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El Porton Parrillada

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Gral. Flores 333, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
+598 4522 5318
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The Barbecue Restaurant to visit in Colonia Here you can enjoy tha...
The Barbecue Restaurant to visit in Colonia Here you can enjoy tha traditional Uruguayan barbecue in food-warming trays for two. Also premium-quality cuts of beef, pork, chicken, fish, pasta and the classic Uruguayan 'chivitos'. A warm, familiar place with more than 30 year-old experience, run by its owners the Martinez-Sandoval family.
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  • 136
    Excellent
  • 250
    Very good
  • 66
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great bbq chicken

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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Rome, Italy
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187 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We went here on a Friday night, on recommendation by our taxi driver and we were delighted. They open at 8pm, the place is cosy and warm, the food arrived instantly and we ate our way through a big pile of meat (parrillada for two). We enjoyed the morcilla and the ribs in particular. The morcilla had a very particular... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We just strolled in the streets to find a restaurant. We saw a lot of locals on this one, so wr thought it cant be bad. We had to wait to get a table. I could not get a malbec wine in a glass but cabernet sauvignon was also good. The mashed potetoes/pure was exceptional. The ribs was nice but... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

This place came recommended from Let's go to Bueno Aires, on a budget. I could not be more happier. We, Family of 7 that includes 2 small children, had lunch their on Wednesday the 8th after our Ferry Ride over from Buenos Aires. The service was great. They really appreciated our patronage and showed it unlike some other places we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

After two years in colonia, I can say that this was the best place in whole town. Steaks were perfect, service was good and fast. Try lomo with pepper sauce, cheese cake is also quite good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The only real complaint against this restaurant is that the meat was not as tender as it should have been. I asked for a 'Pamplona' and it was tasty but slightly burned, and my gf asked for an 'Entrecot' (beef cut), and it was somewhat dry and tough, which a good entrecot should never be. Everything else was alright

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Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

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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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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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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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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54 restaurant reviews
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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gral. Flores 333, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +598 4522 5318

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 50
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue, Pasta, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

The Barbecue Restaurant to visit in Colonia Here you can enjoy tha traditional Uruguayan barbecue in food-warming trays for two. Also premium-quality cuts of beef, pork, chicken, fish, pasta and the classic Uruguayan 'chivitos'. A warm, familiar place with more than 30 year-old experience, run by its owners the Martinez-Sandoval family.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 12:00 am

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