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El Palenque

J. Perez Castellano 1579, Montevideo 11001, Uruguay
+598 2917 0190
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“parrilla” (37 reviews)
“steak” (50 reviews)
“lomo” (15 reviews)
Closed Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
J. Perez Castellano 1579, Montevideo 11001, Uruguay
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I love this place. You can't go wrong with "El Palenque" I ate there several times and their "asado de tira" or "salchicha parrillera" or "morcilla" are the best of the best. Try their wines as well, they have a good variety.More

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Susana A, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Palenque, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago
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Valoramos su comentario. Nos complace saber que son frecuentes clientes de El Palenque y que siempre tienen una grata experiencia....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One week i was searching for a memorable event...i think this is my shortest post ever...order the mixed plate for two salad and wine...thats it...enjoyMore

Thank Jj25176
Susana A, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Palenque, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago
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Valoramos su comentario. Qué bueno saber que disfrutaron su visita a El Palenque y que nuestros platos y vinos colmaron...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a Sunday during the lunch rush, knowing it would be a bit chaotic (which is was, but a fun experience). All the dishes were terrific. A fun experience!More

Thank Eric D
Susana A, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Palenque, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Qué bueno saber que su visita a El Palenque fue una experiencia diferente y divertida para ustedes, y que no...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

When you eat at el Palenque ...it's good every time ! They perfected "the art of the grill " which is the South American way to use the glowing ashes to "slow grill " meat or fish to perfection . It's hard work and takes...More

Thank skunst2017
Susana A, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Palenque, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Valoramos su comentario. Nos satisface que se hayan ido conformes de El Palenque y que nuestra parrilla y pescados hayan...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing meat. Sit at the bar and watch these masters in action. The energy and skill to run an Asado like that is a spectacle. The quality of the food was excellent and the portion sizes are gigantic. We also had the fish that was...More

Thank Traveler200001
Susana A, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Palenque, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Valoramos su comentario. Qué bueno saber que disfrutaron la experiencia El Palenque, sentarse en la barra para observar el espectáculo...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a great barbecue ...., steak , fish , asado, chorizo ....anything on the grill , this place is a must ! Argentinians and Uruguayans are using special methods and lengthy tricks With the hot ashes to grill the meat and fish to...More

Thank Silvie K
Susana A, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Palenque, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Nos complace saber que nuestro restaurante ha colmado sus expectativas. Gracias por destacar la calidad de nuestra carne, comida de...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Mercado Del Puerto looking for a Uruguayan BBQ lunch and found myself amongst at least 6 different places to choose from. I went with El Palenque because it looked slightly more upmarket but the prices were still similar to the others'. It...More

Thank plummerh
Susana A, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Palenque, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Les pedimos disculpas por el mal entendido aunque nos satisface que de todos modos hayan disfrutado su experiencia en El...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I was curious why so many people talk about Palenque and why it is ranked as the 30 best. Not only is a great place to eat but also very entertaining to watch how the food is prepared and how the personnel provide such an...More

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Susana A, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Palenque, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017
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Valoramos su comentario. Qué bueno saber que disfrutaron la experiencia El Palenque y que avalan nuestro ubicación dentro de los...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Had a steak (go figure) here for lunch. It was well seasoned and tasty. Reasonable price and big pours of wine. The place was easily one of the busiest in the market area.More

Thank Cody T
Susana A, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Palenque, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017
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Agradecemos su comentario. Nos satisface saber que tuvieron una grata experiencia con nosotros y que nuestros platos y vinos colmaron...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

I give it 3 points because the employees are nice and the ambience is "authentic" (whatever that means). But by all means, you get better meat at better prices elsewhere... so, if you're not into seeking the (really jolly and nice!) atmosphere of Mercado del...More

Thank SCHERRAUS
Susana A, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Palenque, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017
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Sentimos no haber colmado al 100% sus expectativas. De todos modos, nos satisface saber que nuestro servicio y ambiente fue...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: J. Perez Castellano 1579, Montevideo 11001, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo>  > Ciudad Vieja
  • Neighbourhood: Ciudad Vieja
  • Phone Number: +598 2917 0190
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Description
In our grill, a big variety of courts, meats of calf meat, lamb, pork, kidney, sausages and trip are grilled daily. The fishes and seafood arrive directly from the port, so do the vegetables and fresh fruits from the garden. Although -we have to recognize it- our more important ingredient is you.
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