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Rara Avis

Buenos Aires 652 | left wing of Teatro Solis, Montevideo 95270000, Uruguay
(598) 291 50330
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Ranked #16 of 459 Restaurants in Montevideo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Their food was suggested by a local as one of the best options in Montevideo and we were not disappointed. Food is great and so was the menu of wines. Moreover, the live music by a singer who played the piano made it a nice experience. She was able to sing some classics from Brazilian Bossa Nova which made us... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This place has stunning decor and a lovely ambience. It is everything you would expect from upscale dining in South America. Really memorable and would not hesitate to recommend to anyone.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Famous restaurant because it is located at Teatro Solis but what is point of location when after booking a table in advanced we were given the cellar? Underground, freezing dinning room, facing walls aorund us. We were a group of 12 people. We went for the lunch set menu witch has starter, main & dessert. More or less 25USA per... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

! went here twice and had the opportunity to try the main floor and the downstairs room.I believe it´s worth describing both, since the experience on the main floor is actually ok. Main floor: very upscale, with tables very far apart, attentive service and a duo piano/cello playing tango (no extra fee). Food is not extorsively priced by local standards... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This is definitely the best restaurant in Montevideo (and I have visited many well rated restaurants in Montevideo)!!!!!! I went there one night and decided to go back on the night after (I cancelled my reservation on another restaurant). It is located at Solis Theater, very beautiful and chic place (I had dinner at the Rouge Saloon). The Food was... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

A must in Montevideo! beautiful restaurant in Teatro Solis. Expensive but definitely worth it, the food is a die for experience, excellent wine selection and perfect service.

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West Bay, Grand Cayman
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We went here for dinner after a wonderful performance at the Teatro Solis. The inside is very beautiful, with multiple dining rooms on different floors of the building. The dining room we were in was very beautiful-old decor that felt very warm. The server was very nice and attentive. They even sent out some complimentary appetizers with nuts-which I am... More

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Jamaica
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This is by far the most heralded (and most expensive) restaurant in Montevideo so I had to check it out. The setting is perfect, located in Ciudad Vieja just next to the Teatro Solis, on the actual building, in fact. The dining room was excellently laid out with the perfect lighting. The live music was refreshing and I had one... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Since my wife and I only had a few days left on holiday, we decided to splurge a little and dine at this restaurant. What a fortuitous decision! The interior of the restaurant is painted in vibrant red with very beautiful paintings hung on the walls. We were ushered into an intimate booth by the maître'd. He recommended an excellent... More

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Montevideo
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Showed up here because of the ratings and the location. Music was nice and the ambiance was clean, but the food was very lackluster. Ordered the 28 day dry aged steak and a friend ordered the pork, steak was chewy and rough, sauce had no real flavour, with no signs of aging, and the pork was extremely dry. The best... More

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