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El Palenque

Av. Roosevelt y parada 6, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“baby beef” (5 reviews)
“steak” (14 reviews)
“morcilla” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American
$$ - $$$
Av. Roosevelt y parada 6, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a good restaurant. I've been there a lot of times, but lately I felt the service and quality of the food is not same as always

Thank celso19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is so cozy, I loved it! The waiters are very kind always willing to make your experience unique. The food is simply AMAZING!

Thank sunflower126
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

old restaurant outside the center of Punta. Food and service average...plae is very big and noisy ..better for Lunch time

Thank maserati3200
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We spent New Year's Eve there, choosing from the menu special grilled meats like morcilla, suckling pig, and lamb ribs. The rest. offered dessert: a fruit salad and panetone, and a paraphernalia of toys to celebrate at midnight. Wine and bubbles not included, but at...More

Thank Vania P
Reviewed 26 December 2017

PROS: We found table , no need for reservation. Good variety of deserts CONS: Average not friendly service, waiter looked tired and bored, the meat was OK, but not impressive at all. Salads and french potatoes average. Prices mid range IN SUMMARY: There are better...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Being a tourist was like having a target on your back. Waiter tried to "upsell" us constantly and were charged a "service fee" for napkins, bread, table setting along with a another service fee that he "automatically" calculated for us for his tip. Speaking no...More

Thank Quynh M
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Looking for an amazing steakhouse, we were recommended this restaurant by our hotel receptionist. We went at lunch time and the restaurant was not too busy (lucky us). Most of the people were local which is always a good sign. The service was very friendly...More

Thank J Fou L
Reviewed 13 December 2017

The service was not friendly , our meat was so chewy and full of fat difficult to eat. The mixed salad, baked potato and wine selection were excellent but that is not why you go to a Parrilla.

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We asked entree, salad and a meat that is called “vacio”. We specially like this kind of meat because of its good taste. We ate the entree and the salad but the vacio delayed a lot. When we claimed, the waiter served something that can...More

Thank Atbap
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The place has a relaxed atmosphere. The classic uruguaian "parrillada" with excellent beef. You can also have very good seafood; in fact the logo of the restaruant is a fish. That is because this restaurant was the first to offer swordfish in its menu. The...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Roosevelt y parada 6, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
  • Phone Number: 49-4260
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