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El Torreon

General Flores 19 | Barrio Histórico, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good23%
  • Average29%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible20%
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Seafood, South American
$$ - $$$
General Flores 19 | Barrio Histórico, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

Such a tranquil spot for lunch. Service is pleasant and the food is good but nothing special. It's the location that sets this place over the edge. As with most places in Colonia you can pay with US Dollars, Brazilian Reals, Argentine pesos or local...More

Thank josiezim
Reviewed February 19, 2016

The experience started well enough. I was, for starters, pleasantly surprised that they actually had the dishes we wanted to order from the menu (rare in these parts). Service was quite prompt at the beginning, and the bread and sauce they served as an appetizer...More

Thank SanTelmoDiner
Reviewed January 6, 2016

If you want to drink a beer and see the river, OK, the El Torréon could be the right place. But if you intend to have a meal, think twice. The place is nice, with tables in the sidewalk, but it is a tourist trap....More

2  Thank OYamamoto
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Arrived at 2:30 for lunch. Waited for 30 minutes to be served. Then had to flag down servers several more times as it took another 40 minutes to receive our drinks. Server forgot to tell us our choice of drink was unavailable. They were not...More

1  Thank Kara D
Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Was there for new year's dinner. Food was good, but not amazing. Menu was greatly overpriced that night. Cheese platter had 8 or 10 pieces for a high price. And appetizer came after the main courses. In any case, location was nice to watch the...More

Thank epilif83
Reviewed December 3, 2015

Food is mediocre, had two lunches. Froms 1 to 10, 4 or 5 is fine. Only the view of the Rio De La Plata is worth the visit

Thank Eduardo P
Reviewed December 2, 2015

Who has ever heard of being charged for cutlery? And also a salad that was included -but as we were offered a choice the one we chose was extra ( unbeknown to us) We were drawn to the restaurant for its position where we were...More

1  Thank elliehey
Reviewed October 29, 2015

River is the best at this place. Food reasonable. Its coordinates help a lot, looking the river the best thing to do there.

Thank BigJoe1955
Reviewed September 12, 2015

The building and the location are the draw- if only the food, prices and service matched. The west facing views over the river are incredible, esp. at sunset. However, when I was there the food was average (shrimps), the prices were very high, and the...More

Thank extendedranger
Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Sit upstairs for a good view! It has great views of ocean. The food was very nice food and my wine (cabernet Sauvignon- Uruguay ) tasted great. Nice atmosphere. We all enjoyed !!

Thank Sarah Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: General Flores 19 | Barrio Histórico, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
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