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Av.Dr.Alfredo Arocena 1587 | corner Otero y Sáez, Montevideo 11502, Uruguay
+598 2600 2703
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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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465 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for an early dinner. Had the baby beef people crave about on trip advisor. Was quite good. So was the glass of tannat (it was a big glass!).

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Perth, Australia
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Uruguay has 4 head of cattle for every head of population, so they know their steaks, and this gem of a restaurant does a great steak. Grilled to your taste with a wide selection of side dishes. It was surprising good selection we got considering our poor Spanish skills but the staff were great and thankfully with more English than... More 

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Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very nice restaurant with both indoor and outdoor seating. It is a very busy restaurant and has an excellent reputation. The service is first class and very responsive to any request. There is a very good wine list and they carry both local and imported brands. The local wines are excellent. The big draw is the food,... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Garcia is a well known place in Montevideo, in the Carrasco area. It serves classic appetizers and a great selection of meet. The best choice is always the baby beef (I had that indeed), and it never disappoints!! Great wine selection, too. You want good meat in Montevideo? Go to Garcia!

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Dallas, Texas
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get the baby beef as part of the big sampler plate they do. Sorry, I don't recal the name of the plate on the menu but its got a bit of every meat dish. Add the cheese covered baked potatoes. Finish with the vanilla crepes in dulce de leche sauce with some Licor de Tannat

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Seattle, Washington
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130 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Restaurant had a warm, comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. We were five people in our party. The service was attentive but not over bearing. We started with wine and they went to a few plates to share. Most of our party ordered the baby beef. All perfectly presented at each desired temperature. The side salads and cut tomatoes were plentiful. The... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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343 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,033 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

You know how the Smith and Wollensky’s waiters talk fast and always try to push the most expensive dishes/wines and far more food than you could consume? At first you feel like you are being hustled, but in the end it is all in good fun as you get great service and great food. At Garcia (I went twice), I... More 

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Thank Knownews
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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Baby Beef! This is what you want to order. This is the finest steak I have had in Uruguay. And Uruguay is known for its amazing beef. I have read some reviews that suggest the staff is rude. I have been three times and never experienced this. Some waiters speak some English, and the Zillertal is chilled in an ice... More 

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Montevideo
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Garcia is a nice restaurant with a worm atmosphere. Food is quite good, service is a bit rude compared to the restaurant level

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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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263 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The selection in this restaurant is very meat driven which should be unsurprising considering this is Uruguay. Also be aware the portions are very generous and it is not customary to share in this country. So be prepared to leave some food on your plate although the quality is great. And the service is very attentive and helpful. Absolutely one... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av.Dr.Alfredo Arocena 1587 | corner Otero y Sáez, Montevideo 11502, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
  • Phone Number: +598 2600 2703
Description
Restaurant specializing in traditional Uruguayan kitchen and grill

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?