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La Otra

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Tomas Diago 758, Montevideo, Uruguay
7113006
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
I had my best parilla here

This was the first restaurant i visited with my husband when i came to Montevideo. The food was delicious and for me this is the best parilla place in Montevideo. However, the dessert was pathetic and we had to leave it unfinished. The waiters were very slow and we had to call them several times to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Food is simple but good (beef based) Price quite reasonable. Ambiance very informal though comfortable. Acoustics terrible. Very noisy. Weather permitting seat outside on the sidewalk.

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Muchas gracias por su opinion, nos da mucho gusto que haya disfrutado de nuestras carnes, efectivamente cuando el local esta... More 

Montevideo, Uruguay
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This was the first restaurant i visited with my husband when i came to Montevideo. The food was delicious and for me this is the best parilla place in Montevideo. However, the dessert was pathetic and we had to leave it unfinished. The waiters were very slow and we had to call them several times to take orders and get... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We had dinner here on 2 nights during a recent stay in the area. On each occasion the food, service and price was very good. If you do not book it is advisable to go before 8-30 pm as it fills up very quickly from the local population.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

La Otra was one of the best dinning experiences we had in Montevideo. My wife and I arrived early (around 7:00) which is not too common, but the staff was very welcoming. And the food was delicious. Great ceviche. Excellent parilla.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

First molleja plus provolone, thereafter the baby beef with salad. Quality of the meat is mostly very high. La Otra focusses on what they can do: meat. Which is non nonsense Uruguayan style reflected also in its decoration. Quality of wines is good as well. After many years it is still a rather "in place", Uruguayans as well as foreigners... More 

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Salmon Arm
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

A native Montevidean took us here as one of the best examples of an authentic parilla -- Uruguayan grill -- in the city. Centrally located just a few blocks off the Rambla in a leafy, pleasant neighborhood, the restaurant is comfortable, with seating at attractive wood tables in a lovely, rustic setting, complete with an open parilla where you can... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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44 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

A great resto, on a lovely side street, the waitstaff is great and so is the food. Nothing against La Otra but for goodness sake this is 2015, why don't they wake up and offer Visa. The menu is not cheap, and having to carry lots of cash to eat out is passe, particularly when so many other good restos... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I have been at ¨La otra¨every time I am in Montevideo, and it is always good, prices are reasonable, and food is excellent, I read other reports from people that visited and may have been dissapointed, well, it can happen, but I have to stand for the place and say in Pocitos is one of the best and also near... More 

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Neuchatel, Switzerland
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16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

this typical restaurant, at 5 mins walking distance from our hotel (My Suites boutique hotel) is very nice, very typical. good food, good wines and good prices

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Outdoor seating very nice. Service ok. Not the best beef in town. We were served steaks that looked more like contra filets than the ojo del ancho the locals were served.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tomas Diago 758, Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
  • Phone Number: 7113006

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Pizza, Barbecue

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