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El Gaucho Tacoma
Steak House$$$
Today 4:00 – 10:00 pm
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2119 Pacific Ave Tacoma, WA 98402, United States
2119 Pacific AvenueUSWashingtonTacoma98402
(253) 272-1510elgaucho.com
$$$Steak House, Fine Dining Restaurant
Steak House
Fine Dining Restaurant
Bar
Today 4:00 – 10:00 pm
Monday 4:00 – 10:00 pmTuesday 4:00 – 10:00 pmWednesday 4:00 – 10:00 pmThursday 4:00 – 10:00 pmFriday 4:00 pm – 12:00 amSaturday 4:00 pm – 12:00 amSunday 4:00 – 10:00 pm
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Named as “the definitive steakhouse in the country,” El Gaucho Tacoma's award-winning menu features 28-Day Dry-Aged Niman Ranch All-Natural Certified Angus Beef® Brand Prime steaks and custom aged Certified Angus Beef® brand tenderloin filets, ribs, pork, poultry and the freshest seafood,  all prepared to perfection over an open bed of glowing coals in an exhibition-style kitchen. Our extensive wine list is award-winning, and happy hour menu is widely recognized as one of Tacoma's best. Live music is offered nightly.

El Gaucho is the Northwest’s steakhouse legacy focused on old-school, tableside service. We revel in helping guests create a night to remember.

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High-end, old-school steakhouse & bar offering an elegant, dimly lit setting with live music.- Google
"I have also had the Ahi Tuna here and it is delicious."
"Slow, lazy service by the bartender."
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Valerie Wabinga
a month ago
Wow! Real disappointment! We are regular visitors to El Gaucho Seattle and Aqua, and we've visited Portland once, this was our second evening at Tacoma, left extremely dissatisfied. Were informed upon making resos that we would have to pay for a private room, as they were unable to accommodate us in the main dining room, to which we readily agreed. When we arrived (on time) we were made to wait, even though we were assured there was nothing wrong with the room and that it was ready. Dining room was only about 1/3 full when we sat. Service was slow for every course, waiter only did a check back once. Our meal was interrupted by the sommelier numerous times, though he never checked on how we were doing, nor did he seem to inform our waiter of our needs. This marks the first visit we've had to a store in this chain where our food request (chicken strips) was denied. Waiter said the captain vetoed it, not sure if it was ever presented to the line cooks. Had to leave the room to find a dining room attendant in order to box our extras and ask for a check. A captain came in with the customary fruit and cheese, and the check, but by then we were all dressed and standing waiting to leave. She awkwardly tried to set out dessert plates anyway, clearly not understanding the situation. Dining room was only 1/2 full when we left. To the team's credit, they did not charge us the room fee, not sure if it was to make up for lousy service, or just a symptom of it. In the future, we'll take the extra trip to town, or maybe try Bellevue (we usually do Daniel's Broiler in that neighborhood) for a change. Has to be better than Tacoma.
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James Morris
a month ago
Simply the best place I have ever had the pleasure of dinning.
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Stan Co
2 years ago
Hands down the best restaurant that I've been to yet. The food is amazing. Excellent service by the entire staff. Our waiter Scott was very knowledgeable about the menu items. Would definitely come back again.
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Christopher McLean
a year ago
Incredible, but obviously spendy.
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elisa manrique
3 months ago
It was a 5 start experience for sure; timing, service, atmosphere, it was all worth the money we paid, the food itself was excellent but it didn't make me think I wouldn't be able to get this dish elsewhere.
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Wesley Godon
a year ago
What a joke... bartender is a dick. Truffle soup is actually mushroom soup with probably synthetic truffle oil drizzled on top. The menu states it is made with truffles... BS. Bearnaise was runny. Slow, lazy service by the bartender. Good steak but don't trust the menu. I'm giving the food a poor grade solely on the fact that the menu lies.
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john watkins
3 years ago
This doesn't look like much on the outside but once in it's very nice.The service is great the food was great and being that my wife is vegetarian and they were able to accommodate to her needs..A little on the pricey side but sooo worth it..:))
David Yang
3 years ago
Called ahead to make sure we get in before it close. Closed early and refuse to let us in. Not professional at all!

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We will not have happy hour during the holiday weekend. We apologize for the inconvenience. Cheers!
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Just as the history of the Argyle pattern has a rich and lasting history, so does the new world winery. Learn more about Argyle Winery in our Wine Feature of the Month! http://ow.ly/IXcPv
What image comes to mind when you hear “Argyle?” Socks, maybe a sweater? The various colored, diamond pattern is quite discernable, and can be traced back to the tartan of a Scottish clan. Without ...
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We will be closed tonight for our Annual Crew Super Bowl party. Have fun cheering on the Seattle Seahawks and be sure to make plans to celebrate with us tomorrow!
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Congratulations to our sister restaurant, AQUA by El Gaucho, for winning Restaurant of the Year award at the Washington Wine Awards last night!
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Let us help you start the New Year off right with some healthy eating tips from El Gaucho Bellevue's Executive Chef, Sarah Scott. Here she shares one of her favorite pasta substitutions! http://ow.ly/GPORE
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What does it take to produce the fattest, juiciest bivalves around? We asked the best in the business, Taylor Shellfish, who has been farming oysters for five generations, to explain. Supplier Highlight - Taylor Shelfish http://ow.ly/JBsrA
What does it take to produce the fattest, juiciest bivalves around? We asked the best in the business, Taylor Shellfish, who has been farming oysters for five generations, to explain. Chad Mackay, ...
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We are excited to feature the talented people behind the scenes – those who create and prepare the tasty treats that we all get to enjoy in our restaurants. Each month we will be introducing you to the gifted and passionate individuals who make up our culinary team. This month, meet Sarah Scott, Executive Chef at El Gaucho Bellevue! http://ow.ly/IL3WF
We are excited to feature the talented people behind the scenes - those who create and prepare the tasty treats that we all get to enjoy in our restaurants. Each month we will be introducing you to...
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Do you have all of your snacks ready for the Big Game on Sunday? If not, we've got you covered! Check out some of Chef Matt Brandsey's recipes for some delicious Super Bowl Snacks http://ow.ly/Ifpge
If you’re looking to take your Super Bowl snacks to the next level this year, we’ve got some great recipes for you! Chef Matt Brandsey of El Gaucho shares his recipes for Crab Rockefeller Dip, Pulled Pork Sliders with Truffle Slaw and Fried Cheese Curds with Sriracha Lime Mayo.
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Meet our next Employee Highlight, Tony Capra. He fell in love with the hospitality industry long ago, and now thrives as the General manager at El Gaucho Bellevue http://ow.ly/HMSkR
“The older I get, the less I think of accomplishments or steps in the ladder. Rather, I try to be a good person on a day-to-day basis, do right by people, and become a more fair and just person,” T...
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Happy New Year! We are closed today. We appreciate your business and are looking forward to serving you in 2015!
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Sourcing the very best ingredients is one of the hallmarks of our company and one of the most important aspects of our business. Meet one of our Suppliers - Eydfinn Tausen with Olympic Seafood http://ow.ly/GyyQz
Sourcing the very best ingredients is one of the hallmarks of our company and one of the most important aspects of our business. We place a priority on finding the best, and are always thrilled whe...
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