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Rio de la plata

De San Jose 59, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good12%
  • Average12%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible51%
1 week ago
“Even a "one" is overrated.”
3 weeks ago
“You Have Been Warned: DO NOT EAT HERE”
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$$ - $$$
De San Jose 59, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a scam. Barely mediocre food at a premium price. The food is horrible and the service bad. We've should have looked it up at TripAdvisor, but, hey, we forgot. Lesson learned. Next time we'll check.

Thank HCovik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The one time we didn’t check Trip Advisor for reviews....awful, awful everything....bad service service....food below mediocre.....asked for medium rare...was served well done....sent it back and served almost well done....the food was tasteless and rediculously overpriced. DO NOT EAT THERE....you’d be wasting your time and money.

Thank Anny D
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately we didn't read the TripAdvisor entries before. We can only confirm the bad experience with food and service. Fish and vegetables from the Parrilla were terrible. After discussion with the boss in spanish (Esta comida esta un fraude ), we didn't have to pay...More

Thank bae177
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Great location, service good (must have been a good day biased on other reviews), food ok but slightly overpriced for what you get. Was walking past and other places were closed so options were limited on the day.

1  Thank boeingAde
Reviewed 25 December 2017

A real tourist trap, expensive for the worst food we have had in Uruguay for years, dirty, bad service, NOT HONEST AT ALL Half an hour to bring the drinks, one hour and a half to bring the food: half a beef for the price...More

1  Thank ATTOD
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Lousy food, service OK , salmon not tasty at all , 2 glasses of white wine tasting sweet .....paid 2800 Uruguay pesos which is ridiculous plus they add 21% tax, covercharge and service ....crazy.

1  Thank mariodurante
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Inedible meal in the lovely town of Colonia. Not cheap and surprised to be charged full amount plus tip and cover charge as we sent the food back. Stay away from this place. What a waste of ingredients and a waste of money.

1  Thank paulsfromyorkshire
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

So disappointed that we wasted an evening at this place. Typical tourist trap that doesn't care about the quality of their food one bit. Everything from dry bread to snack on, to not knowing the origin of the sea food, super dry local fish, soggy...More

1  Thank Taina C
Reviewed 15 January 2016

This is a cute little bistro right in the center of Colonia, but that is as far as the attraction goes. It was a slow, weeknight in the village. We stopped at this attractive restaurant. My first question was concerning credit cards. I was low...More

1  Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

This is a tourist trap. Don't let the cosy lighting fool you, it's the only positive side with this place. Service here is really bad, and the food is way below average. Do yourself a favor and visit one of the many better places in...More

1  Thank StinaBergen_Norge
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Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
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  • Address: De San Jose 59, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
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