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“Lunch at the Port”
Review of El secreto

El secreto
Ranked #51 of 280 Restaurants in Punta del Este
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We have visited El Secreto twice for lunch. The restaurant offers outside seating on the river side, and the main restaurant across the street. This requires servers to shuttle food and drink across a busy street. The food and drink were very good. Service was a bit slow because of the separation between the two areas and the number of patrons. All-in-all, a good place for lunch.

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Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

We had some different dishes all of them had no taste, salt was my best friend! Nothing to conplain about the service. But this restaurant isnt worth it...

Thank Emanuel D
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Reviewed 14 November 2015

The location it's awesome. The waiters were more than welcome, as usual. They always make you feel at home.
The entrances and main plates are very good, most of them.
The barman also makes really good drinks at very reasonable prices.
Unfortunately we asked for orange juice, tonic water and watermelon juice and they didn't have

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Thank jlasauy
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Reviewed 31 May 2015

Wasnt planning on going to this restaurant but was crunched on time and the outdoor westing was adorable. My friend and I ordered smoothis that were AWOME. We treated ourselves to a nice lunch and unfortunately spent a lot of money in the wrong place. Got a calamari appetizer which was chewy and flavorless. I ordered tiler mignon and that was not the cut I received ... it had quite a bit of fat and they didn't season it at all but a little bit of salt. My friend ordered a seafood rissoto which was mediocre at hast and too salty.

Very disappointed for the money we dropped.

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Thank Emily S
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Reviewed 6 April 2015

We sat outside by the water, lovely view and great service. The waiter spoke a little English but we had a couple of mixups with the order. Food was yummy. Drinks also good. We only got butter and bread as part of the cubierto, no sauces or dips. The tiramasu for desert was yum but a little frozen. Restaurant is the same price as most in PDE but the 25% discount with Itau card made the bill a bit easier to pay. We would go back.

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Thank ExpatAnnette
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