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El Hacha - Restaurant Montevideo - Uruguay

El Hacha was established in 1794, making it the oldest store in Montevideo. Originally opened as a pulpería (a type of grocery store with a bar) during Montevideo's founding, it was known for a long time under the name of “La Pulpería de Juan Vázquez”. On April 15,1794, a famous crime occurred inside—an employee was murdered with an axe by a man who tried to rob him—giving it the name of El Hacha (The Axe). Later it was a general store, and finally it became one of the most traditional bars in the city. Today, in this charming restaurant, you can enjoy some of the best tango shows of the country as well as a high-quality menu that combines a selection of delicious local dishes with international cuisine.


Buenos Aires 202 and Maciel

Ciudad Vieja, Montevideo, Uruguay

Restaurant Types:
Wine, Gourmet, French bakery

Prices: Mid-Range

Credit cards accepted

Currencies accepted
US dollar

Atmosphere: Casual

Service Features:Internet access, large groups ok, private parties

Bar Features:Full bar

Regulations: No

Reservation: Recommended

Park Options: Yes

Contact Information:
Zip: 11000
Phone: 598-2-915-2823
E-mail: elhacha.mvd(at)remove-this.gmail.com
URL: www.elhacha.com

Other Restaurants in Ciudad Vieja that may be of interest: Don Peperone, Nueva York Resto Bar, CervecerĂ­a Matriz, El Beso, El Copacabana, El RincĂłn Empanadas, Mate Arte, El Louvre ConfiterĂ­a, Wasa [Ethnik Food] and Estrecho.

29 Jun 2011

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