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Vasconcellos 153, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
+598 5985224807
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We picked this place randomly. The interior is beautiful and old style. We ordered pasta and wine, and it was okay, but nothing special. It was a Saturday night so the place was quite crowded with families, and the service staff seemed to be very busy. Also, the roof was leaking (It was a rainy day), so some of the... More 

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Washington DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Our tour company arranged our lunch here. Are there lots of tourists? Yes. But, the good folks who live in Colonia probably don't regularly frequent white table cloth restaurants - the town now largely subsists on tourism. The interior is beautiful and there was a live guitar player providing music. We both had beef dishes and Uruguayan red wine in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

Friendly service, they replaced a steak that was over done. The decor is lovely, has 3 nice areas. Menu is not expansive with cuts of meat available, but both the Spanish style and regular grilled tenderloin were delicious, even though all were slightly over cooked to what was requested

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Sao Paulo, SP
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207 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

The restaurant was recommended, but disappointing. We both had the salmon. Both came luke warm and my wife's was very thin, it seemed the end of the end. Staff was rude when we complained. A pity, as the place has a very nice decoration and a good atmosphere. Try to find another place for your meal. There are plenty other... More 

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Vitoria, ES
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81 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful, beautiful restaurant. Menu is full of delicious options for a fair price. You can choose your table from three ambiences: to the right a more Spanish style room, Portuguese to the left, and a open space in the back.

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North Vancouver, Canada
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137 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

This restaurant looks more expensive than it is. It is located in an old house with two big rooms which have a quaint decoration comprised of antiques. It offers live music with a good singer/guitar player (we ended up buying one of his CDs). The service and food are good and the portions are just the right size, so you... More 

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Radlett, Herts, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

We had an enjoyable lunch in the conservatory. Both the steak and fish dishes were generous and delicious. Service was a bit relaxed though they were busy. We're on holiday so didn't mind it being slow. Lots of local tourists.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Good food,reasonable prices,very good live music everyday,well located in the heart of the old city.

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67 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We visited Colonia on a beautiful fall day in May and returned to Meson de la Plaza, a restaurant we had visited five years earlier. If you're looking for a nice, even somewhat "classy" place for lunch, this is the restaurant to choose. The menu is diverse, with an excellent wine list (be sure to try the excellent Uruguayan wines).... More 

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Johns Creek, Georgia
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113 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This restaurant our guide took us to for lunch. We had a preset menu. The food was adequate but plentiful. Nice location right on the main plaza. As someone else stated, there was a lone singer for entertainment. The restaurant is beautifully decorated with antiques and painitngs. There is a nice outside seating area where the locals were eating. Service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European, Argentinean, South American, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vasconcellos 153, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +598 5985224807

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