miles away and the Waterfront is my absolute favorite restaraunt. The last time I was in town, my friends and I came here and we had the best time. We could have easily been blown off because we were three young girls, but the

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I live 300 miles away and the Waterfront is my absolute favorite restaraunt. The last time I was in town, my friends and I came here and we had the best time. We could have easily been blown off because we were three young girls, but the

Pros: food, view, service

Cons: a little pricey

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My new wife and I came to Seattle for a wedding and eloped as well. That night we were looking for dinner that suited the occasion. The Waterfront knocked it out of the park. From the outstanding service (such as drinks carried from the

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My new wife and I came to Seattle for a wedding and eloped as well. That night we were looking for dinner that suited the occasion. The Waterfront knocked it out of the park. From the outstanding service (such as drinks carried from the

Pros: Incredible food, Excellent Service, Valet Parking

Cons: No sun shades

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I went here with my brothers when we were in Seattle and was highly impressed!! Service was splendid. Our waiter was so friendly and helpful. Even took time to talk with us about Alaska (which is where he was from as are we.) If you're

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I went here with my brothers when we were in Seattle and was highly impressed!! Service was splendid. Our waiter was so friendly and helpful. Even took time to talk with us about Alaska (which is where he was from as are we.) If you're

Pros: Service, Food , Atmoshere

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My husband and I THE most negative dining experience in our lives, even if we were paid. I would never return to this restaurant--the stuffiest and snobbiest service I ever experienced in Seattle!

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My husband and I THE most negative dining experience in our lives, even if we were paid. I would never return to this restaurant--the stuffiest and snobbiest service I ever experienced in Seattle!

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I had the crab vol-au-vent, which was mouth watering. Regarding other entries, isn't a 3 hour dinner the norm for fine dining? I've certainly found it to be so. The whole dining room was a pyrotechnic display by the end of the night with

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I had the crab vol-au-vent, which was mouth watering. Regarding other entries, isn't a 3 hour dinner the norm for fine dining? I've certainly found it to be so. The whole dining room was a pyrotechnic display by the end of the night with

Pros: Fabulous View, Food & Wine, Fire

Cons: , Long Wait w/ Res.

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We recently dined here with friends of ours that were moving back to Australia. We sat in the unique bar while waiting for a window side table and enjoyed our time there - bartender was helpful/friendly. The ambience was great as was the

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We recently dined here with friends of ours that were moving back to Australia. We sat in the unique bar while waiting for a window side table and enjoyed our time there - bartender was helpful/friendly. The ambience was great as was the

Pros: Waterfront View, Execellent food, Good parking

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This is the place for out of town grey hairs. The over priced menu must go for the army of swarming inept staff including a pompous captain with an ear mike. Give me a break. The seafood was horrendous. Our sword fish was this pathetic

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This is the place for out of town grey hairs. The over priced menu must go for the army of swarming inept staff including a pompous captain with an ear mike. Give me a break. The seafood was horrendous. Our sword fish was this pathetic

Pros: view

Cons: , bad food, fussy service

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I can't believe that no one has said anything about the delectable lobster mashed potatoes. My party of three ordered them as a side dish and they were inhaled immediately. I was in a euphoric state the whole evening, the food, the view

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I can't believe that no one has said anything about the delectable lobster mashed potatoes. My party of three ordered them as a side dish and they were inhaled immediately. I was in a euphoric state the whole evening, the food, the view

Pros: Food, Ambience, Service

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When I made the reservation they asked if we were celebrating a special occasion, so I mentioned it was for my sister's birthday. When we arrived and were seated, they put birthday confetti on the table and continued to provide excellent

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When I made the reservation they asked if we were celebrating a special occasion, so I mentioned it was for my sister's birthday. When we arrived and were seated, they put birthday confetti on the table and continued to provide excellent

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the Waterfront Seafood Grill turned my
dinner into an experiance. We were so happy with the supior service and personal attention they gave us.

3
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the Waterfront Seafood Grill turned my
dinner into an experiance. We were so happy with the supior service and personal attention they gave us.

Pros: great service, best desert in town, fab food

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"Pier 70" is one of my favorites. The food is consistently excellent with fresh seafood and sides prepared to perfection, and main courses prepared exactly to your liking. Service is exquisite and professional and the staff really know how

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"Pier 70" is one of my favorites. The food is consistently excellent with fresh seafood and sides prepared to perfection, and main courses prepared exactly to your liking. Service is exquisite and professional and the staff really know how

Pros: Service, Excellent food, Ambience

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The food is wonderful, the service exceptional and it has the view to match. Waterfront is our hands down favorite for romantic evenings, family dinners and out of town guests. The staff is very helpful even to the point of creating a

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The food is wonderful, the service exceptional and it has the view to match. Waterfront is our hands down favorite for romantic evenings, family dinners and out of town guests. The staff is very helpful even to the point of creating a

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The Waterfront is everything it's supposed to be. Service is efficient, warm, and appropriately reserved. For those who are used to Buca di Beppo that may be hard to take. But waiters should not behave like Disneyland escapees. Seattle is

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The Waterfront is everything it's supposed to be. Service is efficient, warm, and appropriately reserved. For those who are used to Buca di Beppo that may be hard to take. But waiters should not behave like Disneyland escapees. Seattle is

Pros: views from each seat, highly capable staff, $s keep out polartec

Cons: Liberace piano, place needs jazz

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Dining is my hobby, if I can put it that way. I travel a lot and dined at quite a few top restaurants of the world. Waterfront Seafood Grill is spacious and beautiful. Food is superb, wait staff is very well trained. It is pricey, but this

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Dining is my hobby, if I can put it that way. I travel a lot and dined at quite a few top restaurants of the world. Waterfront Seafood Grill is spacious and beautiful. Food is superb, wait staff is very well trained. It is pricey, but this

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We had an enjoyable dinner, although service was slow. After spending $120, went for a 5 minute stroll and came back for a glass of wine. Waitstaff and manager refused to seat us at one of several open patio tables because we were not

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We had an enjoyable dinner, although service was slow. After spending $120, went for a 5 minute stroll and came back for a glass of wine. Waitstaff and manager refused to seat us at one of several open patio tables because we were not

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I cnnot express the fine work the staff does to make you feel sincerely welcomed. They become your confidante quickly and genuinely. Their drinks are awesome! (The Raspberry Sorbet Martini & The Roscoe ++++) I was in for just some light

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I cnnot express the fine work the staff does to make you feel sincerely welcomed. They become your confidante quickly and genuinely. Their drinks are awesome! (The Raspberry Sorbet Martini & The Roscoe ++++) I was in for just some light

Pros: Great Staff, Gorgeous View, Gourmet Menu

Cons: Not open for lunch

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Just went there this last Friday and had an absolutely wonderful time. The wait staff (We had Greg), ambiance, food, drinks and everything else were top notch. I admit it is a bit pricey but you get what you pay for in spades. Highly

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Just went there this last Friday and had an absolutely wonderful time. The wait staff (We had Greg), ambiance, food, drinks and everything else were top notch. I admit it is a bit pricey but you get what you pay for in spades. Highly

Pros: Food, Staff, Atmospher

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Striking views of Elliott Bay, a location on Pier 70, and a standout seafood menu distinguish Aqua by El Gaucho (formerly Waterfront Seafood Grill). Appetizers include pancetta-wrapped prawns, spicy crab bisque sparked with a splash of…

 

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