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At one time a train station, this wrought-iron structure is now a market housing an array of restaurants that specialize in meat and seafood dishes.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Perez Castellano, Esquina Com Rambla 25 de Agosto de 1825, Montevideo, Uruguay
Ciudad Vieja
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All reviews steak meat lovers asado blood sausage chorizo medio y medio the grill love meat great place to eat great meat morcilla old market cuts of meat at lunchtime open fire empanadas souvenir shops
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is meant for tourists from cruise ships. Very crowded, expensive and hot. We chose different place (Es Mercat) for lunch and definitely were very happy about our choice.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LiuS593
Reviewed 3 days ago

A place to be visited. Choosing among all offers that option that is most enjoyable for you, you will for sure have a nice lunch, dinner... Could it have become a bit too nosy and not so cosy anymore ?

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Marie-Jeanne V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place in Port of Montevideo, Awesome food is everywhere around here , and you can choose lots of places. Seafood , anykind of meat is available for most demanding hungry tourist around here. Everything out there is worth of trying. Is a bit pricy,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mihailos2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a disappointment, perhaps my own fault because I had high expectations. A collection of overpriced eateries in a classical market setting that makes you wonder what it must've looked like in its heyday. Glad I've been, but the Mercado Viejo in town has a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NC0114
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here on two days. The atmosphere is great - it is a very vibrant and colourful place. The meat stalls are amazing and they have great wines too. We were on a RTW trip and this is one of our favourite memories.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank susieUSA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is located just opposite the cruising pier There are beautiful artworks from local,T shirts ,key chains,necklace,and of course soccer souvenirs It is accompanied by restaurants which serve steaks, but we found the buildings are hot to go inside due to the heat,open flame from...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank allanamyt2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed walking and taking in all the different open cooking restaurants, very different from anything we've seen before on our travels, we enjoyed a drink on the inside only, as the inner part was to hot for us!!!! with all the cooking going on!!!!...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BM471
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many different places to eat inside and out. All kinds of different things to eat. All serve cold beer. Some speak some English. We have tried 3 different restaurants so far. Well worth taking the time to stop. There are also small...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Red-Super-Hero
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Mercado is a go-to location for visitors looking for Uruguayan gifts. Offers several shops and restaurants. You don’t need much time here but if you’re in Montevideo, you’ll definitely want to stop by.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BakerNM
Reviewed 16 January 2019

As a nice place to know and get acquainted with the uruguay culture. The building is an old construction close to the wharf/port area that agregates a number of "parrillas" run by each of the restaurants owners. In my opinion the food is ok but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank João Bosco B
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TO_TravelGuys
24 August 2018|
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Response from 344saadettina | Reviewed this property |
Afcourse,its an touristic place but since Uruguay catholic?and the day after xmas???
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jocimari86
26 January 2018|
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Response from Harbridgetrek | Reviewed this property |
I cannot advise how much an average meal for 4 would cost since we did not eat here. If you look at one of the photos I posted though, you will see the cost of the items on the menu boards in the background. This looked to... More
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Jean P
27 August 2016|
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Response from MichaelH5054 | Reviewed this property |
Everyday till 18:00
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