International in Punta del Este


Rustic wood tables, exposed brick walls, retro decor, and tasty food at affordable prices make this one of the peninsula's most attractive lunch spots. Friendly young owners Luciana and Sebastian offer service with …
International in Punta del Este

Lo de Tere

Even with early-bird discounts (20% to 40% depending on time of arrival) Lo de Tere is hard on the wallet, but you won't find finer food anywhere in Punta. The wide-ranging menu includes black crab ravioli, orange-s…
Sushi in Punta del Este


Sushi, grilled fish, fried squid and mejillones a la provenzal (mussels simmered in white wine, garlic, parsley and olive oil) are the specialties at this beachfront eatery. The outdoor terrace, directly overlooking…
International in Punta del Este


Popular for its varied menu and moderate (by Punta standards) prices, Olivia serves tacos, pizza, salads, sandwiches and more substantial fish and meat dishes, along with caipirinhas, mojitos, sangria or fresh ginge…
Uruguayan in Punta del Este


For seafood, salads, pasta, panini or chivitos in one of Punta's prettiest waterfront settings, grab a spot on the beachside deck here, then enjoy watching the waiters try to look dignified as they cross the street …
Seafood in Punta del Este

Lo de Charlie

Owned by a fishing buddy of local artist Carlos Páez Vilaró and decorated with some of his work, this is one of Punta’s premier restaurants. The culinary delights include gazpacho, paella, risotto, homemade pasta, f…
Sandwiches in Punta del Este

Chivitería Marcos

Montevideo-based Marcos earned its fame building chivitos (Uruguay's famous steak sandwich) to order. Choose from the 11 toppings and seven sauces, then try to balance the thing back to your table
Italian in Punta del Este

Il Baretto

Candlelit garden seating on plush chairs and couches provides a romantic setting for ‘after-beach’ drinks, along with homemade pasta, pizza and desserts.