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La Huella

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Playa Jose Ignacio, Jose Ignacio, Uruguay
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Geneva, Switzerland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice atmosphere... little cosy place on the beach, even in winter season during the w-e. The right place to have a drinks and good dinner, alone, in couple or with friends. Reputation of the place is done already and well deserved !

Thank Marias07-09
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I had a 3pm reservation, kindly directed to the bar which had a busy but friendly staff, 45 min latter we had a table, it was a pleseant but uneccerary delay. We both had lovely fish, mine grilled hers baked. A great view in July. Come for 4pm lunch to hit the lul.

Thank Chris B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Professional service, English speaking waiters and best dishes at the beach here at Jose Ignacio. You can even share a dish because they are abundant. Great!

Thank jakematthews2017
Montevideo, Uruguay
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48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Great restaurant in the beach to have lunch or dinner. The dishes are amazing and big. The people that working there is very nice and helpful.

Thank Fabián I
Ridgewood, NJ
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I are in Uruguay to attend a conference. Drove down to Jose Ignacio to have lunch at La Huella. Excellent food, ambience and service

Thank RurikH
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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130 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

To English-speakers--It's pronounced "La Whesha." In winter, it's only open on weekends, but there will still be a crowd. Everything is perfectly fresh and locally-sourced, served with pride and panache. We loved the grilled fish of the day, the sauteed calimari, a nice bottle of wine, beautiful salad...a spectacular and memorable meal. It looks chaotic but it's well organized, with... More 

Thank Beachwriter1
Geneva, Switzerland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a must in Jose Ignacio! It may be considered a little over priced but it is worth it. Great view, location and service! Menu covered everyone's needs and drinks are very good. After lunch take a walk around the stores located next door. If you go at night you will find it as a romantic nigh out spot!

Thank xime_sala
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We had an early lunch here - which it turns out was a good idea, as it gets very very busy, even out of season! The fish was very good, and the efficient, friendly service could not have been better. Uruguayan friends recommended this place to us, and we loved it. Gorgeous place.

Thank 247Edison
Irvine, California
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This rustic looking restaurant sits upon the sandy beach and immediately welcomes you to come in. We went with another couple and sat on the covered patio area. Our server was helpful in her suggestions and always had a smile. The food was excellent. We ordered an octopus and shrimp dish to start then went with catch of the day... More 

Thank Maskarita
Occidental, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Hard to express just how much I like this restaurant! Absolute comfort with exceptional service. The bohemian ambiance just can't be beat! Just the place for a relaxing great meal!

Thank joyridge

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Seafood, Sushi, Argentinean, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Jose Ignacio, Jose Ignacio, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Jose Ignacio
  • Phone Number: 44862279

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