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Vasconcellos 153, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
+598 5985224807
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Sao Paulo, SP
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227 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

The restaurant was recommended, but disappointing. We both had the salmon. Both came luke warm and my wife's was very thin, it seemed the end of the end. Staff was rude when we complained. A pity, as the place has a very nice decoration and a good atmosphere. Try to find another place for your meal. There are plenty other... More 

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Vitoria, ES
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231 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

Beautiful, beautiful restaurant. Menu is full of delicious options for a fair price. You can choose your table from three ambiences: to the right a more Spanish style room, Portuguese to the left, and a open space in the back.

Thank FabioNP
North Vancouver, Canada
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152 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

This restaurant looks more expensive than it is. It is located in an old house with two big rooms which have a quaint decoration comprised of antiques. It offers live music with a good singer/guitar player (we ended up buying one of his CDs). The service and food are good and the portions are just the right size, so you... More 

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Radlett, Herts, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

We had an enjoyable lunch in the conservatory. Both the steak and fish dishes were generous and delicious. Service was a bit relaxed though they were busy. We're on holiday so didn't mind it being slow. Lots of local tourists.

1 Thank Divyang M
Montevideo, Uruguay
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Good food,reasonable prices,very good live music everyday,well located in the heart of the old city.

1 Thank Miguel L
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015

We visited Colonia on a beautiful fall day in May and returned to Meson de la Plaza, a restaurant we had visited five years earlier. If you're looking for a nice, even somewhat "classy" place for lunch, this is the restaurant to choose. The menu is diverse, with an excellent wine list (be sure to try the excellent Uruguayan wines).... More 

2 Thank reynoldsBA
Johns Creek, Georgia
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271 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015

This restaurant our guide took us to for lunch. We had a preset menu. The food was adequate but plentiful. Nice location right on the main plaza. As someone else stated, there was a lone singer for entertainment. The restaurant is beautifully decorated with antiques and painitngs. There is a nice outside seating area where the locals were eating. Service... More 

1 Thank BloggerLinda
Tucson, Arizona
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206 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2015

The group arrived for lunch in a separate room set up for us. It was nice to have the room to ourselves for this adventure. A nice setting in the old town. The service was quick and good. The meal was OK, we had some type of beef with rice. Although tasty the meat was tough and grizzly. There are... More 

1 Thank Norb W
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

Four of us had an enjoyable and tasty lunch here today. A local singer enhanced the ambiance of our outdoor fining experience on the patio. I would recommend the tenderloin espanol (pieces not one big filet for full disclosure) and the homemade flan with dulce de leche.

1 Thank RelentlessRunner
Boston, Massachusetts
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94 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2015

Strictly for tourists so I suspect that one would never find a local in this restaurant. It sits right in the center plaza of the old city, people and buses constantly passing by. No air conditioning, bathrooms of questionable cleanliness and noise level high. Indifferent service, at least when we had the misfortune to arrive at the same time as... More 

1 Thank Alexander A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Argentinian, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vasconcellos 153, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +598 5985224807

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