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La Posta del Cangrejo

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Ruta 10, KM 160 y medio, Punta del Este, Uruguay
(00598) 42 770021
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  • 11
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  • 20
    Very good
  • 11
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  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food but it is not what it used to be

Generally speaking the place is lacking in maintenance. You eat well but there were some items on the menu which they did not have, I asked for a salad and it was scarce, also the shrimps au gratin were not enough, as it was not an entree. For the price we payed it was not up to scratch.

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2014
Jane S
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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48 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Porto Alegre, RS
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This was a good restaurant but now looks decadent. The ambient was old, dirty as well as the staff with dirty clothes and sweating. The food was reasonable and the price high for the service. It is a pitty because it is in a cool location overlooking La Barra beach. It is hard to park your car anytime.

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New York City, New York
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5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I asked for a reservation because several friends had recommended this restaurant. Actually not that great. In fact prices are high for the service they provide.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Generally speaking the place is lacking in maintenance. You eat well but there were some items on the menu which they did not have, I asked for a salad and it was scarce, also the shrimps au gratin were not enough, as it was not an entree. For the price we payed it was not up to scratch.

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Top Contributor
189 reviews 189 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

The prominent photos of the first George Bush and the old man owner walking around here never acknowledging guests is a tip off. Cool location overlooking La Barra beach. Since we speak Spanish, not sure how non speakers would make out- probably be a chore to stay here...We like this old school funky hotel but it is apparent that not... More 

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Brazil
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

I booked a table for a couple to celebrate his anniversary and imagine that was CLOSED? Even received the e-mail confirmation from MONICA. I send an e-mail to complain and MONICA told me sorry was a mistake!!! This restaurant must learn to work!

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Miami, Florida
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2010

On the pricey side, the food was excellent, I ordered brotola with a zapallo mousse it was delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ruta 10, KM 160 y medio, Punta del Este, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
  • Phone Number: (00598) 42 770021

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 70

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