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Al Forno

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Calle 17 y 20 | Juan Antonio Rezzano, La Barra, Maldonado 20001, Uruguay
+598 4277 2775
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12:00 - 16:00
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

That's a hidden place with great food and great price. A must place to eat and enjoy. Very near to museo del mar.

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Thank 533stephans
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Al Forno is a Magic place where Chef Federico will amaze you with a combination of different and organic ingrediends in a rustic but classy sourronding. The service is excellent , and if you shouldn't find the way to Get there, don't worry they will guide you better than a tom tom. The real star is the food. Must try... More 

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Thank SanLorGlobe
Al Forno M, Propietario at Al Forno, responded to this review
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Hola, espero que se encuentre bien. Nos alegra saber que disfrutó de nuestra gastronomía, es muy gratificante para nosotros. Saluda... More 

Montevideo, Uruguay
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

One of the best Chefs of the country resides in this warm and quiet restaurant. The food was outstanding ... I went with my family and all of them were impressed by the quality of the dishes they had. The quiet and warm atmosphere of the place together with the excellent food makes the perfect combination for having a relaxing... More 

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Thank Agustín C
Al Forno M, Propietario at Al Forno, responded to this review
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Agradecemos su opinion y las puertas de Al Forno siempre están abiertas para que vengan a pasar un momento agradable... More 

Santiago, Chile
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Very nice restaurant. Almost all couples. Arrived there with kids but a great experience for them too. Great food. Good service, even brought out some Ponchos for the cold. Resonably priced. Check the address because Trip Advisor has it wrong Give it a try

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Thank Cinci_cap
Al Forno M, Propietario at Al Forno, responded to this review
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Hola, espero que se encuentre bien. Gracias por sus sugerencias, ya estamos corroborando que la información esté correcta. Nos alegra... More 

Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

In a hidden corner of La Barra a well recommended picturesque restaurant turned out to be a flop mainly because it misrepresented one of their signature dishes , a so called Tamarind sauce Merlusa negra a deap sea south atlantic fish . The dish was described as being cooked with a sweet and sour sauce which never appeared and the... More 

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Thank John K
Al Forno M, Propietario at Al Forno, responded to this review
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Lamentamos que su experiencia no fuera la mejor. En cuanto a la comida, en nuestra cocina elaboramos un plato llamado... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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115 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

We had dinner at this lovely restaurant just prior to peak season. It is a wooden house away from the main roads and surrounded by trees. It has a lovely "secret setting" feeling about it. It seems like a family run restaurant where great pride is taken in everything offered. The menu was small, but everything we ordered was superb!... More 

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Thank Jeanne_Marie_CT
Al Forno M, Propietario at Al Forno, responded to this review
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Gracias por su opinión. Nos alegra saber que capto la esencia de nuestro lugar, el cual esta rodeado de paz... More 

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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

We, that is my girlfriend and me, stumbled on this restaurant by the good reviews it had on tripadvisor. The atmosphere inside the restaurant is very cosy and the staff welcomed us in eventhough we were 10min to early. The food was very good as well. We had green salads for starters which were very tastefull. Afterwards we had the... More 

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Thank Thierry F
Al Forno M, Propietario at Al Forno, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por su opinión. Los esperamos nuevamente para seguir disfrutando de nuestro lugar y de nuestra gastronomía. More 

Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014

Food - Excellent Atmosphere -Excellent Service - Excellent Quality - Excellent Best meal in Uruguay we had hands down

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northwood
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396 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2014

It's a bit difficult to find, make sure you know exactly the location as it's well away from the middle of La Barra on the lagoon. Only problem are the Mosquitos from the lagoon so book inside and close the door to the terrace. They provide sprays for those that wish to be bitten! Chef is very helpful as are... More 

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Biel, Switzerland
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2013

The service is very nice and the location a bit in the wild ! I had the Brotola, which is a fish cooked in the wood oven, and accompanied by thin-sliced vegetables and a bit of red cabbage (the most delicious ever, seems it was cooked with a bit of sugar and anis !). It was my second visit, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
South American, Italian, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 17 y 20 | Juan Antonio Rezzano, La Barra, Maldonado 20001, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Maldonado  >  La Barra
  • Phone Number: +598 4277 2775

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