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Philomene Cafe

Solano Garcia 2455, Montevideo 11300, Uruguay
+598 2711 1770
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (10 reviews)
“quiche” (3 reviews)
“scones” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Solano Garcia 2455, Montevideo 11300, Uruguay
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for refreshment on a wander around the treasure house that is Montevideo, and found that even high tea can add architectural interest - the house is by the well-known Montevideo firm of Bello y Reborati, prolific builders of Art Nouveau and Art...More

Thank A R D
marianne c, Propietario at Philomene Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you ARD for your opinion! We hope to see you again! Best! MC

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Came here for lunch as it was near my hotel. The flavors of he dishes on the menu seems to change weekly so good if your a local.I had the quiche which was good but could be heated a bit more so the center is...More

Thank lollypoplady
marianne c, Propietario at Philomene Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Hello Lollypoplady, thanks for your opinion! And sorry for including the tip on your card. Surely we didn't understand that you asked us not to put it in the credit card or we did it by mistake. So sorry! best regards and hope to see...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Quant and sweet option for lunch alone or with friends , very sweet service. The food is very good for a nice lunch with daughters, friends or mother .

Thank jeanniefontaina
marianne c, Propietario at Philomene Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you Jeannie for your opinion and we hope you return soon. regards!

Reviewed 1 March 2017

On our first day in Montevideo we walked through the city exploring and got hungry at lunch time. We came across Philomene Café and we are happy we did. The café is small, decorated in a homey fashion, plenty of pillows, odd tables and chairs....More

Thank Peter S
marianne c, Propietario at Philomene Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Thanks a lot Peter for your opinion and reccomendations! We'd like to see you here again! regards!

Reviewed 25 February 2017

Had lunch at this lovely place, good service, good food in a very nice place, would certainly go back. Very close to Punta Carretas mall.

Thank Javier_mail2003
marianne c, Propietario at Philomene Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Thanks a lot Javier for your opinion! We look forward to recieve you again! regards!

Reviewed 21 February 2017

This place is very nice. It feels as if you were in an old house in another timing, with some antique crockery and the nice and original teapots. The waitress was very nice, the food was very good. We shared this tea for two: sandwiches,...More

Thank ValerieTrip21
marianne c, Propietario at Philomene Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Hello Valerie, thanks a lot for your opinion. We'd like to see you again! kind regards!

Reviewed 21 February 2017

Business Trip. Visited for breakfast. It is an eloquent coffee house. PROS: Nice quaint place Freshly prepared food CONS: A little pricey Don't be in a hurry. I had the scones while others had waffles or french toast. All the food was good and freshly...More

Thank travel_d2026
marianne c, Propietario at Philomene Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Thanks a lot for your opinion! We look forward to see you again! regards!

Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

The Café is located on a small street in an upscale neighborhood of Montevideo, Punta Carreras. The cafe is nice inside and looks like the 70's and charming; the exterior terrasse is located on the street and is pretty much inexistant and not maintained. Food...More

Thank lesGlobetrotteRs13
marianne c, Propietario at Philomene Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Hello, thanks for your opinion on our café! We already remodelled our terrasse and it looks very nice now. I think when you came we were in that process so that's why it was in bad conditions. Thanks for the other comments, I will put...More

Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I stopped by Philomene Cafe for a quick take away coffee. I asked for an espresso (possibly the easiest drink to make on the planet). was served a 250ml size cup full of the worst black coffee I've ever tried, on a horrible non recyclable...More

Thank fetchmeafatcoke
marianne c, Propietario at Philomene Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2016
Google Translation

Hola, el café que utilizamos es marca Lavazza y es un café muy bueno que le encanta a la mayoría....More

Reviewed 2 November 2016

Whether it is a light lunch, a coffee, tea or something sweet you are looking for, Philomene is the place for you. The food are served quickly, presented nicely and the staff are friendly. The place is conveniently situated near to the Punta Carretas shopping...More

Thank silage
marianne c, Propietario at Philomene Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2016
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Hola Silage, muchas gracias por tu opinión! Las opciones del menú y el lugar están pensados para que puedan disfrutar...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Solano Garcia 2455, Montevideo 11300, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
  • Phone Number: +598 2711 1770
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Description
Very cozy cafe in Punta Carretas. Open from Monday to Friday from 9am to 8.30Pm, and Saturdays from 11am to 8.30Pm. Breakfast, Lunch and Tea Time. Homemade food: sandwiches, cakes, pies, flammkuchen, soups...And more.
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