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Estrecho

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Ciudad Vieja
French, Contemporary
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Sarandi 460, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
+598 2915 6107
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Incredible food in Montevideo in a very cool place

Booked here because of TripAdvisor score. Not sure what to expect but after this experience, the score is well deserved. The place is quite small - is like a long bar ("stretched") where you serve the food and the cooks are preparing the food in front of you. The food was amazing in every detail... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
Dan F
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Bucharest, Romania
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Bucharest, Romania
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Booked here because of TripAdvisor score. Not sure what to expect but after this experience, the score is well deserved. The place is quite small - is like a long bar ("stretched") where you serve the food and the cooks are preparing the food in front of you. The food was amazing in every detail and was topped with a... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

We absolutely loved the modern food served in a casual setting. It reminded us so much of all the great restaurants we frequent back in Melbourne. Absolutely the best meal we have had in Montevideo.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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66 reviews 66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I absolutely love this style of restaurant, especially if you're dining solo. A huge bar with space for 40+ diners with the kitchen right in front of you. The whole vibe was very upbeat and not at all stuffy. I actually ended up going twice for lunch while in Montevideo. Both days the food was great, and the service was... More 

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Seattle
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We ate here 3 times for lunch and loved each visit. The food is fabulous, the staff very attentive, and it's fun to watch the workings behind the counter -- like clockwork.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Everything about this place is wonderful. The food, of course. But also good for entertainment value...the attention to detail of staff dedicated to their craft. And mushy peas ... in Montevideo!!! Who'd have thought it?!

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

From the bread and dips, to dessert and coffee the quality and taste of everything served is simply excellent! The place is usually packed, so MUST call for reservations in advance. Also eating over the bar instead of on the table gives it a little something different. If in downtown, a great place to be.

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Montevideo
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Delicious food, the desserts varies according to the day. If you are as fortunate as to be able to try the nuts and pecan tart, you will be indeed very lucky, it is the best desert in the world!

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Excelent food, very gourmet, you are able to ser the way they prepare it you eat at the bar that is why I recommend for two or max 3 people. Owners are very friendly

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Seattle
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This small but lovely restaurant in the old city was so good that I returned the following day. You sit at a long counter overlooking the chefs and waitstaff, and the entertainment is almost as good as the meals. Everyone is very friendly. The chef came by both days to chat with me. Food is fresh and absolutely delicious. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The best lunch I have had in South America. Lovely menu, superb food, very helpful staff. Simpel and Wonderful. A must if you are in Montevideo and looking for some first class food!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sarandi 460, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo>  > Ciudad Vieja
  • Neighborhood: Ciudad Vieja
  • Phone Number: +598 2915 6107

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Contemporary

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