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La Cocina de Pedro

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Av. Gonzalo Ramirez 1483 | esq. J. B. Amorín, Montevideo, Uruguay
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Sao Paulo, SP
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After some ok. dinners and a few not so ok dinners it was a pleasure to find La Cocina de Pedro. Not only was the atmosphere and attendance friendly, but the chef sent out an appetizer when he discovered we had been there a bit too early. The meal was memorable and much superior to the more well known and... More 

Thank Romybr
Montevideo, Uruguay
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being here several times, always came back to have a family or a friends dinner. Nice place, good food and good service and the price is not that high to Montevideo standards. Can get really crowded on the weekends so reservation is a good idea. Overall a good restaurant.

Thank Leyan83
Berlin, Germany
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was fine and friendly, the ambiance pleasant, but the meat was not what we dreamt Uruguayan beef to be. I myself had lamb, which definitely wasn't tender enough. The desert (apple pancake) was tasty, but a trifle too sweet.

Thank Erica1943
Montevideo, Uruguay
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

"La Cocina de Pedro" is one of the best restaurant I've ever eaten. We went there to celebrate my dad's birthday. We had excellent food and then the waiter came with a mini brownie with a birthday candle. I recomend the sea rissotto, it's delicious, and on fridays they offer 2x1 drinks (daikiris and caipiroskas are the best).

Thank Sabrix35
United Kingdom
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112 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

I had lamb and its was truly delicious. But the waitress was not as kind as I could expect, I had to pay for her services twice (!!!) and I did not receive the discount the government of Uruguay offer to tourists in Uruguay if they pay using credit cards.

Thank World-Czn
Gainesville, Florida
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136 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I ate here a few times in February while living in Montevideo for the month. I'd say the food was a bit on the pricey side, but they had a vegetarian mushroom risotto that I went back twice for. This place was great for a quiet lunch by yourself.

Thank Martin S
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

I visited this parrillada saturaday afternoon. The required waiting time for a table without reservation was about 20 min, clearly explained by the staff. We were offered a drink while waiting in a nice living room style area. The place was completely full, our table was not the best, but the dinner was great. Try grilled meats! The room was... More 

Thank Rafael F
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
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207 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

I was invited to La Cocina de Pedro for a friends get together. We had a window table for 5 upstairs. The dining rooms are quite big, modern setting, with lots of table. A/C room. Even when we went for dinner during a weekday in early March, there were plenty of tables full. I'd recommend making a reservation. The meat... More 

Thank Expat-in-Cabarete
Santiago, Chile
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172 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

I've been impressed with the food (meat) in Montevideo in general, but this place takes it to a new level. I walked in and realized I probably should have made a booking. However, they pointed to one of two tables by the bar and indicated they were the only free tables in the restaurant. I sat down and was immediately... More 

Thank FrequentIndia
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69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

I´ve gone to this restaurant a few times and the staff is always friendly. The food is really good and there are many options at the menu. Ask for some local craft beers ou some local wine.

Thank CWBTraveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
Italian, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Spanish, Argentinean, South American, Latin, International
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Gonzalo Ramirez 1483 | esq. J. B. Amorín, Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
  • Phone Number: +598(2)4110909

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