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El Buen Suspiro

Calle De Los Suspiros 90, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
+598 4522 6160
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salami” (31 reviews)
“tarts” (24 reviews)
“cheese plate” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Wine Bar, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
Calle De Los Suspiros 90, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing wine and cheese and ham plates!! The atmosphere is very unique and the staff is very friendly..

Thank oztolonguc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had been recommended a different place for lunch, but it was closed on our day of visit. Fortunately for us we discovered this little gem instead! Thoroughly enjoyed our cheese and salami platter and wine for lunch. Felt like we had stepped back in...More

Thank amandaaA6674MT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the food range was limited to antipasto-style platters, it was all excellent and well presented, with several choices of price and volume. They feature Uruguayan produce, and some of the cheeses are both interesting and good. But you don't come here for the food...More

Thank adnilelag
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a country where menus are lists of heavy meat entrees, this is a pleasant change. We accompanied our delicious locally-made wine with a shared plate of meat, cheese, and olives. It was a perfect light lunch.

Thank WanderWhy
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Perfect place to enjoy one of the best "picadas" in Uruguay, including the famous "bondiola". There are options for all tastes and budgets and prices are quite fair compared to what they offer. Most cold cuts, cheese and wine are from the Colonia Department, so...More

Thank ROAlmeida
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful ambience and food. Quality and great cheese variety. Definitely recommend!!!! Memorable!!!

Thank Sharonarl
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This is not a restaurant, it is a wine bar. So if you are expecting to have a full meal it is not the place. However, if a section of cheese, hams and wines is what you seek, this is the perfect spot!

Thank Christiane F
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

From outside, you can't imagine what you have inside. And the place is surprisingly cozy and different. Wide wine menu and different types of cheese are the main options of this site. They don't have a cuisine or a chef preparing different types of foods....More

Thank Giovani L
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Renovated building in the old town down a lovely cobbled street.Easy to miss so if you wish to go here put it on your maps.We had the veggie cheese board as the smaller one looked a bit too small for lunch when we saw other...More

Thank lollypoplady
Reviewed 24 May 2017

What a lovely couple of hours. Knowledgeable staff that could explain options well. Beautiful small plates and lovely wines to match. There are only 6 tables so you will need to book at meal times but outside of that, just wander in. Just make sure...More

Thank CIHeather
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:15 - 00:00
Monday
11:15 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:15 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:15 - 00:00
Thursday
11:15 - 00:00
Friday
11:15 - 00:00
Saturday
11:15 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle De Los Suspiros 90, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +598 4522 6160
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Description
We offer a local cuisine based on the best artisanal products of Colonia, in the most emblematic street of the old quarter of Colonia del Sacramento, the “Barrio Sur”, a World Heritage site, in a typical house of Portuguese construction of early 1700s. Wines of local vineyards, artisanal cheeses, homemade jams, olive oil, spirits, grappas, and typical pastries are part of the menu, to take or to taste at the store. Whether in a small and intimate room or at the courtyard, you can taste different appetizers based on a selection of artisanal local cheeses served with sweet and sour sauces, combined with salami, sausages, ham, vegetable tarts, and chicken brochette. In winter, homemade soups of onion or pumpkin; in summer, salads.
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