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Playa Jose Ignacio, Jose Ignacio 20402, Uruguay
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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was named Best Beach Restaurant in the World by at least one specialized magazine in gourmet foods. The ambience, the view etc are beautiful. Food: Incredible good. Service: perfect, they do not use this maniac fool idea of one and same waiter for your table. They are a crowd of waitress and waiters, everybody around and you can... More 

Thank Carlos C
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Perfect place for just enjoy the delicious food and beautiful view !!!! The service the atmosphere was just perfect even in a raining day !!!!!!!!!

Thank NYCjohnT
Montreal, Canada
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

What could be better than sitting on a beautiful beach, eating great food, being relaxed and not paying excessively? Loved our recent meal at La Huella. Yes, our reservation was for 3 and we got seated outside for drinks at 3:20, got inside for our meal at 4. They brought us an appetizer we did not order - but omg,... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

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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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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154 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 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 

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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

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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, Mediterranean, Sushi, Argentinean, South American
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Jose Ignacio, Jose Ignacio 20402, 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?