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Life bistro + bar

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Pedragosa Sierra casi Roosevelt | Parada 5, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
59842497777
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 28
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  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Our best PDE dinner

Of three dinners in PDE, the evening at LIFE was the best. The room is elegant, service impeccable and the food exceeded expectations. The rack of lamb was done exactly as requested, and their signature stuffed fish dish is truly memorable. A strong wine list; only wish we'd had room for postres!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2014
FredDoyle
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Toronto
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Cayenne
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Like so many other places in Punta Del Este, this restaurant is well overrated. The amount you have to pay is well above what it is worth. I had chipirones as a starter, which were good, well cooked but the thyme sauce wasn't best suited with the dish. Then I ordered thai chicken, and the dish I was brought had... More 

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Toronto
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

Of three dinners in PDE, the evening at LIFE was the best. The room is elegant, service impeccable and the food exceeded expectations. The rack of lamb was done exactly as requested, and their signature stuffed fish dish is truly memorable. A strong wine list; only wish we'd had room for postres!

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Tampere, Finland
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Ambition is written on the foreheads of the staff and with capital letters. It's so cool when the chef and his team make an effort and are creative. Sometimes they fail and sometimes they succeed but all the same it's an experience for us. I won't go into details of our portions but in our minds we gave them 10... More 

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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133 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

They accommodated a group of seven for the same night, weekend, without any problems. We sat in the lobby area vs the salon, which was full and looked a bit more formal. We ate a variety of items from the menu and everyone was quite pleased, and the beer and wine were flowing freely and the price still was less... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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85 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

We went to dinner with 10 other friends and all raved about the meal. So far it is the meal I enjoyed the most I had ravioli filled with pumpkins and beets with a light tomatoe sauce. It was exquisite.The ambiance is romantic and the entertainment was enjoyable but not overpowering. Reservations are necessary.

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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012 via mobile

Everything I ate here was superb - I loved the seafood taglioni so much I ate it two meals in a row. Excellent service - nice wine recommendations and the wine list accommodates all budgets. Most main dishes are approx $22 - $26 and are worth it. Some of the appetizers looked a bit expensive but I really enjoyed the... More 

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Anna, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

service was really good; food excellent; wines good quality at a very good price. Had the brotola in a lemon sauce. Husband had the new york strip which he seemed to enjoy. Dessert was -- of course-- flan with dulce de leche. Yummm! A bit pricey at $130 but we did have appetizer and bottle of tannat as well.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

Very pleasant romantic place. it was the best dinner i had in punta del este. you need to make reservation. ask for the terrace.

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Additional Information about Life bistro + bar

Address: Pedragosa Sierra casi Roosevelt | Parada 5, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
Phone Number: 59842497777
Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
Average Prices: USD 15 - 40

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  • Address: Pedragosa Sierra casi Roosevelt | Parada 5, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
  • Phone Number: 59842497777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 40
  • Price Range: $ $ $

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