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Rara Avis

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner


US$30 - US$80
French, International, Mediterranean, Italian, European, Soups, South American
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

The restaurant is what one would consider at the high end of restaurants in MVD, so it is not cheap. In UY the best restaurants serve some kind of grill. Don't go in expecting cuisine because it doesn't exist. The lamb chops are always a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank underground_miner
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Location really nice near the city theatre. The space is well designed and the service very warm. Unfortunately the food was under my expectations. The dishes were well presented but the the food did not justify the price paid.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank 206giuseppes
Reviewed 8 March 2018

This restaurant is placed in one of the wings of the famous Teatro Solís. The decoration is rather classic, and ofter offers some theatrical performances inside. Price is according with the quality of the food, and the ambience is great. A good choice,

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Fernando P
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We were there in a big group. We were set in a separate room. When we arrived there were already glasses of Cava served and no need to say that the drink was almost hot. The appetizer was OK but not enough, It took a...More

Date of visit: September 2017
2  Thank VFlach
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The restaurant is in the Solis Theater, which already gives it a special charm. In reality, there are three different environments, the Salón Rouge (the best), the Chivas and the Prelude. The ambience of the Salón Rouge is quite luxurious and the food excellent. There...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank OYamamoto
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I left the Rara Avis with mixed feelings. We (my wife and I) left the wonderful Teatro Solis and entered the Salon Rouge of the restaurant that is located a few steps away because both sit confortably in the same building, what is always a...More

Date of visit: May 2017
3  Thank Jaime K
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Beautiful location with very good food, I would definitely return, the wine cellar has a good selection of wines.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank SHolstein
Reviewed 18 April 2017

let me tell you first about what we liked: Location, ambience, quality of food, wine, friendly staff... you would ask now: What else can you wish for? So let me tell you... it was not cheap, but for the classy place not such a bad...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This place has everything to be termed as the most elegant restaurant in Montevideo, being at the edge of the old city nearby the refurbished main theatre, and having a smart combination of XIX century with modern architecture. It's spacious and everything at the place...More

Date of visit: December 2016
1  Thank pgristo
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I had heard this restaurant was good but when we walked in, somewhat sweaty and underdressed, I was alarmed to see the elaborate place settings--think many, many forks--and thought oh it's one of those restaurants. That said, we were there late in the afternoon and...More

Date of visit: March 2017
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