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Banana da Terra

Rua Dr Samuel Costa 198, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(024) 3371 1725
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Ranked #4 of 828 restaurants in Paraty
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Hamburg, Germany
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

If Michelin rated restaurants in Brazil, this one would definitely qualify for a star. The dishes creatively combine local/regional ingredients and are carefully prepared, e.g. smoked cheese and bacon with banana (as a starter) or shrimp with black beans and cachaca (a main course). From the amuse geule onwards you get a sense of someone who is sophisticated in a... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

The food is absolutely impeccable. I could list every dish we tried and loved but I recommend to sit and try it for yourselves! The service is very good but not outstanding for Paraty standards. The decor and ambience is perfection. A must! It is a mandatory stop when in Paraty.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

A nice restaurant, very good food, although expensive, but worth the price! We were in a group and everybody was happy with his choice

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Liked the traditional ambience, and the comfort in dealing with those of us who can't speak portugese. Creative menu, good way to experience local cuisine .

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NYC
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Must visit in Paraty. Food was excellent and the service was impeccable. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Key West
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Nothing bad ...had fish...it was ok. I expected a lot more. The menu did not have a simple salad. For the price...I could not get a glass of chardony...had to buy a 1/2 bottle...find another place

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Barcelona
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112 reviews 112 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

It was looking like the "finest Restaurant" in Paraty but the Quality of the Food was not what we expected. Price to high especially the bill you for the apetizers. Better places to go!

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Québec city, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I had read in a renoun travel guide that this restaurant was one of the best in Paraty... It ended up being our worst meal of our entire 2 weeks trip. The waiters are very slow - waited 20 minutes before even getting a menu, and the place was only 1/5 filled - and we got overcharged ! Carefull to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Lovely high quality brazilian food. The best bolinhas de queijos I have ever had - hot cheesy balls with a dab of smoky bacon sauce! Yum! The rest of the menu was lovely - great fish and banana etc! Great ceiling fans too!

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Eu, France
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138 reviews 138 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Our Pousada recommended this place. Excellent food and service. I opted for the menu gastronomique which cost R$180 but it really worth it. You will have a chance to taste all main dishes. Don't eat bread, i made the mistake and had a tough time eating all the courses. The service was also excellent. I highly recommend and would return... More

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