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Veintiseis de Marzo 3572 | Estacionamiento Gratuito 2 Hs En El Wtc, Montevideo 11326, Uruguay
+598 2622 5077
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12:00 - 15:30
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New Jersey
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76 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had dinner solo at this restaurant. The restaurant is casual and well located. I had chorizo as an appetizer, beef as the main course and a small bottle of red wine. Food was average and service was not that great. I didn't eat anything from the salad bar but it didn't look that great. Prices are on the medium... More 

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Thank ViajeroNJ
New York City, New York
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61 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Bife de chorizo was fantastic. Lomo was delicious as well. Probably the best spot for lunch in the area! Note that the salad bar is average at best, and not especially recommended if you don't eat meat. Service is lacking (while slow in the city in general, we actually had some issues here). Did not tip, next time they were... More 

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Bonne Terre, Missouri
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72 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Uruguayans are justifiably proud of their beef, They are sure it rivals Argentina's. And this place, in the Buceo neighborhood, serves the best. For a traditional Uruguayan meal, you can't beat La Vaca. Quite stylish but casual, with no English at all, the staff is nonetheless extremely helpful and insightful. Trust your server.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Had dinner yesterday with my wife. I've ordered bife de chorizo ( 400g) and she ordered bife de lomo with risoto de camarão ( rice with shrimps). The meats were tastefull well cooked, I've add a few salt (available on the table) - there is a law to reduce salt consumption in Uruguay hence you have to add it on... More 

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Robertsfors, Sweden
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193 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Came to montevideo for the steakhouses and due to some serious bad weather my only option was this place and I'm so glad for it! Beautiful restaurant with great service! Had a 200 g fillet mignon with Fries and two ice cold beers to a total price of 25 dollars! This was not the best pieace of meat I've had... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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354 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,044 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Despite being in the center of Montevideo, from the décor of this restaurant, you get the feeling you are dining in a beach house. We sat in the back room where there are beamed ceilings and whitewashed wood paneled walls. A very laid back atmosphere and a nice light ambience for lunch. There is of course the obligatory open barbeque... More 

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Porto, portugal
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173 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

1. Atlantico Sur, red Tannat reserva wine - a bad choice for 600 Peso. A bad, bad wine. 2. Chriso and Provoletitas - great! 3. Bife de lomo - fantastic. Order this and you will be happy forever. 4. Ojo de bife "la vaca" with whisky sauce / a bad idea / the meat had no flavor at all.

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Thank Maciej H
Weston, Florida
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261 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Really good food with good portions, the steaks were all good same as the appetizers (provoleta was excellent!!). Good selection of local wines. Service was a little slow once the place was full.

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Thank DonatoInWeston
Zurich, Switzerland
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We have been with a group of 12 people. Starters: sausages and provolone. Main: meat, meat, meat (with some salad from the buffet) as the locals do. All was very good and plentiful. Wine selection also very appropriate. Restaurant has a nice casual atmosphere.

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Thank Beat Z
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110 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Together with El Palenque, García and Casa Violeta, one of the best places to eat meat in Montevideo. Nice salad bar. Good place also for business meals

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Thank sergiofo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:30
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: Veintiseis de Marzo 3572 | Estacionamiento Gratuito 2 Hs En El Wtc, Montevideo 11326, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
  • Phone Number: +598 2622 5077

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