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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 #36 of 4,118 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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149 reviews from our community

88% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Fortaleza, CE
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
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
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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101 reviews 101 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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166 reviews 166 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 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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