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Rua Joaquim Lirio, 753 - Praia do Canto, Vitoria, State of Espirito Santo, Brazil
(27) 3227-1165
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Ranked #36 of 1,256 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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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

I live in Rio and recently made my first trip to Vitoria. A colleague recommended Pirão, and I'm very glad he did. I learned that the Moqueca Capixaba that is offered in the state of Espírito Santo is different from the Moqueca we get back in Rio. I'm not qualified to rhapsodize about the differences, but I can say that... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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66 reviews 66 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

If you want brasilian fish in a brazilian way, this is the place to go. One moqueca is good for 3, if you pay 60% get half plate that may be good for 2. Great beer selection and friendly atmosphere with good and courteous service.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 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
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398 reviews 398 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 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
52 helpful votes 52 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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3 restaurant reviews
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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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Additional Information about Pirao

Address: Rua Joaquim Lirio, 753 - Praia do Canto, Vitoria, State of Espirito Santo, Brazil
Phone Number: (27) 3227-1165
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Espirito Santo (ES)  >  Vitoria
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: Brazilian, Seafood

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