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Empanadas La Cibeles

San Jose 1242, Montevideo 11113, Uruguay
+598 2901 2679
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“empanadas” (9 reviews)
“carne” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
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Latin, Argentinian, South American, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
San Jose 1242, Montevideo 11113, Uruguay
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Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

La Cibeles is delicious, fast, and convenient. For a low price, you can choose from many local favorites and many filling of empanadas. The staff is super cool and helpful, even if you do not speak Spanish. I love the tuna(átun) empanada, chicken(pollo) empanada, meat(carne)...More

Thank JuliaDoo
Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

This was one of the better restaurants I visited while in Latin America. Great variety, easy seating, low prices and amazing food! Exactly what I was looking for.

Thank Tim B
Reviewed February 22, 2016

I ordered two caprese empanadas and a carbonated water. The empanadas were large and warm to the touch. This was a good start. I bite into the first of the two empanadas and encountered a great deal of cheese (too much in my opinion). The...More

Thank restrapo
Reviewed January 24, 2016

As others have said, the menu is not in English; but it is, after all in Latin America and the language of the country is Spanish. That said, the waiter will explain everythig on the menu to you. I only had their empanadas because the...More

Thank richardkpalmer2016
Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

We went for lunch and had the house special of 6x empanadas with 1l of beer for 360 pesos (US$12). Unfortunately there is no English menus, however the staff were friendly in helping explain the different combinations available. We had 2x meat 2x chicken and...More

Thank SydneySarajevo
Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Great little restaurant that does empanadas with various fillings both sweet and savoury. We shared 6 empanadas and a litre of beer for around 340 pesos - bargain!

Thank Beckie E
Reviewed March 17, 2015

My husband and I discovered this restaurant by chance during our recent return visit to Montevideo. We were wandering around downtown one afternoon and, feeling peckish, decided to drop in and have a few empanadas. Wow! Talk about delicious and a hearty size! The pastry...More

Thank 566Carole
Reviewed March 2, 2015

I love to seek out good local places with the native cuisine when I travel. This is a fantastic example. While they do have other things on the menu than empanadas, you will want to have at least one. I recommend the carne. It was...More

1  Thank 369jasonb
Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

Any time you go to a restaurant more than once it definitely deserves a review. Uruguay is not the cheapest place for food in South America so to find a place that is reasonably priced AND delicious, well that's a win in my book! For...More

2  Thank stamoura
Reviewed December 3, 2014

We were looking to a place for lunch and decided to stop here for empanadas. They were great! In fact, we thought they were the best empanadas we had on entire trip. (We tried a lot of them!). The restaurant was very basic, but the...More

Thank Seattletraveler101
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Jose 1242, Montevideo 11113, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
  • Phone Number: +598 2901 2679
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