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Viejo Barrio Restaurant and Bar

Vasconcellos 169, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
598 52 25 399
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (16 reviews)
“waiter” (7 reviews)
“dessert” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Vasconcellos 169, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food in this place is amazing but Karina’s hospitality was truly what made our experience the best. She was kind, polite and attentive. She suggested the tallarines with salsa bolognesa which I loved!! She made me feel at home. Absolutey LOVE this place, a...More

Thank Mauricio F
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We happened on this while visiting Colonia from Buenos Aries and it was a great find. The service was so good and the food was excellent. We felt there were lots of locals eating there and the setting was great. For dessert we shared crème...More

Thank Persephone20
Reviewed 5 May 2018

I will say, the layout of this restaurant is nice, however the food was atrocious! Lares Tours had arranged lunch for me here during the visit to Colonia del Sacramento. I paid quite a lot for the tour, only to be offered a choice of...More

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 2 April 2018

The guidebook we have gave no really inspiring tale of this restaurant, but a few of the more "weird" words inspired us to try ourselves. We were pleasantly surprised. Well served. Well conversed and commented by the waiter. A wonderful waiter. And sitting on the...More

Thank Hans Jørgen H
Reviewed 27 February 2018

I just had "sorrentinos", a kind of stuffed pasta which is very popular, it was tasty, but rather simple. Nobody seems very keen in having more clients, many tourists.

Thank mariacamilo43
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Viejo Barrio is an unassuming restaurant next to the church in the old city of Colonia. I had a very relaxing and delicious meal here. Homemade noodles (like linguini) with marinara and chicken, a fresh salad and patatas fritas. The portions were large! I had...More

Thank impluna
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Great service, family run. Good pastas! A lovely place to sit for lunch especially. Waiters always warm and welcoming.

1  Thank Rbuquah
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Just got home after travelling for 2 weeks (USA-Argentina-Uruguay). I wanted to thank you for the fantastic meal we had on March 25th 2017. Our party consisted of 1 Uruguayan 🇺🇾 1 British 🇬🇧 and 1 French 🇫🇷. The food we received was fresh and...More

1  Thank Fabienamberieu
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The service was good, but the food was pretty marginal. We had steak and chicken. They were both fine, but not like some of the fantastic meat we ate on this trip.

Thank emcniff2017
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Really lovely setting . Wish we could there now food was lovely as was the service.Really charming with old style decour.

Thank easterntreker
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vasconcellos 169, Colonia del Sacramento 70000, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Colonia Department  >  Colonia del Sacramento
  • Phone Number: 598 52 25 399
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