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Estrecho

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Sarandi 460, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
+598 2915 6107
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Medellin, Colombia
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89 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I very much enjoyed this place, in fact it was the one place we repeated in Montevideo during our one-week stay. It's only open for lunch and it's a great option for a quick but not rushed lunch. Tender beef on the filet mignon, tasty sandwiches, a daily change of fish in a basic dish but with the filets always... More 

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Joinville, SC
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have a lunch with my wife and we really enjoy the place, food and the service. The experience to be in a place like bar but restaurant was fantastic.

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Thank JPROSSETTO
Montevideo, Uruguay
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ideal for lunch during working days. No tables, just counter lunch. Fast, good. Friendly atmosphere, everybody business-like.

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Thank SHdeV
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved sitting at the bar watching all the different meals being prepared. We had fish of the day and a chicken dish. Both were tasty and beautifully presented, as was dessert also. I would have liked the food to be seasoned a bit more but they use less salt to be healthier. The service was attentive and friendly. I... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
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88 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Estrecho restaurant is indeed narrow and is reminiscent of an old style drug store or diner lunch counter in the US. There are some differences: the counter is made of beautiful wood and the food is sophisticated continental gourmet style. Inexpensive local wines are offered. The service is friendly and attentive. It may seem strange to have food presented... More 

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Thank ajnaro
Uruguay
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

This place is small and you might have to wait, but it sure is worth it. Presentation is gorgeous and the flavors are out of this world.

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Thank ScarlettDubois
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

With a discrete entrance and modern atmosphere, the place made intrigued by first impression. But once the plates have arrived We were completly certain we've made a great choice. We shared two soups for starters (thai and onio soups). Then the great uruguaian chivito was tasty. Service was lovely. I do strongly recommend it. Regrets for not coming back. Oh,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing, great food served to businessmen on their lunch break and couples having a quick lunch. The food is fresh and prepared before you. The swordfish I ate was better than the same meal I had in BA for 5 times the price. Highly recommended. Don't let the exterior put you off, go in, you will not... More 

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Thank bennshep
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Only open for lunch, this place is fantastic. Great food and attention to presentation details. Every plate ordered was excellent! The staff has a few who speak expert English. I gladly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Eugene S
Canberra
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118 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Estrecho is a charming cafe with a cool vibe. Open for lunches, it has long bar for diners to sit at that runs the length of the space, and an open kitchen. The chefs and other staff are mostly women, and their work is really great to watch while you eat. I had a lovely, light yet tasty, fish dish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
Cuisine
Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sarandi 460, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo>  > Ciudad Vieja
  • Neighborhood: Ciudad Vieja
  • Phone Number: +598 2915 6107

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