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El Tonel

Calle 30 entre calle 20 y Av. Gorlero, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
+598 4244 8934
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good47%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (5 reviews)
“chorizo” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, Latin, Seafood, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American
$$ - $$$
Calle 30 entre calle 20 y Av. Gorlero, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Friendly place, they welcome you like you were part of the family. Very good service and amazing food.

Thank Marcelo B
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Don not forget to use your foreign credit card, 22% tax not included in price of meal, we had Brochette of meat, ham, chicken and meat, we also had one side dish of baked sweet potato, it was too much so we brought some home...More

Thank Pepperjackm
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Went here on a recommendation from our hotel and because we were told it was a great parilla. We ordered a rib-eye steak and a baked potato with salad. The steak looked great but was too well cooked and for a rib-eye was amazingly dry...More

Thank BristolCharles
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

They don't cover cubierto and the servers are friendly. It's packed in this place but we got a seat quickly. We ordered a bottle of wine and the table service was not proper, the server just poured the wine into our glasses but it was...More

Thank Samantha C
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We started our New Year's Eve at El Tonel, which we were glad offered their regular menu and prices for the night. On arrival, we found the check-in process a little confusing, as the host was not immediately evident and once identified, did not take...More

Thank JourneyingWoman
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

The service was good. Ordered my steak medium rare and it came dry. Not much flavor. The prices are cheaper for punta del este but better food can be found in the area

Thank spinuzzi
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Very good food, reasonable prices, good service. The Omelet was tasting really nice, the fish came as a good portion and was fresh and tasty and the piece of meat was big and well prepared.

Thank FrederikSchack
Reviewed 2 May 2016

The pictoral menu was helpful in making selections. We had a very friendly and helpful waiter and ended up with a delicious meal fresh off the grill.

Thank Beachwriter1
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We were a bit disappointed by El Tonel. While the chorizo and mixed salad were excellent, the Mussels Provençal were overcooked, the ojo de bife had a strange aftertaste and the ensalada russa didn't have a lot of flavor. The service was prompt and friendly.

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 27 February 2016

This is a restaurant in a very good location near the main avenues and streets, service is good, we recommend chivitos and also the seafood. Good beer too.

Thank MOrlandi70
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 30 entre calle 20 y Av. Gorlero, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
  • Phone Number: +598 4244 8934
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