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Cafe Brasilero

Ituzaingo 1447, Montevideo 11003, Uruguay
+598 2917 2035
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwich” (5 reviews)
“risotto” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Ituzaingo 1447, Montevideo 11003, Uruguay
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For those who travel both in Buenos Aires and Montevideo, I recommend to go to this place rather than cafe tortoni in Buenos Aires. Here, you'll have the same vintage atmosphere without doing half an hour of queue to get in. I also recommend you...More

Thank AntoineBoucher
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Defientely a place to visit in Cuidad Vieja. Unfortunately, lacking detail and quality ingredients. The "jamon serrano" in my sandwhich was inedible raw bacon. The coffee is OK but could do better. I think if they upped the quality of what they are doing this...More

Thank GourmetMVD
Reviewed 1 May 2017

It's a little hard to find, but folks are helpful and it's well worth the effort! It's on the 2nd floor of an beautiful old building that has been a treasure of local families for generations. The food is excellent, traditional and generous. You really...More

Thank Barbara N
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Have a nice, well served coffee at Cafe Brasilero in Old Town. The interior is kept like dating from early 1900s. Very carefully decorated, with its original windows its,tipical old cafe tables and chairs, it recreats the atmosphere of the old city cafe which is...More

Thank patbsas2016
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We came here for breakfast a couple of times. It is very low key, which at times was very local, or patronized by tourist. It is over a hundred years old, full of atmosphere with very friendly staff.

Thank bdwood2000
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I've been to Montevideo twice, and this is a must-visit for the '5 minutes' snack of coffee and croissants. It's a beautifully restored cafe, full of history from authors who have met and debated there since 1877! Btw- the salads are a welcome and delicious...More

Thank dogchook
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We decided to stop at this famous Montevideo location for lunch. The restaurant has been in existence since 1877. The decor is classic. There are many pictures on the walls. The service left something to be desired. We waited over an hour for our lunch...More

1  Thank sonia_saari
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice place from the 1877. The decoration is awesome. Service great. Food very good and well served. Variety of food also and don't forget to ask for the coffee. Price is ok. The only thing that I would change is to serve coke instead...More

Thank Valentin F
Reviewed 28 February 2017

So charming, and the BEST chivito in the city. Delicious everything, I had an amazing salad. Will go back every trip to Montevideo.

Thank zzbumblebee
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Nice pit stop on a very very hot day. Friendly and welcoming. Good Wi-Fi stop to hook with home! Easy to find, no.26 on walking tour

Thank Ks16wb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ituzaingo 1447, Montevideo 11003, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo>  > Ciudad Vieja
  • Neighbourhood: Ciudad Vieja
  • Phone Number: +598 2917 2035
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