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Travessa Santana,14 | Ossos, Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
+55 22 2623-2816
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Ranked #4 of 365 Restaurants in Buzios
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $25
Cuisines: French, Seafood, International
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Chef Francis proposes gastronomic itineraries, based on traditional French cuisine, opened on world cuisines for all tastes and scope of scholarship! ...The chef's philosophy: gourmet recipes, fun, emotion ... preserving the original flavors of fresh produce! . a chef trained in the best restaurants in Paris . dish of the day according to the arrivals . children's menu . carefully selected wines . only fresh . all "homemade" and without frying . hygiene European standards . reservation for your comfort ...
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Nice friendly small restaurant run by the owner Frances who does the cooking he has 30 yrs or more experience in delightfully French cuisine. You can wash your meal down with a full bodied red wine if you so wished. Frances will also cater for reasonable dietary requests more than happy to keep his clients happy. The restaurant is facing... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Great food and an amazing view from their sweet, covered porch. Small restaurant so it feels intimate. Seafood focused menu for local flair with traditional French dishes like boeuf bourgignon and chicken provençale, and crepes. We went for seafood but diners around is did those dishes and they smelled and looked to-die-for. Chef came out and apologized for a mistake... More

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My wife and I went here looking for a delicious casual meal among all the haute cuisine in Buzios and were not disappointed. We started with a savory crepe that had a thin crust and delicious cheese on the inside. We then moved to a mixed seafood spaghetti and my wife had the fish duo. The fish they prepared was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Really great restaurant. The food was very delicious. The hostess and chef were very friendly and greeted us personally. After an extensive search for a good restaurant in Buzios, we were very delighted to dine in L'Escale. It not only stands out from all others, has a warm and welcome atmosphere, but at the same time you get the real... More

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Stowe, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Small and off the beaten track this may be, but it is a gem. The main problem I had with the menu was that I wanted it all. When I saw other peoples meals I knew I was right, The food was superb without being over complicated. The service was helpful and attentive - the proprietors are obviously passionate about... More

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Buzios, RJ
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

As a regular visitor to Buzios the big search everytime is to try and find somewhere new to eat. And for those who travel Europe extensively, that search is always for the kind of food you find done so well and priced so reasonably in France, Spain, Italy. Let’s face it, a full time diet of Brazilian food is not... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We went to L'escale`s to explore this lovely restaurant. Tastefull and delicious full course among sea view and candle ligths. Highly recomend to everyone who is looking for the best in Buzios!

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Paris, France
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We were getting a bit weary of Brazilian food when I persuaded the family to walk a bit further along the bay to L'Escale. Warm and friendly welcome and such a pleasure to have imaginative, tasty, well seasoned, fresh food on the charming little terrace. Fish and steak both perfectly cooked, so everyone happy. The desserts, especially the profiteroles are... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The owners are great people, super friendly. The food was great and homemade. Very tasty. Everything was excellent.

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Bernese Oberland, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The food was fresh and the taste was amazing!!!I I advice to people who like the seafood...really nice Profiteroles and the mousse a la chocolate was great Many thanks Nancy and Paul

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Additional Information about L'Escale

Address: Travessa Santana,14 | Ossos, Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 22 2623-2816
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Buzios
Average Prices: USD 6 - 25
Cuisine: French, Seafood, International

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