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Rambla Artigas entre calle 27 y 28, Punta del Este, Uruguay
+598 4244 8773
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The meal was totally tasteless. I ordered a dish called "asado de tira" with rice and fries. The meat was greasy and difficult to chew and the rice was very bad. The restaurant is well located and you have a good view of the beach and sunset and I think these are the only positive aspect of it. One last... More 

Thank Ronald O
Miami, Florida
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very nice dinner here. The restaurant decor is modern and very nice. Great ocean views. The steaks had great flavor and the chocolate secreto was amazing.

Thank spinuzzi
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Good place to have a perfect sunset view. If you like "Dulce de Leche", well, this is the place because they put a lot in your pancake :)) .... BTW I really like Dulce de Leche

Thank Guido M
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Good choice to be in business or with a family. There is a option to be attended outside, by the sea, with a beautiful view. Good prices, good food good attending.

Thank Carlos C
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

This restaurant is really cozy, well served, good food and for every taste. The staff is friendly and the prices are really reasonable.

Thank Flia. B
Chicago, Illinois
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50 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

This is a great restaurant with great staff. The food is prepared well and the prices are very reasonable for the quality. Try the hot queso appetizer and the pork chop with sweet potatoe.

Thank Clinton N
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

I had an incentive group that had lunch at El Secreto and I reserved the second floor of the restaurant. It has a very nice view of the Atlantic Ocean, at Muelle de Mailhos, with a nice and cozy ambient. The entrances, Picada del Mar and Picada del Campo were great and they serve from 2 to 3 people easily.... More 

Thank kstkarina
Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016

In April 2016 my wife and I and another couple had lunch at El Secreto on the advice of a local guide. We loved it. The food was great and our waiter, Jorge, provided prompt, friendly service. From our table we had a great view of the beach which is just across the street from the restaurant. It was an... More 

Thank 209RonB
Las Cruces
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119 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016

This is a classy open-air type restaurant with a view of the sea and the outside world. The food was fresh and tasty - the mushroom risotto was particularly good. Service was very friendly to go with the relaxing atmosphere. After all, it is Punta del Este and not Montevideo!

Thank peterharben
Tacuarembo, Uruguay
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116 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2016

I came here with my family during Easter and we were surprised not only with the excellent food and service, but also the nice location in front of the yatch port of Punta del Este. Good meat, excellent pasta dishes, a very complete wine menu, and excellent service. A bit expensive for similar restaurants in Uruguay but average mid-range prices... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Steakhouse, Latin, Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Argentinean, South American
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rambla Artigas entre calle 27 y 28, Punta del Este, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
  • Phone Number: +598 4244 8773

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?