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Los caracoles

Steakhouse, Pizza, Noodle, International, Barbecue
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Calle 28 Los Meros y 20 El Remanso, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Waitstaff

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you can go every day

very good food, fresh fish, rice with cheeken EXCELENT , very good meat . And the waiters treat you like a friend .

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
gabriel m
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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Manistique, Michigan
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114 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Dishes here are very good, the wait staff treat you very good, and are very helpful. A Great Steak House, they really take pride in their dishes. I would be going back when back in Punta del Este

Thank jthayer219
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81 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Fantastic steak, great service, lots of locals. Make sure to share as the portions are enormous!!!! Don't expect an American steak house as the tastes are simple and uniquely Uruguayan allowing the flavors of the meat to shine

Thank Desiree K
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

very good food, fresh fish, rice with cheeken EXCELENT , very good meat . And the waiters treat you like a friend .

Thank gabriel m
Montevideo, Uruguay
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140 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We enjoyed our meal, we all ordered chicken and it was yummy (and cheaper than the beef). The kids shared our meals because the kids meals were $430 pesos!!! we didn't have desert. I probably wouldn't go back mainly because the prices are too high. There are plenty of other restaurants in PDE to choose from. Overall though it was... More 

Thank Netty2010
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68 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The food was fine not bad at all but the food prices are way more expensive than in other restaurants. Service was fast and good.

Thank Jedme
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161 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We were lucky to arrive early without a reservation as by the time we left people were queuing to get into this restaurant. The restaurant was full of local people which is always a good sign. We had a very nice meal and excellent service throughout. Would recommend a visit to Los Caracoles if in Punta Del Este however would... More 

Thank Bobandmaggie
Uruguaiana, RS
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Los Caracoles is a traditional place to have a meal in Punta del Este. It's the very old same restaurant since my first time there, more than 20 years ago. The food is very good and the service is excellent. The price is expensive, considering the place and is decoration, but it's worth paying.

Thank Renata O
Long Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We enjoyed this place so much that we returned the next day for the same lunch. The wait staff was wonderful especially the gentleman that spoke English. We shared the tuna with myo, green salad, sardines and a side of sauted spinach......so fresh and flavorful. The restaurant is light, bright and friendly.

Thank LisaZzanz
Boca Raton, Florida
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323 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

It's been here for ever.. The waiter also... and if you are back you are one of their special guests. Be warn in peak season 1hr wait is normal..but it is open all year round so you can enjoy it other times and enjoy the meal. It is one of the best resto in Punta...

Thank alvimangles
Prahran, Australia
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Very large portions and wonderful staff. They were very patient with our minimal Spanish. The food was OK, in saying that, we couldn't read a lot of the menu, which limited our choices. Had a little bit of everything on the menu and fairly priced.

Thank taylor w

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 28 Los Meros y 20 El Remanso, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
  • Phone Number: 4244-0912

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Pizza, Noodle, International, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children


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