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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
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12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
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São Paulo, Brazil
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Difenitely caters for most tastes. From seafood (sushi or not), to parrilla and pastas, everything tasted well, nice sizes. A bit on the expensive side, but not much for what is offered!

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Thank Gabriel B
Leeds, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by the hotel as being of a higher status than others. May be that defined some expectations, but there were somethings which just weren't right. The staff seemed very unhappy, not a smile between them and I mean all the staff. They had very little patience with language, we can get by in Spanish but... More 

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Thank ih01mes
Pincourt, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent food with great service. A must while in Montevideo! Located in a nice and safe area of the town and close to many hotels.

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Thank Daniel E
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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

A good restaurant is made of a certain Number of itens. Good food, service, confortable facility, and kindness. Francis has it all. We were the last people to leave the place. They were to kind to let us stay for as long as we wanted to and, as a cortesy, they offered a glass of licor - invating us to... More 

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Thank Suenia F
São Paulo/Brazil
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161 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The place is very beautiful and there are several dishes on the menu. Wish have gone with more people to prove more, but the ceviche is very good. The waiters were very helpful and friendly

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Thank tzanoni
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Delicious food and wine! I recommend the funghi risotto. The place is really cozy and the waiters are friendly.

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Thank Tiana O
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

It was not our first time in Francis, but this was again a great experience. Even better with Silvana waitress serving us, very friendly and helpful. We ate fish, risotto, pasta and all were excellent. It is worthy. Even for young sons. Don't miss it if you come to Montevideo, but remember to make your reservation before.

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Thank Sumacollina
Province of Alicante, Spain
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I was actually in search of a japanese restaurant serving sushi & sashimi but, it being on a Sunday and the cab driver unaware of the difference between a japanese restaurant and a plastic-sushi-stand-for-kids-in-a-shopping-mall-next-to-Mickey-D's, I landed at Francis quite by accident. Let's be honest about it. But what a nice surprise! The restaurant is set in a quiet residential neighborhood,... More 

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Thank Michel R
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Very nice restaurant. In spite of being a bit expensive, the food is very special. We can choose the best meat of Montevideo, very well done! Besides meat you can have all kind of choices like pasta or something else. The service is friendly and efficcient.

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Thank Wilson N
Montreal, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Coming from restaurant rich Montreal, we found the whole experience wonderful. From our waiter Max, who attended to our every need, to the sommelier whose knowledge and recommendations were right on, we had a meal of a lifetime. The picanha of lamb was to die for, as was the mousse of dolce de leite. Overall great experience --- looking forward... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 50
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, European, South American, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Saturday
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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