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El Palenque

Av. Roosevelt y parada 6, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
49-4260
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“baby beef” (5 reviews)
“parrilla” (14 reviews)
“steak” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Av. Roosevelt y parada 6, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, right next to Punta Shopping... Great food and good service... Price is between moderate and expensive, but the food is worth it! Great sausage and great steak! We arrived (a really big group) when it was time to close and even like that...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Absolutely wonderful fish dinners!! And the chocolate lava cake is devine!! The wait staff is freindly and speaks both english and spanish. Had a great time and would certanly return.

Thank BrianR_11
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was in walking distance of our Hotel and picked from Tripadvisor. They open at 8pm and the food came in fast. Quality was average and expensive. Staff was ok

Thank Marny D
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Highly Recommended by the staff of hotels in the area. It is across the Punta mall. Plenty of meat choices, limited sea food. Price is reasonable (compared to restaurant in hotel). Owner personally greats every customer.

Thank Henk C
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Nice people & well cooked. My issue is not accustomed to what they serve as their beef. Ordering a ribeye, their best steak on the menu, it was really not juicy, and did not have that flavor we craved. Food was presented nicely, lunch was...More

Thank lfbmonkey
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Sausage was very good and the bread as well We ordered two baby beef (house specialty according to the waiter). Both came different from what we ordered: the medium-rare was well cooked and the rare was medium. They were both ok, way below expectations created...More

Thank BernardoLarreta
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I came with my husband for a nice barbecue. We shared a chorizo and a grilled sweet potato which were both excellent. Then I had a "colita de cuadril" and my husband a "vacío fino". Both meats were cooked very well, so tasty and products...More

Thank ganbatteporfavor
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Disappointed experience knowing the restaurant for years. Quality of the meat decrease significantly. Service with good intention and attitude but a very slow pace

Thank Antonio L
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Worst parrilla and service in a long time. Owner very rude and waiter never present. Food took a long time to come and it was terrible. Avoid at all costs!!!

1  Thank fgiordano73
Reviewed 26 December 2016

El Palenque serves you excellent steaks "a la parrilla", as they call a barbecue. Ask your steak medium-rare. Their ambient is very nice and location is easy to go. I surely recommend having a dinner there.

Thank Eliseu P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Roosevelt y parada 6, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
  • Phone Number: 49-4260
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