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Sarandi 460, Montevideo, Uruguay (Ciudad Vieja)
29156107
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Ranked #7 of 475 Restaurants in Montevideo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, French, Fusion
Neighborhood: Ciudad Vieja
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I was in Montevideo for work, and a friend recommended this place to have lunch, so I headed for Ciudad Vieja full of expectations. It could well be that the dish of the day wasn´t spectacular. But I felt dissappointed. As is usually the case with contemporary cuisine and upbeat restaurants, the dish descriptions ran a few lines long. This... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

The food here is excellent contemporary cooking done by some young, vibrant chefs served by young friendly staff. When we arrived it was just after the peak time for lunch so it was quiet, but what I do remember well, which stood out for me, was that one of the clients was having a conversation with one of the chefs,... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I enjoyed every bite. reasonably priced , the most tender fillet I ever had in my life . I believe there is no other seating besides the bar but the food was so good I can not even explain in words how good it was !

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Steak salads in the US just don't measure up. The Uruguayans believe their beef is better than the Argentinians, and after tasting the four 5cm cubed cooked perfectly steak, that mixed well with the large amount of greens and dressing, I must agree. And the delicately fried quinoa salad my wife got with her excellent fish of the day, corvina,... More

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Santiago, Chile
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179 reviews 179 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I visited for lunch on a weekday afternoon at 12pm and had no problem getting a seat; however, by 12:45pm, the place was almost full. There are no tables, only seats at a long bar, which overlooks the kitchen, so you can watch as your meal is being prepared. I ordered the filet mignon which came with mashed potatoes (UYU... More

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Houston
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This a tiny spot right on the main pedestrian thoroughfare in old town Montevideo. You have to pay attention or may just pass it up. The food is fantastic and the staff is very friendly and attentive. The owner himself will make the rounds and come speak to you about what they are serving and to ensure you are satisfied.... More

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Paris
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I always goes there, it is still my place to go when I around . The food is fantastic and the service super! Prices are super ok with the quality you have , high recommended / try the "dish of the day" they offer.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We lived in Montevideo for three months, and Estrecho is the BEST restaurant by far. The food is creative, delicious, and beautifully presented. The staff are wonderful -- warm, professional, efficient. It's open only for lunch (I think from noon to 4:00) and if you arrive during the lunch crunch you might have to wait -- it's so worth waiting!... More

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London
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72 reviews 72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Fantastic lunch spot, dedicated and professional team work in front of you creating delicious mains and desserts. We were lucky enough to be seated next to the dessert chef and in our opinion we got a masterclass in desserts as well as lunch! Thoroughly impressed as well as full and very happy!! Alex the co-owner is extremely attentive and took... More

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Toronto, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

This has to be one of everyone's favourite restos in MVD. In a city that is short on restaurant culture...you can only eat so many chivitos and parrilladas...here is an unpretentious lunch counter in the Old City that just oozes finesse. The owner hails from France via Miami which explains a lot. We sat at the counter watching her create... More

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Address: Sarandi 460, Montevideo, Uruguay
Phone Number: 29156107
Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo>  > Ciudad Vieja
Cuisine: American, French, Fusion

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