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Cactus y Pescados

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Bajada de Bikini, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
+598 4277 4782
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

This is now my favorite restaurant for several reasons. The Pacific Salmon Limeno is out of this world. Prepared in a crust of sesame seeds and served over a bed of roasted vegetables, it is outstanding! The service is attentive, too. It also was the fastest delivery of all the meals I have had in Uruguay. There is inside seating,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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72 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

Place is nice if you find a table outside. Service is excellent. The place was really crowded but that did not affect the quality of service. Don't go there for the food, but to have dinner at a popular place with good service. Food is average

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

The place is nice, close to other popular places. It was really crowded, but that did not affect the queality of service which was excellent. Food was ok, i liked the calamari, but the fish and sidedish were tasteless (papas bravas).You should go if you want to have a nice time and check out the place, but not for the... More 

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Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

A pretty well guarded secret of the locals and Punta lovers is this very modest become high fashion fish ,sea food and sushi beach restaurant which every year improves its menu,service and wine list .Try the salmon al Limeño or their gambas al ajillo. The sushi bar is exceptional with chefs brought from Buenos Aires.who take advantage of the Punta... More 

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State of Sao Paulo
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

It's a nice place, in the avenue close to a nice and popular beach (Playa del Bikini). My family and I went there for lunch and their loud music annoyed my 78-year old mother (-:. The food was good, but nothing out of the ordinary. Anyway, I give four because it would be unfair to classify it as "Average".

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New York City, New York
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

After spending all morning at the beach we decided to get a bite. Cactus y pescados is pretty much the 1st restaurant you see. I ordered salmon with seafood sauce.... it was delicious and super fresh! My friend ordered sushi, she said it was great too. Service was good. Definitely will go back to this place.

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Buenos Aires
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2015

We came for dinner at 9:30 pm. and were able to get a nice table with view to the ocean. It was our third visit in three years to this place and we had the feeling that the quality went down and the prices up. For the four of us we ordered an appetizer - deep fried calamari rings -... More 

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Buenos Aires
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015

Restaurant in the Manantiales area steps from the beach Bikini with a supposedly Mediterranean menu. The Good is the proximity to the beach and where you can dine or have lunch both inside as outside. I was having dinner with my family. My recommendation is Salmon limeño and grilled Brótola with vegetables. The sushi was not good. The staff is... More 

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Thank RianTripper
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

The view across the bay and fresh juices are great but the food is very expensive and not fresh or well executed. We ordered pasta which was over cooked and a fish dish which did not taste fresh.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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209 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015

If you decided to spent your time on Bikini Beach the best place to eat is Cactus y Pescados. Very good food harmonized by Clericot drink. However you have to select a very good chardonnay for it. Very good service. Seat outside and enjoy the ocean view

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bajada de Bikini, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
  • Phone Number: +598 4277 4782

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