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El Tonel

Calle 30 entre calle 20 y Av. Gorlero, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
+598 4244 8934
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good47%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (8 reviews)
“parrilla” (4 reviews)
“our waiter” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American
$$ - $$$
Calle 30 entre calle 20 y Av. Gorlero, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
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21 - 30 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 17 October 2015

Highly recommended Entrecot con guarnicion! Excellent food and best prices! Opened all the year even during low season. Amazing staff!!!

Thank Rodri G
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

We were on a bus tour to PDE And our tour guide took us there We all had pasta dishes all very good size and good taste and quality Average price for PDE and good service

Thank Pino L
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Great Paella, and lots of seafood on the menu. There is also a papilla but i did not try it. Highly recommended Paella and risotto. I was surprised to find it open in mid winter, but was told that it is open year round

Thank underground_miner
Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

In the center of Punta del Este, a big restaurant, very well organized with fast and friendly service. Nice dishes, italian style, good wines, friendly prices. Foreigners are advised to pay with credit card and donot pay vat. Nice place, warmly recommended.

1  Thank R P
Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

We stopped for lunch. The service was fairly good but not great. We started with some blood sausage to share. It was ok but we had much better in Montevideo. This one was still cool in the center and should have been cooked longer. My...More

1  Thank Bobby44881
Reviewed 23 November 2014 via mobile

Walking around Punta Del Este and started looking for a place to grab a bite. This place was crowded, but the host took our name and a short time later, were at the table. Prices were fair (with no cubierto!). Had the lomo which had...More

Thank In4itt
Reviewed 29 July 2014

This parillada provided one of the best meal experiences we found in Punta del Este. Don't expect to come here and walk away with a small bill. Having said that, however, if you are a meat lover, you will be glad you parted with every...More

Thank Debbie K
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Great food. Pasta is great, meat is great, fish is great The staff is very friendly. A great overall experience.

Thank BInaguy
Reviewed 7 March 2014

El tonel is a big restaurant located at one of the most important street of Punta Del Leste. The salon is very busy, because almost tours stop there at the lunch time, but in spite of this, the waiters are polite and helpful. While waiting...More

Thank Celia B
Reviewed 1 March 2014 via mobile

We loved this restaurant. If you love beef, this is the best Argentinian style BBQ, even better than some we had in Buenos Aires. Everything is grilled at the moment you order so it's always fresh. Prices are also better than some of the more...More

Thank lologg
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 30 entre calle 20 y Av. Gorlero, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
  • Phone Number: +598 4244 8934
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