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La Huella

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Playa Jose Ignacio, Jose Ignacio, Uruguay
0486 2279
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 519
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  • 260
    Very good
  • 77
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  • 31
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  • 31
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A little piece of heaven

We went to Montevideo/Punta del Este to celebrate dad's 70th birthday and La Huella couldn't be better! Friendly staff, amazing food, scenic view in a laid back atmosphere. It was absolutely, without a doubt, the highest point of our trip.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
SoniaLim
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Seoul, South Korea
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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Seoul, South Korea
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We went to Montevideo/Punta del Este to celebrate dad's 70th birthday and La Huella couldn't be better! Friendly staff, amazing food, scenic view in a laid back atmosphere. It was absolutely, without a doubt, the highest point of our trip.

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Punta del Este, Uruguay
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

La Huella has put Jose Ignacio on the map! It is always great to go there and feel the great atmosphere they have created. Service is very good. Food is good but unfortunately not much change on the menu when you go there often like we do.

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Metepec, Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Don't even try to get in if you have no reservation, but honestly after seeing how packed was the place, I didn't see myself having lunch at that place.

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Cabarete, Dominican Republic
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156 reviews 156 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We stopped at La Huella for a late lunch on our way to Punta del Diablo during the first Monday of Semana Santa (Holy Week). Horrible afternoon, rainy, yet the restaurant was pretty full. I ordered a steak which was delicious, cooked just like I ordered it. Service was excellent. We had a Colombian waiter who spoke perfect English and... More 

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This beachfront resort is chic, casual and fun. Delicious sushi, grilled fish and pisco sours. Reservations are necessary for lunch and dinner or you can eat at the bar. We ate here twice during our four night stay in Jose Ignacio.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

-The spot I rented a house 200 meters from the main beach (fyi, Jose Ignacio is 18kms from La Barra Punta del Este, Uruguay and it s really quiet/low crime area mini-town distant from La Barra -tip: La Barra shelters now low-income social groups settling since 2011 and robbery is not unusual but you do not have to be afraid... More 

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rye
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108 reviews 108 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

In Jose Ignacio this is THE place to eat! We had dinner here 3 nights on the trot, partly due to several other restaurants being closed but also because it is such a great place to go so we would've chosen it anyway. It was packed at lunchtimes , not quite so hectic at night. Over the course of the... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Located at José Inácio beach, La Huella is a must go restaurant when in Uruguay. Very good grilled food, a fine wine list, excelente service, at a beautiful spot.

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Buenos Aires
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

It can become more than a lunch or dinner at the beach, it can turn into a memorable experience. Located in Jose Ignacio, if you don't have directions you can pretty much ask anybody on the street how to get there. You need to make reservations because it can easily be packed full from lunch til dinner. Once seated you... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The atmosphere and the service are very good! But he food didn't surprise me, is not that was bad, not at all, but wasn't perfect anyway! The seemed just regular, not suiting with the place...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Playa Jose Ignacio, Jose Ignacio, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Jose Ignacio
  • Phone Number: 0486 2279

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Argentinean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups

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