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Los Gauchos

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Av. Tulum Sm 1 | Mza. 9 lote 1, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
2069243
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13:00 - 23:00
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Wed - Mon 13:00 - 23:00
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

....go visit Los Gauchos! Even if you prefer empanadas to popcorn when watching movies, you can order home delivery. As long as you are checked in @ Puerto Morelos. I haven't tried other stuff, to be honest. My love for those empanadas always takes a win over the curiosity to try other things @this place.

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Salem, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this was so inexpensive and so delicious. The empanadas were great. I got the baked rather than fried. I am coming back next year.

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Thank orygungal
Brockville, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to spend 2.5 hours eating beside a band with percussion so loud it can give you a migrane then this place is for you. Reasonable priced and very friendly staff but be prepared to wait forever. Rib eye steak was thin and leathery and I ordered it rare. Not my fav so far.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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98 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were able to get a table outside and had a lovely dinner. Empanadas are the best in Puerto Morelos; fettucine and pizza also were good. Dulce, our server, was very helpful. We will return!

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Wolcott, Vermont
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We had dinner one night on a recent visit to Puerto Morelos, With so many restaurants to choose from it's hard to know where to go. We were glad we decided to check it out. Caprese salad, empanadas, fresh pasta Bolognese, and fresh grouper. Besides the tasty food and friendly server, there was a flamenco and musicians to enhance the... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Three of us ate here and ordered all different items. Garden salad - excellent, large serving, a meal in itself Empanadas - ordered 3 and all were very tasty, you have the option of deep fried or baked Fettucini alfredo - large portion, tasty, could of used more sauce. Chicken Marsala - very good, unique taste, large serving Bunch of... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

In spending time around Puerto Morelos, my wife and I have noticed Los Gauchos seems to be a lively spot. We finally found the opportunity to have a light meal there. We found it to be comfortable and the food pleasing, however, our waitress was completely inattentive. Our evening moved painfully slow, having to get other staff members to ask... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We went for an early dinner, nice atmosphere and decor. Very friendly staff and great empanadas and pizza. The steaks were very good and cooked authentically like Argentinian meat should be prepared. I liked the freak tea and hot bread. Must eat here and enjoy all its flavor, tremendous.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We travel almost every summer to Cancun area and when we visit Puerto Morelos, we always have lunch here. Pizza is good, steak cuts are good, and the price of food is even better. Service is very personalised, so you really enjoy having lunch here.

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Lenexa, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We visited on June 5, 2016. We had a pepperoni pizza and a bacon, prune, & cheese empanada. The food was delicious and great price. We were the only customers there at the time (a little after normal lunch time), so we had a quiet lunch, with great service. Their sangria so good. Definitely stop here if you visit Puerto... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Argentinian, Mexican, Latin, Spanish, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Monday
13:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Tulum Sm 1 | Mza. 9 lote 1, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Puerto Morelos
  • Phone Number: 2069243

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?