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Vasconcellos 153, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
+598 5985224807
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Washington DC
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220 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Our tour company arranged our lunch here. Are there lots of tourists? Yes. But, the good folks who live in Colonia probably don't regularly frequent white table cloth restaurants - the town now largely subsists on tourism. The interior is beautiful and there was a live guitar player providing music. We both had beef dishes and Uruguayan red wine in... More 

1 Thank bumper1965
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Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Friendly service, they replaced a steak that was over done. The decor is lovely, has 3 nice areas. Menu is not expansive with cuts of meat available, but both the Spanish style and regular grilled tenderloin were delicious, even though all were slightly over cooked to what was requested

Thank Ruby I
Sao Paulo, SP
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226 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

The restaurant was recommended, but disappointing. We both had the salmon. Both came luke warm and my wife's was very thin, it seemed the end of the end. Staff was rude when we complained. A pity, as the place has a very nice decoration and a good atmosphere. Try to find another place for your meal. There are plenty other... More 

Thank Frans K
Vitoria, ES
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232 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Beautiful, beautiful restaurant. Menu is full of delicious options for a fair price. You can choose your table from three ambiences: to the right a more Spanish style room, Portuguese to the left, and a open space in the back.

Thank FabioNP
North Vancouver, Canada
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174 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015

This restaurant looks more expensive than it is. It is located in an old house with two big rooms which have a quaint decoration comprised of antiques. It offers live music with a good singer/guitar player (we ended up buying one of his CDs). The service and food are good and the portions are just the right size, so you... More 

Thank Capisce
Radlett, Herts, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

We had an enjoyable lunch in the conservatory. Both the steak and fish dishes were generous and delicious. Service was a bit relaxed though they were busy. We're on holiday so didn't mind it being slow. Lots of local tourists.

1 Thank Divyang M
Montevideo, Uruguay
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Good food,reasonable prices,very good live music everyday,well located in the heart of the old city.

1 Thank Miguel L
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98 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2015

We visited Colonia on a beautiful fall day in May and returned to Meson de la Plaza, a restaurant we had visited five years earlier. If you're looking for a nice, even somewhat "classy" place for lunch, this is the restaurant to choose. The menu is diverse, with an excellent wine list (be sure to try the excellent Uruguayan wines).... More 

2 Thank reynoldsBA
Johns Creek, Georgia
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289 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2015

This restaurant our guide took us to for lunch. We had a preset menu. The food was adequate but plentiful. Nice location right on the main plaza. As someone else stated, there was a lone singer for entertainment. The restaurant is beautifully decorated with antiques and painitngs. There is a nice outside seating area where the locals were eating. Service... More 

1 Thank BloggerLinda
Tucson, Arizona
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207 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2015

The group arrived for lunch in a separate room set up for us. It was nice to have the room to ourselves for this adventure. A nice setting in the old town. The service was quick and good. The meal was OK, we had some type of beef with rice. Although tasty the meat was tough and grizzly. There are... More 

1 Thank Norb W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vasconcellos 153, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +598 5985224807

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