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Ruta Interbalnearia km 117. 3 | Punta del este, Punta Ballena, Maldonado 20003, Uruguay
+598 4257 9680
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 01:00
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20:00 - 01:00
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We have been coming to Oliva y Sal in the last years, even when we usually stay at the Punta it self. We love the ambiance of the place, specially outdoors, and the kind assistance of all the staff there. We had the always loved Croquetas de Siri and the Mollejas for starters, both of them fabulous. For our daughters,... More 

Thank Fernando M
Coconut Grove
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98 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2014 via mobile

I've eaten here several times over the last 3-4 years. There's been a recent ownership/management change resulting in rather inconsistent service and sometimes lack of items on the menu. Proper and adequate serving staff needs work. I will likely return on my next visit since it's quite convenient to my house at Punta Ballena.

Thank TrackFast
Punta del Este, Uruguay
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2013

This restaurant is close to where I live and it is great not to have to go into Punta del Este during the summer when it is so crowded. Food and service are great but the fact that they are only open a few months of the year is a bummer. I try to frequent places that are open year... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2012

The food here is spectacular and reasonably priced for being next to Punta del Este. The waitresses are cute and very attentive... this is a great stop on your way to Punta del Este from Montevideo.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
South American, International
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ruta Interbalnearia km 117. 3 | Punta del este, Punta Ballena, Maldonado 20003, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Maldonado  >  Punta Ballena
  • Phone Number: +598 4257 9680
Oliva & Sal combines different flavors able to grasp the particular personality of Punta Ballena. Homemade pasta, grilled meats, wood-fired preparations and flavors of the sea, blending in a sophisticated and cozy atmosphere, surrounded by art, nature and excellent service.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?