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Montevideo Sights

Mercado del Puerto

  • Piedras 237 Map It
  • Market/Bazaar
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 07/23/2014

Fodor's Review

For Montevideo's quintessential lunch experience, head to the old port market, a restored 1868 building of vaulted iron beams and colored glass, and a terrific example of urban renewal at its best. The market shields 14 stalls and eateries where, over large fires, the best asado (barbecue) in the city is cooked. It's a mix of casual lunch-counter places and sit-down restaurants. The traditional drink here is a bottle of medio y medio (champagne mixed with

white wine). Many other eateries congregate outside around the perimeter of the building and are open for dinner as well as lunch.

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Sight Information

Address:

Rambla 25 de Agosto, between Av. Maciel and Av. Pérez Castellano, across from port, Piedras 237, Montevideo, 11000, Uruguay

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Sight Details:

  • Daily 11–6

Updated 07/23/2014

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