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Misiones de los Tapes 101, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
+598 4523 0271
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Oldsmar, Florida
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590 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 323 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

$34.69U.S. was a bit dear for two large beers and a plate of fried calamari. We learned later that many of the small restaurants and shops also accept cards. The calamari was overly breaded (commercial grade, not prepared on site). The atmoshere, there on the cobbled street corner under shady umbrellas was a nice way to slip in to Colonia... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After having arrived at our hotel we went to this place, which is in a really nice spot in the old town. Food is average, service ok-ish and prices too high for quality on offer. Check for alternatives...

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was by far the worst 'food' I've ever had in a restaurant. I am not joking when I say the chicken was uneatable. I ordered the chef special salad and gambas in aioli. The salad was a bunch of uneatable chicken, cheese, tomato and one piece of lettuce. The gambas were no gambas but very small shrimps who were... More 

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Coconut Grove, Fl
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is very nice and live jazz made a good ambiance. I ordered wine and gambas al ajillo. Bad choice, it was tasteless and seemed to have been microwaved. The quantity was large but you couldn't it eat even after adding pepper, salt and Tabasco. There was a lady next to me who ordered it and after the waitress... More 

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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This eatery has a great spot in the heart of the historic centre of Colonia del Sacramento, with the river/ocean view. It has tables inside and out on the cobble stone plaza (Plaza Mayor 25 de Mayo). Their kitchen is open all day and their suggestions included: salmon with shrimps; beef in pepper sauce; seafood paella; and home made pastas.... More 

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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419 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Lovely restaurant with lots of atmosphere. Liked having the guitar player. A place where you could have a special meal. The decor is good and the restaurant very clean. Staff were exceptionally good - attentive and helpful without being intrusive. The place is a little pricey, but you do get well prepared food. Thoroughly enjoyed our soup and mushroom sauce... More 

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Washington, DC
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122 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Having spent a lovely day in Colonia we wanted to have meal before the boat ride back to Buenos Aires. We had not done our homework and decided to pick a restaurant based entirely on how it looked from the outside. We were standing in the town center and there were two clear choices , a red and a pink... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Not particularly good. It's an average restaurant that gets the job of filling your stomach done. It wasn't bad, but I wouldn't go back. One additional point for having two different vegetarian options.

Thank KevinMoving
Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

We thought that with such a great location and so many customers, the food here would have been better. We ordered a seafood fry and a seafood rice. Both were just ok. The surprise came with the $2.50 per person cover charge (se cobran cubiertos) for the bread...

Thank Russell S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Very touristy, as in extremely generic Restaurant, nice from the outside, interior rather simple. The service was unfriendly, didn't speak english at all, which is imo unacceptable for a tourist hotspot like this one. They also angrily reminded us that service/tips was not included, before we actually requested the bill. The food was quite expensive, around 20 usd for some... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $35
Seafood, European, Spanish, South American, International
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Misiones de los Tapes 101, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +598 4523 0271

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?