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Rei do Moqueca

Rua da Praia do Abraao | Vila do Abraao, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(24) 3361-5111
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Ranked #14 of 32 Restaurants in Ilha Grande
Cuisines: Brazilian, Seafood
Most recent review
- Apr 8, 2013
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English first
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The name of the restaurant makes believe that they are experts in the traditional Brazilian Seafood Dish Moqueca. But the food I got was a real disappointment. After almost an hour waiting, a friendly but unprofessional team of waiters served a tasteless Shrimp Moqueca with several main ingredients missing. After trying a few bites I refused the dish and returned... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

We were very keen to eat a good moqueca and therefore went to the self named King of Moqueca, very well located right overlooking the beach of Abraão. What a disappointment! The service was friendly but poor, and the food was even worse. A proper Moqueca, which we know from several previous occasions, tastes nothing like what seemed more like... More

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

I loved this place, despite the average reviews. Really chilled and friendly staff. The fried banana is excellent and the portions are huge. It is also reasonably priced and the beans really are amazing!

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New Jersey, USA
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249 reviews 249 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

OK food served on the beach. Steak was tasty but not an especially good quality cut. Fish mediocre, side dishes average, except for the black beans, which were delicious.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

deeply cooked for a long slow time with super fresh ingredients and nice staff

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