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Playa Jose Ignacio, Jose Ignacio 20402, Uruguay
+598 4486 2279
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United States
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited in Autumn and it's beautiful. We ordered Bloody Marys to start, which were delicious. Hard to find down here! Portions are large. We got the calabaza soup, crab appetizer, and pulpo, and then split the fresh grilled fish. The waitress told us portions for entradas were small so we were expecting fancy small plates and were super full... More 

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Thank Emily B
Montevideo, Uruguay
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109 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is great. As well as the relax atmosphere and the service. Try the catch of the day, and don't miss the dulce de leche volcano! Prices are high, think about 50 dollars per human being.

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Thank Federico U
New York, New York, United States
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Huella is the place to eat in Jose Ignacio - you simply must visit if you are in the area, especially for a late afternoon meal during the high season. The vibe is really great - hip, happening and casually elegant. Book a table for lunch (reservations are a must!) and stay for hours, watching the crowd and enjoying... More 

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Thank AnneB1234181
Copenhagen, Denmark
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101 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Book a table - or wait for a long time - This is very visited and great. Bring lots of money - the food is lovely

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Thank Christian G
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This is a charming restaurant and bar is specially nice for a late lunch or a happy hour and if your table is on the second floor overlooking the beach. The food and the apetizers are good although things tend to take longer than necessary. It's worth a visit but pay attention when paying the bill. Outside there are people... More 

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Thank mrlandsberg
Bloemendaal, The Netherlands
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75 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Jose Ignacio used to be a small fishing village in Uruguay. Now you can spot many celebrities at the beautiful beaches and admire the great houses. At the beach you can find La Huella, a nice and crowded restaurant, packed with people from all over the world. You can be seated outside on the veranda or inside. We went for... More 

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Thank YCM1995
Arizona
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99 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This beachfront restaurant is THE hot spot in Jose Ignacio and the tasty food and great drinks did not disappoint. I especially loved the wool wrap they let you borrow on a cool afternoon. The only disappointment was that it took us two tries to eat here. One day we arrived at 4pm and were starving. What a disappointment it... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

By far one of the most unique dining experiences I have had. My husband and I had a fabulous lunch at La Huella after successfully getting a coveted spot. Really down to earth place with fabulous food and great service. The perfect blend of great food, great ambiance and great service. Definitely one of the highlights on our trip. Thank... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Perfectly relaxing spot, right on the beach. Great service. Only problems were that servers didn't speak much (if any) English and that the menu didn't change much from day to day (we ate there several days in a row).

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Thank MrsGraysky
London, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Went to La Huella this week for lunch. As drinks we had caipirinhas with vodka that were perfect. Not too sweet, not too bitter. We followed this with clericó which is white wine with fruits inside. For food we had shrimps which were fine. But then I had the best corvina (fish) I had in my life. It was absolutely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Argentinian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Jose Ignacio, Jose Ignacio 20402, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Jose Ignacio
  • Phone Number: +598 4486 2279

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?