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Madredeus - Cocina Portuguesa

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Mexican, International, Portuguese
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Acevedo Diaz 1156 esq. Canelones, Montevideo 11300, Uruguay
+598 2408 7978
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: First restaurant specialised in Portuguese cuisine in Montevideo. Codfish...
First restaurant specialised in Portuguese cuisine in Montevideo. Codfish is our speciality, although our menu also includes the classic sweet and savoury dishes typically found in Portuguese cooking, as well as a refined wine list. Modern welcoming atmosphere. Open Tues to Fri 11:00 - 18.30 hrs, Fri 16:00 to 00:30hrs and Sat 18:00 to 00:30hrs. We are looking forward to your visit.
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The Alentejo in Uruguay

This stylishly sleek little place tucked under the urban forest canopy of Montevideo's funky Cordon neighbourhood was a nostalgic trip back to southern Portugal. The caldo verde was wonderfully intense, my fresh cod was done to perfection, the flesh barely gelled, and my friends were all thrilled... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2012
Mark V
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Montevideo, Uruguay
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012 via mobile

Had heard great things about this place. Looks great with stylish decor. And concept of a Portuguese menu in Montevideo is a pleasant change frOm all the parillas here. But food was of very poor relation to anything you would get in Portugal. Avoid there Portuguese wines. What a pity

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Byron Bay
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 588 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

Most of the wonderful restaurants in the Old City close on the weekend, so we decided to try another on the list of TA favorites. Madredeus is not really near anything, but it is on a corner and was easy to find. The decor and ambiance struck us on arrival, even though the place was empty. The designer chairs look... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

This stylishly sleek little place tucked under the urban forest canopy of Montevideo's funky Cordon neighbourhood was a nostalgic trip back to southern Portugal. The caldo verde was wonderfully intense, my fresh cod was done to perfection, the flesh barely gelled, and my friends were all thrilled with their shrimp, flounder and steak. Montevideo is not known for culinary innovation... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

a very nice experience. great place, excellent service and a cuisine where every detail has been taken care of. really a must.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

I was amazed with this cozy and tasteful restaurant in Montevideo. I am Portuguese living in Mexico for the past 3 years and went to Uruguay for vacations. When i found out there was a Portuguese restaurant i had to try it. I really felt at home. The appetizers of codfish terrific, the "bife na pedra" a must, and desserts... More 

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oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2011

my girlfriend and i stop in around the 1st 0f april and had an enjoyable late snack and a nice wine...while we were there we chatted with the lady behind the bar who ended up being one of the owners...we only had a light meal but it was really nice...the owner recomended other resturants in montevideo and several in B.A....... More 

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Additional Information about Madredeus - Cocina Portuguesa

Address: Acevedo Diaz 1156 esq. Canelones, Montevideo 11300, Uruguay
Phone Number: +598 2408 7978
Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
Open Hours:
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Average Prices: USD 12 - 40
Cuisine: Mexican, International, Portuguese

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Acevedo Diaz 1156 esq. Canelones, Montevideo 11300, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
  • Phone Number: +598 2408 7978

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 40
  • Cuisine: Mexican, International, Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children, Entertaining clients

Description

First restaurant specialised in Portuguese cuisine in Montevideo. Codfish is our speciality, although our menu also includes the classic sweet and savoury dishes typically found in Portuguese cooking, as well as a refined wine list. Modern welcoming atmosphere. Open Tues to Fri 11:00 - 18.30 hrs, Fri 16:00 to 00:30hrs and Sat 18:00 to 00:30hrs. We are looking forward to your visit.
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:30 am

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