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Cafe Brasilero

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Ituzaingo 1447, Montevideo, Uruguay
59829172035
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Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Description: Tiene que estar si o si, es el cafe mas antiguo de Montevideo.

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  • 115
    Very good
  • 36
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  • 7
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best place for coffee in Montevideo

Came here twice. Couldn't find many other places for coffee honestly. Coffee here is good and the decor is really really nice. Since 1877? Cakes are pretty good too. Luckily for us was right near our hostel. Oh, do check out the bathrooms! Very well thought out decor.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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English first
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Came here twice. Couldn't find many other places for coffee honestly. Coffee here is good and the decor is really really nice. Since 1877? Cakes are pretty good too. Luckily for us was right near our hostel. Oh, do check out the bathrooms! Very well thought out decor.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The environment is excellent, as well as the food. However, in case you order a sandwich, you most likely need to share it. The service is just ok.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I enjoyed to wooden paneling and quaint ambience of this little cafe. The lunch I had was excellent. The service was friendly and efficient. They even had wifi so I was able to keep up with the folks back home while I enjoyed my coffee after lunch. Highly recommend this historic cafe.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Looking for good coffee, we were adviced to try this one. As it happened to be lunch time, we tried there food as well. Both coffee and food were good, though the place was a bit busy during the rush hour of nearby workers. Food was surprisingly good, staff was friendly. Next time we would go towards the end of... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

If you're a friend of the house, one of the many regular customers, then you're in for great service and you will be lavished with attention but if they don't know you, at times you might feel neglected. Food was good, not average but not spectacular either. What imagination they have, they put it all in the dishes cause the... More 

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We enjoyed the visit there. The food was wonderful the place is like a museum for a wonderful past. The placemats are of replicas of old newspapers. The service was fast, we went about 2pm.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This little, nice cafe had everything we need for a perfect Lunch or coffee break. The food was really good (we had the risotto and a salad), coffee is just decent and desserts are amazing. We will come back when we are in Montevideo again.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

A great place for a drink (or a meal - they are pretty good). Small but cosy and atmospheric place. Definitely the most interesting cafe in Montevideo.

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Adrian, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 723 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This café has a wonderful vintage feel and offers some nice light meals as well. The location in Ciudad Vieja made it relatively easy to find though that part of the city was not exactly hopping late on a Saturday afternoon when we were there. In fact, it was the only thing nearby that was open. We walked here from... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This special cafe will remain you to Montevideo in its 40s or 50s. It´s a pearl in the middle of the down town area with great coffee and very nice atmosphere ....

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Address: Ituzaingo 1447, Montevideo, Uruguay
Phone Number: 59829172035
Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
Cuisine: Cafe

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ituzaingo 1447, Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
  • Phone Number: 59829172035

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

Description

Tiene que estar si o si, es el cafe mas antiguo de Montevideo.

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