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Calle 11 y Rambla Artigas, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
+598 4248 0898
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Palm Beach, Florida
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

If you're looking for fresh octopus or any other Uruguayan delicacy, this is your spot! We had a sublime afternoon sipping the white sangria and munching tapas as the surf rolled in. It's an easy walk along the promenade by the ocean and our waiter was kind and attentive, Muy Romantico!

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Thank Robinrobin8888
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

We wandered in to Boca Chica for a late lunch. Our server was excellent and we all really enjoyed our meals. The pasta and traditional steak sandwich were particularly good.

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Thank Matt L
Porto Alegre, RS
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209 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

It is amazing there are few good places to eat a good Uruguayan meat in Punta del Este. This restaurant is another proposal but very unprofessional. The staff is insufficient and so do not satisfy the client. When I visited the restaurant there was no beer. Could anybody imagine parrilla uruguaia and no beer?

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Thank Grizzo2014
Montevideo, Uruguay
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

We had been to this place before but under a different name and managment. We were invited to a birthday celebration and were seated at a table for 23 people, and normally you dont get to eat well, but to our surprise, the quality of the meat was superb. I guess it has to do with the expectations you have.... More 

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Thank Roby S
Asuncion, Paraguay
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Quality of service mediocre , we have been to this restaurant twice and both time we have not been impressed by the service and neither by the food . Quality is average and service have twice made mistakes with the order . The ambiance is nice .

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Thank The globe trott... M
Sao Paulo, SP
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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

We went to Boca Chica late on a week night for a bite to eat, and a beer. It`s on the Punta beachfront close to the marina - look for the anchors as per the photo and it`s close by. Although the beach-side tables are reserved for diners, a space was made for us by the helpful staff. Boca Chica... More 

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Thank A R D
London, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

Very well located, friendly staff, fresh food for an adequate price for Punta del Este standards in the summer. Can recommend. Not luxury or gourmet food, no attention to details and personalized service, a bit noisy, but again, amazing location and good casual food

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Thank Alvaro E
Madrid, Spain
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

The place is gorgeous, staff really friendly and helpful, and the food delicious!! You have to try the Manta al asador, so tender and tasty... We will definitely go back.

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Thank Tania C
Manistique, Michigan
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156 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

Stopped here on one of our walk abouts, and really glad we did, wait staff are very helpful, and took pride in their professionalism, and the food was Awesome, Had a excellent Chivito, and the wife had a very tasty Pollo grille. We had Postres, We love the Submarino. over all Great Food, Wine, Coffee, and Deserts. well worth the... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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282 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

Staff is quite professional, and ready to help. Food is OK, especially the salads. The bread basket is normal. There are tables on the front, and they can be used even in winter, in sunny days.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$45 - US$65
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 11 y Rambla Artigas, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
  • Phone Number: +598 4248 0898
Description
Tradicional parrilla rioplatense, con carnes uruguayas premium de exportacion, abierta todas las noches en temporada de verano. La calidez y diseno de sus instalaciones, su entorno unico y su calidad gastronomica, hacen de este lugar una parada obligada para todo aquel que visite Punta del Este.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?