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Francis Restaurant

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Luis de la Torre 502 | esquina Jose María Montero -Punta Carretas, Montevideo 11309, Uruguay
+598 2711 8603
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12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
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20:00 - 00:00
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent food , good service . Ideal for family but not small kids . Good place for a business lunch or dinner .

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Thank jeanniefontaina
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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79 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

In our eight day stay in Montevideo we ate at Francis three times. There is much to recommend Francis. There is something on the menu for everyone. Food is cooked to order---not precooked. While this is not the least expensive restaurant around, it is very good value and excellent service. To give you one example, when I realized I had... More 

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Nederland, Colorado
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214 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had dinner twice at Francis. It has an attractive interior and the service was excellent. The menu has much variety, well beyond the meats that dominate most Uruguayan menus. One evening we tried the smaller of the two chef's menus (a five-course meal with optional wine pairings). The food was generally very good, but not as excellent as one... More 

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Thank nedtraveler
Los Angeles, CA
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144 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I ate there two nights, the first one taking the 5-course degustation menu, the second a cazuela mariscos dish with rice. Both choices were excellent. Good selection of Tannat, Uruguay's "national" wine.

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Thank AlanLosAngeles_CA
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food,excellent service. Would definitely come back. Few places in Montevideo will serve this high quality gourmet food. You will not be disappointed.

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Thank Jacob W
Wroclaw, Poland
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was full of people who are affluent. We had seafood there. Waiting time was a little bit to long. The meals were quite tasty, but not excellent. The prices are very high; about 800 pesos. Mineral water 120 pesos for ½ liter! It does not make sense. For the food I could give 4*, but taking into consideration... More 

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Thank Jacek J
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love all about this restaurant, the place, the food, the wine, all was wonderful. Great attention and really professional staff. We will comeback soon. Thanks

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Thank Pedro Alberto U
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

It is one of the great restaurants in Montevideo. Its menu is a voyage through the local cousine and its interpretation of typical dishes from other places from around the world.

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Thank Fabio K
Veendam, The Netherlands
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant with a modern sophisticated tough and atmosphere. Grill in the back. Went for fish since I wanted to tast Uruguan white wine. Found Don Pascual Reserve Viognier 2016. Don Pascual is the biggest wine house for fine wines in Uruguay and Francis has a wide choice on their wine list.

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Thank Walter N
Ohio
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The service was not great. It took quite a bit of time to ask for refills of drinks. One had to ask several times. My wife asked for the steak to be prepared medium and it came well done. I was taken aback when they did not let me tell them what tip I would like to pay, but rather... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35 - US$50
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, European, South American, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Luis de la Torre 502 | esquina Jose María Montero -Punta Carretas, Montevideo 11309, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
  • Phone Number: +598 2711 8603

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