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Dona Ondina

Rua do Comercio, 32 | Centro Historico, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Ranked #43 of 833 Restaurants in Paraty
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Brazilian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Sao Paulo, SP
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I absolutely loved the fish we ordered! It was grilled, covered in with brazil nuts and topped with capers. It had such amazing flavor. Loved it!!! We also got shrimp in a catupiry sauce on top of mashed potatoes. The shrimp were quite large, but it was just way too much catupiry cheese for me. If you like it, then... More

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120 reviews 120 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Very nice place directly located at the "river-side" to the sea. Perfect place. Nice view. Service very helpful for finding brasilian Food. Top-place

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Sao Paulo, SP
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77 reviews 77 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I had some local friends telling me how wonderful this place was. So much so that my expectations were kind of high. If you chance to get a table in the varanda, you'll have a lovely view, overlooking the river. Otherwise, the indoors part of the restaurant is pretty plain. The staff was friendly and service was ok. Food was... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Normal food. Nothing special. We had a typical fish dish that was ok. The place has a nice view of the river and the service is good. Just a little disappointed by the taste of the food.

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Vienna, Austria
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

This place was actually recommended by our hotel so we didn't think twice and walked right in. Big mistake ... a bit more search would have led us to anywhere but here .... they only mostly had dishes for two so if you are with someone you have the pain of finding something you both want. Having found something we... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

Went with some friends and were able to get a table unlike anywhere else in Paraty on Easter Friday night, which should have told us something. The food was moderate, wine was poor, but service was terrible; staff just did not know what they were doing. This was despite the owner being there, but obviously he did not care even... More

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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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455 reviews 455 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
285 helpful votes 285 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

A day of sun after many of rain so attracted by the verandah by the river/canal and bridge and the local people enjoying lunch. The menu has English translation. We like and so went for the expensive lobster (Rs130). We should have guessed from the price, even though it was described as "individual" (perhaps meaning a whole one but we... More

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New York City, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

We ate outside on the water here for lunch, which was very peaceful. The service was good, but there was no one who really spoke English. We somehow made it work with lots of hand movements and pointing. A lot of their dishes are for 2 people, so be sure to check that out before you order. I shared a... More

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New York
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

Although I did not personally have the food, it certainly smelled delicious. I had a couple of drinks here with a couple of friends and the atmosphere and view were perfect. The drinks topped it all off! The service was excellent and friendly. Definitely recommended! Best of all, this restaurant uses sustainable practices. You can also find this restaurant and... More

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Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012 via mobile

We ate lunch here on the terrace which has a lovely view. The food is acceptable but nothing special and we found it expensive for what you got. The service however was friendly.

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