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“NOW, I can understand why they get such high reviews!”
Review of Cafe Gourmand

Cafe Gourmand
Ranked #5 of 1,308 Restaurants in Montevideo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $10
Description: Gourmand will be open all summer and during the holiday season (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 8:15-16:30)!
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Description: Gourmand will be open all summer and during the holiday season (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 8:15-16:30)!
Reviewed March 30, 2019

Finally, went to Cafe Gourmand for a late Saturday breakfast and they TRULY lived up to their stellar reputation!

Fresh sour dough baked bread, fresh squeezed orange juice, made-to-order Eggs Benedict with fresh avocado, tomato, bacon, delightfully fresh hollandaise sauce and finished off with a fresh spring of dill! Try a freshly-baked, softball-sized cinnamon roll with citrus icing along with a freshly brewed coffee made from beans roasted on-site! So many uses of the word "fresh"...!

Cafe Gourmand is a perfect example of the fact that nothing beats high quality, in terms of both food and service! They apparently have other event-based reasons to visit, like a Friday Burger Night, that are a great excuse for a return visit!

Last but, certainly not least, the owners consist of a constantly smiling and blissfully sweet young Lady from Montana, USA and a clearly fun, passionate, and clearly vastly talented chef from France! Montana, you ask? So, did I and you should too!

The entire Cafe Gourmand staff is happy, fun-loving, professional, amazingly friendly and helpful, especially sweet Mariana, who speaks fluent Spanish and English but, sounds like she has a French accent!

Cafe Gourmand is NOW my favorite restaurant in Montevideo and I'm terribly sorry that it took me so long to visit but, I will catch-up! I promise! My advice is to make a reservation because this place is popular and fills up quickly…

Thanks again to all for a great time and great food!
Keep up the TRULY great work...!
See you again soon...

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

This café is owned by an expat couple. The chef is French and his wife Northamerican. It is a welcoming ambiance, they serve brunch through to early dinner. Food is very good and they bake their own croissants, pastries and bread. Very good option.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Thank VeroEliz
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

I have been to Cafe Gourmand many times, the eggs benedict prepared by Gregoire is an amazing. the atmosphere is cozy and the service is great.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Thank Tony Z
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Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

I went there several times during my stay (breakfast and lunch). Location is great and the place is peaceful. Owners and waiters are super friendly. Food is definitely one of the best I had in South America if you’re looking for simple dish and French cuisine.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank mattelbiarrot
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Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

First thoughts were this is a simple place, actually from the outside the chairs doesn’t look comfortable.... but once you get the food, you don’t even remember anything, everything is tasty, my friends grabbed part of my falafel salad, and their food was good as well
We were there for a brunch, and since than I suggested so many ppl to go there
The only issue to improve is the service, but with a bit more experience, they will solve that for sure

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ifattit
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