El Gaucho Seattle

Join us as we honor our history and begin a new era in Seattle’s Union Stables.

RESERVATIONS

Hours: Open Tuesday-Saturday at 4pm. Last seating is 9:30pm T-Th; 10pm Fri-Sat. Valet parking is available for $12.
Happy Hour: Tuesday–Saturday 4-6pm

Wearing a face mask in the restaurant is now optional for our team and guests.
Due to extremely large parties, reservations are very limited on the following dates.  Please call the restaurant to ask for availability:
November 3rd.

Menus

Our menu features fresh seafood selections and 28-day dry-aged Niman Ranch All-Natural Prime Certified Angus Beef® and custom-aged Certified Angus Beef® Tenderloin Filets prepared on our one-of-a-kind charcoal grill in an open exhibition-style kitchen. Our commitment is to sourcing the finest ingredients – and we proudly source the best products in the world.

To Go Menu

Many of our classic dishes are now available to pick up and enjoy at home.
Pick up is available: Tuesday – Saturday • 4–9 pm

ORDER TO GO

Or you may call 206.728.1337 to place your order for pickup.

Dinner

Starters

Wicked Shrimp
sautéed with our custom wicked spice ~24

Diver Sea Scallops*
lemon beurre blanc, chives ~24

Ahi Tuna Tartare 
olive tapenade, smoked pineapple, onion, crispy wonton ~19

Fresh Dungeness Crab Cakes
apple and fennel slaw, herb aioli ~27

Escargot
garlic-herb butter ~19

Steak Tartare*
prepared tableside ~23

Tenderloin Diablo*
sautéed tenderloin tips, cajun cream sauce ~19

Chef’s Pork Belly
sweet corn, miso, local radish, kimchi vinaigrette ~18

Soup & Salad

French Onion Soup
hearty, rich, peasant style ~13

Truffle Soup
seasonal mushrooms, black truffle, cream ~15

Tableside Caesar Salad*
classically made from scratch
minimum of two ~17 per person

Mixed Green Salad
kiln dried cherries, julienne pear, candied pecans, apple vinaigrette ~12

Classic Wedge Salad
iceberg, pancetta, tomato, egg, crumbles, kalamata olives, roquefort ~14

Gaucho Salad
mixed greens, baby shrimp, cherry tomatoes, roquefort dressing ~16

Steaks & Chops

We proudly serve 28-day dry-aged Niman Ranch All-Natural Prime Certified Angus Beef® and custom-aged Certified Angus Beef® Tenderloin Filets. Steaks and chops are prepared on our one-of-a-kind charcoal grill in our open exhibition style kitchen.

Baseball Cut Top Sirloin*
12 oz ~47

Filet Mignon*
8 & 12 oz ~69 / 83

Bone-In Rib Eye*
18 oz ~78

Steak El Gaucho*
8 oz custom-aged filet mignon, maine lobster medallions, asparagus, béarnaise sauce ~89

Filet Medallions Oscar*
two 4 oz filets, fresh dungeness crab, asparagus, béarnaise ~87

New York Steak*
14 oz ~72

Peppercorn New York*
14 oz ~75

Bone-In New York*
18 oz ~79

Tableside

Flaming Sword Brochette of Tenderloin*
crimini, béarnaise ~72

Chateaubriand*
An El Gaucho tradition for two!
20 oz center cut of tenderloin served with baked potatoes, asparagus, broiled tomato, cliff sauce ~155

Add-ons

Béarnaise* ~6
Roquefort ~6
Peppercorn ~6
Bordelaise ~6

Oscar Style* crab, asparagus, béarnaise ~25
Gaucho Style* lobster medallions, asparagus, béarnaise ~25

Canadian Lobster Tail  10-12 oz tail ~MP
Grilled Prawns  3 prawns ~16
Grilled Scallops  3 scallops ~24

Seafood & Specialties

Grilled Alaskan Halibut
seasonal preparation ~60

Canadian Lobster Tail
10-12 oz, drawn butter ~MP

Gnocchi
house gnocchi, seasonal preparation ~35

Oven Roasted Half Chicken
mushroom ragout, roasted corn ~35

Diver Sea Scallops
& Grilled Prawn Linguine

fresh herb, beurre blanc ~48

Shareable Sides

Gaucho Mac & Cheddar Cheese
bread crumb topping ~14
+ lobster ~21

Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes
creamy ~12 / +lobster ~26

Scalloped Potatoes
a hint of spice ~13

Crispy Brussels Sprouts
harissa aioli ~14

Roasted Sweet Corn
chipotle honey butter ~14

Asparagus
lemon beurre blanc ~14

Tableside Baked Potato
russet, butter, sharp cheddar cheese sauce, scallions, fluffed tableside ~9

Sautéed Mushrooms
shallots, garlic, white wine, butter ~13

French Fries
truffle aioli ~8

Wine

View Wine List (pdf)

We strive to provide our guests the highest level of service and quality when it comes to wine, our courteous and knowledgeable sommelier is always at the ready with a pairing suggestion. Our wine list includes well-known labels as well as wines from smaller, family-owned vintners. We have an extensive selection of wines by the glass as well as an ever-changing wine list, so even the most dedicated aficionados can expect to find new and exciting wines each time they dine with us.

For our guests wishing to enjoy that special bottle from their own cellar, you are welcome to do so. There is a corkage charge of $35 per 750 ML bottle with a limit of one bottle for every two people. For larger groups with multiple bottles, please inquire within the restaurant. Captain service and crystal stemware will be provided. Please contact us at 206-728-1337 for information.

Dessert

Desserts

Crème Brûlée
classic, fresh berries ~10

Baileys Bread Pudding
crème anglaise, goat milk caramel, olympic mountain ice cream ~12

Chocolate Cheesecake
from Bakery Nouveau ~12

Madagascar Vanilla Ice Cream
~8

Olympic Mountain Sorbet
seasonal selection ~8

Key Lime Pie
sweet whipped cream, graham cracker crust ~12

Bananas Foster Flambe
~16

Cocktails

Signature Cocktails

Barrel-Aged Gaucho Manhattan
straight kentucky bourbon, sweet vermouth, maraschino, cherry liqueur, peychaud & angostura bitters ~18

Gaucho Cosmo
strawberry, raspberry infused vodka, orange liqueur, cranberry juice, lime juice ~14

Blood Orange Old Fashioned
old forester bourbon, stirrings blood orange bitters, brown sugar simple syrup, angostura bitters ~18

Mango Dark Daiquiri
mango infused plantation oftd rum, demerara syrup, lime juice, half sugared rim  ~15

Gaucho Gin & Tonic
gin, spiced chai simple syrup, lime juice, tonic ~16

Gaucho Paloma
tequila, lime juice, grapefruit juice, blood orange balsamic reduction, ginger beer ~14

Seattle Sour
washington apple infused woodinville straight bourbon, egg white, simple syrup, lemon, topped with a washington red wine float ~18

Dark & Stormy
gosling’s black seal rum, ginger beer ~15

Pomegranate Paper Plane
pomegranate infused buffalo trace bourbon, aperol, amaro nonino quintessentia, lemon juice  ~18

Rosemary Strawberry Margarita
rosemary & strawberry infused casa san matias blanco tequila, cointreau, agave, lime juice  ~15

Marilyn
house infused vodka, aperol, fresh lemon, lime juice, simple syrup, topped with champagne ~16

Summer Negroni
peach infused gin, carpana artica, campari ~15

Belvedere Bee’s Knees
belvedere vodka, honey syrup, lemon juice  ~16

Strawberry Mule
strawberry infused wheatly vodka, lime, ginger beer ~18

Passionate Corpse Reviver
passionfruit infused miles gin, lillet, cointreau, absinthe, lemon juice  ~18

Happy Hour

Happy Hour

Available in lounge only. Tuesday–Saturday 4-6pm. Not valid on holidays.

Tenderloin Diablo*
sautéed tenderloin tips, cajun cream sauce ~17

Mixed Greens Salad
roasted grapes, julienne pear, candied pecans, fuji apple vinaigrette ~7

Charcuterie & Cheese
smoked gouda, brie, seasonal pickled vegetables, rotating cured meats, pecans, grapes, rosemary crackers  ~13

Union Stables Burger*
6oz dry-aged patty made in-house, bacon, b&b pickles, provolone, carmelized onion, chipotle aioli ~15

Pork Belly Buns
b&b pickles, house kimchi, sesame aioli, cilantro ~14

Gaucho Fries
truffle aioli ~5

Steak Sandwich*
niman ranch dry-aged couloutte, peppercorn crust, roquefort, seasonal mushrooms, peppercorn sauce  ~23

Sticky Ribs
korean marinade, scallion, kimchi  ~14

Korean Wings
gochujang fish sauce caramel, lime  ~13

Draft Beer | $6

Georgetown Brewing Bodhizafa APA
Mannys Pale Ale
Crossbuck Switcher Kolsh
Roger’s Pilsner

Wine Selections | $10

Line 39 Chardonnay
La Gioiosa Prosecco Brut
Fire & Vine Rosé
Drumbeller Cabernet Sauvignon

Select Cocktails | $10

Gin Martini
Vodka Martini
Manhattan

SPECIALTY COCKTAILS | $12

Gaucho Cosmo
mixed berry infused wheatley vodka, triple sec, cranberry, fresh lime, sour

Summer Negroni
peach infused gin, carpana artica, campari

Gaucho Gin & Tonic
gin, spiced chai simple syrup, lime juice, tonic

*State law requires us to inform you that consuming raw or under-cooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Our professional service team receives industry leading compensation including commissions on sales, health insurance, 401K, and extensive education and training for a successful career path. To make that possible, a 20% service charge is included on each check. El Gaucho retains 100% of the service charge. For more information on our service charge, please read here.

Private Dining

We coordinate so you can celebrate. Our Private Dining team will create an experience for your most important business and personal moments. Our beautiful private rooms provide the perfect venue for your occasion.

Event Director:
Anna Lee
206.267.5510 | Email

EVENT REQUEST FORM
EVENT PORTFOLIO
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General Manager, El Gaucho Seattle

General manager Dan Perrine believes that “how you make others feel says a lot about who you are,” and he brings his wealth of culinary and hospitality experience to help make El Gaucho guests feel welcome, and his team feel valued. Most recently, Dan served as executive chef at Nordstrom, another iconic Pacific Northwest brand. He led the BJ’s Restaurants team as executive kitchen manager and was general manager for Darden Restaurants’ Bahama Breeze.

Dan was born in Ann Arbour, MI and grew up outside of Philadelphia. He enjoys learning new things and has developed home remodeling skills resulting in major remodel of the home he shares with his wife Judy and Pomeranian, Mochi. Dan is an avid photographer focused on capturing the beauty found in wildlife and nature and enjoys hiking, gardening, mushroom foraging, cooking and finance.

Executive Chef, El Gaucho Seattle

Chef Kirin Chun grew up in a family of cooks and began his culinary career at age 16 for restaurants in the Pacific Northwest, gaining experience and accolades along the way. He joined the El Gaucho Seattle team in 2014 as a pantry cook and was quickly promoted to Executive Sous Chef. In late 2017, Kirin was selected to join Miller’s Guild as the Chef de Cuisine and was quickly promoted to Executive Chef.  After three years working closely with chef Jason Wilson, Kirin has come home to lead the El Gaucho Seattle culinary team as Executive Chef at the new Seattle Union Stables location.

Kirin stays on top of new cooking trends through a lot of Instagram, cookbooks, and going out to eat whenever possible. In his free time, Kirin enjoys working on cars and motorcycles, fixing anything, drawing and writing.

Live Music: Paul Richardson, Tuesday-Thursday 6-9pm; Martin Ross, Friday-Saturday 6-10pm.

Beginning December 1, 2021, there will be a $12 charge for valet parking.

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