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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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Rugby, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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125 reviews 125 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Easy to get there, prompt service, friendly, very tasty meat, good parrilla, the price is good for what you get. Crowded but we were lucky to get a table, full of locals. which usually tells me that we cannot go wrong, and we didn't....

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Uruguaiana, RS
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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Very good food, friendly and competent staff, good prices, good location and the most interesting: we wanted to pay cash, but the attendant said we could have a discount if we payed with VISA credit card!! Incredible, isn't it?! I strongly recommend it!

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

Nice and simple,though we had to wait for a while to get a table as it was lunchtime and argentina was playing at worldcup that time,so the place was reaaallly crowded! Nice service,good food-i had a very delicious marinated tongue!love it!

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London
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We went Saturday night and the place was heaving. Nevertheless, service was brisk and friendly. Not the best quality food, but very acceptable, and clearly a favourite with the locals, presumably because of the very reasonable prices. Great fun!

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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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