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Le Gite d Indaiatiba

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101, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
024-9999-9923
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Good for:
Outdoor seating
Scenic view

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  • 27
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 3
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  • 0
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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
Hidden Gem

Not easy to reach, as it is in the middle of the forest, but really worth a visit. Excellent food and wonderful atmosphere. You can walk around it the forest or swim in the nearby waterfall. The menu is not big, but everything freshly cooked and delicious.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Gerti1210
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Vienna, Austria
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  • Outdoor seating
  • Scenic view
  • Reservations
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43 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Vienna, Austria
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Not easy to reach, as it is in the middle of the forest, but really worth a visit. Excellent food and wonderful atmosphere. You can walk around it the forest or swim in the nearby waterfall. The menu is not big, but everything freshly cooked and delicious.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

You easily feel at home in this restaurant which in fact is the home of the couple. He is French and she is Brazilian. The Menu shares characteristics of both countries. They made us feel comfortable and part of the family! Food is amazing! Don’t forget that you will need reservations. Completely worth it!

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Germany
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We've stayed for 2 nights and also had dinner both nights - no regrets! It's perfectly located only a couple of minutes from the main road close to Paraty but feels like deep in the jungle. We went to the nearby beaches during the day and came back just in time before the sauna got heated up followed by a... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013 via mobile

I was really impressed. A place so dislocated, about 4km from the main road, but beatifull. Excelent atmosfere, perfect Ceviche (with fruits) and really nice Sea food. The chef and his wife where both really nice.

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Sao Paulo, SP
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

I ate with my wife here in 2011, and enjoyed it immensely, and chose to return with my wife and parents visiting from the UK in September 2012. The hosts, Olivier and his wife Valerie are warm and welcoming, and I envy their lifestyle - they clearly love the place, and take great pride in their cuisine and at being... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

Far up into the forest you find this divine place. You are welcome to take a dip in the infinity pool, waterfall and all this before you taste delicious food and drink fine wine. If I could go every week I would.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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981 reviews 981 reviews
476 restaurant reviews
1,627 helpful votes 1,627 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2011

This place is located in the heart of the mountains, right between a dozen of beautiful ware falls, among birds and hundreds of trees. It's owner, a French chef that lived in Rio some years really knows the feeling and is always trying to make things wonderful for you in that relaxing wild "neo-hippie-French-Brazilian place.

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São Paulo, Brazil
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2011

I have been to the restaurant twice and both times the experience was great. The food is great, served in banana leafs that grow in the trees of the restaurant, owners are very nice. It is worth swimming in the waterfalls after lunch.

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Amsterdam
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2011

We had high expectations of this restaurant considering other reviews. We think the owner is better at image building than at cooking and dealing with customers. The location of the restaurant is fantastic: in the middle of the rainforest. We found the service to be poor. When we ordered wine no effort was taken to pour it into the glass.... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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68 reviews 68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2010

The place have a beautiful view, even in a cloudy day it's worth the visit. It's very relaxing and the food is amazing. If you go there on a sunday, you will try the great tarte tatin, it's really delicious! Olivier and his wife(owners) are very kind and friendly, you will feel at home.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 101, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Paraty
  • Phone Number: 024-9999-9923

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view

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