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El Esquinazo

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cnr San Jose & Yaguaron, Montevideo, Uruguay
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Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

No frills, but meat of the highest standard. Ate at the bar, and it was a quiet night so I was served by the chef himself. The ambiance was good, sound-tracked by the tango session in the bar next door. Chose the rib eye, and although I would usually like it a little redder, it was as soft as butter.... More 

Thank Gearóid C
Scottsdale, Arizona
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Reviewed 22 January 2014 via mobile

We ate here based on Trip Advisor recommendations. After lunch at Mercado del Puerto, we realized paying a little more was worth it. Dinner was okay, but the bill was much higher than expected. We challenged the cost and explained that we had clearly ordered the executive menu ( our Spanish is poor, so we had done a lot of... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 1 January 2012

For the past four years, I have been going to El Esquinazo, right across from HOTEL KLEE inside the “Mercado de la Abundancia” on Calle San José and Yaguarón because it offered, and still does, the best value for money in the field of meat cooked in real wood fire. The first time I went there, in April 2007, I... More 

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  • Address: cnr San Jose & Yaguaron, Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro

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