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Cafe Brasilero

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

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  • 75
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  • 90
    Very good
  • 24
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  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
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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
Most recent review
Nice but...

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 16, 2015
Mauro A
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Montevideo, Uruguay
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Montevideo, Uruguay
1 review
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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1,405 reviews 1,405 reviews
813 restaurant reviews
602 helpful votes 602 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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Chicago, IL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This is a very popular spot for lunch - my recommendation is to dress nicely unless you want to stand out as a tourist. This is in the old part of the City / business section. Professional attire is the norm.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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12 reviews 12 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

When I sit down to a meal at Cafe Brasilero I usually think "That looks interesting and different." When I eat out I like to get something that I could not do for myself at home so something original is always a great start. I have always found the meals to be of great quality and the service is good... More 

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Hayward, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This is a place where you will fell back on time , in busy area of the city you will enjoy a Jam & cheese -croissant sandwich with large coffee,I love mozzarella tomato and basel, They also have a very tasty menu for lunch.

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Preston, Lancashire
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74 restaurant reviews
267 helpful votes 267 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We picked this restaurant based on guide book and other trip advisor reviews and were not disappointed. Although it is a daytime restaurant, we thought we would try our luck early evening and had no problem finding a table at 7.30pm. The tenderloin fillet with risotto was perfect as was a vegetarian pasta. Very good service in authentic surroundings. Highly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

Description

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

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