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Francis Restaurant

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Luis de la Torre 502 | esquina Jose María Montero -Punta Carretas, Montevideo 11300, Uruguay
+598 2711 8603
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12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The service is good, the food is ok, the restaurant a bit outdated but for the prices, everything should be perfect. That's why I gave it only three stars.

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Thank Gargui63
São Tomé
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

very efficient reservation on the phone and than we got the table we asked for (this is not everywhere just like that!). Friendly and efficient service, interesting menu and wine list (interactive on the tablet, well done and informative). We had the executive lunch, both a starter (nice), than the baby beef (temptation! One of the best I have eaten... More 

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Thank SCHERRAUS
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our evening at Francis. Although it was a Sunday night, people started pouring in from 9pm onwards, most of them clearly locals. The atmosphere was cheerful yet elegant in an understated way. Food was very good, fresh and tasty - from the salmon avocado maki to the grilled provoleta cheese to the salmon fillet. Wine glasses were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time at Francis. They have great food, nice wines and great experience. For sure we will come back

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Durban, South Africa
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found our way here at 15h20 and although we were urged to hurry our orders because the kitchen was to close in 10 minutes we had a thoroughly enjoyable lunch. We had the chiperones(baby squid), calamari, chorizo, potato skins and some wonderful prawns that seem to have been done in chorizo flavored/coloured oil with garlic and parsley. The grilled... More 

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Thank Hands O
Moscow, Russia
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69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are not so many good restaurants in Montevideo and Francis is certainly worthwhile to visit. All food we had was well prepared and the atmosphere was very nice.

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Houston, Texas
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a great meal. Salads perfect. My fish perfect. Wife's paella mixto fabulous. We consistently have great meals here and benefit from the fact my wife's mother lives a 2 minute walk away.

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Thank TMB1999
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Saturday evening expecting it to be packed-it was about half full. Overall the experience was totally fine. A lovely old building with good atmosphere. For a stater we had grilled shrimps and a provolone cheese bake. Both absolutely huge portions. The provolone was very tasty and the shrimps were covered with spring onions, a little over... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

This was perhaps the most high end restaurant I visited in Uruguay. Fine dining without being stuffy it was relaxed and friendly with some fine squid and shrimp starters. I'd recommend the risotto as a main. It was excellent

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

A spectacular and wonderfull place!Nicely decorated.The food was amazing and the service was very good too.I strongly recommend it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35 - US$50
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, European, South American, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Luis de la Torre 502 | esquina Jose María Montero -Punta Carretas, Montevideo 11300, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
  • Phone Number: +598 2711 8603

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