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Playa Jose Ignacio, Jose Ignacio 20402, Uruguay
+598 4486 2279
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Lyons, Colorado
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89 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved every minute of it. We enjoyed everything, especially the calamari. We dined with a view of the ocean listening to great music. The service was excellent in a friendly fun atmosphere.

Thank SequoiaRose
Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Jose Ignacio to see the lighthouse and beautiful beach and ended our day trip with supper at La huella restaurant. We had reservations and got there a little early, so we had some drinks as we waited for our table. The food was very good and the atmosphere was dark but somewhat jazzy. Now for the service,... More 

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy for lunch and all afternoon into supper and dinner. Make a reservation. The drinks are wonderful. Wine list lovely. Superb seafood and steaks. Lots of little dishes and entrees to interest one. It's open and big enough to feed hundreds. Great bar to sit at and much small plates. All around an outstanding casual on the beach restuarant with... More 

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warsaw, poland
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the "problem" with La Huella is that after the first meal you don't want to go to any other restaurant around. Great solid food reasonably priced with good choice of wine, bears and drinks, absolutely fantastic and unique atmosphere where always you can meet one of the owner (mostly 3 of them) who looking how to make guest more satisfy.... More 

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Little Rock, AR
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great beach location and the people watching is truly entertaining. It is top rated for a good reason, it's the best!

Thank LRDoc
Punta del Este, Uruguay
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341 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did as above, but did not give ourselves enough time for beach, tour and restaurant and get back on 4 pm bus, we should have taken the 7 pm to get back. Tour on our next day trip to Jose, w/o reservation , it's crowed , noisy, lots of different dining options depending on the size of your party,... More 

Thank Pepperjackm
Phoenix, Arizona
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the restaurant had great sushi. Sunday brunch is a scene between wanna bes and trendy folks, good sightseeing

Thank baindextar43
Montevideo, Uruguay
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jose ignacio is a must in punta del este, and if possible la huella... if you can get a table! the place is usually packed, so reservations are almost compulsary. The setting is great, very good service and the variety and quality of the food is very very good! although pricy definitely recommendable, because when in holidays... money is the... More 

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Buenos Aires
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to La Huella since their early days. Beautiful spot, very good food most of the times, good and attentive service until recently. The restaurant has expanded, they have added a nice system of online reservations, the kitchen maintains good quality but service cannot keep up with reasonable standards. Even loyal longtime customers can turn their back... More 

Thank juanca4712
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were there Monday 27th February. The seating was messy and the service pretty bad. Bread basket only had one type of bread, which looked like it was bought on any bakery, meaning it didn't look homemade at all. The menu looked too simple for a place like this, and it was very short. As a starter we had Brie... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Argentinian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Jose Ignacio, Jose Ignacio 20402, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Jose Ignacio
  • Phone Number: +598 4486 2279

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