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Barbecue, Argentinian, Steakhouse, Grill
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended by friends and we are really glad we went there. The food was delicious. Can't wait to eat there again. Highly recommended it!

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited this restaurant on a Sunday evening, it seemed quite busy for a Sunday. We ordered an entree to share and a main each, then waited for 40 minutes before the food to arrived. The entree was inedible, the cheese was...had been sitting on the grill for so long it tasted like rubber. The waiter did not care about this at all and refused to take $25 off the bill (we hadn't eaten it). The mains were extremely disappointing, overcooked schnitzel and yet it was cold. We didn't finish them either. It cost us $73 for a few chips that we enjoyed, the rest was really bad. Will not return.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 16 February 2022 via mobile

Dinner visit with family to a small informal venue at the Riverside market. Place to go for a casual reasonably priced steak meal.

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 15 January 2022 via mobile

We only ate off the „quickest“ menu for a snack and were both very pleased. The meat and side (beef and salad) was perfectly cooked and a great eat. The empanadas well made and seasoned.

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 14 November 2021

Food wasn't cooked from fresh, was already cooked & then they reheated the meat. Which was cold in the middle of the steak & undercooked. Expected a Hot cooked meal. we told lady, she didn't really seem to care, said they had busy all-day. The...floor and tables where dirty we paid $58 and felt let down will never go back even if it was free. I feel they had dropped their Standard .as this wasn't what we have had before with the same meal.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Valentina M, Marketing at El Quincho, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2021

Hola! Thank you for your message and for letting us know about your experience. Our main priority always is for our guests to truly feel like they are in Argentina, this is with the food, customer service and atmosphere. We are so sorry that this...More

Reviewed 10 November 2021

I try parrillada and it's was very yummy ;) All staff is friendly and you can see the bbq. I really enjoy it. I recommend if you like meat ;)

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 28 October 2021

My son had the Parrillada and I sampled all the meats. It was very good and I'd be happy to order this next time we're in town.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 9 October 2021 via mobile

The food was amazing and all personnel was very friendly. I would definitely come back because it was a very nice experience.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 18 July 2021

We were visiting Christchurch for weekend so prebooked after doing some googling. We had a platter and it was absolutely delicious. Cooked perfectly and extremely tasty. Service was great. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 27 June 2021

one of the best burger I’ve ever had here in NZ. Everything just blended so well together, would recommend.

Date of visit: June 2021
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El Quincho is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5