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Av. Miguel Stefano, 4795 | Enseada, Guaruja, State of Sao Paulo 11440534, Brazil
(13) 3351-5771
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Try the tamarutaca a hungara, it is a shellfish prepared with a rose cream sauce, very tastefull. A front beach restarurante with a nice view of Enseada Beach. Unfortunetly the service it is not good, waitors are too much disperse. Avoid the entrees very expensive and it does not worth, go straigth... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Guaruja, SP
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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

It is a very nice restaurant next to the beach. I recomend. I go there whenever I get the chance. Eat a fish dish and drink caipirinha seeing the beach.

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Guaruja, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Try the tamarutaca a hungara, it is a shellfish prepared with a rose cream sauce, very tastefull. A front beach restarurante with a nice view of Enseada Beach. Unfortunetly the service it is not good, waitors are too much disperse. Avoid the entrees very expensive and it does not worth, go straigth ahead to the appetizers, like the octopuss in... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Tradicional restaurant that you will never be disappointed. The environment is like you are in an old boat. In front of the Atlantic Ocean, you can see the Enseada Beach, the air conditioner always in the correct temperature, and sometimes if the outside temp is balanced they open the huge windows and fresh air still coming to you from the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This classic restaurant has been around for decades and is still the best place for fresh seafood in my opinion. Highly recommend the Tamarutaca, a local crustacean. Ambiance is great, with ocean views from every table.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Very Good Seafood restaurant. The fish and calamaris were great. The price was good as well. It's not cheap place, however I think it's a good price vs. benefit.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We decided to have lunch at Rufino's at the end of our trip in Guaruja. The service and food was very good, not impressed but they met with our expectations, since we always stop by at this restaurant while visiting Guarujá. Although we consider Rufino's in São Paulo (Itaim and Morumbi) a better experience in terms of atmosphere, food and... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We had a great meal here. We arrived early before the restaurant was busy. Service and food was excellent. We went for a seafood platter and an Argentinian wine which were both excellent. Hard to beat and the highlight of our trip to Guaruja.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We went back to this restaurant for lunch and once again got disappointed. The old times of Pepe the maître are definitely gone. We ordered grilled shrimps the old "Africana" dish and it was disappointing no seasoning. The appetizers were not good, a mix of unattractive options and large tasteless olives. Service I must say did improve when questioning about... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Before I begin this review, I would like to let you know that I am a little bit of a "foodie," and I seem to have expensive taste (unfortunately for me). In the past 1-2 years, I had the opportunity to eat at several high-end restaurants in the US and throughout Europe as I tagged along in business trips. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Having just little time to spend on Guaruja', we went to Ruffino which was named as the best. We find surprising the preparation of the fish plates! Very good and taste. The service very common nothing special just ok! But for common pocket be aware! It is costly .

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Address: Av. Miguel Stefano, 4795 | Enseada, Guaruja, State of Sao Paulo 11440534, Brazil
Phone Number: (13) 3351-5771
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Guaruja
Cuisine: Seafood

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  • Address: Av. Miguel Stefano, 4795 | Enseada, Guaruja, State of Sao Paulo 11440534, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Guaruja
  • Phone Number: (13) 3351-5771

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  • Cuisine: Seafood

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