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El Palenque

Av. Roosevelt y parada 6, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“baby beef” (5 reviews)
“parrilla” (14 reviews)
“steak” (15 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinean, South American
$$ - $$$
Av. Roosevelt y parada 6, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
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Reviewed January 23, 2016

We had a very nice dinner here last week - both my husband and I both ordered steak. We did not have a reservation so we went early, around 8:30pm and were able to get a table outside. All the food we ordered was very...More

Thank Sam S
Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

During our travels in Argentina, we visited many of the renowned "best meat restaurants", which were great. However, El Palenque is the best meat restaurant we have ever been too. It could be the best steakhouse in The World. It's huge and the grills they...More

Thank SportsTours
Reviewed January 13, 2016

The food was excellent and moderately priced considering the area and the popularity of the restaurant. We got steaks, which were high-quality cuts grilled perfectly. The service was impeccable. Not much more one can ask for than that.

Thank UK_Gator_67
Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Always open and with a broad menu of meats, fish and pasta you can never go wrong. my wife just loves this place! Lunch or Dinner the place is always busy ! You will find politicians , celebrities and the who's who dining there. On...More

Thank MrCaliAdvisor
Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

This time it was during a getaway weekend. I had cochinillo, cooked to perfection. My wife had a vegetarian risotto and she loved it. If you don't want satisfaction guaranteed, El Palenque is amongst the best in Punta.

Thank Pablo R
Reviewed January 10, 2016

The meat is very high quality, nice and efficient service. Large restaurant, maybe a little to quiet.

Thank MatZag
Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic steaks cooked to perfection as well as some local specialities. Can definitely recommend this place to any meat lover.

Thank chiocseve
Reviewed December 15, 2015

A 75 year old spaniard who has lived all his life in Uruguay ,Don Emilio supervises every detail in his superb restaurant with his wife at the cashier. His details go so far as to bring a chef from Andalucia to teach the local talents...More

Thank John K
Reviewed December 10, 2015

Ask for Bruno, the server. Young guy with a lot of good information to share with you about the food. Great suggestions.very low key with good food.

Thank Laura B
Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

The evening at the restaurant would have been nice if it were not for the lying, cheating and dishonest Manager called Fernando! Initially the waiter mixed our steak orders around. It was an accident and it can happen. Mine (a ribeye) was easy to fix...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Roosevelt y parada 6, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
  • Phone Number: 49-4260
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