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El secreto

Rambla Artigas entre calle 27 y 28, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
+598 4244 8773
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“camarones” (2 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (5 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Latin, Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Rambla Artigas entre calle 27 y 28, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was nice to have a delicious salad. friendly waiter. nice location on the waterfront. good for people watching. prices were good.

Thank hunglow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was outside and there were too many people. The food is average. Nothing to write home about. Good service

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

I almost didn't come here because of the bad reviews posted in December '17. Glad we didn't listen to them. Food was delicious. We had camarones a la ajillo (tons of shrimp and delicious sauce) and la ensalada del chef (fresh and hearty) . My...More

Thank AndreSuissa
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Bad experience: Overpriced, bad service, slow service, poor food quality (don’t order the yoghurt it comes in a plastic bowl straight from the supermarket), french fries soft, etc etc etc and of course rude waiters when u don’t tip...? Location is nice

Thank Sjoerd V
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I had a bad experience last night after at least 4 summers eating in the same place... I will start with the place which is beautiful and very cozy for family gathering or romantic dinners!! We all had fish and my ‘corvina negra’ which was...More

Thank pheiseckep
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on our first day in Punta del Este for lunch. Unfortunately, our Spanish speaking skills are limited and being the first day, were a bit rusty as well. English speaking waiter sat us down but our actual waiter spoke no English and was...More

Thank Jerome K
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Excellent meal, very good attention. The atmosphere is excellent. We ate mariscos, well cooked. No dessert, coffee capuccino

Thank 191silviaelenac
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped here two nights to watch the sunset. The staff are great and the wine selection solid. Definitely worth a trip.

Thank Chad S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Elaborate meals in a stylish environment. Wide variety of choices. Very convenient location. When weather allows, great for seating outside, next to the sea.

Thank Pablo F
Reviewed 17 September 2017

A sign of a great restaurant is their focus on side dishes meant to accompany the stars. On my 10 day eating tour of Uruguay, I thought El Secreto served the best roasted vegetable plate. The amount of steaks we were eating mandated we ordered...More

Thank MatthewKSeattle
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Richard W
27 November 2016|
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Response from Flia. B | Reviewed this property |
It is mainly a "Parrilla" where you can eat all sorts of meat, lamb, beef and Pork. Fish, only the catch of the day, is exceilently cooked. You can eat squib, and fresh or fried shrimp. The restaurant, when the weather is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rambla Artigas entre calle 27 y 28, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Maldonado Department  >  Punta del Este
  • Phone Number: +598 4244 8773
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