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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


$10 - $25
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews lunch filet mignon baguette carrot soup fresh fish soups lomo old city counter service bar style seating beautiful presentation special menu ciudad vieja downtown montevideo wonderful food limited menu worth the wait
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for lunch with my sister and brother-in-law who spend time in the winter (Northern Hemisphere winter) in Montevideo. The food was excellent. I had a sea bass that the menu said was to come with tabouleh, but without hesitation said I could put...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank colinrasmussen
Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

The quality of the food and service of this restaurant is way beyond what I would have expected from Montevideo. This restaurant could compete in any of the major metropolitan cities such as NYC and be one of the best. The husband and wife team...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank StylianosAlatsis
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

We tried many restaurants in Montevideo and Estrecho is one of our favourites. Great food. The place is interesting. The staff is attentive and friendly. Good value for money.

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank nhungle1007
Reviewed December 25, 2018

The last time I ate at estrecho was when I first arrived to Uruguay. Since then the family had grown and I had been unable to return. They had a night special with other local restaurants during the night of museums. We took advantage of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Carlos F
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is a tiny counter with chairs on one side and the kitchen right across- you can watch every dish being prepared in front of you. The synchronicity is just amazing. The food is fresh, varied, and very very good. Open for lunch only.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 705gabriellag
Reviewed November 20, 2018

Being rates one of Eater's essential restaurants in Montevideo I had to check it out for lunch on my sightseeing day in the old city. Following recommendations I arrived early (around 12:15pm). The restaurant is quite small and all seating is around a counter facing...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FreqTrvl75
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Thrilled to see a fabulous chef giving his personal attention to his creations at a long lunch counter where one would not be faulted to initially expect average food but that is certainly not the situation here! Friendly, engaging, attentive service. Reasonably priced. Another wonderful...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank D J
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Delicious food, beautiful presentation, friendly staff, reasonable prices, and a show all at the same time. There are no tables - you sit at what essentially is a lunch counter. The "kitchen" is right in front of you, on the other side of the counter,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Randy12414
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

The place is a very long bar where you can have lunch while eating great food. The tattooed chef is talented, creative and very friendly as well as all his staff. It is great to see the team work in front of you to serve...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank loicbuenosaires
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Amazing, flavourful, fresh food with a great vibe! We made a point of visiting this place after a number of failed dining experiences and I am so glad we did. The beef salad is to die for!

Date of visit: August 2018
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