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All 165 Punta del Este Restaurants

La Posta del Cangrejo

Ruta 10, KM 160 y medio, Punta del Este, Uruguay
(00598) 42 770021
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Ranked #130 of 165 Restaurants in Punta del Este
Price range: $40 - $70
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English first
New York City, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
184 reviews 184 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 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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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
5 reviews 5 reviews
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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Additional Information about La Posta del Cangrejo

Address: Ruta 10, KM 160 y medio, Punta del Este, Uruguay
Phone Number: (00598) 42 770021
Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
Average Prices: USD 40 - 70

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