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El Porton

Gral Flores 333, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
052 25318
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Sao Paulo, SP
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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Melbourne Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Locals place, great food, good prices. Away from the historic district, which makes for better food . Good atmosphere, easy walk from our Posada, the Colonia Suite

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Montevideo, Uruguay
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We absolutely loved this place! The meat was cooked perfectly--it was wonderful. The prices were lower than usual for this type of food. I wanted a salad instead of a potato side and they were happy to substitute. We definitely plan to go back.

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Went here during a one day visit to Colonia, and enjoyed the food. My steak was a special cut of flank, delicious but I should have ordered it rare rather than medium rare (it ended up being medium). The Milanese Napolitana was apparently delicious too. Besides that, the beer was cheap too (about 4 euro for a liter of Stella)!... More

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Sydney, Australia
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205 reviews 205 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013 via mobile

I came here because of the good reviews of the parilla. The restaurant was 80% full being 1.30 pm on a Friday, and there was a short Q, so I joined in. After a while, there was only a woman in front of me. When the waiter came near, she pointed to an empty table and he nodded okay. I... More

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Bainbridge Island WA
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144 reviews 144 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

A slight wait for a table. Seemed popular with the locals. The prices seemed fair and there was a great wine list. Service was friendly and warm. Beef was prepared to Jugoso (medium rare) and they got it right. Tasty sides as well.

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