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Farofa d'Agua

#18 of 2,271 Restaurants in Natal
#18 of 2,473 Places to Eat in Natal
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Ponta Negra
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Av Praia de Ponta Negra 8952 | Ponta Negra, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
(84) 3219-0857
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 978
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  • 689
    Very good
  • 169
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  • 50
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Camarão ao molho de cajá (Shrimps Cajá sauce)

This restaurante serves shrimp and many other foods (for those who don't like seafood, this is very convenient) with an excellent cost-benefit ratio. The food is delicious, and this particular sauce made with a regional fruit is outstanding. It's as comfortable indoors, as in the balcony. Located... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2014
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Rio de Janeiro
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This restaurante serves shrimp and many other foods (for those who don't like seafood, this is very convenient) with an excellent cost-benefit ratio. The food is delicious, and this particular sauce made with a regional fruit is outstanding. It's as comfortable indoors, as in the balcony. Located in Ponta Negra, it's a walking distance from the arts and crafts market,... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 340 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

As a solo traveler, you are looking for something convenient, something tasty, something that satisfies what you miss when travel alone. This fit the bill. When I was there, van after van of people came into the restaurant - helps when the restaurant offers free transportation. My meal of fried chicken steak, french fries and banana was good. After having... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Tripadvisor ranks Farofa in its top 1% of Natal restaurants; Frommers mentions it as 1 of 5 worthwhile restaurants. It extols the carne de sol. So we tried it, of course. Wonderful outdoor dining, relaxed atmosphere. The 4 of us had great conversations. We all ordered the carne de sol (which is not on the english menu). Two of us... More 

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Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is our favorite restaurant for a long time in this part of the city. (South) We just like the good food there and it`s smiling service. The location could have been better, but other positive things adds up and make this restaurant our best liked restaurant, among our brazilian friends as well. Good food is always served with a... More 

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Natal, RN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

I read good reviews on this place and I am not sure what i expected. We got the Filé a Parmeggiana and the meat was kind of raw and overall underwhelming and overpriced. As for the dessert, a chocolate mousse, they didn't even bother taking off the nutritional tab off the plastic cup. If I want store bought mousse, I... More 

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Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

An all over good restaurant if you are out for a good meal and a releaxed atmoshere. Not a scenic spot, but it look like the brazilans like the spot/place a lot?

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Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

last time I ate there it was not that good, the shrimps were dry and the meat was not longer tender, but something to make shoesoles of!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012 via mobile

Good menu, but the food is not delicious. Take this option for an average meal, with medium prices. Good waiters, nice location, but not very easy to park.z

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Alta, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

We went there with some local friends and tried the restaurant. The food was good and the service was very polite. I would recommend this restaurant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012 via mobile

Very very good food at honest price. Good service, nice place and clean. Try crab apetizer (casquinho de caranguejo).

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Additional Information about Farofa d'Agua

Address: Av Praia de Ponta Negra 8952 | Ponta Negra, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Phone Number: (84) 3219-0857
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio Grande do Norte (RN)  >  Natal>  > Ponta Negra
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av Praia de Ponta Negra 8952 | Ponta Negra, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio Grande do Norte (RN)  >  Natal>  > Ponta Negra
  • Neighborhood: Ponta Negra
  • Phone Number: (84) 3219-0857

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?