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“Perfect Afternoon on the Patio”
Review of El Buen Suspiro

El Buen Suspiro
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $16
Cuisines: Wine Bar, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: We offer a local cuisine based on the best artisanal products of Colonia, in the most emblematic street of the old quarter of Colonia del Sacramento, the “Barrio Sur”, a World Heritage site, in a typical house of Portuguese construction of early 1700s. Wines of local vineyards, artisanal cheeses, homemade jams, olive oil, spirits, grappas, and typical pastries are part of the menu, to take or to taste at the store. Whether in a small and intimate room or at the courtyard, you can taste different appetizers based on a selection of artisanal local cheeses served with sweet and sour sauces, combined with salami, sausages, ham, vegetable tarts, and chicken brochette. In winter, homemade soups of onion or pumpkin; in summer, salads.
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Perfect Afternoon on the Patio”
Reviewed January 5, 2013

A beautiful, tiny, cafe with an outstanding wine selection, all from the local department's winemakers. We enjoyed a fantastic bottle of rose, recommended by the owner, and late Saturday afternoon snacks on the patio (local cheeses and delicious fresh baked bread). While previous reviewers recommended a reservation, we were the only customers the whole time. Don't miss it!

Visited November 2012
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Charming restaurant located on a beautiful cobblestone street”
Reviewed January 2, 2013

El Buen Suspiro was a great find. The service was fantastic and the cheese was delicious. My husband and I shared a plate of local cheese and a bottle of tannat in their adorable outdoor garden. I would highly recommend this place. The ambiance is great, the food is delicious and the prices are very reasonable.

  • Visited December 2012
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New York City, New York
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66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“secret hideaway”
Reviewed December 23, 2012

Located on a small cobblestone street with only a few tables, this is a great secret hideaway. Nice food and ambience.

Visited October 2012
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Rochester, MN
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Sighs”
Reviewed December 5, 2012

A unique bistro in a historical house of prostitution. Good wine & food. Very romantic and great service. The host and his wife were very attentive and the small seating area makes for interesting conversations with other tourists.

Visited October 2012
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Charleston, South Carolina
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Very cute tiny place”
Reviewed November 25, 2012

Best for wine and cheese before dinner. Very limited seating so reserve ahead. Very friendly service.

Visited November 2012
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