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Le Castellet

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Rua Dona Geralda 44, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(024) 33711944
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance

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  • 205
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  • 13
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  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
After dinner crepes

We visited after supper and squeezed into the tiny but charming room after being warmly greeted. We had a variety of sweet crepes and coffee and enjoyed the visit. We watched others have huge savoury crepes and one couple a huge fish. They do offer so e french stalwarts like terrine and steak au... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 23, 2014
madaboutangling
Good for:
  • Romance
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English first
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We visited after supper and squeezed into the tiny but charming room after being warmly greeted. We had a variety of sweet crepes and coffee and enjoyed the visit. We watched others have huge savoury crepes and one couple a huge fish. They do offer so e french stalwarts like terrine and steak au poivre. Worth asking them not to... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

While there are a lot of things to commend Le Castallet (nice bread and home-flavored olive oil, and an interesting selection of crepe fillings), we found that the food itself was overly - and unnecessarily - rich. This was somewhat disappointing, but the major let down of the evening was ordering a glass of wine (after a bottle of a... More 

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Dallas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Le Castellet was the dinner highlight of our honeymoon to Paraty and Rio. The place is so romantic - only about 10 tables, and feels just like Paris. The food is spectacular and shockingly affordable compared to most other restaurants in Paraty... would have happily paid twice as much for our crepes and bottle of wine. The owner was very... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Was disappointed with our visit to Castallet but I think this may have been down to bad timing on our part. We hadn't booked and we arrived just after a large group had also just made an unplanned visit. The interior of the restaurant was lovely but it's very small and quickly became cramped after everyone moved inside when it... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The experience at Le Castellet is kind of curious. The restaurant is opened only after 17:30, when the fresh bread, made in accordance with the french tradition (boulangerie artisanal) is ready. The decoration is perfect to create an ambience of a french bistro... The service was very carefull, and our waiter had good knowledge about the menu and the wine... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Great little restaurant with a lovely atmosphere and lovely staff. First you get to try the home made bread and oils then you choose your food from the boards on the wall. I had brie crepes and my husband had the risotto. Both were gorgeous. We then had the creme brulee which was divine! With complimentary bread and cointreau this... More 

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VT
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We loved the atmosphere, the ambience, and the attention to detail. We also loved the food which was prepared with care.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

Visited with my wife and had a fantastic meal! The owner and chef provided fantastic service explaining the menu in Portuguese / French. Food was delicious. House made Artisan breads with infused olive oils was a great start. Crepes were amazing!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We had one of our best meals here in Paraty, service was fantastic along with the food. We will be returning one day!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Located near the harbour in a quiet part of town. Brilliant food - try the Marseille crepe. 1 was enough for 2 people. Romantic vibe, my wife and I both felt this was without a doubt a truly unique experience!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Dona Geralda 44, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Paraty
  • Phone Number: (024) 33711944

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance

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