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El Buen Suspiro

Calle De Los Suspiros 90, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
+598 4522 6160
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salami” (31 reviews)
“tarts” (24 reviews)
“cheese plate” (11 reviews)
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Wine Bar, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle De Los Suspiros 90, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a restaurant, it is a wine bar. So if you are expecting to have a full meal it is not the place. However, if a section of cheese, hams and wines is what you seek, this is the perfect spot!

Thank Christiane F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From outside, you can't imagine what you have inside. And the place is surprisingly cozy and different. Wide wine menu and different types of cheese are the main options of this site. They don't have a cuisine or a chef preparing different types of foods....More

Thank Giovani L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Renovated building in the old town down a lovely cobbled street.Easy to miss so if you wish to go here put it on your maps.We had the veggie cheese board as the smaller one looked a bit too small for lunch when we saw other...More

Thank lollypoplady
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lovely couple of hours. Knowledgeable staff that could explain options well. Beautiful small plates and lovely wines to match. There are only 6 tables so you will need to book at meal times but outside of that, just wander in. Just make sure...More

Thank CIHeather
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The best restaurant ive been in uruguay...no wonder they are ranked no.1...if you love wine and cheese especially during nite time is just the best experience you will ever have.

Thank Roseller B
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is a restaurant from the colonial period and maintained in its original form. From the moment you sit there, it takes you to history. Famous for its variety of cheese with incredible quality, it also has a elaborated menu for wines. The waiter actually...More

Thank Souvik S
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We enjoyed this little wine bar immensely. It was quite cozy and the wine selection and tapa selection were great. Service was outstanding and I would recommend El Buen Suspiro to anyone looking for an exceptional wine bar.

Thank torrence12
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We had a walking tour arranged by our tour operator and it finished with a tapas lunch at this restaurant. Had it not been included, we would not have come across this delightful restaurant. The entrance is a small door in a wall in a...More

Thank Brian872
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Quaint little place where you can enjoy good wine, coffee and tapas. It includes a tiny shop where you can buy local products.

Thank lgsarro
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This place is truly a gem. I found it by chance as I was walking down the Calle de Los Suspiros, looking for photo opportunities. Not only is the shop/restaurant, a good place for buying delicious products from Colonia (dulce de luche and cheese in...More

Thank Sarah A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:15 - 00:00
11:15 - 00:00
11:15 - 00:00
11:15 - 00:00
11:15 - 00:00
11:15 - 00:00
11:15 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle De Los Suspiros 90, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +598 4522 6160
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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.
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