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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 #35 of 4,162 Restaurants in Fortaleza
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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
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  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Sao Paulo, SP
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
Reviewer
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
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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115 reviews 115 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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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211 reviews 211 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 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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Additional Information about Joao do Bacalhau

Address: Rua Republica do Libano, 1079, Fortaleza, State of Ceara, Brazil
Phone Number: (85) 3267-3029 | 3267-0198
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Ceara (CE)  >  Fortaleza
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Portuguese, Seafood

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