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La Posta del Cangrejo

Ruta 10, KM 160 y medio, Punta del Este, Uruguay
+598 4277 0021
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good41%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Jan 4, 2015
“Bad experience”
Feb 28, 2014
“Heard it was better than i experienced!”
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Ruta 10, KM 160 y medio, Punta del Este, Uruguay
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Reviewed January 4, 2015

This was a good restaurant but now looks decadent. The ambient was old, dirty as well as the staff with dirty clothes and sweating. The food was reasonable and the price high for the service. It is a pitty because it is in a cool...More

Thank Grizzo2014
Reviewed February 28, 2014

I asked for a reservation because several friends had recommended this restaurant. Actually not that great. In fact prices are high for the service they provide.

Thank Susan H
Reviewed January 26, 2014

Generally speaking the place is lacking in maintenance. You eat well but there were some items on the menu which they did not have, I asked for a salad and it was scarce, also the shrimps au gratin were not enough, as it was not...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed December 9, 2013 via mobile

The prominent photos of the first George Bush and the old man owner walking around here never acknowledging guests is a tip off. Cool location overlooking La Barra beach. Since we speak Spanish, not sure how non speakers would make out- probably be a chore...More

1  Thank westlakeh
Reviewed November 6, 2012

I booked a table for a couple to celebrate his anniversary and imagine that was CLOSED? Even received the e-mail confirmation from MONICA. I send an e-mail to complain and MONICA told me sorry was a mistake!!! This restaurant must learn to work!

1  Thank Lis_bittencourt
Reviewed September 18, 2010

On the pricey side, the food was excellent, I ordered brotola with a zapallo mousse it was delicious.

Thank juliofesanz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$40 - $70
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ruta 10, KM 160 y medio, Punta del Este, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
  • Phone Number: +598 4277 0021
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