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Calle 28 Los Meros y 20 El Remanso, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
+598 4244 0912
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Toronto
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We tried this place because a friend of ours in Canada recommended it to us when she heard we were visiting Punta del Este, and we are very glad we went! Out of all the restaurants (including an amazingly expensive steak house/Parrilla in Buenos Aires), Los Caracoles was by far the best meal that we had on our entire trip.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well Los Caracoles is an establishment.. It is the most successful restaurant in Punta del Este and in the evening there is always a long line of people waiting for their turn,but it has a huge capacity of guests...the food is always excellent and the service is friendly and kind of family attitude ,if you are with kids,this is the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was our 2nd time to Caracoles. It's a typical cantina. Many food options, you can easily share if not so hungry. Reasonable food for families.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent location in the centre of Punta del Este. Good variety of dishes. Some of their specialities are: "milanesa con papas fritas", "parrilla" and "ravioles". Tasty and traditional desserts. Very nice to go for dinner.

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first shore side meal since departing on a cruise from Buenos Aires, it was a very good find. Local beer and I had gigantic perfectly cooked lambchops while my wife enjoyed an excellent steak. The grilled sweet potato was a big hit.

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Thank NuclearDuo
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went with my family and we love this restaurant. The food was delicious and the service excellent, very friendly

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Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

This place was packed when we arrived but we took a number and were seated within 15 minutes. Our server was incredible...even though he was swamped with tables he took the time to help us choose a bottle of wine and did the proper taste test and service when bringing it to the table. He was friendly and attentive. The... More 

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London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a classic in Punta del Este. It has been running for many years. Service is warm and efficient. Although dish presentation is not fancy food menu has a wide selection of dishes and is served in abundant portions. Food quality is also very good. We had a selection of meat and sea food dishes and we were... More 

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Toronto
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

We ate dinner at 10 pm at Los caracoles on perhaps one of the busiest days of the year- January 1. The place was in full swing when we arrived, with a line-up out the door. Checking in with our host, we received a number and within about 15 minutes were comfortably seated at a table. (For anyone who could... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016

We chose this place cause it's a staple of Punta del Este. We were expecting the price to be expensive, but food to match. We ordered the Salmon (recommended by the chef), a milanesa, mashed potatos as main dishes. The Salmon was bad, so bad that we didn't eat most of it. It was overcooked and drenched in cheese. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Latin, Seafood, Barbecue, Spanish, Argentinean, Soups, South American, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 28 Los Meros y 20 El Remanso, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
  • Phone Number: +598 4244 0912

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?