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Oliva & Sal

Ruta Interbalnearia km 117. 3 | Punta del este, Punta Ballena, Maldonado 20003, Uruguay
+598 4257 9680
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
2 weeks ago
“The owner is a true artist Chef, he only serves fresh food”
8 Mar 2018
“Lovely Place, Delicious Food & Adorable Live Music”
Closed Now
International, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Ruta Interbalnearia km 117. 3 | Punta del este, Punta Ballena, Maldonado 20003, Uruguay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, it is expensive, but all good restaurants are expensive in Punta. I've lived here 13 years and Oliva & Sal is by far the best in the neighborhood. Far-far much better than the big restaurant about a mile away closer to the big hill....More

Thank Rob N
Reviewed 8 March 2018

A night where we could enjoy the best from UY and Brazil all the same time. Regardless of the menu, the owner detected myself and wife were from Brazil and was very kick to offer an delicious dish with lagostinos rice but without the particular...More

Thank ROAlmeida
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Nothing to say about the food it was excellent, very tasty and well made, but apart from that the whole building was infested with flys all over the place and apart from that, it was too expensive for the experience, expect to pay 25 dollars...More

Thank aguucampos
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I truly don't understand why this place is not on top of the rankings. I had an AMAZING meal, fresh fish, perfectly cooked, crispy, tasty salad and a scrumptious dessert. I spent much less than in nearby Medio y Medio. Ambience is simple but nice,...More

1  Thank tomfor2
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We have been coming to Oliva y Sal in the last years, even when we usually stay at the Punta it self. We love the ambiance of the place, specially outdoors, and the kind assistance of all the staff there. We had the always loved...More

Thank Fernando M
Reviewed 16 January 2014

I've eaten here several times over the last 3-4 years. There's been a recent ownership/management change resulting in rather inconsistent service and sometimes lack of items on the menu. Proper and adequate serving staff needs work. I will likely return on my next visit since...More

Thank TrackFast
Reviewed 22 June 2013

This restaurant is close to where I live and it is great not to have to go into Punta del Este during the summer when it is so crowded. Food and service are great but the fact that they are only open a few months...More

Thank US_Expat91364
Reviewed 29 August 2012

The food here is spectacular and reasonably priced for being next to Punta del Este. The waitresses are cute and very attentive... this is a great stop on your way to Punta del Este from Montevideo.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ruta Interbalnearia km 117. 3 | Punta del este, Punta Ballena, Maldonado 20003, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Maldonado  >  Punta Ballena
  • Phone Number: +598 4257 9680
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Oliva & Sal combines different flavors able to grasp the particular personality of Punta Ballena. Homemade pasta, grilled meats, wood-fired preparations and flavors of the sea, blending in a sophisticated and cozy atmosphere, surrounded by art, nature and excellent service.
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