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El Drugstore

Portugal 174, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
+598 4522 5241
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“shrimp” (12 reviews)
“tapas” (12 reviews)
“paella” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Portugal 174, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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Reviewed 1 week ago

El Drugstore is a bar cum retaurant cum art gallery. It does great beer and drinks and has a menu of good food if you get hungry. Sitting outside in the warm sun under the large spreading tree is best, but inisde is brightly decorated...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank peterflackunlimited
gazulay, Propietario at El Drugstore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Muchas gracias por su opinion

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I read two blogs that recommended this place but found it to be nothing but bad. Poor service, the server got the order wrong, and very poor quality. Equivalent of Denny’s for my fellow Americans. Best point: low prices and large portions Worst point: poooooor...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank elizabethdietrich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The picados de frutos do mar (sea food small portions) was a great treat for two! Reasonable price (USD 44), considering the quality of the food (and that it includes delicious garlic mussel and shrimps, 1/2 jar of wine and coffee). The rose wine of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 847annapaulas
gazulay, Propietario at El Drugstore, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
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Gracias por su opinion

Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

The interior wall spectacle of art is worth the admission. An eclectic vortex ... Pickled snacks, cheese platter and the cookies got us through our day.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LorenzoelJefe
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Food here was quite good. The paella for 2 was so nice and such a big portion. Nice friendly staff too

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank toptiptraveller
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Went here on a slow weekend when its was cold outside, so although they have some nice tables outside and a great view of the church, we had to eat inside. There were only a few people in the restaurant, so I was concerned...other places...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 2fromTX
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

We had a leisurely dinner over a couple of hours. Food is freshly cooked. Its got lots of indoor space, it was raining the day we visited. The menu is varied, the seafood was good. They serve right through the day so you can get...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dunromin
gazulay, Propietario at El Drugstore, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2018
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Muchas gracias por su opinion

Reviewed September 24, 2018

Friendly staff, fun and cozy interior, nice view of the church across the street. Good menu, the tapas are great.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank flovanL
gazulay, Propietario at El Drugstore, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018
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Estimado usuario, agradecemos su opinión, Saludos Cordiales

Reviewed August 27, 2018

I've been at Colonia the last week of july. I went to El Drugstore for lunch and the space was very full, there's only two tables left, but the waiter was fast to take our orders. The food was not excelent but it was good....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank vanuzas2014
gazulay, Propietario at El Drugstore, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018
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Estimado usuario, agradecemos mucho su opinión. Saludos Cordiales.

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Came here with my family, I LOVED the esthetic of the place, the food was excellent and abundant, and the service was great 3 different waiters came around many time to see how we were doing. The music (live and otherwise) was also incredible!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Diana L
gazulay, Propietario at El Drugstore, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018
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Estimado usuario, agradecemos su opinión, Saludos cordiales

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20 - $25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portugal 174, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +598 4522 5241
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