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Joao do Bacalhau

Rua Republica do Libano, 1079, Fortaleza, State of Ceara, Brazil
(85) 3267-3029 | 3267-0198
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Ranked #37 of 4,121 Restaurants in Fortaleza
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Portuguese, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Sao Paulo, SP
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Try the grilled lobster. Excellent. One of the best lobsters I have ever ate. It was very tasty . Good price too!

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Fortaleza, CE
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Very good quality seafood. Try Sirigado à Lagareiro (grilled fish with smashed potatoes). A lilltle bit overpriced.

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Fortaleza, CE
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

I waited for 1,5 hour to see my food and nothing. Just left hungry and angry. Not even a excuse from the unfriendly waiter. Really a waste of time.

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Fortaleza, CE
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

(seafood restaurant) Excellent quality food, good service, a touch overpriced. The venue is always sparsely populated which creates an odd atmosphere.

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Zaragoza, Spain
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109 reviews 109 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

Despite ambiance looks to me slightly old-fashioned, grilled seafood (lobster, shrimps, octopus) and codfish were excellent (codfish slightly overdone, but it's always this way in Brazil).

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Caxias do Sul - RS - Brazil
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171 reviews 171 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2010

As the name says, it is a fish restaurant with a Portuguese cuisine , where the owner is the chef, so we where expecting nothing less than real Portuguese food, and we got it. Of course we had Bacalhau, (dried codfish) fixed with olive oil, onions and potatoes. Outstanding. Outstanding because the Bacalhau was juice, soft and the salt just... More

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