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Casa Grande Bistro

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Misiones de los Tapes 147 | Esquina, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
598 52 28371
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Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately this place only takes food orders. You are told you can't order drinks after a 20 minutes wait. The waiters aren't tourist friendly and quite rude. After I asked if I could order a glass of wine, and they said they only served bottles. Everyone else had taken their order, but later a second waiter told us we could... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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84 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

The restaurant is in the middle of a plaza in Colonia and advertised air conditioning (great idea for a humid day). There was actually no air conditioning, which should have been the first sign of the disappointment to come. Ordered some pumpkin ravioli with a bolognese sauce, which was overly sweet and otherwise had no developed flavors. My husband ordered... More 

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Pleasant staff and nice situation in the old square. Food very ordinary. The mozzarella cheese was like rubber and the tomatoes tasteless. The chivitos nice enough. We ate outside, but the tables on the cobbles make for an interesting balancing act! They were good with the children who were tired after the journey.

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

We visited Colonia on a day trip from Montevideo. The town is small and charming, but stopping here for lunch was not the best choice. The service was very slow and the food was not very good. My steak was tough and chewy (in Uruguay!) and my wife's lunch was not memorable. After the lunch, I planned by pay by... More 

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Ohio
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

This looked like such a nice place to have a good lunch. The location was superb, right in the main historic center of Colonia. The food was seriously the worst that I had in eight days in Uruguay. If you like a tough piece of meat combined with indifferent service, then this place is for you. The only reason why... More 

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Bluffton
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Awful service rude customers! Hope you wake up and realize it's your business you are running into the ground and no one else. Food I wouldn't feed to my dogs

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

We had a server named Alljeandro who was the worst server I've ever encountered and I've been in food and beverage my whole life which as a whole in Argentina and Uruguay is awful as far as service is concerned but this guy set the 0 on the 0-10 scale. I ordered two bottle of water and two of the... More 

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Estonia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Unlike some other people here I don't have any bad words to write about this place. However, I can't say anything good either - it was all just average, nothing worth remembering here. Food was tasty but rather pricy which probably makes sense, seeing that it's located so near to the main square. Still, it is what it is. At... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

PLEASE READ THIS! Do NOT go to this place! Chose this place as it had 2 TripAdvisor signs on two doors and thought it had been recommended by them. Old building. Outside tables covered with unbrellas. Inside smallish room with setting for about 20-30 max. Decor - rustic. Airconditioned - not really - very warm. Once seated and looking around... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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54 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

We loved the waiters here: one was an immigrant from Mexico who told us how much he loves Uruguay. I have to agree with him! The service was so friendly and the food just fine and the location on the plaza is perfect.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
South American
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Misiones de los Tapes 147 | Esquina, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
  • Phone Number: 598 52 28371

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