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Leonardo Etxea

Joaquin Lenzina Casi Bvr Artigas, Punta del Este 20000, Uruguay
+598 4249 3723
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“corvina” (3 reviews)
“mussels” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International
$$ - $$$
Joaquin Lenzina Casi Bvr Artigas, Punta del Este 20000, Uruguay
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1 - 10 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Friends recommended this restaurant, run by Leonardo, descendent of Basque immigrants. Try the mollejas de cordero, lamb sweetbread - delicious!! We had fish and sea food - all great. The restaurant has a little cava, where you can choose your bottle of wine. Leonardo, the...More

Thank Norberto1971
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

It is a small and simple Basque Restaurant. We visited the place after reading all the good reviews and I am happy to confirm that they were absolutely right. We asked what was the recommendation for the day and we were a little skeptical with...More

Thank wired2008
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

My friend João and I was in motorcycle tour in Uruguay. When in Punta we went out looking for a Parrilla but we changed our mind and we decided to try bask cuisine at Leonardo Etxea! Great decision! My Corvina Negra was wonderful! We recommend!

1  Thank Wilson N
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This is a lovely little restaurant, with an inviting ambience. We had mussels, rabas and corvina in salsa verde. All very good. The waiter was helpful and pleasant. Also the Uruguayian Viognier was superb. We are here in the shoulder season and the place was...More

1  Thank Antonia T
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This restaurant was close by my condo and found it the night I arrive. I choose well the seafood is great as is the friendly service and atmosphere. I have been here three nights and have eaten there twice - will go back a third...More

1  Thank B4223SZthomast
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Not cheap but not most expensive of the low numbered restaurants , we liked it, patio and inside dining, known for it's seafood which we recommend as well.

1  Thank Pepperjackm
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped by for lunch. My Seafood Rissoto was very good. My wife hade Chicken Supreme. Over cooked and smothered in a strange tasteless yellow sauce. Fairly expensive. Two meals a small bottle of wine and a beer. $70 us. Expensive lunch.

1  Thank Ray G
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Visited twice always for different fish, friendly hosts and non- hectic service (plan some time if restaurant is full), very good wine card and freshest ingredients only

Thank Martin F
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

My husband and I loved this restaurant, recommended by TÁ and our hotel. We had appetizers: crabmeat with saffron and the best mussels in green sauce ever; then anchovy a la plancha with garlic and shrimp risotto! It's highly recommended!

1  Thank FromSaoPaulo
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We came here to get a break from the traditional Uruguayan parillas and it was well worth it. The service from our Galician waiter was great. Good recomendations, personal touch, attentive and fun. The food was also good. I would especially recomend the rabas, mejillones,...More

1  Thank Johan A
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20 October 2016|
Response from leonardopta | Property representative |
Hola si aceptamos todas las targetas! Saludos Leonardo Etxea.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Joaquin Lenzina Casi Bvr Artigas, Punta del Este 20000, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
  • Phone Number: +598 4249 3723
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Nuestro restaurante posee un ambiente calido y acogedor, ideal para compartir en familia, en pareja o con amigos. Nuestra carta dispone de una gran variedad de pescados y mariscos frescos, una excelente parrilla en la que podra disfrutar tanto de carnes como de pescados. Ademas de una bodega que dispone de mas de 600 etiquetas nacionales e internacionales.
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