food delivery and take away in punta del este ?
We are all doing our best to take care of ourselves and others and local businesses are struggling to pay wages and survive. Over the next few days, we’ll share our trusted places who are providing a variety of services, many pivoting in order to offer what is most helpful right now. These are in Punta del Este.
Doña Martina – the freshest Uruguay empanadas! Doña Martina is delivering their classic and creative empanadas everyday of the week except Tuesdays, 12- 4pm and 7-11pm. Special discounts. Credit cards accepted. Talk to Silvia and order at +598 2698 1111 or in Instagram.
Read all about this small restaurante here
Estación Penitente – the hill-top restaurant at Sierra de Minas is back to business, opening only on weekends and holidays for now. This place is not exactly in Punta del Este, but only 100 km from it. They’re following all the measures (face masks, disinfection mat, among others). For more information go to their Instagram page, reservations at +598 99195392.
Get to know more about Estación Penitente
Lobo Suelto – Lobo Suelto is open for take away only every Tuesday to Saturday, lunch time. The best place to find out what’s on their menu is on their social media, Facebook and Instagram. Their plates are abundant, it’s the best place to stop for traditional Uruguayan food. Order at +598 94230053.
Read our Lobo Suelto review here
Salón No. 3 – this La Barra restaurant has pivoted to selling organic food baskets from their own kitchen garden and produce from the providers they have sourced for their restaurant (pre-Corona) as well as a few homemade treats. They are calling themselves root for this veggie delivery initiative. As an example, one of their baskets went out with produce from culinary artists such as Pablo Artigas from Mieles del Este (honey producer) and Aurelien Bondoux (well-known French-Uruguay chef). Delivery from Punta Ballena to Jose Ignacio. The delivery service is carried out by Paola and Gonzalo as Root Catering.
Find out more about Salón No. 3 here
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