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Lentas Maravillas

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
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Santa Rita 61 | Barrio Histórico, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
+598 4522 0636
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14:00 - 20:30
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Wed - Mon 14:00 - 20:30
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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188 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We just loved the ambiance, the garden is great, we sat in the shade in a very hot day for lunch and were just fine. We ordered two sandwiches (very tasty), two sodas (this first order took one full hour to arrive, we were not in a hurry but were hungry and very surprised) one coffee and one cake (liked... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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260 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Very cool place to go for a cold drink, a sweet or just a chill. A lovely backyard on the river or air conditioning inside make it an ideal place to escape the heat. We came here twice during our visit and both times the service was fantastic. Prices are pretty standard for Uruguay but the beautiful setting and free... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The location is excellent and nice that it is on a beautiful street that is not that often frequented by tourists. Don't miss it, Maggie the owner is wonderful and she will regale you with stories or leave you alone, as you wish. A wonderful place for a coffee and some sweets, a light lunch or just a refreshing drink... More 

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Great ambience! Good service. Expensive but good food. You even get a cat to come and sit in your lap of you're inviting :)

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Thank Peter M
Austin, Texas
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111 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

A cute cafe with a variety of options. Nice outdoor area to relax and enjoy your drink. Staff was very friendly. Worth a stop to relax and enjoy one of the variety of drinks they have.

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Santa Cruz do Sul, RS
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84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Lentas maravillas was discovered while wandering thru beautiful Colonia del Sacramento. You may overlook its very simple, but charming outside - basically, an open house door and a blackboard in front of a typical Colonia residence - but once inside, you will find yourself very comfortable in a place full of personality. Excellent coffee and many menu options using Uruguay´s... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016

It's a small very cozy place which serves freshly baked pastries and sandwiches. The best lemon tart!!

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London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

I dropped in for a late lunch - good choice of light food - garden was the perfect location to sit and appreciate Colonia - friendly staff

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2016

We visited Colonia del Sacramento when temperatures were nearly 100 degrees. Lentas Maravillas was a cool, comfortable spot with a beautiful view of the garden and the water beyond. We opted to stay indoors in the air conditioning and enjoyed fabulous, refreshing orange sherbet drinks while seated in what looked like someone's former living room. The room is filled with... More 

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Thank Cheryl P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

After going to a place close by that served us fake "rosado" wine (red and white wine mixed together in the back kitchen), this place was a fresh of breadth air. Right along the water, Lentas Maravillas was relaxing with its lawn chairs, good wine, and wonderful service!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 20:30
Monday
14:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
14:00 - 20:30
Thursday
14:00 - 20:30
Friday
14:00 - 20:30
Saturday
14:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Rita 61 | Barrio Histórico, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +598 4522 0636
Description
Lentas Maravillas isn't exactly a restaurant, it's a coffee shop/tea-room that also serves lunch and occasional private dinners. We are a small venue that sits up to 14 people in our living room and up to 16 people in the garden. We like being small because we can provide better service to our clients. We specialise in gourmet sandwiches and salads in Summer. In winter, in addition to our sandwiches, we make a spicy goulash and a chicken curry...There's also a hot, fiery soup to welcome our clients as they wait for their food to arrive...Desserts are home-made and some of the cakes are a revised version of my mother's Austro-Hungarian recipes.

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