Some of the most modern and original restaurants in the Uruguayan capital are located in Punta Carretas. In this post we share you some options to know where to eat in Montevideo.

Where to eat in Montevideo: 5 options

1) Francis Restaurant

With over a decade of experience and two locations (the other is in Carrasco) is a reference in haute cuisine, with a wide menu ranging from sushi and ceviche to grilled meats.

2) Café Misterio

It is another reference of the modern gastronomy in Montevideo. Specialist in Japanese cuisine, no doubt the restaurant you should take into account if you want to try fresh sushi pieces.

  • Address: Costa Rica and Rivera.
  • Schedule:
    • Monday to Friday, lunch tea and dinner from 12pm to 1AM.
    • Saturdays, Dinner from 7:30pm to 1AM.
    • Sundays closed.
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3) Dakota Steakhouse & Bar

It is located inside the Dazzler Hotel, with an American grill-style proposal and good classic cocktails, from margaritas to Gin tonics, are a choice for both hotel guests and Customers who are especially close to testing their specialties.

4) Some options to eat Chivito

If you are looking for the best Chivito in Montevideo, here you will find great candidates for the podium:

  • Thelma Bar:  It is set as a typical American diner and offers the traditional Chivito, plus veggie options, between burgers and smoothies.
  • Casitanno:  It is another place that offers creative reversions, using entrecote instead of loin; They even have a chivito of sweetbreads.
  • In Tinkal (with more than 40 years of history) offers chivito with bacon.
  • If we speak about classics, you can not fail to know the Bar Tabaré, an old café of 1919 that maintains its mystique in a completely remodeled restaurant where dishes are prepared to go from the Mediterranean (black rice risotto) to ethnic (sea bass ceviche) , passing through the grilled meat.

5) Trouville Pizzería

If you’re looking for a good pizza, the one that doesn’t fail is Trouville Pizzeria. The most requested? The mozzarella, ham and olives. And for dessert, do not miss the cakes, a whole institution of glucose Montevideo.

Bars in Punta Carretas

  • Punta Carretas has some attractions. Gallagher’s is a typical Irish pub with a wide variety of industrial and artisan beers. In a lounge with lots of wood and a large bar of beers and drinks, Clyde’s is another of the most important bars in the area.