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Pirao

Rua Joaquim Lirio, 753 - Praia do Canto, Vitoria, State of Espirito Santo, Brazil
(27) 3227-1165
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Ranked #36 of 1,258 Restaurants in Vitoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Brazilian, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Sao Paulo, SP
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The best one in all Espirito Santo. " De comer rezando". Waiter Joao is a sort of personage in the place. Very nice.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Pirao Restaurant @ Triangle, Praia do Canto - Vitoria. The best Moqueca Capixaba ever! Moqueca is a Brazilian recipe based on salt water fish stew in tomatoes, onions, garlic, coriander and some palm oil. Superior service: your moqueca seasoning is customizable according to your preferences.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Search for "moqueca capixaba". A tomato and parsley based stew, made of fish, prawn ou lobster. Delicious, and a side dish called "pirao", made of manioc powder ant fish stock, with parsley and small cuts of fish, may be done with prawn added. Good service, poor wine chart, and only pilsen beer amongst the cheapest from Brazil. Food delicious.

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

The best moqueca I have ever had. I could not stop eating and the side of Pirao was incredible. Have been to the restaurant three times and will continue to return. Although a bit pricey, one dish fed both of us...

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Normal, Illinois
Top Contributor
394 reviews 394 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Full of locals. Clean, friendly and good taste of locally cooked dishes. Service charge included in main bill. Inside seating only.

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Comblain-au-Pont, Belgium
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74 reviews 74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

way to expensive! their prices just get out of range. The food is great, but not worth the money, you can find just the same food around for half the price!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

Had a moqueca capixaba with medium sized shrimp. Had a "casquinha de siri", crab meat, as a starter. Both were outstanding, cooked just right, very tasty, right temperature, one and a half orders for 3 people and we couldn't eat it all! Service was prompt and courteous, the bill had to be ordered a few times. It was like they... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

I had the moqueca com pirão. The service was good (trying to help me to express myself in Portuguese) but not very attentive (I had to ask for a refill twice). The food was abundant, fresh and boiling when served. If you're looking for cheap, don't go here.

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Ponta Grossa, PR
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66 reviews 66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

simple ambience, good service, but not impressive food, not really cheap for brazilian standards. moqueca came overcooked, pirão came almost at ambeince temperature and should be almost boiling temperature.

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Belo Horizonte
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68 reviews 68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Had the best moqueca de camarão (capixaba style) in my life. You can't go wrong here.....Service is good, place is clean.... Closed Saturday and Sunday nights.....

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