Whenever in Montevideo, the Uruguayan capital, make sure you check out the restaurants listed below. They may just make your stay in the city much more enjoyable and memorable.

5 great restaurants in Montevideo
5 great restaurants in Montevideo

Whenever in Montevideo, the Uruguayan capital, make sure you check out the restaurants listed below. They may just make your stay in the city much more enjoyable and memorable.

1. Ristorante Panini

This is an Italian hotel located in Bacacay 1339, Sarandi, Montevideo. It is popular for serving most of the Italian pasta dishes including lasagna and pizza. Their staffs are professional and multi-lingual making it one of the best restaurants in the country. Make sure you get to sample some of the local wines served here - you will be surprised that such good wines can come from a country on the southern hemisphere.

2. Don Peperone

With this restaurant, you have the option of going to its Old Town Montevideo branch or the Montevideo Shopping center branch. Here you get served with Italian pasta dishes, pizza, salads, parrilladas, local wines as well as traditional desserts.

3. Mercado del Puerto

This is the hotel to go for a special local cuisine known as El Tiburon. Additional dishes include; seafood, Parriladas, pork chicken, steak etc. It is a strictly meats eatery and you will be treated to the best of Uruguayan ingenuity in preparing meats.

4. Arcadia

This is an upscale restaurant located at the top of Plaza Victoria and is famously known as the best restaurant in Montevideo. It serves such delicacies as cognac-marinated pheasant; grilled lamb glazed with mint and garlic; and duck confit on thin strudel pastry as well as grilled meat dishes such as salmon, shrimp and calamari.

5. Restaurant Dackel

Located on the Dr. Gabriel Otero 6438, Carrasco, this restaurant is German-themed and serves some of the best German cuisines and wines. Make sure you get to sample the Bavarian Bratwurst that is served with steamed pork sausage.

Montevideo is the southernmost cosmopolitan city in the Americas and based on the gourmet dining scene, the city is indeed globally represented. The urbane diners you will find in these restaurants hail from all parts of the world and make a good part of the urban culture that you are unlikely to find in any other city in South America

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