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El Tonel

Calle 30 entre calle 20 y Av. Gorlero, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
+598 4244 8934
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (8 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
“parrilla” (4 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinean, South American
$$ - $$$
Calle 30 entre calle 20 y Av. Gorlero, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
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11 - 20 of 47 reviews

Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

They don't cover cubierto and the servers are friendly. It's packed in this place but we got a seat quickly. We ordered a bottle of wine and the table service was not proper, the server just poured the wine into our glasses but it was...More

Thank Samantha C
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

We started our New Year's Eve at El Tonel, which we were glad offered their regular menu and prices for the night. On arrival, we found the check-in process a little confusing, as the host was not immediately evident and once identified, did not take...More

Thank JourneyingWoman
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

The service was good. Ordered my steak medium rare and it came dry. Not much flavor. The prices are cheaper for punta del este but better food can be found in the area

Thank spinuzzi
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Very good food, reasonable prices, good service. The Omelet was tasting really nice, the fish came as a good portion and was fresh and tasty and the piece of meat was big and well prepared.

Thank FrederikSchack
Reviewed May 1, 2016

The pictoral menu was helpful in making selections. We had a very friendly and helpful waiter and ended up with a delicious meal fresh off the grill.

Thank Beachwriter1
Reviewed March 6, 2016

We were a bit disappointed by El Tonel. While the chorizo and mixed salad were excellent, the Mussels Provençal were overcooked, the ojo de bife had a strange aftertaste and the ensalada russa didn't have a lot of flavor. The service was prompt and friendly.

Thank Amy M
Reviewed February 27, 2016

This is a restaurant in a very good location near the main avenues and streets, service is good, we recommend chivitos and also the seafood. Good beer too.

Thank MOrlandi70
Reviewed February 10, 2016

My wife and I both ordered the sirloin steak - medium rare - and it was presented perfectly. The expectation was that the sirloin might be a little tough. That thought was dispelled on the first bite. Our waiter suggested a Uruguayan wine - H....More

Thank BillHalfmoon
Reviewed January 28, 2016

as others have said, this place isn´t for cheap eats or fast food but it´s not crazy expensive and the food is good....we went there for a late lunch, we got a chorizo to start between us, then an estrana (skirt) cut to share (it´s...More

Thank Ysm7
Reviewed January 12, 2016

We had a wonderful dinner at El Tonel. My husband loved the steak and I was pleasantly surprised by the wonderful vegetarian option--provolone grilled cabeza. We ordered a few sides and enjoyed a bottle of wine over a quiet dinner. The staff was friendly and...More

Thank froulo
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 30 entre calle 20 y Av. Gorlero, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
  • Phone Number: +598 4244 8934
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