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El Franchute

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Road 10, Km 168. 5 | Take Street 34, Jose Ignacio 20001, Uruguay
+598 4277 5677
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Geneva, Switzerland
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Very cosy and friendly atmosphere with nice products. As they say in french "comme à la maison !" Go and discover it ! Nice place to go with a group of friends.

Thank Marie9800
Seattle, Washington
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2014

Love this place. The owner is a grumpy French man, sure... but the food!!!! The ambiance!!! He made the beef tartare right in front of me. The whole experience was fairly inexpensive. I will come back every time I go to Uruguay.

Thank Seattle88_13
Montevideo, Uruguay
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2014

the owner is a bad tempered guy, the place is full of dogs, my grandson went to slweep on a sofa, near us and on the next day he had his face full of bites of fleas. We had to wait food for hours, it was not great. I would prefer not to go there.

Thank Ana b
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2012

You`ll eat unforgetable food, it´s too bad it is so expensive. Now it is not so difficult to get there, there are sings in each turn.

Thank Inesarte
Asuncion, Paraguay
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2012

un lugar increible, cada uno de los pasos o platos q Laurent va acercando a la mesa, estan hechos con una calidad y una dedicacion digna de de un grande... empezando por su foie gras, su queso de cabra, huevo poche de codorniz en salsita de tomate concase, raya con crema de azafran, magret de pato... todo... brillante. recomendadisimo

2 Thank ediosk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 50 - USD 80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road 10, Km 168. 5 | Take Street 34, Jose Ignacio 20001, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Jose Ignacio
  • Phone Number: +598 4277 5677
Chef Laurent Lainé came from France in 1983 to open the Bleu Blanc Rouge, unique in its style and innovator in South America (10 seasons in Punta del Este and then in Buenos Aires) Successive Chef of the best restaurants of the city of Buenos Aires as Lola, La Rosa Negra, El Circulo de Armas and La Bourgogne in the Alvear Hotel... Forerunner in private events, he also dedicated years to teaching and consultancy in traveling form.

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