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El secreto

Rambla Artigas entre calle 27 y 28, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
+598 4244 8773
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (5 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Latin, Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rambla Artigas entre calle 27 y 28, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent meal, very good attention. The atmosphere is excellent. We ate mariscos, well cooked. No dessert, coffee capuccino

Thank 191silviaelenac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here two nights to watch the sunset. The staff are great and the wine selection solid. Definitely worth a trip.

Thank Chad S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Elaborate meals in a stylish environment. Wide variety of choices. Very convenient location. When weather allows, great for seating outside, next to the sea.

Thank Pablo F
Reviewed 17 September 2017

A sign of a great restaurant is their focus on side dishes meant to accompany the stars. On my 10 day eating tour of Uruguay, I thought El Secreto served the best roasted vegetable plate. The amount of steaks we were eating mandated we ordered...More

Thank MatthewKSeattle
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

A place with magic, good tasteand nobody is trying to sell you what it is not. Spent a great lunch with my wife!!

Thank Ruy D
Reviewed 20 May 2017

This restaurant is my favorite in Punta. Great selection of meats and local fish. The bread basket will draw you in with the oil and vinegar. Wine selection is huge. Great place to linger on a late lunch afternoon. Professional waiters know what you need....More

Thank Jouko J. R
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Very picturesque and relaxing location overlooking the playa mansa. If only the food were of the same quality. I had the filet and it was very fatty and tough. Salad and French fries were good. It may have been a bad cow day so don't...More

Thank Andwin1
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Very pleasant restaurant with tables outside by the shore as well as an air conditioned and attractive location across the street with nice picture windows. I had a very good fish for lunch and my wife had a sandwich that she enjoyed. Service was rather...More

Thank What
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Very good restaurant, specially for meats, the principal Uruguayan food. Excellent location in front of the sea, very good attention. I do not agree with a couple of reviews that say the food wasn't good. I went several times and the meat was always grilled...More

Thank PabloRibbeck
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Although they don't speak much english, they try to help and are proud of their food and quality. Great sangria and drinks. Great BBQ meats. Ask for your steak 'rojo' (red) and don't worry - they'll serve you great chorizo, blood sausage, steaks, ribs and...More

Thank TheHungryManDiner
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Richard W
27 November 2016|
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Response from Flia. B | Reviewed this property |
It is mainly a "Parrilla" where you can eat all sorts of meat, lamb, beef and Pork. Fish, only the catch of the day, is exceilently cooked. You can eat squib, and fresh or fried shrimp. The restaurant, when the weather is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rambla Artigas entre calle 27 y 28, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
  • Phone Number: +598 4244 8773
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