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Panini's

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Italian, Pasta
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26 de Marzo 3586, Montevideo, Uruguay
6221232
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 64
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best pasta in town but expensive

The food is a little bit expensive, but the pasta is great. It's the best in town. Don't overestimate your eating capacity, pasta dishes are very well served. Wines are really expensive there, even for Montevideo.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
jlasauy
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Montevideo, Uruguay
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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441 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The food is a little bit expensive, but the pasta is great. It's the best in town. Don't overestimate your eating capacity, pasta dishes are very well served. Wines are really expensive there, even for Montevideo.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I have now visited this restaurant on three separate occasions. While their food is good and they have an above average wine list, this is all undone and has been in each occasion, baby poor service. The issue is not that they do not have sufficiently well trained waiters, or that the chefs can't cook, it just seems three are... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This "Italian" restaurant if you not test real Italian food. Very expensve. Tiramisu no good, Not recommend.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Trying to run away from the common place, we ended up eating at this rather expensive restaurant. Dishes are inspired in the modern contemporary cuisine who gives importance to the looks of dishes. Nothing against it . Be careful not to overestimate your eating capacity We asked as entrée some eggplant dish , which was very good but with all... More 

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New York area
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

my husband and i went to this restaurant on a recommendation from the hotel we were staying at. first they gave us a menu in spanish then we asked for english and they gave my husband one menu and me a different one. he asked for a glass of red wine for 300 pesos but they told him none of... More 

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Argentina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Food is expensive but no question because it was amazing, high quality products. The scene is lovely and the service is great. Lemonade is delicious. Desserts are great. Wine list its unbelievable.

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Sao Paulo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you love good Pasta ... or trying find an option of Uruguay meat (that is delicious) you will enjoy Panini's. Good options of Wine, several options of dishes (even meat) and good service. I got the Sorrentinos - a very light pasta filled with cheese ...

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Very nice atmosphere for business, you can impress a client... But overpriced. Had a very tasty lobster filled ravioli but nothing outstanding. The service was very good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Food is pricey, no question, but was definitely high quality. Pretentiously expensive wine list, but the biggest cost came in the unexpected extras. Bread was brought to the table and refilled. Little did we know that the five bread sticks would not be on the house. US$15 for 2 baskets of bread sticks? Desserts were pretty special though. I recommend... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Fresh delicious pasta in a fancy ambiance. I loved the open kitchen behind a glass wall. You can see your choice getting produced from scratch. The service is also excellent, maybe a little pricy.

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Additional Information about Panini's

Address: 26 de Marzo 3586, Montevideo, Uruguay
Phone Number: 6221232
Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26 de Marzo 3586, Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
  • Phone Number: 6221232

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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