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la lupita

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Punta Carretas
Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American
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luis de la torre, Montevideo, Uruguay
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8:30 pm - 12:30 am
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Tue - Sat 8:30 pm - 12:30 am
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

It's pretty unassuming as reataurants go but is at best to be viewed as a friendly neighborhood joint that serves good Mexican food which is surprisingly not very common in the city. Typical options we usually order include sope, Mexican eggs, tortillas all served with Mexican salsa and frijoles. Little pricey for the place but makes up in taste and... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Service and quality are top notch, but this is by far the priciest Mexican food place I've ever visited. Sorry to say, you don't get what you pay for.

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Brasilia
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

I'm not a big fan of really spicy food. However, every dish we had at Lupita was so bland, I felt the need to add hot sauce to make it vaguely Mexican. They happily brought it, and we had a good meal. I was very surprised when I saw a charge of 50 pesos for the little tin of sauce.... More 

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Thank AnaOlson
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

I love la lupita! Mainly because I'm a huge fan of mexican food and it's the only place in Montevideo that offers 100% mexican food. I always ask for Entomatadas! Another strong point is the service, it's excellent.

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Thank Paula P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

It's a small place, but it cooks the real stuff. No texmex food here, only truely Mexican food. Strong margeritas. It's a very good service and great drinks and food. Be aware of the chilli.

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Thank Euclides V
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

This mexican restaurant is very authentic and owned by Mexicans. You can see that the food is made with love. The attention is perfect and very fast. They serve nachos instead of bread, and we thought this was a nice touch. It's not expensive. The cheesecake it delicious!!!

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Thank Clara Y
Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

this was decent mexican food but I am picky about my mexican food so thats maybe harsher than others would think margaritas a good n strong

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Phoenix, Arizona
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190 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

When you have to have your Mexican food fix, this is the place. Good food, well prepared, great service. The can prepare your order as spicy or not, as you like it. Great place for a late night break from the local choice of beef. It does not open until 8:30PM and is closed Sunday/Monday. They do close for a... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

If you must have a burrito or taco you should come here. Food is average, drinks too, but you can find Mexican products, Dos Equis beer, and (if you ask for it) a bit of spicy food.

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Thank ArtProperty
Montevideo, Uruguay
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

typically food from mexico, with mexican chef and owners

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations
Open Hours
Tuesday
8:30 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday
8:30 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday
8:30 pm - 12:30 am
Friday
8:30 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
8:30 pm - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: luis de la torre, Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo>  > Punta Carretas
  • Neighborhood: Punta Carretas

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