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“The best northern Italian you'll find”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Da Pentella

Da Pentella
Ranked #59 of 936 Restaurants in Montevideo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Punta Carretas
Punta del Este, Uruguay
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“The best northern Italian you'll find”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2012

There are plenty of more-famous high-end, northern Italian restaurants in Montevideo, but this is the one I keep coming back to.

It's hidden away on a quiet side street in Punta Carretas, but well worth the effort to find. The food has been excellent every time we've gone there.

But what really sets it apart is the cozy, intimate setting, with cafe tables outside and an elegant dining room inside. It's a welcome change from its high-volume competition.

Visited March 2012
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English first
Montevideo, Uruguay
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125 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Good pasta place.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2012

It used to be a classic when they were in Aguada, still good for eating nice pasta, place is nice, in front of Francis (another good choice)

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Brasilia, DF
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94 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Tradition and innovation!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2012

I've been coming to Da Pentella since 1996, and have always been a fun of it's cuisine by its capacity to serve fine traditional dishes as well as to come up with new ideas. I'll keep on coming back. This is where chose to spend my last evening in Montevideo, and have a blast with local meet. I was definitely not disappointed.

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110 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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“Very good italian food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2012

One of the best in Montevideo. A bit expensive though. The risotto is great

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Madonado
2 reviews
“to eat pasta”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2011

at a corner , very nice restaurante to eat mostly pasta and a god red wine

Visited September 2011
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