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La Huella

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Playa Jose Ignacio, Jose Ignacio, Uruguay
0486 2279
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Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine

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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
Most recent review
Delicious seafood and a perfect location

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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rye
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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rye
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101 reviews 101 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

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 NEW via mobile

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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11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

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
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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Pouch Cove, Canada
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104 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Everything about this place comes together to create a wonderful dining experience. We shared squid rings followed by an octupus and olive based spaghetti and my partner a mixed sushi platter. All were very good, the octopus excellent, with large portions. Accompanied by multiple delicious caprioskas delivered by a staff of beautiful people in a lovely setting steps from a... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I took 10 people for dinner one night. We ate and drank our fill, drinks and wine, seafood for all, more and more. Clams, muscles, fish, sauteed, fried. It was fabulous. Everyone was thrilled. I went back a few days later for a late lunch. We had a marvelous seafood, sashimi, more wine and a magnificient cold mint vegetable cream... More 

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Park City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Do not miss this restuarant on the beach, yes you do need a reservation even for lunch. The line never stopped. The food is fantastic.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The catch of the day made in the parrilla was delicious as was the octopus we had as an entrée. It has a good wine list as well. Reservations are recommended because the restaurant gets pretty packed!

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Berlin, Germany
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Beautiful beach café, laid back atmosphere - and great food. We came back several times and always found something new and interesting. The prices are very fair for the quality of food. Also great for a cocktail

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buenos aires
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Wonderful be achy breezy scene. More refined than most beach cafes because of quality of food and choice of menu, but still gives that you relaxed holiday feel. The grilled octopus is amazing with just the right crunch. The wine list is extensive and the Clerico is soft and refreshing. Its a wonderful oasis from the white sands and hot... More 

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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: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine

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