Montevideo Food Guide: 10 Best Restaurants And What To Eat There

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Montevideo food in South America’s smallest country is big on tastes, flavors, and diversity.

In a land with more cows than people (yes, 1 person for every 4 cows), Uruguayan food has more than beef to offer culinary travelers.

The influence of European immigrants and the traditions of the indigenous people create a rich Uruguayan food tapestry.

While in Montevideo, the capital, we explored the local cuisine and the best restaurants in Montevideo to eat the traditional specialties.

On your Montevideo Uruguay travels, use this food guide to help you navigate local Montevideo foods.

Discover delectable Montevideo food with these top 10 must-try authentic foods and Montevideo restaurants. 

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10 Food Experiences To Have in Montevideo

1. Dig into Uruguay Beef at La Pulperia, the Best Local Parrilla

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Enjoy the authentic Uruguayan Parrilla experience

Given the popularity of meat and the many places to eat it, it can be daunting to find the best places to experience a parilla (steakhouse) in Montevideo. 

One place which stands out is La Pulperia, in the Puntas Carretas, one of the city’s coolest neighborhoods. 

La Pulperia is described as one of the best parillas, if not the best in Montevideo.  

It is not a fancy place, but a laid-back restaurant packed with locals. It has a simple menu, great service, and unrivaled-quality meat. 

From the menu, order the pulpon or rump steak or asado  (short ribs), which are the most popular cuts of meat. 

The huge portions of beef come served with a side of homemade fries and a salad. 

Get it with a lovely bottle of local Uruguayan Tannat wine; an assault of richness and flavor that will leave you wanting more!  

La Pulperia

Address: Lagunillas 448, 11300 Montevideo

Hours: Tues – Sat, 7:00 pm -12:00 pm; Sun 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm; Closed Mon 

What to order: Pulpon or asado

READ MORE: Your Guide To An Uruguay Parrilla: Best Asado and Uruguay Beef In Montevideo

2. Indulge In a Chivito At a Chiviteria

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Popular chivito served as a dish on a plate

The chivito is the national sandwich of Uruguay. 

Chivito means “little goat” in Spanish, and the history of this sandwich goes back to the 1960s. 

In the story, an Argentine asked a restaurant owner for a dish of roasted goat like the one she was accustomed to back home. 

The chef had no goat, but he slapped together a sandwich and topped it with a little of just about everything in the kitchen. It was a hit, and the Chivito sandwich was born.

The chivito is a huge sandwich filled with loads of meat. It is made up of a thin slice of churrasco (filet mignon beef), topped with bacon, mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, mayonnaise, ham, olives, and a fried egg. 

It is served with french fries or baked potatoes, and it can be prepared as a sandwich or as a dish.

If you are still hungry for more, you might want to try the Canadiense, a variation of the chivito sandwich with Canadian bacon.

There is no shortage of places to have a chivito in Montevideo. Honestly, it is difficult to pick just one place to have this sandwich. Restaurants take great pride in making the best chivitos, as they celebrate the national dish. 

Our advice is to have it more than once, at a couple of different locations. 

Best Restaurant in Montevideo for Chivito

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Satisfy your hunger with this tasty sandwich – Photo credit: Marcos Chivitería on Facebook

Chiviteria Marcos in the Pocitos neighborhood, just a couple of blocks from the beach, serves it in large portions with local beer. Our recommendation is to go there, indulge, and share it!

Chiviteria Marcos

Address: Av. Luis Alberto de Herrera 1186, 11300 Montevideo

Hours: Open daily, 10:00 am – 12:00 am

What to order: Chivito or Canadiense

AUTHENTIC FOOD QUEST RECIPE: If traveling to Montevideo is not on your immediate travel plans, you can savor Uruguay’s national dish at home. Follow the steps outlined in our simple recipe Best Chivito Sandwich: How To Make Uruguay National Dish

3. Have a Gourmet Lunch with Tannat, the National Wine of Uruguay

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Enjoy a delightful lunch, accompanied by a glass of fine wine

If you’re a meat lover, a gourmet lunch at Bodega Bouza is a must when visiting Montevideo Uruguay. 

Here, you can sample incredible cuts of grilled beef and lamb in their chateau-style restaurant. 

Bodega Bouza winery in Punta Carretas is about 30 minutes from the center of Montevideo and is well worth the trip. 

Along with your meal, you can sample incredible wine pairings featuring Tannat – the signature grape of Uruguay. 

This family-owned boutique winery offers tours of the bodega, wine tasting, and a restaurant

They even give you a tour of the private classic car collection of Mr. Bouza, which features more than 30 antique cars and motorcycles. 

If you have never had Tannat wine before, be prepared to enjoy some of the best wine you will ever taste. 

The experience at Bodega Bouza is outstanding. The tour is led by knowledgeable guides, the wines are fantastic, and the food at the restaurant is incredibly delicious.

Bodega Bouza

Address: Cno. Redemption bis 7658 Uruguay

Hours: Guided tours: Mon – Fri at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, & 4:00 pm

Pro Tips: Take a guided tour including wine tasting and lunch 

READ MORE: Bodega Bouza Winery Review: One of The Best Winery Tour in Uruguay

4. Try Morcilla Dulce at Mercado del Puerto – A Parrilla Experience

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Try the different type of sausage including the sweet one

You may already be familiar with blood sausages or morcilla. In Uruguay, morcilla dulce is a local specialty that you don’t want to miss out on. 

These are sweet blood sausages made with sugar, raisins, and ground nutmeg to give them their sweet taste.  

You’ll be surprised at how sweet these sausages really are. The caramelized sugar on the sausages combined with the raisins and nutmeg make them like a dessert. 

Have your first sausage dessert, an experience of a lifetime.

One of the best places to experience morcilla dulce is at Mercado del Puerto in the Old City or Ciudad Vieja.

 A market only by name, this Montevideo former old port market building built in 1868 has impressive iron-wrought structures. 

This market is now made up of a pavilion of restaurants dedicated to selling meat. 

These parrillas all share the common elements of open fires and large iron grills filled with varied cuts of meats and sausages cooking tenderly to perfection. 

Although it is a bit touristy, with restaurant staff fighting for your attention while presenting their English menu, it is worth a visit. Look around and seat yourself at a counter that appeals to your taste buds. 

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Find tasty sausages and other grilled meat at Don Garcia

One restaurant that’s popular with locals and that we recommend is Don Garcia. 

Don Garcia

Address: Mercado del Puerto, Rambla 25 de Agosto de 1825 228, Montevideo, Uruguay

Hours: Open daily, 12:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Pro Tips: Make sure you have cash, as card payments are not accepted

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5. Grab a Pizza “Por Metro”

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Pizza por metro is a Montevideo food with an Italian influence

Pizza por metro, literally meaning “pizza by the meter,” is a traditional Uruguayan pizza. It is similar to a typical Neapolitan-style pizza.

However, instead of being round, it’s rectangular, and the crust is thicker. 

The pizzas are cooked in big clay ovens with a variety of toppings and are sold by the meter. 

This dish is a great example of the Italian influence visible in Montevideo Uruguay food. In fact, it’s estimated that 40% of the Uruguayan population is of Italian descent. 

You can enjoy this indulgent dish as a late-night snack option with your favorite pizza toppings. 

Best Montevideo Restaurant For Pizza Por Metro

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Various pizzas to choose from on Papiros menu – Photo credit: Pizzería Papiros on Facebook

Papiros, a classic casual restaurant in Montevideo, stands out for its wood-fired pizza.


Address: Av. 18 de Julio 2092, 11200 Montevideo

Hours: Open daily, 11:00 am – 1:30 am

Pro Tips: Open late – stop by for a late-night snack

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6. Enjoy a Tarta on la Rambla While Watching the Sunset

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Tarta is a popular food in Montevideo, especially during the Easter fast

Tartas are delicious savory pies similar to a quiche. They are puff pastries filled with different ingredients from ham and cheese, to a variety of pastries filled with vegetables. 

One of the most typical tartas in Uruguay is the Pascualina. This particular type of tarta is stuffed with spinach and hard-boiled eggs. 

It is typically eaten cold and during Easter when meat consumption is restricted.

AUTHENTIC FOOD QUEST TIP: We had one of our best tarta in Colonia del Sacramento. Don’t miss out on visiting this quaint and charming Unesco world heritage site in Uruguay. We recommend this personalized private tour to Colonia del Sacramento get the more of your visit.

Best Places in Montevideo To Eat A Tarta

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Find tarta and fresh pastries at Su-bar – Photo credit: Su-bar on Facebook

Confiteria Saratoga is one of the best deli-bakeries in Montevideo. They have fresh bread and pastries baked daily as well as prepared meals. 

Order one of the many tartas and ask for it caliente or hot. If the Pascualina torta is available, get tempted by this local treat. 

Confiteria Saratoga is located in Pocitos, an upscale neighborhood about ten minutes from the center of Montevideo. 

From the Confiteria, walk to La Rambla, the main avenue on the waterfront. Stroll on La Rambla and enjoy your tarta while watching the sunset on the Rio de la Plata.

Confiteria Saratoga

Address: Manuel Vincente Pagola 3291, Montevideo

Hours: Mon – Sat, 7:00 am – 8:30 pm. 

What to order: Tarta or pascualina

If you prefer a sit-in or dine-in experience check out Su-Bar, one of many popular restaurants in Montevideo. 


Address: Juan D. Jackson 1151, 11200 Montevideo

Hours: Mon – Fri, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm;  Sat, 8:00 am – 2:30 pm

What to order: Tartaespinacha y queso con guarnición 

7. Make a Stop for Lehmeyun, Montevideo Local Food from Armenia

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Irresistible blend of savory meat, aromatic spices, and crispy crust

The Armenian community in Uruguay is one of the oldest in South America. We were surprised to learn that most live in the capital, Montevideo. 

Many of the Armenians are third or even fourth-generation descendants of the first wave of immigrants coming from the Ottoman Empire. 

When the Armenians migrated to Uruguay, they brought their traditional cuisine and in particular, the Lehmeyun.

While in Turkey exploring the local food specialties, lahmacun (the Turkish spelling) was one of our favorite street food dishes.

In Montevideo, Uruguay, the Lehmeyun is a round, thin piece of dough topped with minced meat most commonly beef or lamb. 

Finely cut-up minced vegetables and herbs including onions, tomatoes, and parsley are added to it.

The lehmeyun is then baked and served warm.

Best Restaurant in Montevideo To Eat Lehmeyun

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Armenian-style cuisine – Photo credit: Erevan Cocina Armenia on Facebook

One of the best places to have it in Montevideo is Erevan, a popular Armenian restaurant. 

Conveniently located five blocks from Playa Pocitos, the most famous beach of Montevideo, it is a great place to have lunch. 

Join the local crowd and appreciate the Uruguayan immigration culture through this Montevideo food.

Erevan Cocina Armenia

Address: Jose Ellauri 1308, Montevideo, Uruguay

Hours: Mon-Sun, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm – 12:00 am

What to order: Lehmeyun 

8. Delight on Uruguayan Ice Cream Flavors

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Surprising yerba Mate flavored ice cream

Ice cream lovers will not be disappointed in Montevideo. You will find several local options where you can cool off with ice cream. 

For an authentic experience, try ice cream flavors that reflect the pride of the country

Try ice cream made from Tannat wine and from Yerba Mate, the other national beverage.

For a gourmet experience, the best place to try these flavors is at Heladeria del Abuelo. 

This locally owned store ranks high on creativity and innovation. The ice cream here is artisanal where all ingredients are natural and no additives or dyes are used. 

Go out on a limb and try these unique ice cream flavors.

Heladeria Del Abuelo

Address: Orinoco 5052, 11400 Montevideo

Hours: Mon – Fri, 4:00 pm – 12:00 am, Sat & Sun, 12:00 pm – 12:00 am

What to order: Tannat and Yerba mate ice cream

READ MORE: Yerba Mate Uruguay Way: How To Prepare Mate and Its Cultural Significance

9. Sip on Medio y Medio for Merienda At Mercado Agricola

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Mercado Agricola de Montevideo unique architecture

This traditional Uruguay drink quickly became one of our favorite drinks. Medio y Medio is a unique sparkling wine made by combining 50% white wine and 50% sparkling wine or spumante.

The name Medio y Medio means “half and half” in Spanish.

This unique sparkling wine was first created in 1886 at a bar called Roldys, located at Mercado del Puerto. Today, you will find it everywhere as a popular aperitif option.

This refreshing drink with a light and slightly sweet taste is incredibly easy to drink. You will also find some blends with red, rose, and white wines to cater to all tastes.

The Mercado Agricola de Montevideo (MAM Agricultural Market) is an attraction and can be described as a foodie center. 

Located north of the city, it takes about 10 minutes to get there by bus from the Montevideo city center. 

This market is known for its sheer size and its early 20th-century architecture. Upon entry through the main door, the modern design and the cleanliness of the place is striking especially for a working farmers market.

With more than 100 vendors, including specialty food stores and restaurants, you will find a large selection of fruits, vegetables, and organic specialty stores. 

Visit the market when there is one of the many events scheduled at the end of the week. 

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A sparkling and semi-dry wine

Try Medio y Medio at Chin Chin, one of the best places to enjoy a late afternoon drink with a charcuterie board.

Chin Chin At Mercado Agricola de Montevideo

Address: José L. Terra 2220, Montevideo 

Hours: Mon-Sun, 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

What to order: Medio y Medio and shop for fresh produce 

10. Have Flan Dulce de Leche for Dessert

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Indulge in this creamy perfection after lunch

Flan has ancient origins dating back to Roman times. Today, it is enjoyed in a variety of forms in other countries around the world, like in Mexico, with its own flair. 

Uruguay has its own version of this historic dessert – Flan Dulce de Leche.

The flan is served along with a scoop of dulce de leche, a caramelized milk originating in Latin America. 

Depending on the restaurant, it may also be served with a scoop of ice cream. 

The flan itself is slightly gelatinous in form, made from milk, sugar, and eggs, and commonly, vanilla. 

The dulce de leche addition gives this Montevideo food a more complex, rich, and sweet flavor. 

Be sure to try the Uruguayan version of this global dessert throughout your travels. 

Best Restaurant in Montevideo For Local Dessert and More

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Savor local specialties at Jacinto – Photo credit: Jacinto on Facebook

Jacinto is a reference for the local gastronomy in Montevideo since 2012. In addition to their quaint restaurant, Jacinto has a bakery where you can get some tasty bread delightful pastries.


Address: Sarandi 349 alzaibar 1356, 11000 Montevideo 

Hours: Open Mon -Tues, 10:00 am to 4:30 pm;  Wed-Sat 10:00 – 11:30, Closed Sun

What to order: Flan Dulce de Leche 

AUTHENTIC FOOD QUEST RECIPE: Dulce de Leche is a beloved South American treat. Learn to make it at home with our simple Best Dulce de Leche in Argentina | Authentic Homemade Recipe

Frequently Asked Questions about Montevideo Food

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Rosemary and Claire by Montevideo sign, a famous local tourist attraction

What Food is Montevideo Known For?

Montevideo foods are often thought of in terms of its biggest export – beef. Uruguay is one of the largest exporters of beef in the world, and you’ll find many parrillas or steakhouses serving up different cuts of this traditional food.

What is The Most Popular Food in Uruguay?

The most popular dish in Uruguay is the national dish, Chivito. Chivito is a sandwich assembled with thick-cut bread, beef steak, bacon, ham, mozzarella, olives, and tomato, topped with a fried egg. The Chivito is also available as a plated dish without the bread.

Tannat, the national red wine grape variety is growing in popularity.

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In Summary

In Montevideo, you will find varied cuisines and local food options. While it may not have the international acclaim of its neighboring countries, Uruguayan cuisine is no less delicious. 

Allow yourself to be surprised by the great food and unique flavors. 

Discover how the capital of this small country will surprise and delight you with its local food, wine, and mate. 

Have you tried any of these Montevideo food specialties before? Please let us know which ones in the comments below.

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51 Comments on “Montevideo Food Guide: 10 Best Restaurants And What To Eat There”

  1. Okay I am a big time foodie and now you just made me add one more place to my overwhelming bucket list lol. Lehmeyun looks absolutely delicious – I mean who will not like dough and minced meet. Did you say more cows then people? Well, we need more tourists (aka people) there – now! 🙂

    • That’s great Jo…lol!!! That’s indeed why we are highlighting Uruguay. They need more visitors 🙂 Seriously, the food is surprising and delicious. The beverages are outstanding as well. Watch out for part 2, for even more unique specialties. As a foodie, definitively add Uruguay to your list. Cheers!

  2. What an informative post! I learned do much! I have never tried any of these foods or beverages but you made them all sound wonderful. It reminds me of South Africa in that meat is always a large part of the meals and as a carnivore, I love that! I appreciate your blog and will sign up for the mailing list. Thanks for sharing 🙂

    • Hi Karla, thanks so much for your support and for joining our community. That’s interesting that the food is similar to the food in South Africa. We’ve never been there and would love to visit and discover the local food specialties. Looking forward to sharing more in part 2. Cheers 🙂

  3. I have never been able to develop a taste for mate but Tannat sound right up my ally =) Thanks for sharing this my mouth is watering.

  4. Wow! I want that chorizo so badly now! And I didn’t know they had wine in Uruguay! I’ll have to try that one day. Thank you for sharing your experience. It all looks yummy!

  5. Really want to try Mate! Also the sweet blood sausage – sounds similar to something in the Philippines called “longganisa”. A sweet sausage/chorizo type of thing. Your posts always make me so hungry!

    • Thanks Mel 🙂 That’s interesting about longganisa. We’ll be in the Philippines later this year, so can’t wait to try this out. Hope you can get to taste Mate soon, it is an acquired taste, but good for you 🙂 Thanks for your comments.

  6. Lots of interesting food and drink options. I really want to try the sweet blood sausage. I have just been getting into black pudding in England (which is similar to a blood sausage) and I can imagine adding the sweet flavors would be really good.

    • The morcilla dulce is really interesting. To be honest, it took a couple of bites to get used to it and then enjoy it. Would love to taste black pudding in the U.K. That’s awesome. Thanks for your comments.

  7. Oh how this brought back memories of Argentina, we loved the food and this sound some what similar. Tanet yummmm… I forgot all about that grape makes me want to go the wine store right now. I always thought the sharing of mate was a great tradition and I hope that it is one that continues.

    • That’s wonderful to hear Rob about the memories. It’s true, there are many similarities between Argentine and food specialties from Uruguay. Agree, love the tradition around mate, though the taste is acquired. Do you like the taste? From what we saw in Montevideo, the mate culture is deep-rooted and will stick around for many years to come. Look for Tannat wines and enjoy a taste of Uruguay today 🙂 Cheers~

  8. Great list! I think I would like the Mercado best so I could have tasters from all the different shops and stalls – even if you would need to roll me home afterwards! And I’ve never tried wine from Uruguay – will have to look out for some at the wine shop next time I’m there!

    • You are right Vicki, Mercado del Puerto is a great place to start and get an overview of the local and traditional foods. Tannat wine from Uruguay is amazing. They export around the world, look for it at your nearest liquor/wine store. When you find it, get the wines from Bodega Bouza, you will be impressed. Thanks for your comments.

    • Guess what Danielle, you can find yerba mate at Trader Joe’s. If there is one in your area, try it out. Unfortunately, you will miss the sharing and social aspects of the drink 🙂 but you will get the experience. Let us know what you think. Cheers.

  9. I must say I’ve never given much thought to visiting Uruguay, but how can a country that has a museum devoted to their national beverage be missed! And the “dessert sausage?” Um, yum! Thanks for highlighting such interesting food choices!

  10. I had no idea there were 4 cows to 1 person in Uruguay! That’s quite an amusing fact! I’ve tried the traditional morcilla in Spain and was quite surprised at how much I enjoyed it. Morcilla dulce sounds quite delicious (apart from the blood, of course!). Thanks for the great list of things to try when we travel to Montevideo!

    • Hi Kim, when are you traveling to Montevideo? Don’t hesitate to reach out for any tips or suggestions. Our next post will have another 5 incredible foodie activities to check out. Look out for that post too. Wonderful that you liked the Morcilla – it is quite tasty. The morcilla dulce is unique – in that you expect it to be salty, but it is quite sweet. Uruguay is a fascinating country and the beef is excellent. Appreciate your comments.

  11. I’ve just woke up, haven’t had breakfast and had to endure reading about all these food, haha! I certainly wouldn’t mind some pascualina right now whilst watching sunset at La Rambla, or sunrise, as that’s what I’m doing now…

  12. I am so impressed with wineries that avoid using pesticides in the growing process, very rare that this happens. I wonder if it modifies the product dramatically? Lehmeyun, now that I need to try! Guess I better add a visit to the bucket eat list. 🙂

    • Thanks Anna…lot’s to add to the must try food list 🙂 Bodega Bouza does not go as far as saying they are organic meaning no pesticides, they strive to use the least amount possible and adopt natural ways of fighting the pests. Great philosophy and delicious wines. Thanks for your comments 🙂

  13. This looks so amazing. I think I would love the Mercado del Puerto, so I can try different foods and nibble on local delicacies. Trying the local foods is such an important part to understanding the local culture and truly learning about a country. I love how your articles take me there and let me experience this place.

    • Thank you so much Maria, we really appreciate your feedback. So happy to hear that our articles take you the local places and the local foods. Mercado del Puerto is quite an institution. Not only as a historical site, but also the history behind many of the restaurants within. If your travels ever take you to South America, it is worth making the trip to Montevideo, Uruguay. Cheers 🙂

  14. I am literally saving this post.
    I’ve had Yerba Matte a lot here in the states. I live close to Yerba Buena too, which makes me laugh. I’m really glad that you put what exactly yerba matte is.
    Such a great post!
    Thank you! 😀

    • That’s funny that you live close to Yerba they have lots of yerba mate in your area 🙂 How do you like your yerba mate? In Paraguay, they drink it cold and call it “terere”. Personally preferred yerba mate hot with sugar added. So glad you like the post 🙂

  15. This post takes me back to Anthony Bourdain’s episode on Uruguay, lovely food! Lehmeyun like you mentioned seems to be an adaptation of Lehmacun I have had in Turkish joints! The blood sausage sounds fantastic, I like the touch of raisins and nutmeg!

    • That’s wonderful Prateek for the link to Anthony Bourdain’s episode on Uruguay. Truly great food. That’s interesting to hear about the similarities with Lehmacun…I guess as neighboring countries, it is not surprising that there are similarities. The morcilla dulce is quite interesting. Having it sweet is unique and the touch of raisins and nutmeg is wonderful. Appreciate your comments.

  16. I have never tasted any of these dishes before but I know the dishes focused on meat will have my thumbs up! Your posts have intrigued me about the region.

    • Hi Rose, so wonderful to hear that you are intrigued about Uruguay. It is worth visiting especially for the meat. It is the only country in the world which uses a traceability system which lets you know exactly which cow the beef you are eating is coming from. Pretty cool. You would love it 🙂 Appreciate your comments.

  17. That is a country on my bucket list, at the bottom but you bumped it up. And look at the yummy food. The only I know and drink is mate but now I would like to try the rest, especially the Lehmeyun.

    • That’s awesome that you know mate. Have you tried it? Did you like it? For us , it is an acquired taste…though the addition of sugar makes it quite pleasant. Hang tight, more yummy foodie experiences coming in part 2 🙂 Really hope you can get to visit soon. It is a secret gem in South America 🙂 Thanks Evelyne.

    • Hi Chrissy, indeed the foodie experiences in Montevideo are surprising and diverse. There is such a strong and culture and pride amongst the people. Beautiful people and amazing food. Definitively with exploring. Thanks for your comments 🙂

    • Hi Helen, so glad you enjoyed reading the post. Montevideo is a great city and people are so friendly.The food experiences are unique, especially drinking mate. Do consider visiting if you are ever in South America, it is worth the trip 🙂 Thanks for your comments.


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