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Joao de Barro

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Rodovia Haroldo Soares Glavan, 1166 - Estrada Geral de Cacupe | Cacupé, Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
(48) 3335-6003
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 10
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  • 8
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Christmas meal

Lovely atmosphere. Warm family restaurant.. Very friendly staff. We were unable to get a taxi back to our hotel due to the Christmas period and one of the staff drove us himself. Very impressed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2015
sw5nomad
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London
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  • Romantic
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English first
London
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Lovely atmosphere. Warm family restaurant.. Very friendly staff. We were unable to get a taxi back to our hotel due to the Christmas period and one of the staff drove us himself. Very impressed.

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Almere, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

You don't find many restaurant like this one: Built with love, run by a family, food is made with so much love and all home-made = Amazing! A guest in our hotel recommended us to go here and we are really glad we went! The service was excellent, super friendly, the food was super delicious (Brazilian cheese, home made pasta,... More 

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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

Atmosphere, services, food and wine are explendid, as always. I can return every month! JB is a special place for couples or friends spend some time listening nice music played on live.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Everything was really perfect!Tthe night view is breathtaking but it was not only that. Our waiter was very helpfull. The wine he indicated matched perfectly with our food choices. Our food was exotic for our taste but very tasty. We surely wil come back.

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Florianopolis, SC
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

First time goers, on a special night (Brazilian Valentine's Day - June 12th). We were booked a table at 10 pm. After about 40 minutes (queueing up to park and to gain access to the restaurant), we were accommodated at one of the tables in the middle of the room. The restaurant was packed and that's why they lost track... More 

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Florianopolis, SC
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

views are good, they offer tango songs but the chef seems to be lost in a time warp somewhere around the 80's. If you have an academic interest on how meals were prepared back then, this is the place to go.

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Hamburg, Germany
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

The first time we went there (and for Brazilian standards we were relatively early), they were fully booked, so I really recommend a reservation. The next day we came back and it was perfect right from the beginning. The food was fresh and delicious and since I am allergic to gluten, they prepared - without any hazzle - a special... More 

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Québec
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66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

We ended up at that restaurant on a Friday night with no reservation and they did everything to accommodate us. The service is slow (but then again we are in Brazil...) but the wait is worth it. The food is great, the view is superb, the atmosphere is nice and the poem recital is magical. They had a local Bossa-Nova... More 

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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013 via mobile

It's a special place owned and managed by an Argentinean couple that adopted Floripa as their new home. Atmosphere and architecture are unique and service is well done. Ms. Lorenzo takes care of guests personally, as well as her daughter. Dishes are delicious and well served. Ask for the ones that takes the restaurant name - they are the best!... More 

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Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

the setting is wonderful: a wooded hill top with sweeping views of the city. service is attentive and discreet, and the menu packed with a selection of interesting dishes, some of which go well beyond the traditional. food is top notch, all three of us had something truly delicious. little homage to the island in the form of a sung... More 

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Additional Information about Joao de Barro

Address: Rodovia Haroldo Soares Glavan, 1166 - Estrada Geral de Cacupe | Cacupé, Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Phone Number: (48) 3335-6003
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Santa Catarina (SC)  >  Florianopolis
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: International

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rodovia Haroldo Soares Glavan, 1166 - Estrada Geral de Cacupe | Cacupé, Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Santa Catarina (SC)  >  Florianopolis
  • Phone Number: (48) 3335-6003

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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