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Leonardo Etxea

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Joaquin Lenzina Casi Bvr Artigas, Punta del Este 20000, Uruguay
+598 4249 3723
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Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
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49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by for lunch. My Seafood Rissoto was very good. My wife hade Chicken Supreme. Over cooked and smothered in a strange tasteless yellow sauce. Fairly expensive. Two meals a small bottle of wine and a beer. $70 us. Expensive lunch.

1 Thank Ray G
Baden, Switzerland
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125 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Visited twice always for different fish, friendly hosts and non- hectic service (plan some time if restaurant is full), very good wine card and freshest ingredients only

Thank Martin F
Miami, Florida
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133 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

My husband and I loved this restaurant, recommended by TÁ and our hotel. We had appetizers: crabmeat with saffron and the best mussels in green sauce ever; then anchovy a la plancha with garlic and shrimp risotto! It's highly recommended!

Thank FromSaoPaulo
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We came here to get a break from the traditional Uruguayan parillas and it was well worth it. The service from our Galician waiter was great. Good recomendations, personal touch, attentive and fun. The food was also good. I would especially recomend the rabas, mejillones, veiras and paella all of them were really good. Wine selection was mainly Uruguyan and... More 

Thank Johan A
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and me enjoyed the most delicious dinner at Leonardo Etxea's restó in Punta del Este. Food was extraordinary and the waiters very kind. When we finished dinner, Leonardo , the owner and chef, went table by table asking how was dinner. If you visit Punta del Este, you must visit Leonardo Etxea's resto.

Thank Paka2802
Porto Alegre, RS
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

The place is very cool, the food are good, not so much. The sauce and temper are freak. It´s my point of view. Otherwise, the dishes are sofisticated and the prices are high. I think you could find another places with regular prices before try this one.

Thank helioalles
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98 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

This is a very cosy basque restaurant in Punta. The food was very good and the ambiance too. I recommend.

2 Thank AngieLechuga
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2015

Place is great from a service perspective and the food is delicious. However, the meats are slightly above average. Place is known for their seafood so stick with that and you'll wind up very happy.

1 Thank BostonianTravelerr
Buenos Aires
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2015

One of the very good restaurants in town, known mainly for Seafood. Don't miss "Rabas" (fried calamari rings). If you want to try something different ask for "cochinillo" (to be ordered 48 hours in advance and shared by 4 people at least). This is probably one of the nicest food experiences you may enjoy in town at an affordable cost.... More 

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Buenos Aires
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015

We came dor dinner at 9 pm. - very early for PdE - and were the first guests. The appetizers we ordered - casquinha de siri was a special of the day - were outstanding. The wine list ist extensive and the ones we ordered reasonable in price and just as we expected. We were four at the table and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Joaquin Lenzina Casi Bvr Artigas, Punta del Este 20000, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
  • Phone Number: +598 4249 3723
Nuestro restaurante posee un ambiente calido y acogedor, ideal para compartir en familia, en pareja o con amigos. Nuestra carta dispone de una gran variedad de pescados y mariscos frescos, una excelente parrilla en la que podra disfrutar tanto de carnes como de pescados. Ademas de una bodega que dispone de mas de 600 etiquetas nacionales e internacionales.

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