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Portugal 174, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
+598 4522 5241
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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Extensive menu, good service. Had the Bife de Chorizo and red wine. Cut of meat was tender and flavourful, good portion. You will be charged about 40 pesos for entertainment and a small cover I think. Worth it. Lovely outdoor seating. Good value.

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Thank czyzz15
Vienna, Austria
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134 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By far less touristy than other places around the city simply because it's two minutes from the rest but still in the center. The car covered with plants and the car transformed into a dinner table are both worth a picture. The food was good with a wide selection of local dishes and some international stuff. Best part was the... More 

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Halifax
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773 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for a break before heading to the bus.its a cool artsy kind of place near the Basilica.They have live jazz music here in the evenings.We enjoyed the most delicious chocolate cake of all time!!

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Thank easterntreker
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice atmosphere. The food is very good, and the service is excellent. We enjoyed the coffee we had after lunch and the live music. Two musicians were playing Brazilian bossa nova which contributed to the charm of this restaurant.

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Montreal, Canada
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is located in the old part of Colonia del Sacramento and has a great location with a large outdoor terrace and a very creative indoor dining decoration.The menu offers quite a diverse selection but we were quite disappointed by our tuna salad which showed up after 45 minutes and consisted of hard boiled eggs with potatoes and canned... More 

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Conegliano, Italy
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70 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent position, right in the heart of the Barrio Historico. The vintage cars outside make this place characteristic and naturally attract the tourist. Besides that, we went there at around 5 pm, the kitchen was open and we could have chosen anything. We opted for some tapas and we really enjoyed their quantity and quality and the speed of the... More 

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Danbury
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in for a quick sangria before leaving the town. Lovely part of the old town and an interesting bar. However no service 'with a smile' here. Sangria was average. But go to the place as it is an interesting bar.

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Thank 623hughh
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely dinner in this taverna style restaurant. The location was lovely, in the central piazza. Food was good, staff friendly and the atmosphere very good.

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Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This is one of the few places in the old city that has a female singer playing alternatively tangos and Frank Sinatra very agreeably while you munch away typical Uruguayan dishes at very reasonable prices.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

The food is awesome...i order chnocci and mussels and it was soo good...a stunning colourful place to relax...the service was good, Although the waitresses dont speak English they do understand a bit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Spanish, South American, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portugal 174, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +598 4522 5241

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