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Viejo Barrio Restaurant and Bar

Vasconcellos 169, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
598 52 25 399
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“cream sauce” (2 reviews)
“church” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Vasconcellos 169, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Viejo Barrio is an unassuming restaurant next to the church in the old city of Colonia. I had a very relaxing and delicious meal here. Homemade noodles (like linguini) with marinara and chicken, a fresh salad and patatas fritas. The portions were large! I had...More

Thank impluna
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Great service, family run. Good pastas! A lovely place to sit for lunch especially. Waiters always warm and welcoming.

Thank Rbuquah
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Just got home after travelling for 2 weeks (USA-Argentina-Uruguay). I wanted to thank you for the fantastic meal we had on March 25th 2017. Our party consisted of 1 Uruguayan 🇺🇾 1 British 🇬🇧 and 1 French 🇫🇷. The food we received was fresh and...More

Thank Fabienamberieu
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The service was good, but the food was pretty marginal. We had steak and chicken. They were both fine, but not like some of the fantastic meat we ate on this trip.

Thank emcniff2017
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Really lovely setting . Wish we could there now food was lovely as was the service.Really charming with old style decour.

Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We sat outside and had homemade spaghetti and gnocchi, very nice. The house white wine was good too. The best part is the atmosphere, sitting outside next to the basilica and near other restaurants with live music.

Thank Jeremy E
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Based not on our concierge recommendation, but on TripAdvisor, we made our way to this intimate quiet restaurant. We ordered a L. of not-so-great Tinto vino, but what the hey, it was as inexpensive as the Cervesas. Jim ordered spinach -filled ravioli w/ tomato sauce,...More

Thank Wanderlassie
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Well priced but the food isn't anything spectacular. The service is really great though; all staff are super friendly and helpful. I had gnocchi which was a bit under seasoned and my partner had the vegetable soup which he liked but he thought it was...More

Thank TravelBug514
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I was invited to lunch here recently. The home-made pasta was recommended and it didn't disappoint. it was for me the best pasta dish I have tasted - Italy included.

Thank JoMaRoSoIsWi
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I had a "sorrentinos con mariscos" for lunch and it was totally worth it. Fresh pasta, goos service, and the price was also reasonable for Colonia.

Thank Mikko N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vasconcellos 169, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
  • Phone Number: 598 52 25 399
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