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Gral. Flores 333, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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Price range: $15 - $50
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Barbecue, South American, Steakhouse, Pasta
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Australia
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186 reviews 186 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
306 helpful votes 306 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Walked past the night before & it was buzzing. We returned for lunch the next day. 700 pesos for a chicken breast, salad and a few drinks. Pretty pricy for a backpacker budget but it was nice and the portions were an ok size, I wouldn't say large, but we shared them anyway and went away satisfied.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Big dishes with tons of food. Loved the tripes and blood sausage. The meat was ok. It came a little bit cold.

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County Londonderry, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The food is very nice. Staff are genuinely nice and attentive. Full of locals, ok price, lovely local wines. Very good

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atlanta
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

delicious dinner in colonia. arrived to find everything locked up but promptly at 8:30 pm, the doors and windows opened and the crowds started coming. excellent menu; fabulous lamb and asado. their house tannat wine very good and well priced.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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37 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We chose this restaurant on our first night in Colonia, because it was close to our hotel & looked busy (usually a good indicator of quality & value). Food was ok (1 steak, 1 chicken) & service was good, as was the ambiance, but there are much more characterful places for not many more pesos in the proper old town.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

they are a very popular place in colonia... mollejas (sweetbread) are the city´s best... al the other choices in the menu are very very good... go and eat relaxed...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The two of us shared a tasty lomo (steak) con guarnición (in this case mixed salad), a bottle of water (500ml) and basket of bread. Total price: 455 pesos de Uruguay ~ 19us$ ~16€

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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50 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have eaten here every time I've been to Colonia. I'm surprised the restaurant is so far down the ratings list, as the restaurant seems to have a lot of good word of mouth and is recommended a lot. Everyone I've ever gone here with has really, really enjoyed their food.

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Oregon
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

El Portón (The Gate) was recommended by our hotel and it was an outstanding choice. My wife and I liked it so well the first day, we returned on the second day of our visit to Colonia del Sacramento. Note, however, that portions are BIG. On our second visit, we shared the tenderloin (lomo) and it was plenty for both... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Very good food and service! Also, the prices are very fair. All the meat we ate were well prepared. Try the Torta Preto for dessert!

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Additional Information about El Porton

Address: Gral. Flores 333, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
Phone Number: 05225318
Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 50
Cuisine: Barbecue, South American, Steakhouse, Pasta

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