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Rua das Pedras, 199 | Centro- Buzios- RJ, Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950000, Brazil
(22)2623-0932
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Ranked #20 of 373 Restaurants in Buzios
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Newtown, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Wanted so much to like this restaurant -- sat at a table where you could see, hear and smell the sea. That alone could make for a lovely evening. Perhaps it was an off night, but the service was abrupt (and it's rare that I ever need to complain about service), the food was mediocre, and I've never been served... More 

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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69 reviews 69 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great food, great environment, a place to be back with family and friends. I´ve had the lamb pre-cut and served on a bed of couscous. Recommend it!

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Banbridge
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Have been there numerous times and food always a good,reliable standard. Staff are attentive and good selection of wine. Able to eat and gaze out to the lovely bay which is interesting day or night.

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Horsham, UK
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great seafood and steaks, okay value given that eating out well in Brazil is not cheap. Suggest you sit at the far end near the sea. Service was okay rather than good. Small entrance on the main shopping street.

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New York City, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It was my best friends' 38th wedding anniversary, and while in Buzios, we wanted a restaurant to fit this special occasion. We were told tat Cigalon was an excellent French restaurant. We tried it and we were absolutely delighted. Fabulous setting -- windows facing the bay with fishing boats undulating at anchor with the rolling waves from the sea; stunning... More 

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New York City, New York
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34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a nice place to have a romantic dinner. Even though the place gets a bit noisy as 10 pm approaches, the enchantment of the ambiance and the quality of the food remain intact. Once you go in for the first time, I assure that you will come back. For the menu is diverse and it is impossible to... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Excellent service,intentioneted ,good qualité of ingrédients .french bistro atmosphere. Smala place ,intimate.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Staff extremely friendly ! Loved the food the wine the view and the ocean sound from the balcony . Prices were fair ! Would def come back !

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

What an unexpected pleasure. Not French but caters from pasta, seafood, steak and some unusual combinations that work. There were 6 of us and not one plate had anything left on it at the end which is very unusual. The atmosphere on the water was perfect. We sat outside as there was a large group inside which could have made... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

From the street this restaurant doesn't look like anything special, but once you walk through the doors, it's a lovely, calm environment with outdoor seating with views of the small harbour and beach. The service was good and the food was delicious.

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Additional Information about Cigalon

Address: Rua das Pedras, 199 | Centro- Buzios- RJ, Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950000, Brazil
Phone Number: (22)2623-0932
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Buzios
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: French

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