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“Here you can find the real Uruguayan food!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of El Buen Suspiro

El Buen Suspiro
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$16
Cuisines: Wine Bar, South American
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: We offer a local cuisine based on the best artisanal products of Colonia, in the most emblematic street of the old quarter of Colonia del Sacramento, the “Barrio Sur”, a World Heritage site, in a typical house of Portuguese construction of early 1700s. Wines of local vineyards, artisanal cheeses, homemade jams, olive oil, spirits, grappas, and typical pastries are part of the menu, to take or to taste at the store. Whether in a small and intimate room or at the courtyard, you can taste different appetizers based on a selection of artisanal local cheeses served with sweet and sour sauces, combined with salami, sausages, ham, vegetable tarts, and chicken brochette. In winter, homemade soups of onion or pumpkin; in summer, salads.
Copenhagen, Denmark
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268 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
“Here you can find the real Uruguayan food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2014

This nice and cosy place is where we found the real Uruguayan food. The menu gives you a chance to tase different cheeses, sausages, pies etc, and you can also choose to taste different wines from local producers. The little restaurant doesn't take creditcards, but you can pay in local pesos, Argentinian pesos or US dollars. Luckily our waiter spoke English, so we got good information about the local products.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“A hidden gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014

We asked at the tourist office where we could do some wine and cheese tasting, and were directed here - otherwise we would never have found it. Located in one of the oldest streets, it looks derelict on the outside, but inside is a cosy wine cellar. There are several menu options of cheese/meat platters and wine tasting options at very reasonable prices. We tried several local cheeses and had generous slurps of 5 different wines.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank kumicoul
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“A quiet spot for dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

Small, intimate, atmospheric spot for dinner. Local fayre...from lovely smoked cheese to slithers of yummy salami and smoked ham. Lovely onion and pepper jams.... And also wide selection of local wine in support. Staff were friendly and helpful and explained the menu on offer

Perfect spot for two but a bit of a squeeze for a family of four!

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank EkeneE
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Goiania, GO
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“Delivers what promises”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2014

Nice place to have a bottle of wine with local cheeses and sausages. It is very, very simple and don't expect a fine dinning experience.
In my view the secret of this places success is that it is very clear about its promise.
The service could be a bit faster, but it is good overall.

They recommended very good wine without ripping me off and everything I ordered was very good.

They have few tables so it is important to make reservations.

  • Visited April 2014
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San Francisco, California
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“Romantic, historic, great local food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2014

Ate here, in front of a roaring fire,Ina 17 th century, portugese style building.
The food is excellent cheese and charcuterie ,all local to Uruguay. Great local wine, cheeses and salume. Very much fun and delicious.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank judy k
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