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Empanadas Carolina

Mercado Del Puerto Loc 20, Montevideo, Uruguay
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“empanadas” (19 reviews)
“bar seating” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Fast Food, Vegetarian Friendly
Mercado Del Puerto Loc 20, Montevideo, Uruguay
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Reviewed June 24, 2017

Coming from Buenos Aires, we had tried plenty of empanadas but this place was by far my favorite! I had the carne picante and it was actually a bit spicy and full of meat and had the best crust! Would highly recommend!

Thank betsyjohn99
Reviewed April 7, 2017

Food is very expensive in Montevideo. In general, to eat in a restaurant will cost you as much or more than a good restaurant in the US. So Empanadas Carolina is a bargain. All empanadas are 51 Uruguayan pesos--about $2US each. And there are vegetarian...More

Thank ibekarl
Reviewed February 7, 2017

I really enjoyed the two vegetarian empanadas I got. They were perfectly cooked and not greasy at all. This place was very popular with both tourists and locals so expect a bit of a wait but it is well worth it for the price and...More

Thank travelingtalia
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

These girls pump out delicious empanadas like a well oiled machine! Not greasy, and not skimping on the fillings. Great find, must try! 51 pesos per empanadas, can of beer will set you back 60. Nice quick fix!

Thank czyzz15
Reviewed December 28, 2016

The free walking tour ended at the market and thanks to trip advisor we found this place. Talk about a value as well as a local hangout. I always say you know its good if the locals are waiting. The empanada were delicious, and there’s...More

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

As far as Empanadas go they were OK. Had better, had worse. Friendly ladies running the shop and prices weren't bad. Decent choice of fillings.

Thank Baybaah
Reviewed November 18, 2016

In a city full of expensive eateries it is good to find somewhere affordable. A massive choice of empanadas served by four young girls who are very efficient. They are not as good as the empanadas at my favourite place in Buenos Aires but they...More

Thank Mike V
Reviewed July 30, 2016

Serve original empanada of several flavours. You can pack to take away. It was the best of Montivideo for me. It is always crowd but they are fast.

Thank Itanagimenes
Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Seriously, I'm not screwing around these things are pure evil. Deep fried to perfection like the Colombian variety, but not at all greasy. I've tried all kinds of variations throughout South America and these are hands down the best! The Dulce de Leche one is...More

Thank Melbz85
Reviewed April 24, 2016

Just bar seating, so pretty much a fast food place. But empanadas are good and inexpensive, and the Mercado Del Puerto is very atmospheric.

Thank tripmeister-2
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mercado Del Puerto Loc 20, Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
  • Phone Number: 29166410
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