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El Horno de Juan

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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Dining options: Delivery, Late Night

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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Honeymoon in Uruguay.

This is how pizza should be! I'm gonna miss this place. The service was amazing even tho it gets really busy. Awesome atmosphere and very friendly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2013
Santiago R
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  • Late Night
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

This is how pizza should be! I'm gonna miss this place. The service was amazing even tho it gets really busy. Awesome atmosphere and very friendly.

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Denver, Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

This was excellent pizza and a friendly place. Loved the faina too. We'll go back for sure. I recommend it whole-heartedly.

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Niteroi
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

This place is horrible, without confort and charm. The pizza is too bad! Who thougth that it was good? Certainly, doesn't know what is a great e truth pizza!!! Argh!!!!!

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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013 via mobile

The pizza was absolutely amazing, the faina was delicious!!! I reheated the pizza the next day and it still kept it's crunch and tasted so good. This place makes my mouth water. As for the service it took a long time just to order but once in the food came fast. This is my pizza place!!

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Madrid, Spain
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2010

at the hostel, the staff recomend this pizzeria... and they were right when sayng "oh! you need to go here... they make the best pizza in Montevideoo" a good tip: in Uruguay, if you ask for pizza you're gonna get it without the cheese... so make sure you ask for a MUZZARELLA if you want the regular one ;)

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2009

I've been to El Horno de Juan in Portones and it is truly the best pizza in Montevideo! Although you can't call ahead to order nor do they deliver, the wait out in the cold is definitely worthwhile. They are a few pesos more expensive than other pizza places, but the extra few cents are worth it. They are my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2008

Although the place itself is not very much comfortable to eat at (you'll probably prefer to eat at home) the mozzarellas are really superb!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?