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Playa Jose Ignacio, Jose Ignacio 20402, Uruguay
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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
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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
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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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142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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

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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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?