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Jardin By Sarava

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Arenas de Jose Ignacio | KM 185, Jose Ignacio 20402, Uruguay
+598 4486 2826
11:00 - 00:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:30
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Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

This is the best restaurant in Jose Ignacio and Punta del Este by far! I'm still dreaming of the siri crab toasts, the steak tartare, los huevos de la abuela and the wonderful sirloin. This Michelin-star chef has really put together a wonderful menu. The waiters and bartenders are extremely attentive and friendly and the ambiance is laid-back yet chic.... More 

Thank alexip191
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Chic vibe + great food + great drinks + near the woods. The place is beautifully designed, the service is super fast and kind. The seafood is fabulous! Try the croquetas for starts and definitely the desserts! Great place to have great food. I really love this place.

Thank Cloudy1991
Miami, Florida
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96 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Yearly visit to the area clearly proof that this restaurant is getting settled in as one of the best in the country. It's totally in fashion right now, from Ambassadors to models, actors, TV celebrities and artists, they are all attending this restaurant, it's in the newspapers. The meals have the touch of the one of the owners, the Michelin... More 

Thank David c
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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72 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

I loved the food, the decoration and the service. The place is a bit far away from dowtown, but if you have a car it s not that bad. The setting is very original and the food is fabulous. "huevos de la abuela" are superb! It is difficult to find since it is very dark and there are visible indications... More 

Thank Sofia Z
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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158 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

We had dinner (late, late dinner...) at this charming restaurant witha group of friends and honestly it was amazing!!! First of all, the building itself is extremely nice, as it is divided in different spaces that surprise you and completes the dining experience, and even if they did not spend a lot of money it has charm and zero pretentiousness.... More 

Thank Wilacho T
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

We've been recommended this restaurant as one of the best places to dine in Jose Ignacio but perhaps I was already with too high expectations due to other places we've dined before in this lovely little town.. The place is very well arranged, cozy, illumination right to where it has to, music perhaps a bit too loud (perhaps I'm too... More 

Thank JavierLDCSuisse
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015

This restaurant has excellent food( it was definitely our best experience)as well as service. I ate the tuna, which filled all my expectations, others decided for the filet which was outstanding. I definitely recommend it!

1 Thank DWLSantiago
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2015

A place I wanted to like... dishes from Mallorca prepared by a chef from there and in a nice setting. Unfortunately the service is unpredictable, ranging from mediocre to shockingly bad. I have been there a few times in the last two weeks. Once all was great (and one of the owning partners looked after our table). Another time, I... More 

1 Thank Geoffrey S
New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015

We ate at every restaurant at JoseIg and this was hands down our favorite. Service was very speedy, food was delicious and the ambiance is amazing. They also have the best stereo system we have ever seen that added to the excellent mood. Couldnt recommend it high enough.

Thank joyobonix
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2014

New sleek design with creative food. Huge central fireplace to add to the ambiance. Chef, manager and ten staff here from Mallorca for the three month season. The suckling pig is a real winner. Also enjoyed Marismo (dinner) and La Susana (lunch)

Thank WintersAway

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$70 - US$150
Mediterranean, Spanish, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arenas de Jose Ignacio | KM 185, Jose Ignacio 20402, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Jose Ignacio
  • Phone Number: +598 4486 2826
Jardín by Sarava renovated restaurant opens this season with the collaboration of De Castro brothers, Macarena awarded with a Michelin star chef in consecutive years 2012 and 2013 together with her brother Daniel Jardín group manager in Mallorca, landing at Jose Ignacio , Punta del Este , to offer the best experience where food is concerned. Formerly restobar Savara now is a new concept of Mediterranean cuisine along with the best local produce , the team specifically brought from restaurant Jardín in Mallorca and of course Latin American culture that finds it so appealing to Macarena to develop a warm, simple menu and with the highest quality products that José Ignacio can provide , it is the illusion from De Castro brother’s to offer a Mediterranean cuisine in this heavenly place where the sand , lagoons and the Atlantic see set as a post map background with n doubt an unforgettable setting . The restaurant offers open space to relax with a cocktail and music; we do not see a better place on these shores of Uruguay.

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