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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice food, a little pricey (but normal for PDE), staff good with kids.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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126 reviews 126 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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142 reviews 142 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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290 reviews 290 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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 261 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

portions to big for one person. Prices very expensive for poor food, Cubierto ( starter) made of heated bread from the morning, or the day before, and grissinis, but you can´t avoid it, they´ll charge you even if you don´t ask, or decline it.Ok, the sevice is good, but I wouldn´t come back to this restaurant.

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

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  • 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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