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Mercado del Puerto

Perez Castellano, Esquina Com Rambla 25 de Agosto de 1825, Montevideo, Uruguay
+598 2711 6801
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At one time a train station, this wrought-iron structure is now a market housing an array of restaurants that specialize in meat and seafood dishes.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (41 reviews)
“parrilla” (40 reviews)
“sausage” (25 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Perez Castellano, Esquina Com Rambla 25 de Agosto de 1825, Montevideo, Uruguay
Ciudad Vieja
+598 2711 6801
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very topical place to go for lunch. Or for dinner in my opinion El Palenque has the best meat and fish in montevideo

Thank Barbara c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is quite an interesting spot to visit, where you'll find a lot of restaurants, bars and gift shops. It's very quaint and has a cool atmosphere and some interesting antique artefacts, including a fascinating clock tower in the centre. However, the restaurants themselves are...More

2  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only lively place full of interesting fish to buy ..many good little restaurant open only until mid afternoon...the good is very good and there is fish to eat in town it is almost always meat

Thank Liliana R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you haven't been at Mercado del Puerto before then you have to go. There are several steakhouses and seafood restaurants located in one spot. Great food and great music plus some art is available from the locals at low prices. This is a must...More

Thank EnjoyLife_NickP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This interesting market is just across the road from the port so a good place to visit from cruise ships. Mixture of artisan stalls and eateries that are cooking beef (what else) on open charcoal stoves. The only drawback is that this makes the place...More

Thank Anya L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is a very antique market , with a wide variety of restaurants , you can have the best parrilla in town !1, outside you can find several stores where you can buy souvenirs and handcrafts, it is open from 10: 00 am until 6:00...More

Thank Pirok974
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

It's a wonderful place to buy meat or just simply eat in a professional meat restaurant . I have visited a few but always go back to El Palenque... to meet my friends for chorizos and asado or just a great steak or fish !...More

Thank skunst2017
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Cozy little market with many excellent choices for a tradicional Uruguayan parrilla! There are also some stores for souvenirs and local handcrafts.

Thank Prfigueira
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

El Mercado is a must-visit. Plan to go at lunch time because it closes at 6 pm. Better on weekends but if you have time or a long break during the day then you will definitely enjoy it. The best is El Palenque but any...More

Thank jariasegura
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

When it comes to beef, Montevideo is the spot. The market is amazing with it smells and noise. My favorite place is estancia del puerto. They are nice and the food is perfect.

Thank Jorge V
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