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Ponta das Caranhas

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, Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
48-3232-3076
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Oysters!!!

What a great restaurant. Definitely on the pricey side but a great splurge meal. Pumpkin stuffed with shrimp was incredible, oysters fresh and delicious and fried fish all highly recommended!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Miami, Florida
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  • Local cuisine
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Miami, Florida
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

What a great restaurant. Definitely on the pricey side but a great splurge meal. Pumpkin stuffed with shrimp was incredible, oysters fresh and delicious and fried fish all highly recommended!

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Nelson, Canada
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

Good service and beautiful place, nice atmosphere but very pricey and the seafood plate was totally overcooked. Not good!

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Brooklin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

My family of 3 boys (11, 9, 7) and 3 adults (Mom, Dad, Gramma) went for a delicious meal! We tried to make this place our first stop in Brazil but couldn't find it with our GPS - just drive to the base of the big hill at the entry point of Floripa and it's right there - excellent parking... More 

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Florianopolis, Brazil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This restaurant is super well located, with both inside and outside tables and a very beautiful view of the lake (Lagoa da Conceição). I've been there several times with friends visiting Florianópolis and all of them enjoyed the place and the food very much. The fish dishes are very good and the portions are big enough to be shared by... More 

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Brasil
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

It's a restaurant well located. Between "Praia Mole and Barra da Lagoa" besides "Lagoa da Conceição". It has plates indicating. The food is special ( The price too ! It's not a cheap place ) and it's good for a sunny day or at night with your wife or husband. http://www.pontadascaranhas.com.br

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We were guided by a local that did not know the place and was afraid of what we would find. What a great surprise. Really good meal! We ate the house star which is a breaded cherne fish stuffed with shrimp and cream cheese, ur friend had a Parisian chicken and everything was great. My son really enjoyed the walk... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The moqueca is fantastic. We arrived at dusk, so could see the view, which is great as well. We were planning on walking there, but so glad that we chose to take a taxi as we felt we would have got lost on our way! Taxi knew exactly where to go!

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Florianopolis, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

One of the best restaurants in Florianópolis. Located near Lagoa da Conceição, it has a nice view and excelent food.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I loved the restaurant, the gratinated fish with coconut milk was fresh and excellent. I will surely come back, because I was very well served too.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

Highly rec the mixed seafood grill. We were not very hungry though ate almost the entire entree. The raw oysters also were so fresh and a treat...even for a lucky Los Angeles resident who has fresh Santa Monica seafood regularly. Staff were attentive and wonderful. I will absolutely return again on our next visit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: , Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Santa Catarina (SC)  >  Florianopolis
  • Phone Number: 48-3232-3076

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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