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Buenos Aires 652 | left wing of Teatro Solis, Montevideo 11008, Uruguay
+598 2915 0330
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:30
Mon - Sat 20:00 - 23:30
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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179 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent restaurant in a unique location (Solís Theatre), amazing service, delicious food, just perfect, do not miss it.

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Thank Javier_mail2003
boston
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Over priced with lots of phony stuffiness and stupid expensive food an wine. We had a starter for two with a bottle of wine. That is as far as we wanted to go at this place. I would not recommend this establishment.

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Thank LolisBoston
Moscow, Russia
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73 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

The restaurant is very well located - in the very center of the city in the Solis theater. The food was delicious and the service was very attentive. The only bad comment is about the price.

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Thank LeonidVic
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My banker takes me here, my accountant takes me here, my stock broker takes me here. My dates take me here... There has to be a reason, its because its really good.

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Thank Rory K
Montevideo, Uruguay
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

In my opinion, Rara Avis is by far the best restaurant in Montevideo. It is not cheap, of course, but it is not more expensive than other inferior options. The decoration of Salon Rouge is extremely refined, and the service is also of the highest quality. The atmosphere is completed by a live pianist. The menu is not extremely vast... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Elegant room with really good cuisine and service. Everything is high-quality and their wine menu is spectacular. On the weekends they have live music starting 9 30 pm. Would totally recommend the duck breast and the lamb.

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1 Thank AdelineJim
Montevideo, Uruguay
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Very good place to eat and spend your dinner. Sometimes also you may have a nice music entretaiment with a piano show. All you may find at the menu, is excelent and the staff well coordinated. It is one of the best restaurants in town, but quite expensive. All the restaurant is very nice decorated and well situated at one... More 

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Thank Pedro B
Miami
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

I went for lunch and it was a pleasure. The Staff was well coordinated and there were multiple delicious options on the menu. I had the executive menu which includes a glass of champagne and a glass of wine, three courses, good portions. Definitely excellent.

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Thank Cramos14
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful place, but I don't feel the staff were attentious in the way we deserved. They offer a very expensive water (I did not even have time to ask for another and he already opened it). They charge for "cubiertos" which I know is done in some places in Argentina, but during all my staying in Uruguay... More 

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Thank Marina P
Hellerup, Denmark
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123 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This is a quite fancy restaurant and I wasnt sure if I fell outside its target guest group wearing jeans and t-shirt. It only opens at 8pm but at 8:30 it was half full. The menu is quite wide in selections, and the food came quite fast. Only negative remark is that I asked for my tuna steak to be... More 

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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$30 - US$80
Cuisine
French, International, Mediterranean, Italian, European, Soups, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
Saturday
20:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Buenos Aires 652 | left wing of Teatro Solis, Montevideo 11008, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
  • Phone Number: +598 2915 0330

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