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Praca do Chafariz, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(024) 3371 2441
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Ranked #36 of 836 Restaurants in Paraty
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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North Wales
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

This place was very expensive and the portions were very small/tasteless. We went for lunch and whilst the atmosphere was nice with live music playing we realised you pay for this when the bill arrived! We much preferred the beach bars and other restaurants in the town, as this place is very touristy and overrated.

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São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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173 reviews 173 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The prices are overrated and the place is decadent. It's unbelievable that a restaurant in Paraty does not offer air conditioning. The restaurant was hot like hell and there were only few fan ceilings. The place smells old. The food is ok but very expensive. The service was mediocre, the waiter was more concerned with the end of his working... More 

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Puerto Varas, Chile
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My friend and I had dinner here in December and the service was impeccable. The entire waitstaff was very attentive and quick to provide recommendations. The music was a great touch, there is a cover charge built into your menu however, which is not obviously pointed out in the menu, so that was the one downside. The portions are huge,... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Nice decor, ambiance but no a/c and it was a very hot day. Our server was attentive but the food took forever to prepare. When it finally arrived we were sorely disappointed. My scalloped filet mignon was tough and flavorless. Definitely low grade meat. Since they use cheap meat the portion could have been more generous, it was less than... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The service was appalling, it is very overpriced. The whole of our group of 7 thought the same. The steak was one of the worst I've ever had, tasteless and it almost needed a chainsaw to cut it

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88 reviews 88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We went on a Saturday night. At 8pm it was empty then quickly full. They could not cope. It is a big restaurant and the music creates a good atmosphere. The starters were good but we then waited over an hour for steaks that were all badly cooked and not of great quality either. We had to chase the waiter... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

This café has maybe got too many good reviews. The food was average or below, the service without any charme, the atmosphère loud, busy... Definitely not a place to go.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Very good for a complete dining experience - 3 to 5 courses nicely presented and accompanied by good live music. The owner is always there and attentive.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

In an unknown city you rely on recommendations and thought I would try this. Great setting, lovely restaurant and good live music but poor service and the food was not that great

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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61 reviews 61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Very elegant, soft lights inside, soft live music, food is good, the place is nice..to be recommended!

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Address: Praca do Chafariz, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: (024) 3371 2441
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Paraty
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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