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El Gaucho Saigon

El Gaucho is a must for any meat-lover seeking that perfect cut of beef or lamb.
5D Nguyen Sieu,
 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The Overview

A successful brand with outlets around the world, El Gaucho's concept is not new—but the quality of meats that the new Saigon outlet has brought to the city certainly is, and is a must for any meat-lover seeking that perfect cut of beef or lamb. Since amiable, chatty brothers Nathan and Dini Himi opened El Gaucho across from the Park Hyatt, the place has quickly become an expat favorite. Regulars cite the restaurant's warm, welcoming ambiance—exposed brick walls, dark brown leather booths, mismatched wooden chairs and tables, exposed steel beams, black-and-white photos on the walls, stellar service, which is carried out by an experienced team of servers from around the world, and excellent food and wine, of course, as the winning combination that merits repeat visits. Though the place is themed on a contemporary Argentine steak house with features like a handmade charcoal grill, prime cuts are imported from Australia and the US, with the American prime rib being a house specialty (be sure to check out the huge cuts of meat displayed like fine pastries on the ground floor). There are nearly 60 vintages from around the world on offer here, which can be enjoyed at one of the candle-lit tables or at the large, wood and steel bar paired with an order of beef carpaccio or wild mushroom empanadas.

Tel: +84 8 3825 1879



Published on Jun 18, 2012

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