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Calle 28 Los Meros y 20 El Remanso, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
4244-0912
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 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 .

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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139 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 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 

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68 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 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.

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London
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146 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 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 

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Uruguaiana, RS
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 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.

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Long Beach, California
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12 restaurant reviews
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.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 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...

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Prahran, Australia
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 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.

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Punta del Este, Maldonado, Uruguay
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261 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Caracoles is a sure value. The turistic menu for 550 pesos phantastic. Every saturday you can eat for lunch puchero, an uruguayan speciality comparable to the french pot-au-feu or the swiss bernerplatte. But all the other days you will find good dishes on a big card. The service is very good. Most of the waiters working for years there. Good... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Amazing staff, good food and fair price. Ask about papas suiças, arroz azafranado and pechuga de pollo.

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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, International, Barbecue

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