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El Torreon

General Flores 19 (y el rio) | Barrio Histórico, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good22%
  • Average29%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible21%
1 Feb 2018
“Cold beer and a great view ”
3 Jan 2018
“Average but great location.”
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Seafood, South American
$$ - $$$
General Flores 19 (y el rio) | Barrio Histórico, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

The coronas here were ice cold, and the view of the harbour was awesome. We had some fries which were decent, but decided to save our meal for another place. Based on the other reviews, probably a good choice...

Thank AMToronto29
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Nothing wrong with the food and service, but you pay for the location of overlooking the River. Overpriced due to the location, probably wouldn't go back if in Colonia as there are better places to eat (minus the view)

1  Thank boeingAde
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Very nice place. The food was average, scarce and too expensive. If the view is all you care about, you will not be disappointed, otherwise you can safely skip it.

Thank Roberto S
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Choose the restaurant due to its location which was lovely, reduced car noise and view out to the river. However food average especially the salad and very expensive for what you got. Would suggest looking around for another place as plenty of restaurants in the...More

Thank stratassue
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

It's a pretty little town with nice restaurants - you will find similar ones on almost every coast where catholic colonialists ruled. Therefore, it's a good contrast to big Buenos Aires. But Colonial has one huge disadvantage: The prices are weired - as if you...More

Thank ergopublic
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Guess the title says it all! We decided to eat at El Torreon due to its location and the view it provides over the water, but even with that attraction, this place disappointed. The worst was the service. Strongly recommend against this place.

Thank wijram
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Went with four people, all family. We ordered four different dishes and all of them were almost disgusting. The meat was supposed to be rare and came as hard as a rock. The rice had absolutely no taste at all. The bread was older than...More

Thank João P
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

If you are in Colonia and want a place to sit down and have a drink specially around sunset, don't look any further. The views are spectacular but it might get a little chilly because of the strong winds. Now, regarding the place itself, food...More

Thank efburneo
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Nice location indeed. Nice setting since the restaurant is located in an old tower. The positive things end here: service very average, food nothing special...really. Price on par with top restaurants. Look somewhere else for your launch.

Thank agiacotto
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The restaurant is in a great location on the corner of two streets overlooking the river. There was some nice music playing so we decided to have lunch. Initially, the server was prompt because we were the only ones, but eventually when the restaurant filled...More

Thank lifeduka
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  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: General Flores 19 (y el rio) | Barrio Histórico, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
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