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Restaurante Refugio

Praca do Cais 4 | Centro Historico, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970000, Brazil
55 24 33712447
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Ranked #82 of 832 restaurants in Paraty
Price range: $17 - $46
Cuisines: Brazilian, Mediterranean
Dining options: Reservations
Description: The Refuge Restaurant, is one of the most traditional of Paraty, the style begins in the preparation of dishes, always prepared with the best seafood in the region, we suggest the crab stew, sea bass or shrimp, the shrimp married, the shrimp Spanish octopus Provencal's fool shrimp, crab paella the cone and other pratos.alem of wonderful food, the cozy decor, with indoor and outdoor, with a beautiful sea and mountain, and the historic city , the tour boats in the region, and the night by candlelight, you can enjoy a good wine from our menu or the best caipirinhas produced by our bartender all often present at moonrise over the sea
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: The Refuge Restaurant, is one of the most traditional of Paraty, the style begins in the preparation of dishes, always prepared with the best seafood in the region, we suggest the crab stew, sea bass or shrimp, the shrimp married, the shrimp Spanish octopus Provencal's fool shrimp, crab paella the cone and other pratos.alem of wonderful food, the cozy decor, with indoor and outdoor, with a beautiful sea and mountain, and the historic city , the tour boats in the region, and the night by candlelight, you can enjoy a good wine from our menu or the best caipirinhas produced by our bartender all often present at moonrise over the sea
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

We didn't know how great our meal was going to be until the entrees arrived. The pupunha carpaccio is a must. Everyone in our party was very satisfied with all the orders of food and drinks made, the menu is very diverse and full of local fruit caipirinhas. One of the few places in Paraty with top shelf liquor. It... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

The hotel told us it was the best restaurant in paraty. After 45 minutes we had no food. The service was a catastrophy. Not organised all the tables were complaining. Everything we asked was not done or After 15 minutes. 5 waiters for less than 10 tables I have never seen this in my life. Just TERRIBLE!! We were expecting... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013 via mobile

Lured by the nice location at the edge of Paraty's centro historico and its harbour, my girlfriend & I decided to have a drink at Refugio. Despite being the only customers in the place, the waiters treated us extremely unfriendly. In addition thereto, they served us a warm coconut and a lukewarm can of coke, and charged us 33 Reais... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

My wife and I stopped there for a quick lunch and it turned into a great meal. It's not a cheap place, they charged additionally for the music entertainment... but the quality and the freshness of the food is unbelievable, my best salad ever and amongst the best we places we stayed in Brazil.

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Teaneck, NJ
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85 reviews 85 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

During day trip in Paraty from Azamara cruise this Holiday season, we tried to get into Banana de Terra, whre the menu looked wondefful, the vibe felt great and others we recognized from our cruise said it was sublime...INSTEAD we ended up at Refugio, which had nice live music (with line item on bil to pay for this!!), ver poretty... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012 via mobile

This was strongly recommended by our pousada for a special occasion i.e. My wife's birthday. They rang and informed them of the same while booking for us. The setting is beautiful and the prices are 5 star so you expect something special. Unfortunately it fails badly. Here is a small list: • No chiller for White wine. • Service is... More

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