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Bar Facal

€€ - €€€Latin, , Cafe
Avenida 18 de Julio 1249 | Esquina Yi, Montevideo 11100, Uruguay
+598 2908 7741
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“churros” (4 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
“lemon pie” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Bar, Cafe, Diner, South American
€€ - €€€
Avenida 18 de Julio 1249 | Esquina Yi, Montevideo 11100, Uruguay
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This looked like a happening place on a main road corner, with various indoor and outdoor spaces where you watch the world go by. The prices are high - 400-600 for mains - and we ordered things like chivitos and chicken. Not bad, good ingredients,...More

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We we 5 people but I saw no effort at all from anyone there to help us. I had to ask thecsame thing from 3 different waiters and nobody cared. When I got fed up after 40 minutes and no food on out table. I...More

Thank andreasknoth63
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

The food is excellent most of the time but the customer service can be really bad. I went with my son at 22:30 to have dinner and we were near 15m waiting for someone while the waiters were chating. At the end we decided to...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 January 2018

While walking through Montevideo on a self guided tour, we chose to stop at this little place for a cappuccino. Service was excellent, free WiFi was available and the cappuccinos were very nice. It was a great place to take a little break and very...More

Thank CMN14
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Facal opened a branch for churros and ice-creams in Pocitos. Excellent service, excellent customer service, excellent products, try them, they are worth try them. It's a real competence to La Cigale in front of them in Roque Graseras and Scoseria. Prices and promotions turn it...More

Thank Aemas
Reviewed 9 January 2018

The location is fantastic. Right on 18 de Julio. I have been there twice: for a coffee break and for dinner. Both occasions were very good. Prices are moderate and portions are really abundant. Service is fine. It varies from waiter to waiter but I...More

Thank chrismig23
Reviewed 26 December 2017

I've eaten at Bar Facal a number of times on my visits to Montevideo, and I keep coming back for more for various reasons: --Location: You can't beat it! Right on Ave. 18 de Julio, so grab a table by the window and watch the...More

Thank ASU_DrK
Reviewed 19 November 2017

I go to Montevideo twice a year. Bar Facal is still a favorite when I want to grab something to eat but not go to a formal restaurant. During this trip, I ate here twice, once for lunch and once for dinner. My new favorite,...More

1  Thank Expat-in-Cabarete
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We had Milanesa (beef schnitzel) and chivita (beef with melted cheese) for dinner. They were good, but the egg and potato and Russian salads which accompanied them were bland.

Thank Guido C
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Serving is an art, some would debate; some people are born to attend others well and service at Facal is the most generous I have had in Montevidéu! Let alone the food, with great salads and fresh juices, definitely a place to come back to...More

Thank vitorbabrazil
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Response from Marcel S | Reviewed this property |
Its a great place to go. Have fun and enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Latin, Bar, Cafe, Diner, South American
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 01:30
08:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 18 de Julio 1249 | Esquina Yi, Montevideo 11100, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
  • Phone Number: +598 2908 7741
  • E-mail
La esquina en donde funciona FACAL ha estado relacionada con la gastronomía desde 1882, fue fábrica de chocolates y dulce de membrillo. Se encuentra ubicado en una zona privilegiada dentro del Centro de Montevideo, siendo el lugar de encuentro para negocios, compras y turistas. En nuestra esquina se encuentra la FUENTE DE LOS CANDADOS, el punto más fotografiado del Centro de Montevideo. Contamos con un menú ejecutivo que dispone de platos no incluidos en la carta y que varían en cuanto a ingredientes y nacionalidades originales. Facal es de los pocos restaurantes que ofrecen una amplia variedad de churros, waffles y helados caseros. Además de los clásicos platos, como CHIVITOS, PIZZAS, MILANESAS, entre otros. Ofrecemos un SHOW de TANGO gratuito de lunes a sábados al mediodía en el frente al local (13:30 aproximadamente). A su vez te puedes sacar una foto con CARLOS GARDEL que se ubica en el deck, al lado de donde se baila Tango.
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