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Pulperia de los Faroles

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Misiones de los Tapes 101, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
45230271
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food and service .

Well situated in the main square . Simple decor but good food . International menu , from steaks to pastas . Reasonable prices ,good friendly service and a pleasant family atmosphere .

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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Asuncion, Paraguay
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Asuncion, Paraguay
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Well situated in the main square . Simple decor but good food . International menu , from steaks to pastas . Reasonable prices ,good friendly service and a pleasant family atmosphere .

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Cotia, SP
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This restaurant is set in the main square of Colonia Del Sacramento. The decor is simple and has a nice ambiance. The service is prompt and the waiter was helpful and courteous. I ordered the battered seafood plate. I should have known better after seeing the next table leave half of theirs untouched. The seafood was completely ruined because it... More 

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Satelite, Mexico
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We went here expecting to find typical Uruguayan food (because of the name "Pulperia") but turned out to be Argentinian/international. That was disappointing. Sitting at a table outside by the street was not a problem and actually nice since there was a fun street comedian performing there. The food, average and expensive. I can't understand why but be aware that... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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204 reviews 204 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We were rapidly passing through Colonia and requested a rapid lunch. Pasta and salads were suggested and we accepted. Service was rapid and lunch was fine. However, it was expensive for what we had.

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Cagliari
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147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

It comes recommended by the Lonely Planet and by the locals, but to me it was nothing special. I had a mixed salad and a (HUGE) portion of calamari. They were nice, although a bit oily for my taste. Overall, overpriced for what you get. I had dinner and the tables outside were nice.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Extraordinary location with beautiful square and (partial) view of the sea. Food lackluster: mediocre rice with seafood and a salad that could have been a few days less old. Service perfunctory.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

we had lunch there : mussels a la provencal were ok and served in large quantity rice with seafood and rice with vegetables and chicken (espanola) : not good location is fine

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Very slow service. Why eat salmon or panga or merluza in a river-side restaurant? And yet, that was all the fish they had. Nothing in the menu called my attention except for the fried calamari and fried sea food, which was good.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We had a lovely family meal here watching the sunset over river Plate. The food was good quality and the service ok. We may have received quicker service due to our early start, approx 6/7pm, but as the plaza filled up it seemed the staff took longer to get to everyone. The setting is lovely so not a bad place... More 

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Lima, Peru
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Our service at the Pulperia de los Faroles was only average. Our waitress came and went, but not according to service at our table or others. One couple sat down, waited, waited, and finally got their own menus. I'm not sure why they stayed. I ordered "Arroz con Mariscos" and my wife ordered raviolis vegetarianos (stuffed with spinach). For the... More 

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Additional Information about Pulperia de los Faroles

Address: Misiones de los Tapes 101, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
Phone Number: 45230271
Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
Average Prices: USD 15 - 35
Cuisine: International

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Misiones de los Tapes 101, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
  • Phone Number: 45230271

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 35
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic

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