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El Drugstore

Portugal 174, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
+598 4522 5241
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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European, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Portugal 174, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had lunch here during a daytrip to Colonia from Buenos Aires. The decor is really the biggest drawcard for the restaurant and its eclectic design made us decide to have lunch at El Drugstore. I ordered the Chivito Sandwich and my wife ordered a...More

Thank AusDonny
Reviewed 3 days ago

We walked passed on our night touring around the old district and were lured in by the crowd and brightly colored walls (I also remembered seeing the high rating on trip advisor). The woman who served us was prompt and energetic, possibly the owner, our...More

Thank Brer M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped at this quirky restaurant to have coffee and there was a lady singing outside which was lovely. There are old cars parked with sitting areas in and it's a lovely setting. The coffee was good although there was a translation mix up when...More

Thank peppermint
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went to drugstore and we sat outside the place. The weather was cool and the drinks was cold. I ate a type of fish (I don’t remember the name) and I didn’t like. The taste wasn’t good neither the presentation (they...More

Thank Ana A
Reviewed 6 days ago

An exuberant looking place on the inside and a chilled and funky place to grab a coffee or a wine outside. The food isn't world class, though the mussels were extremely good value and delicious. Right opposite the frankly bizarre Museum of Humour, this is...More

Thank DrAdz_25
Reviewed 1 week ago

Inside and outside tables including a table in an old car. This is a funky cafe with attitude. Acceptable, not great food with large servings (share one order for two). Serves wine and beer.

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gazulay, Propietario at El Drugstore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the food bland. I got the Chiblito, which was a think cut flank steak with beacon, cheese and a fried egg on top. My friend got chicken with a salad. The food just lacked savor. It was cooked well. The ingredients were fine....More

Thank Rob13501
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This is the most unauthentic experience that you could possibly happen upon in the most beautiful UNESCO heritage site that we experienced whilst in Beaunos Aires. The village is beautiful, serene, and picturesque, but you do not need to experience such crassness whilst you are...More

Thank CameronDargaville
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The chivito el pan was very tasty and the beers excellent. Got a bit busy at the end and they forgot my postre. This is a typical Colonia restaurant with a fairly limited menu. They're all much the same. Good atmosphere on a Monday night.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I've visited Colonia UR many times. We found this gem a few months ago and I've been there 4 times since. The food is always delicious, but their filetto sauce is out of this world! They have great service, beautifully decorated, live entertainment and the...More

Thank Lizmats
gazulay, Propietario at El Drugstore, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portugal 174, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +598 4522 5241
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