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La Huella

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Playa Jose Ignacio, Jose Ignacio 20402, Uruguay
+598 4486 2279
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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very comfortable shack on the beach, with woolen covers for warmth in the evenings. Best part is the food .... terrific. Very helpful and generous staff. A bit difficult to find ... but after we got there ... it was definitely worth it. We would definitely visit again.

Thank bsherratt
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't leave without going there! The seafood is the best I have ever had and the dulce de leche petit gateau is to die for. It's a must if you are in Punta!

Thank Aline F
Dusseldorf, Germany
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jose Ignacio does not have a lot to deliver but this Restaurant is absolutely great and not what you would expect is this lovely village. They can easily compare with beach restaurants in France or Italy. Great atmosphere, super service and good food (NOT excellent food!) A must go but don't forget to make a reservation

Thank hendrik95
Southern USA
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with friends for late lunch and enjoyed their specialty cocktails (caiproska mediterranean) shared appetizers, loving the Tiradito de Corvina. The Filet de Brotóla was cooked perfectly and the grilled vegetables were local and fresh (onions, pumpkin, carrots, zucchini). The service was fast and excellent!

Thank Loves_to_travel_017
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75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beachfront bar/restaurant conveniently located in central Jose Ignacio (such as it is😉) serves surprisingly delicious upscale food and drinks. Delicious fresh grilled fish! My daughter got the spaghetti with corvina, which was unique and also very tasty. But I think my favorite was the tirado de corvina....YUMMY!! Semifreddo dessert was also good....this restaurant is definitely a "must do" in... More 

1 Thank SandSS
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just fantastic... Food, location, decoration, service.... An Unique experience... Please try the ¨volcano de dulce de leche¨ and you will understand the meaning of nirvana...

Thank ValeriaBrazil
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is very pleasant beach restaurant with excellent food situated right on the beach front. Most tables have some kind of outdoor seating and the staff are extremely helpful to enable you to get the position you would like either in or out of the sun. Jose Ignacio is a super little resort about 30 minutes from Punta Del Este

Thank Nmos2013
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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101 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The restaurant is outstanding with creative dishes. A wonderful experience where you can eat seafood very well prepared. I suggest salmon to start and a very famous to drink there called "clericó". It is a combination with white wine and fruits. Simply the best.

Thank Luiz C
Punta del Este, Uruguay
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Outstanding classic beach bar/restaurant located in Jose Ignacio, just 30' away from Punta del Este. La Huella is a "must do" in Punta, great atmosphere, great food and great location!! One of the best places to eat in Uruguay.

1 Thank Manu G
Miami, Florida
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This restaurant was named Best Beach Restaurant in the World by at least one specialized magazine in gourmet foods. The ambience, the view etc are beautiful. Food: Incredible good. Service: perfect, they do not use this maniac fool idea of one and same waiter for your table. They are a crowd of waitress and waiters, everybody around and you can... More 

1 Thank Carlos C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Argentinian, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Jose Ignacio, Jose Ignacio 20402, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Jose Ignacio
  • Phone Number: +598 4486 2279

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