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Familia Paludo Restaurante

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Familia Paludo Restaurante
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Av. Quintino Bocaiuva 247, Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Av. Quintino Bocaiuva 247, Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
+55 2715 3205
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Sunday
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Hours:
Tue - Wed 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thu - Sun 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
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  • 161
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    Very good
  • 24
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The best self-service restaurant in Niterói

The best option for your lunch with friends and/or family. I love the japanese buffet. You prepare your own plate as self-service system, but you can also choose from the menu. Parking área on the street or use a paid one in the corner.Very traditional restaurant, and space capacity became little... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2014
renataesp2014
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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341 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The best option for your lunch with friends and/or family. I love the japanese buffet. You prepare your own plate as self-service system, but you can also choose from the menu. Parking área on the street or use a paid one in the corner.Very traditional restaurant, and space capacity became little, and they built a new one only in the... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The food is very good, fresh, good number of varieties, Japonese, Brazilian, Fishes, Meats. There are places to park around easily.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We have eaten at Paludos dozens of times as we have stayed in Niteroi for months at a time over the past twelve years. It became the yardstaick against which all the other establishments were measured. Although the price per kilo (your food is weighed for price) is higher than some other weight-based restaurants, the quality is so consistently high... More 

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roslyn, new york
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84 reviews 84 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

During our private tour, our guide stopped here for lunch. They have a buffet with a large variety of hot and cold foods. Many Brazilian dishes and a sushi bar. I did not try the sushi bar. They weigh your food and charge accordingly and they keep a tab, so that you can make additional trips as not to crowd... More 

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Niteroi, RJ
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This restaurant set the standard for service and quality of ingredients in Niterói. Certainly the big buffet has a variety of things that will match your taste and your mood. Also there's a great wine menu. As a neighbor of the restaurant, I go often. So follow my tip: Ask the waiters or the manager for something out of the... More 

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Niteroi, RJ
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Good and fine food,agreable.good service too. Mano options, good for the whole family. Has a sushi bar.

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Niteroi, RJ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Nice food. Many choices. Japanese buffet. Even for kids you will find something they want.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

The por kilo concept is amazing and ensures really good value for money and the chance to try a really wide selection of excellent hot and cold dishes. This was our first taste of Brasilian food and we enjoyed trying small tastes of everything. Our 6 year old daughter loved it here too and she even tried octopus!!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011 via mobile

Great service, buffet self service with several prions from Japanese to grilled meat.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

Paludo always has great food although pricey. Weather it be from the sushi bar the grill or the buffet. I especially love the risotos, grilled octopus, grilled fillet with batata portuguese and gorgonzola sauce.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Quintino Bocaiuva 247, Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Niteroi
  • Phone Number: +55 2715 3205
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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