Gaucho's Village Glendale -B-day dinner??
- kitchenqueen Jun 15, 2006 12:31 AM
Is this worth all the hoopla? Tomorrow's my b-day 15 June and I want someplace fun, accessible with great but, not expensive food. Also thought of Ole in Studio City.
Please help and suggest..
It's a fantastic, fun and relaxed place. The music does get quite loud, but the bands are great. They have dancers dressed a la mardi gras, and a small dance floor. There are lots of side dishes, and they are good, not mediocre. The meats are juicy and delicious. I really enjoy Gaucho's Village. But I've never paid for the dinners there nor looked at the bill, so have no concept of price.
Just went for dinner on Saturday. Make sure to have reservations, especially for groups. Dinner was $29.95. I think its a bit pricey, BUT the meat is very good and I really enjoyed the side dishes at the buffet. My favorites were the black beans, cheese bread (not the bread at the beginning of the line, skip that), the vinegarette salad that looks like salsa, and the potato salad. For the meat, I enjoyed the bacon wrapped chicken and the spicy chicken (not a huge beef person). Atmosphere is loud and fun. The band is enjoyable, but loud. When the dancers come out, everything pretty much comes to a halt while everyone watches. We also got excellent service. So although it was pricey, it was worth it to have at least gone once.