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Los caracoles

Calle 28 Los Meros y 20 El Remanso, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
4244-0912
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Ranked #45 of 153 restaurants in Punta del Este
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Adrian, Michigan
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1,100 reviews 1,100 reviews
579 restaurant reviews
423 helpful votes 423 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

This is a great place in Punta del Este for the culinary specialty from this part of the world...grilled meat. The location, one block off the main drag, was very convenient as we had seen it on a previous pass through town. On this occasion, we decided to give it a try for lunch. The exterior appeared quite nice connoting... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Me and my whife were there to have lunch. It was out of the high seasons and we did not have problems to seat. We ordered a Lomo and the meat was perfect! Very juicy and delicious! The side dish was ok. The waiter was also frindly. The negative point was that as soon as we seated they put on... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

For diners accustomed to modern eateries in beach towns, this will be a novel experience. It's pure old-world bistro service. Properly attired wait staff, knowledgeable about the menu, formal (but not stuffy) service. And the food was impeccable. Steak au poivre was worthy of Paris. I'd go back anytime!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A really good dinner, with a friendly chatty waiter happy to talk to me in English (thanks so much). It is not always nice eating alone in a new country, but this was a very nice experience in a lovely city.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

It is centrally located, the prices were reasonable and the food was good quality. Service was ok. Since we went there off season, we did not have to wait to be seated.

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Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

My husband and I were on a Regent Cruise ship and happened to stop in Punte del Este which is a BEAUTIFUL place altogether. We ventured off on our own and found Los Caracoles for lunch and absolutely LOVED it! We ordered appetizers, meals, drinks and all were FABULOUS! We were even blessed with an English speaking server who was... More

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punta del este/uruguay
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

A family restaurant in the heart of Punta del Este, where there is a variety of gastronomy. It is conveniently located for nearby hotels and rentals when you do not feel to cook at home or are in a vacation. Many business people will choose it for the good food which is reasonably priced and has an extensive menu and... More

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Kent
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We have been to Los caracoles many times over the years. This time entrecôte was tough and the parque que de mañana was not freshly cooked - usually takes at least 20 minutes. This came almost immediately and was soggy. when my husband went to pay by card at the desk - the young woman was exceedingly and unjustifiably rude.... More

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Niteroi, RJ
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Was my first meal at Punta, me and my girlfriend was starving! we asked to waiter if the plates was possibly to share, he said they was personal. Ok, we ordered two different steaks and shared a different rice and fries. Each steak was huge! for sure we could share!! we ate a lot and at the final our bill... More

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5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

We went for lunch with my husband as the reviews here were so good. However, we were really disappointed, the waiter had the WORST attitude. He wouldnt explain what the things in the menu were considering this is a turist place you would expect the service to be a bit more helpful. We ended up ordering ñoquis with tomatoe sauce.... More

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