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La Posta del Cangrejo

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Ruta 10, KM 160 y medio, Punta del Este, Uruguay
+598 4277 0021
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Porto Alegre, RS
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210 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2015

This was a good restaurant but now looks decadent. The ambient was old, dirty as well as the staff with dirty clothes and sweating. The food was reasonable and the price high for the service. It is a pitty because it is in a cool location overlooking La Barra beach. It is hard to park your car anytime.

Thank Grizzo2014
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 February 2014

I asked for a reservation because several friends had recommended this restaurant. Actually not that great. In fact prices are high for the service they provide.

Thank Susan H
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Generally speaking the place is lacking in maintenance. You eat well but there were some items on the menu which they did not have, I asked for a salad and it was scarce, also the shrimps au gratin were not enough, as it was not an entree. For the price we payed it was not up to scratch.

Thank Jane S
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239 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2013 via mobile

The prominent photos of the first George Bush and the old man owner walking around here never acknowledging guests is a tip off. Cool location overlooking La Barra beach. Since we speak Spanish, not sure how non speakers would make out- probably be a chore to stay here...We like this old school funky hotel but it is apparent that not... More 

1 Thank westlakeh
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2012

I booked a table for a couple to celebrate his anniversary and imagine that was CLOSED? Even received the e-mail confirmation from MONICA. I send an e-mail to complain and MONICA told me sorry was a mistake!!! This restaurant must learn to work!

1 Thank Lis_bittencourt
Miami, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2010

On the pricey side, the food was excellent, I ordered brotola with a zapallo mousse it was delicious.

Thank juliofesanz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$70
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ruta 10, KM 160 y medio, Punta del Este, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
  • Phone Number: +598 4277 0021

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