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Francis Restaurant

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Luis de la Torre 502 | esquina Jose María Montero -Punta Carretas, Montevideo 11309, Uruguay
+598 2711 8603
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A spectacular and wonderfull place!Nicely decorated.The food was amazing and the service was very good too.I strongly recommend it.

Thank Emilio Z
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best seafood restaurant in Montevideo so far. I had a corvina fish on lemon and tomato sauce with risotto.

Thank Lorenzo M
Montevideo, Uruguay
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once a gastronomic icon in the city (over 10 years ago), they've decided to diversify the menu by serving "sushi" and everything else went downhill. The meat dishes are just average, the pasta is overcooked and the "sushi" doesn't even look eatable. Such a shame.

Thank MarceloHanoi
San Francisco, California
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was a bit skeptical about the descriptions of Japanese, latin, sushi, etc...sound like trying to be too many things. But no reason to fear, this was very good food. The space is very pleasant, and the service spotless. I was hunting for grilled meat, but the squid called to me. Oh, and then the sweetbreads...which were grilled and are... More 

Thank Lynne Z
Seattle, Washington
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130 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Wonderful place to step out of the pouring rain for a late evening dinner with friends. Each of us had a different entree, from soup to thinly sliced beef. The Una Maki langustinos presentation was excellent. I was a little surprised that i didn't taste the flavor of the sushi rice, but it was delicious none the less. The wines... More 

Thank Penta-Seattle
State of Sao Paulo
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The best place to eat in Montevideo, beautiful decoration, excellent food, wines and service. I was 2 times. I will come back next time! Italian food!

Thank VanessaWuFer
London, United Kingdom
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481 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The one big plus that the Francis Restaurant has is that from the outside (and inside) it looks like a real restaurant and also looks like a warm haven. It is both of these things, but I think it is kind of a restaurant catering to wine and food snobs. We had calamari to start, and these were fried, but... More 

Thank Peter T
London, United Kingdom
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724 reviews
421 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 319 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Great atmosphere, almost full, good wines & excellent Sushi. My RibEye was over cooked. I think the meat was fairly good but took some time to eat even half of it. What does one do? Send it back? Chef should not do that. The accompanying veg/potato was rather oily. Not cheap

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Estimado cliente: Lamentamos que su experiencia en Francis no haya sido del todo satisfactoria. Nuestro personal tiene la instrucción de... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is nice and has a good feel to it. The service was good throughout. The starters were a good size and tasty. I asked for a medium to well done steak for my main course and I was disappointed that it was completely blue internally. It seemed to be rare throughout so I wasn't very happy with the... More 

Thank Deltaza30
Porto Alegre, Brasil
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Francis is worth visiting and trying one of its dishes. I had a delicious spaghetti with seafood. My husband had the steak! Remember to make reservations, it might be pretty busy at weekends.

Thank gasandri

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 50
Japanese, Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, European, South American, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Luis de la Torre 502 | esquina Jose María Montero -Punta Carretas, Montevideo 11309, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
  • Phone Number: +598 2711 8603

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?