Gaucho Grill

★★★★★
  • 1251 3rd Street Promenade

    Santa Monica, CA 90401

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  • 310-394-4966

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Not a bad spot, but not great. Portions are nice, and service is steady, but every time I come here I get sat at the same table in the center of the restaurant which everyone walks by. Although it is good for a change of pace from the

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★★★★★

Not a bad spot, but not great. Portions are nice, and service is steady, but every time I come here I get sat at the same table in the center of the restaurant which everyone walks by. Although it is good for a change of pace from the

Pros: service is decent

Cons: food is so so

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This is a pretty decent little dinner place on the Promenade. I think it wants to be more upscale than it actually is, but all in all it's a pretty good place with a pretty good showing of Argentian fare, and probably the best steak you

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This is a pretty decent little dinner place on the Promenade. I think it wants to be more upscale than it actually is, but all in all it's a pretty good place with a pretty good showing of Argentian fare, and probably the best steak you

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This is a great place to dine for lunch or dinner. The atmosphere is wonderful. The food is fantastic. I always order the provolone chicken sandwich or the manager's special salad. I highly recommend the manager's special salad. For a light lunch, the empanadas are perfect. Especially the ham and cheese.
Great place for drinks after a long day at work.

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★★★★☆

This is a great place to dine for lunch or dinner. The atmosphere is wonderful. The food is fantastic. I always order the provolone chicken sandwich or the manager's special salad. I highly recommend the manager's special salad. For a light lunch, the empanadas are perfect. Especially the ham and cheese.
Great place for drinks after a long day at work.

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The serves sucked! The host, bartender, and waitress were rude, disorganized, and it took forever to get any serves. The food was dry and cold. The worst part my friend and I got sick from the food. I will never go there again.

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★★★★★

The serves sucked! The host, bartender, and waitress were rude, disorganized, and it took forever to get any serves. The food was dry and cold. The worst part my friend and I got sick from the food. I will never go there again.

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This must be the worst food I have ever tasted. I tried 4 different dishes from my plate and 3 of my friends's plates and I must say that each and every dish was terrible. It was an utter waste of money. I asked my steak medium rare and

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This must be the worst food I have ever tasted. I tried 4 different dishes from my plate and 3 of my friends's plates and I must say that each and every dish was terrible. It was an utter waste of money. I asked my steak medium rare and

Cons: Everything

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Good Steaks, good, wine and good service. Really busy all the weekends, but we had a nice time there everytime. Friendly people around. That's the reason that we are going all the time there :-)

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Good Steaks, good, wine and good service. Really busy all the weekends, but we had a nice time there everytime. Friendly people around. That's the reason that we are going all the time there :-)

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Go there alone and you'll wait forever for a seat. I tried it on a slow tuesday night, it was supposed to take 10-15 minutes to be seated - after 20 minutes I was still waiting. All the while, groups of 2 people or more (without

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Go there alone and you'll wait forever for a seat. I tried it on a slow tuesday night, it was supposed to take 10-15 minutes to be seated - after 20 minutes I was still waiting. All the while, groups of 2 people or more (without

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The first time I went, we had a reservation and still had to wait 30 minutes for a table. The manager told me there was nothing he could do -- not even offer us anything in appreciation of our patience, as most classy restaurants routinely

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The first time I went, we had a reservation and still had to wait 30 minutes for a table. The manager told me there was nothing he could do -- not even offer us anything in appreciation of our patience, as most classy restaurants routinely

Pros: Not too overpriced, Decent menu selection

Cons: Poor service, No business skills, Out of food

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The food is so bad there I would not ever go back...the service was just as bad. sorry but they need to go to a real Argentinean restaurant and see what it is really all about..

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The food is so bad there I would not ever go back...the service was just as bad. sorry but they need to go to a real Argentinean restaurant and see what it is really all about..

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We usually get steaks when we eat here (rib eyes). They are pretty decent, not great, put good enough I would say. The sides are pretty good here and we usually get calamari which is as good as anywhere. The steaks have a been on the

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★★★★★

We usually get steaks when we eat here (rib eyes). They are pretty decent, not great, put good enough I would say. The sides are pretty good here and we usually get calamari which is as good as anywhere. The steaks have a been on the

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What a great dining experience. I have never had service like this before. Ask to sit in Marlins section the next time you go. It was nice to have a server so passionate about food and choosing the right wine to accompany it. He was always

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What a great dining experience. I have never had service like this before. Ask to sit in Marlins section the next time you go. It was nice to have a server so passionate about food and choosing the right wine to accompany it. He was always

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The food is good, but the service is not. I would recommend going when you have a lot of time to waste

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The food is good, but the service is not. I would recommend going when you have a lot of time to waste

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This restaurant seems very trendy and hip. The menu offers mexican selections, some items with a European twist. Overall, the food is good, but not excellent. The ambiance is noisy and bustling (definitely not romantic). The price is through the roof e.g. when do enchiladas warrant a $20+ price tag???

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This restaurant seems very trendy and hip. The menu offers mexican selections, some items with a European twist. Overall, the food is good, but not excellent. The ambiance is noisy and bustling (definitely not romantic). The price is through the roof e.g. when do enchiladas warrant a $20+ price tag???

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I've seen thsi place around so much i just had to give it a try. I was very dissapointed. The steak was flavorless and way over-cooked. Sides were very plain. Service was also slow. I've heard some decent reviews in the past, so i

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I've seen thsi place around so much i just had to give it a try. I was very dissapointed. The steak was flavorless and way over-cooked. Sides were very plain. Service was also slow. I've heard some decent reviews in the past, so i

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I knew this was a chain, so we have walked past it a hundred times. But after we tried it, I'll go back. The food has an Argentinean influence. So its not regular Mexican, like we thought. We had a Provoleta (like a quessadela), Chicken

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I knew this was a chain, so we have walked past it a hundred times. But after we tried it, I'll go back. The food has an Argentinean influence. So its not regular Mexican, like we thought. We had a Provoleta (like a quessadela), Chicken

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Gaucgo grill in santa monica is a wonderful restaurant. the service was great and the food was wonderful.

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Gaucgo grill in santa monica is a wonderful restaurant. the service was great and the food was wonderful.

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Green plants and a high ceiling lend a garden ambience to the contemporary dining room; dim lighting encourages romance. But the restaurant's main draw is meat, massive steaks served with piles of crispy fries and a…

 

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