Experience Amazing Cuisine In Uruguay

Specially selected best Uruguay restaurants —including the infamous Mercado del Puerto for steak, tiny places where staff worked at La Huella—for drinks, a gourmet chivito, Uruguay wine & fresh veggies

Are you a foodie in Uruguay?

Our Favourite Uruguay Restaurants

Look no further for the most creative fine-dining in Uruguay—down an urban backstreet or hidden in a leafy suburban park—, to the best food truck & local cuisine, to the juiciest steak in Montevideo.

 

Salon No. 3 – La Barra cuisine

Salon No. 3 – La Barra cuisine

New La Barra restaurant in a vintage furniture store. Pull up a chair in the kitchen as the chef preps just-caught fish & his home-grown organic veggies.

Arazá – Native Uruguay cuisine

Arazá – Native Uruguay cuisine

Native Uruguay cuisine in Montevideo. Special events include monthly expeditions to El Prado park to identify local plants–and after you get to taste them.

Montevideo Wine Experience

Montevideo Wine Experience

A stone’s throw from the famous Port Market, lies Montevideo’s first ever 100% Uruguay wine tasting bar. A great place to get oriented to life in the city.

Guru’Guay only recommends eateries and Uruguay restaurants that we absolutely love, who love what they do and demonstrate consistently excellent quality.

Unfortunately consistent quality is not all that common in Uruguay, which is why a great recommendation from someone who knows is soooo important. We’ve visited every one of our Top Picks multiple times.

Karen A Higgs

Creator of Guru'Guay

Local Cuisine

10 Uruguay foods you must try

10 Uruguay foods you must try

Typical Uruguay food — chivito, tira de asado, pamplona, torta frita, alfajor, dulce de leche… We go through each one, what it is and how you say it.

Salon No. 3 – La Barra cuisine

Salon No. 3 – La Barra cuisine

New La Barra restaurant in a vintage furniture store. Pull up a chair in the kitchen as the chef preps just-caught fish & his home-grown organic veggies.

What do Uruguayans eat?

What do Uruguayans eat?

What do Uruguayans eat (and drink)? A “tourist shopping basket”–to keep prices down in vacation hot spots–reveals all. Hint. It includes whiskey.

Wine

Wine delivery around Montevideo

Wine delivery around Montevideo

Stay safe and still get hold of your favourite Uruguay wines. Call in your order by WhatsApp and the wines arrive at your door. Easy as that.

The Top Tannats of 2020

The Top Tannats of 2020

One in three bottles of Uruguay wine is a Tannat. Yes, Uruguayans LOVE this red. Nowadays there’s a Tannat for every occasion. We celebrate the Top Tannats.

Montevideo #1 in new travel show

Montevideo #1 in new travel show

The host of this brand new travel show fell in love with Montevideo. The wine, soccer, carnival, food… so many things to do.

An introduction to Uruguay wine country

An introduction to Uruguay wine country

Uruguay is the new world’s undiscovered wine gem. Plan your trip to Uruguay wine country. Tips to regions, wine tasting in Montevideo & private wine tours.

Montevideo Wine Experience

Montevideo Wine Experience

A stone’s throw from the famous Port Market, lies Montevideo’s first ever 100% Uruguay wine tasting bar. A great place to get oriented to life in the city.

Manuel Filgueira: Ninja winemaking in Uruguay

Manuel Filgueira: Ninja winemaking in Uruguay

Trained in elite French chateaux but down to earth, Manuel Filgueira is one of Uruguay’s top winemakers, producing tiny quantities of exceptional wine through “sheer stubbornness”.

The 20 very best Uruguayan wines

The 20 very best Uruguayan wines

Uruguay’s wine production is small yet magnificent. Here’s the very best from the Guru’Guay Guide to Uruguay, a guide to wine country and more.

Wine tasting in Carmelo

Wine tasting in Carmelo

Wine tasting at the unique family-run boutique wineries of Carmelo, Uruguay. Plan your route, find contact details and prices.

Carmelo: The Uruguayan Tuscany

Carmelo: The Uruguayan Tuscany

Not a huge amount to things to do in Carmelo, besides drink wine. Thank god! Visit vineyards, drink fine wine & relax in a tiny Tuscany without the hordes.

6 Uruguayan wines you MUST try

6 Uruguayan wines you MUST try

Argentinians know wine. Local expert Claudio Angelotti selects neighbour Uruguay’s best wines. The Guru translates his recommendations for your enjoyment.

Craft Beer

6 best beers for summer in Uruguay

6 best beers for summer in Uruguay

Daniel Rocamora, Uruguay’s foremost craft beer expert, chooses this summer’s best craft beers. Hit the beach and carnival with six of the best.

Cafes & Bars

Montevideo #1 in new travel show

Montevideo #1 in new travel show

The host of this brand new travel show fell in love with Montevideo. The wine, soccer, carnival, food… so many things to do.

Seafood

Salon No. 3 – La Barra cuisine

Salon No. 3 – La Barra cuisine

New La Barra restaurant in a vintage furniture store. Pull up a chair in the kitchen as the chef preps just-caught fish & his home-grown organic veggies.

Markets

Vegetarian & Vegan

Arazá – Native Uruguay cuisine

Arazá – Native Uruguay cuisine

Native Uruguay cuisine in Montevideo. Special events include monthly expeditions to El Prado park to identify local plants–and after you get to taste them.