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Portugal 174, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
+598 4522 5241
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Amsterdam
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6 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good and tasty food. Big portions Very bad service - we waited 40 min just to order and after 4 times that I have said that I want to order. Than we waited additional 25 min to receive the bill. And at this time there were only 4 tables occupied.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Very nice atmosphere. The food is very good, and the service is excellent. We enjoyed the coffee we had after lunch and the live music. Two musicians were playing Brazilian bossa nova which contributed to the charm of this restaurant.

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Fort Gibson
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this place walking around. They have live music. Interesting decor to say the least including 2 old cars out on the side. Food tasted good, it took awhile as they had only 2 cooks and they are cooking it out where you can see them Portion size was good, they bring bread with all the meals. They included a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came across this lovely diner as we walked around Colonia. We enjoyed an excellent lunch - absolutely huge portions, we could have shared a meal. The setting is beautiful and inside the restaurant there is so much to look at - interesting paintings - and constant music which doesn't distract from the setting.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is quirky with lots of art in various styles covering the high walls. Check out the cool, old cars on the side street. There are many choices on the menu, but the pasta dishes we ordered were bland. A friendly singer performed, so be aware if you prefer to eat in quiet.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Extensive menu, good service. Had the Bife de Chorizo and red wine. Cut of meat was tender and flavourful, good portion. You will be charged about 40 pesos for entertainment and a small cover I think. Worth it. Lovely outdoor seating. Good value.

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Vienna, Austria
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134 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

By far less touristy than other places around the city simply because it's two minutes from the rest but still in the center. The car covered with plants and the car transformed into a dinner table are both worth a picture. The food was good with a wide selection of local dishes and some international stuff. Best part was the... More 

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Halifax
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296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We stopped here for a break before heading to the bus.its a cool artsy kind of place near the Basilica.They have live jazz music here in the evenings.We enjoyed the most delicious chocolate cake of all time!!

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Montreal, Canada
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This restaurant is located in the old part of Colonia del Sacramento and has a great location with a large outdoor terrace and a very creative indoor dining decoration.The menu offers quite a diverse selection but we were quite disappointed by our tuna salad which showed up after 45 minutes and consisted of hard boiled eggs with potatoes and canned... More 

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Conegliano, Italy
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent position, right in the heart of the Barrio Historico. The vintage cars outside make this place characteristic and naturally attract the tourist. Besides that, we went there at around 5 pm, the kitchen was open and we could have chosen anything. We opted for some tapas and we really enjoyed their quantity and quality and the speed of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Spanish, South American, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portugal 174, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +598 4522 5241

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?