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La Huella

Playa Jose Ignacio, Jose Ignacio 20402, Uruguay
+598 4486 2279
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (32 reviews)
“grilled fish” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Argentinian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Playa Jose Ignacio, Jose Ignacio 20402, Uruguay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

La Huella is a tucked- away spot that is worth seeking out. We discovered it while visiting Jose Ignacio in Uruguay. Worth the line up. Cool ambiance, breeze wafting in from the shore, open kitchen, chic clientele- delicious fresh seafood, special cocktails, great tunes ...you...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in Jose Ignacio and ate at the casually elegant La Huella on the way to Punta del Este. Very chic and packed to the brim - reservations are a must! Portions are more than ample and service is attentive. We were stuffed after...More

1  Thank Emily B
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Food is great. As well as the relax atmosphere and the service. Try the catch of the day, and don't miss the dulce de leche volcano! Prices are high, think about 50 dollars per human being.

1  Thank Federico U
Reviewed 5 May 2017

La Huella is the place to eat in Jose Ignacio - you simply must visit if you are in the area, especially for a late afternoon meal during the high season. The vibe is really great - hip, happening and casually elegant. Book a table...More

Thank AnneB1234181
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Book a table - or wait for a long time - This is very visited and great. Bring lots of money - the food is lovely

Thank Christian G
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This is a charming restaurant and bar is specially nice for a late lunch or a happy hour and if your table is on the second floor overlooking the beach. The food and the apetizers are good although things tend to take longer than necessary....More

Thank mrlandsberg
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Jose Ignacio used to be a small fishing village in Uruguay. Now you can spot many celebrities at the beautiful beaches and admire the great houses. At the beach you can find La Huella, a nice and crowded restaurant, packed with people from all over...More

Thank YCM1995
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This beachfront restaurant is THE hot spot in Jose Ignacio and the tasty food and great drinks did not disappoint. I especially loved the wool wrap they let you borrow on a cool afternoon. The only disappointment was that it took us two tries to...More

1  Thank BodogArizona
Reviewed 4 April 2017

By far one of the most unique dining experiences I have had. My husband and I had a fabulous lunch at La Huella after successfully getting a coveted spot. Really down to earth place with fabulous food and great service. The perfect blend of great...More

1  Thank Waterskic
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Perfectly relaxing spot, right on the beach. Great service. Only problems were that servers didn't speak much (if any) English and that the menu didn't change much from day to day (we ate there several days in a row).

Thank MrsGraysky
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Chelsea S
Hello, Were you able to dine without a reservation?
14 April 2017|
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Response from heavycat69 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry! I am sure you already got your answer, but my answer is: yes you can eat there without a reservation, but I would try to make one because the wait is very, very long if you don't book first. Day or night, it doesn't... More
Is the restaurant open in the off season? And what are the hours. We would like to go today or tomorrow. (29 or 30 April)
30 April 2016|
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Response from SanLorGlobe | Reviewed this property |
Hi weekends are always open. However since they work most during summer time, I would give them a call first. The walk on the beach is amazing all year around. ;-))))
Viviana B
Operating hours
2 March 2015|
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Response from DWLSantiago | Reviewed this property |
They start working around midday and continue non stop until aprox 11:00pm. This happens during high season which goes from mid December until February. As from March on I am not sure if they work only on weekends. I hope... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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