Top things to do in Paysandú

Parrilla in Paysandú

Los Tres Pinos

The parrilla here is excellent; carnivores will be in heaven, with everything from milanesas (breaded cutlets) to chivitos (steak sandwiches piled high with toppings) to pork chops, steaks and whole roast chickens –…
Sweets in Paysandú

Confitería Las Familias

If you’ve got a sweet tooth (and we mean a really sweet tooth), pull up a stool at this old confectioner’s shop and sample one of Uruguay’s classic desserts: chajá, a dentist-friendly concoction of sugary meringue, …
Uruguayan in Paysandú

El Bar

Smack in the heart of town (one block west of Plaza Constitución), this corner resto-bar is open all day long for pizza, burgers and standard Uruguayan fare. After dark it shifts smoothly into bar mode, getting espe…
Museum in Paysandú

Museo Histórico

This historical museum displays evocative images from the multiple 19th-century sieges of Paysandú, including of the bullet-riddled shell of the cathedral, and women in exile watching the city’s bombardment from an …
Uruguayan in Paysandú

Pan Z

At the sign of the flashing Z, popular ‘Panceta’ serves steaks, pizza, chivitos (steak sandwiches) stacked high with every ingredient imaginable, and tasty desserts such as strawberry cake and tiramisu.
Museum in Paysandú

Museo de la Tradición

In parkland near the riverfront, this museum features a small but well-displayed selection of anthropological artifacts and gaucho gear.