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El Novillo Alegre

Av. Roosvelt y Parada 8, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
+598 4277 0791
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
22 Jun 2017
“Excellent “parrilla” at good pirces.”
25 May 2017
“Delicious food, attentive service”
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, South American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Av. Roosvelt y Parada 8, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Novillo Alegre is indeed a butchery. They added a restaurant and do an excellent bar-b-cue done with premium meat and other typical “parrilla” food. Ideal for days with nice temperature. Simple but friendly service.

Thank Atbap
Reviewed 25 May 2017

My friend and I decided on this place at the last minute on a Sunday evening. We weren't keen on going out, but this restaurant is close to her apartment. We are very glad we did. She ordered a steak caesar salad and I had...More

Thank MrsCsqd
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Great place to buy excellent meats ..and some kosher items . It's really a store , but one can also sit and eat chorizos , or a steak ..or rips ....it's all very good ...but it's not a fancy restaurant ...it's a store with an...More

Thank Silvie K
Reviewed 25 November 2014

Next to a 150 sq mt Butcher shop you will find this Uruguayan grill with 6 tables, simple but fresh from the butcher to the grill and to the mouth...amazing chimichurri dressing. Choripan sandwich recommended and Chivito Sandwich recommended.

Thank Jack G
Reviewed 25 November 2014 via mobile

Stopped it for a bite when a rain squall caught us. Smells from the parrilla part were wonderful! Chorizo was good. Also the pollo. Didn't try the lomo. Liked the concept that you could buy your meat in the shop and have the parrilla cook...More

Thank In4itt
Reviewed 5 February 2014

Average restaurante. Not what it used to be. We had parrilla and grilled fish. We also asked for 2 cortados. The girl had trouble with the expresso machine.

Thank MTV4844
Reviewed 23 January 2014 via mobile

The quality does not match the price. Besides, it takes ages to have simple things! For instance, they said that it would take time to bring the bread because they'd just open! The same hold for other things! What is the meaning of open? Open...More

1  Thank Sergio S
Reviewed 23 January 2014

We just came back from Punta to Piriapolis, having had an excellent meal at this place close to Punta Shopping. We have eaten here before several times, but today it was very special: A Dry Aged Beef from the Parilla, excellent tender and tasty beef....More

Thank CantaRanas
Reviewed 30 January 2013

El novillo alegre is a small restaurant on one a round-about with one of the higest traffic in Punta del este. But the place is great because it has the best beef in Punta del Este. You can look who they made it on the...More

Thank cristiansuiza
Reviewed 27 January 2013

The meat is excellent, and prices are reasonable considering they are in Punta del Este. Plus, they give you a 15% discount if you pay with Mastercard, and an additional discount if you exceed 60 USD and are a foreigner (as everywhere in Uruguay, but...More

Thank wordreference
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Roosvelt y Parada 8, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
  • Phone Number: +598 4277 0791
It´s a butcher store and besides has a small restaurant, so you choose the food in the butcher and they made this for you.
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