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Parrillada El Porton

General Flores 333, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
+598 4522 5318
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“parrillada” (11 reviews)
“steak” (18 reviews)
“blood sausage” (2 reviews)
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12:00 AM - 3:30 PM Hours
Barbecue, Argentinian, South American
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General Flores 333, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a great option if you want to enjoy a traditional barbecue. The waiters are very friendly. Whether you go for lunch or dinner you will have a great time.

Thank avrinan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you need for lunch a plate full of good cooked on coals meat this is the place to be on the weekend.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good time for all at the right price. Our steak at the expensive spot the night before was better BUT three times the price. Keep that in mind. Our super server suggested the bottle at our request for two copas. Same price ... wow.

Thank LorenzoelJefe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to try this as it was full at lunchtime but disappointed with the result. Probably my fault for choosing the short rib of beef but did not realise you needed the teeth of ‘Jaws’ to eat a piece of meat. The chips were plentiful,...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 6 September 2018

El Portón has been around for years and is still one of the elite restaurants in Colonia. As the name implies, it is a "parrillada", an Uruguayan meat restaurant with the grill easily visible for your viewing pleasure. Great food, great service, great ambience. A...More

Thank kwfrost44
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Very good beer and food. Rick Music 70ies 80ies not bad after two weeks of unique South America melodies

Thank Getaway803164
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We had 'chivito al plato' for two, 'milanesa' and a kid menu. Portions were big and the quality of the meat was very good. The place was very very busy and we waited 20min for a table. Service was good as well.

Thank Miguel C
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I had high hopes before entering the restaurant that I will highly enjoy the local parillada. But unfortunately meat was very fat and full of bones so it was hard to find a piece of meat eatable. And the glass of wine I have oredered...More

Thank Mikiduta
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped there for lunch while walking around the city on our first stop in Uruguay. The quality of the meat wasn't great at all, the service was Ok. We found it a bit pricey compared to other places in Uruguay (having been here now...More

Thank sorbetto78
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I ate a chorizo with provolone then entrecot. The food is great, the price is on average and the service is fine. Cóme back again!

Thank Ariel L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
8:00 PM - 3:30 PM
8:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: General Flores 333, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +598 4522 5318
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The Barbecue Restaurant to visit in Colonia del Sacramento. Here you can enjoy tha traditional Uruguayan barbecue in food-warming trays for two. Also premium-quality cuts of beef, pork, chicken, fish, pasta and the classic Uruguayan 'chivitos'. A warm, familiar place with more than 30 year-old experience, run by its owners the Martinez-Sandoval family.
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