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Es Mercat

Colon 1550, Montevideo 11001, Uruguay
+598 2917 0169
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“paella” (12 reviews)
“octopus” (5 reviews)
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
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Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Colon 1550, Montevideo 11001, Uruguay
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very close to the port market, excellent food, restricted menu, but ask and they will make it , had the tuna tiradito, exceptional, with Garzon Albariño, to eat down on your knees, and very reasonable priced. Highly recommended !!

Thank Saludos S
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I stumbled upon this place and what a gem it was. Our steak and fish was to DIE FOR. I had this meal 7 months ago and I still think about it. Was prepared with so much flavor and perfectly cooked. The...More

Thank Grant L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is super cozy and has a very familiar feel to it. If you are a vegetarian talk to the waiter as there are no meatless dishes on the menu. However, he prepared something special for us and it was delicious. The fish dishes...More

Thank receppas1
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing, stunning food and wine, good service and really low prices. Perfect for a day with some friends.

Thank Paolo C
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Lunchtime thinking of meat in the Mercado del Puerto, we passed by and saw Es Mercat brimming with people eating and obviously enjoying themselves. We asked a guy having a smoke outside and he recommended it, but for the fish. We asked if they were...More

Thank blynam
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We were steered in the direction of Es Mercat on the advise of the owner of the guest house where we stayed. Less than a mile walk in the Old Town, this hidden gem sits right on the corner down by the piers. Hostess/ waitress...More

Thank jillyhas5
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Pulpo (squid) was to die for, as was the sauce and the amazing potato twice cooked. Only a block from the central market- worth the short walk!!!! Trust me

Thank Travelker
Reviewed 9 March 2018

This old family restaurant offer a great selection of seafood and meat. For a couple, we had 2 starters and shared a delicious black sea bass (Merluza - don't miss it!). All wered superb, flavorful and perfectly cooked. Service was nice and warm. The young...More

Thank soy038
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely neighborhood place, we were there for lunch and sadly I would have to say that the service was slow to indifferent. 10 minutes before water was brought to the table. We asked for local wines and actually got a $30 bottle of a fabulous...More

Thank laughingtraveler
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Had dinner here onThursday, Feb 22. Steps from our hotel this was overall the best meal we had in Montevideo. Fish was fresh with a great selection. Service was wonderful, Lilly and her husband were the Best hosts! We ended up coming back for drinks...More

Thank Aguido
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Colon 1550, Montevideo 11001, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
  • Phone Number: +598 2917 0169
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