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Restaurant Francis

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Luis de la Torre 502 | esquina Jose María Montero -Punta Carretas, Montevideo 11300, Uruguay
598-2 7118603
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 36
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
EXCELLENCE in Montevideo

The best restaurant in town. The most fine food, with the perfect climate not only for business, but also for family and couples and friends meetings. A wide rage carte, with seafood, meats, sushis, pasta and sweet delights. The place is very comfortable and the staff very kind.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Montevideo, Uruguay
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The best restaurant in town. The most fine food, with the perfect climate not only for business, but also for family and couples and friends meetings. A wide rage carte, with seafood, meats, sushis, pasta and sweet delights. The place is very comfortable and the staff very kind.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We ate a plate of meat for two that was only average, the other plate was lamb also very average. Attention was excellent however. Bread not adequate for meat.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I have gone to Francis many times before . In previous cases have had problems with the assignment of the place to eat. In general I am derived to a not so good place but in this opportunity I was sent to the worst one, even though I allways make reservations.. On the other hand we where not carefully attended... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Everything is good in Francis: the food, the place and the attention. Definitely a must visit. Better to make reservations, as lots of people go.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

What a great dining experience we had at Francis. From the appetizers to the main courses everything was done very well. The restaurant ambience is something to be mentioned as well as the good and friendly service.

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17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The best meal of my recent trip to Uruguay, not a single bad thing to mention. Friendly and fast service, amazing and delicious food. The owner himself receives you at the door and runs the operation. Try to book a table in advance. I went to dine on a monday and it was full (I didn't have a reservation, but... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We are staying in the Pocitos area of Montevideo and just a quick walk from Dazzler Hotel is Restaurant Francis! Our server, Ines was delightful and helped us manuver the menu. We had such an amazingly delicious dinner and chose a great Uruguayan wine to accompany. Francis is very special and a definite when visiting Montevideo.

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Seoul, South Korea
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7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Our friends couldn't recomend more this restaurant, but IT WAS THE WORST EXPERIENCE IN URUGUAY! We basically waited over 1h30min for our orders and when they finally came, it was cold. The lamb was chewy and bland and the fish smelled bad. It may have been an ill luck night for us, but we definitely wont be trying it again.... More 

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Estimado cliente: Lamentamos que su experiencia en Francis no haya sido satisfactoria. Estamos al tanto de lo ocurrido. Sabemos que... More 

Bogota, Colombia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Uruguay is not only meat is any kind of food in a nice environment. Very good service in a nice place. It was very good to have a dinner here.

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Florence, Italy
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34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

It 's not cheap to eat here, but you get a good food, and good service that is consistent over time, they also have a good delivery. I am not crazy about the sushi here, but I love the fishes.

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Additional Information about Restaurant Francis

Address: Luis de la Torre 502 | esquina Jose María Montero -Punta Carretas, Montevideo 11300, Uruguay
Phone Number: 598-2 7118603
Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
Average Prices: USD $35 to $50
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Sushi, Grill

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Luis de la Torre 502 | esquina Jose María Montero -Punta Carretas, Montevideo 11300, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
  • Phone Number: 598-2 7118603

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $35 to $50
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Sushi, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients

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