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Travessa Santana,14 | Ossos, Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
+55 22 2623-2816
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Ranked #6 of 383 Restaurants in Buzios
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $23
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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Los Angeles, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A friend of mine had recommended this spot, so, on the first of January, we walked over. It looked closed, and the owners were inside the restaurant. It appears they were no longer taking anyone, but when we explained we were visiting from California, they said they would seat us and make us a crepe! DELICIOUS and wonderful experience. Beautiful... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This French Restaurant stood out amongst all the Latin American, pasta, pizza and seafood restaurants which were in abundance. The owners (who do everything - cook, serve etc.) were very pleasant. The food was very good and fairly cheap for Buzios. They do everything from snacks to 4 course French meals and the seaview is amazing. Definitely worth a try.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Very good food & service, great view from terrace, good ambiance. Saved this for our last night and we weren't disappointed. HIghly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

L'Escale is real French cuisine to an affordable price. It is located in one of the most beautiful spots, next to the sea in Buzios.

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Rio de Janeiro
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32 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

After being endlessly disappointed with the overpriced and mediocre dining scene in Búzios finally found a restaurant that delivers value for money. This is not a gourmet place, but offers serious cooking, fresh ingredients and cozy environment and beautiful ocean views. Recommend pasta options.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Comi muito bem, duo do mar delicioso, e fui muito bem atendido também. I ate fine french food there, and the people there were great too, which to me is also important. It is also greatly located, with a good view of Armação. I recommend this restaurant in Buzios !

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Kiev, Ukraine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

Very tasty food, very friendly staff, overall experience is good. The only recommendation is to improve vegetable salad.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Slightly tucked away at the dos Ossos beach end of Buzios but with a great view in a pretty covered terrace. We had the local fish (Mahi mahi?), beautifully cooked, followed by a delicious crepe with rum and raisin ice cream. The wine was good too and the service friendly and efficient. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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30 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Spent a late Monday night dinner at this place, based on its TripAdvisor ratings and recommendations. The service was kind and the place directly situated along the Orla Bardot boulevard is cosy. The menu is rather limited and not particularly creative as was the food: tasty, but nothing extraordinary culinary nor fancy decorations. We spent R$ 125,- for a soup,... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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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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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 - 23
Cuisine: French, Seafood, International

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