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El viejo y querido

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Ag.Francisco J. Ros 2748, Montevideo 11309, Uruguay
+598 2711 5608
12:00 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Really enjoyed the evening. Would recommend people to go there. On side street rather than main road. Found it by accident but glad we stopped.

Thank 2016GRM
Venice, Italy
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This place was just round the corner from our hotel and we have been suggested by a friend to go there and it was a good advice . The food is nice and we sat on the terrace outside . We hade ceviches and nice red wine , dessert , very friendly service

Thank Catherine B
Montevideo, Uruguay
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Very small restaurant but with great character. I've always been there for lunch and even when I don´t choose it they have a different executive menu every day.

Thank Rosario S
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Another expensive place in Montevideo with average food. Really slow service. They could do so much more with the menu.

Thank Gargui63
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Is peculiar and very nice food. They attend very well. I loved the decorating with different dishes and glasses!

Thank Juliana M
Sao Leopoldo, RS
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Really pleasant and cosy atmosphere, and the people were super friendly. Wonderful cubierto, meal and dessert. If you go at lunchtime, make sure you get the daily menu. The wine was also great. We liked it so much we went back the next day. And I hope we can go back some day!

Thank claarend
Porto Alegre, RS
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We've been there for my birthday dinner. The restaurant is almost hidden. Small, cozy, with familiar environment. We felt like home with the Brazilian music playing. They serve varied types of cuisine. Excellent food, really tasty. Price is from mid-range to fine dining but really worths for special evenings.

Thank JeanEspindola
Montevideo, Uruguay
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115 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This restaurant seems to be a well-kept secret. We have been twice now and have always been blown away by the food. The last time I came, I tried the lasagne and it was definitely the best lasagne I have tried in my life. And yet, the restaurant isn't particularly known for Italian food. The service was great, very friendly... More 

Thank grahamstanley
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Got caught in a rainstorm so popped in for some wine, stayed for the food! Ended up learning some Spanish from the very friendly waiter and the bonus of a free glass of half and half when we mentioned it was a friends birthday. Would recommend the old man of the sea platter.

Thank Lizzy G
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Here you feel like you eating home made food, with lots of typical south American flavours. They have a very good environment that makes you feel like eating at a friend's house. Dined there some times, never repeated dishes and never regreted the dish I've ordered.

Thank Frederico M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Mediterranean, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ag.Francisco J. Ros 2748, Montevideo 11309, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
  • Phone Number: +598 2711 5608

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?