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La Huella

Playa Jose Ignacio, Jose Ignacio 20402, Uruguay
+598 4486 2279
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (35 reviews)
“grilled fish” (17 reviews)
“sea bass” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Argentinian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Playa Jose Ignacio, Jose Ignacio 20402, Uruguay
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I went for lunch on a heavy rainy day, therefore the access was muddy. It is part of the experience but if you are not prepared with convenient footwear....... The location and decoration is excellent. Regarding the food I ordered octopuss (expensive dish) but it...More

Thank fforastieri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant in the perfect spot of the most secluded place of Punta del Este. Located in the smallest but “in” town of Uruguay. La Huella is a place where dine and may be you can spot international and Argentinians celebrities during the month of...More

Thank Nano1973
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff, nice location on the beach. because of the popularity very busy and you have to wait, but its worth it. great products and food, freshly prepared. Especially the fish.

Thank flovanL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to this beautiful restaurant after 40 minutes drive from Punta del Este with high expectations, as it is considered the best restaurant in Uruguay. We reserved a table couple of weeks in advanced. The sitting and welcoming was awful, a lot of people...More

1  Thank Saar G
Reviewed 19 August 2018

It’s a must do I. Jose Ignacio. So put on those espadrilles and head down to the beach where this low key beach “shack” serves the best grilled fish or meat you will have in your life. Oh, and the margarita pizza was superb according...More

Thank Londoncubana
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Everything perfect, food "merluza negra with vegetables" one of the best dishes I have ever tasted, excellent service and place just charming.

Thank matilde_paz
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

The food was great, but I got a bad stomach ache while driving home, something that never ever happens to me.

Thank Javier d
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Absolutely charming place. They are so lovely and the food is so nice.Take a seat and enjoy. Thank you guys☀️

Thank Carlotrovi
Reviewed 28 May 2018

that can be had. Great locale, great service, great food, reservations are a must and the place fulls very early. No wonder why...the dishes are almost identical to the website photos and it's a winner. Expect $100 p/p ++ depending on wine etc... but you...More

1  Thank Larry A
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We had been to Quinto La Huella I'm Miami and wanted to visit the mother ship while we were in Uruguay. Reservations were simple to make. It was a beautiful fall afternoon, and dining outside was a delight... and it's right on the beach! From...More

Thank Joseph W
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Questions & Answers
Chelsea S
13 April 2017|
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Response from vacationtraveller850 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they will probable tell yo that you can not, but they at worst make you wait a bit, as usual.
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29 April 2016|
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Response from SanLorGlobe | Reviewed this property |
Hi weekends are always open. However since they work most during summer time, I would give them a call first. The walk on the beach is amazing all year around. ;-))))
Viviana B
2 March 2015|
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Response from DWLSantiago | Reviewed this property |
They start working around midday and continue non stop until aprox 11:00pm. This happens during high season which goes from mid December until February. As from March on I am not sure if they work only on weekends. I hope... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Jose Ignacio, Jose Ignacio 20402, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Jose Ignacio
  • Phone Number: +598 4486 2279
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