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De San Jose 59, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Lousy food, service OK , salmon not tasty at all , 2 glasses of white wine tasting sweet .....paid 2800 Uruguay pesos which is ridiculous plus they add 21% tax, covercharge and service ....crazy.

Thank mariodurante
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Inedible meal in the lovely town of Colonia. Not cheap and surprised to be charged full amount plus tip and cover charge as we sent the food back. Stay away from this place. What a waste of ingredients and a waste of money.

Thank paulsfromyorkshire
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

So disappointed that we wasted an evening at this place. Typical tourist trap that doesn't care about the quality of their food one bit. Everything from dry bread to snack on, to not knowing the origin of the sea food, super dry local fish, soggy chips, terrible wine (only one to choose from!), broken glasses, candle holders...I can go on.... More 

Thank Taina C
Las Vegas, United States
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 January 2016

This is a cute little bistro right in the center of Colonia, but that is as far as the attraction goes. It was a slow, weeknight in the village. We stopped at this attractive restaurant. My first question was concerning credit cards. I was low on cash. The hostess told me they accepted cards. I had the Bife de Lomo... More 

Thank Timothy S
Bergen, Norge
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

This is a tourist trap. Don't let the cosy lighting fool you, it's the only positive side with this place. Service here is really bad, and the food is way below average. Do yourself a favor and visit one of the many better places in this town.

Thank StinaBergen_Norge
Bodenheim, Germany
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151 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2015

We had some lunch sitting on the streetside terrace and found it very nice! The staff were friendly and we had a nice plate fill of ham, Salami, cheese, olives nad more with plenty of bread. Liked it!

Thank RobRevet
Buenos Aires
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2014

So we were wandering around Colonia on Christmas Eve thinking about somewhere for dinner. This place looked quite nice, near the river and all, so we put down a 600 peso (URU) deposit for dinner at 2130. At 2130 we showed up and were seated, the minutes passed and none of the (several) staff paid us the slightest bit of... More 

1 Thank caballitocalling
Vero Beach, Florida
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2014

We were looking for a restaurant by the bay and it looked ok. Bathroom filthy, service pathetic. Food sent back because chicken milanesa was not cooked. Server no class at all...then tried to rip us with the tax (exempt for tourist.)

1 Thank Daniel G
The Hague, The Netherlands
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2014 via mobile

Very bad restaurant..! Dirty, bad service, extreme prices (23 euros for some grilled vegetables)... just don't go there!

1 Thank TopoftheRobs
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92 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2013

The water during Dec2013 was amazing! A nice refresh for the heat wave we are having here in Colonia. Don't miss Playa Ferrando, Although there are some noisy loclas there, the place is beautiful.

1 Thank Robby2012

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Restaurant Details

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Argentinian, South American
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: De San Jose 59, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento

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