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Cafe Paulista

Praca Rui Barbosa, 8, Santos, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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  • English first
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English first
Ottawa, Canada
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179 reviews 179 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

An over 90-year old institution in Santos which retains the old world fresco-style tiles, the cafe disappointed us with its Garoupa a Guanabara (grilled grouper on a stick) accompanied by a tomato and palm tree risotto. The risotto was good but the fish wasn't too fresh. We also should have turned down the R$6 each cover which consisted of olives,... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2011

Almost 100 years old, this traditional restaurant is a trip to the atmosphere of the old and rich Santos of the past. The food is excellent. Don´t miss the Garoupa a Guanabara (grilled grouper on a stick), accompanied by a tomato and palm tree risotto. Service is also very good. This place must be visited for a lunch between Monday... More 

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Address: Praca Rui Barbosa, 8, Santos, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Santos
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, International

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