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Oficina do Sabor

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Brazilian, Pizza, South American
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Rua do Amparo, 335 | Olinda, Olinda, State of Pernambuco PE, Brazil
+55 81 3429-3331
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Monday
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Fri 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 423
    Excellent
  • 219
    Very good
  • 52
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
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
Excellent, to recommend

Very nice place, located in the center of Olinda. The view is great, and the food extremely good. Try in particular the Muquequa (fishes and schrimps), the best in Brazil... You can also collect their typical plates.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
frank P
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Paris, France
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Very nice place, located in the center of Olinda. The view is great, and the food extremely good. Try in particular the Muquequa (fishes and schrimps), the best in Brazil... You can also collect their typical plates.

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Naples, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Oficina do sabor is one of my favorites restaurants. I enjoy the coalho cheese as a starter, any shrimp dish as main course. The cartola dessert is the best I have ever tasted, however it is very heavy. I also recommend the baba de moça sweet, which is rare to find in restaurants. The best drink is the caipirinha with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

One of the best meals I have eaten in Brazil. The unassuming exterior of the resturant gives way to a lovely open space with a good panorama over Olinda and Recife. The pumpkin specialities are not to be missed, and while they may seem a little pricey are more than enough to feed two very greedy people (but could easily... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We had a amazing lunch at "Oficina do Sabor"! Food is fantastic and plenty, calamari and octopus cooked to perfection, not rubber-like texture! Fruit juices are the real deal and delicious! Besides all that, the panoramic view is wonderful! Strongly recommended!

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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We couldn't agree more with the great reviews. We were recommended the restaurant by family who also said it was a trip we HAD to make. It was some of the best food we had on our whole trip to Brazil. Would love to go back again.

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Park City, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The terrace has a panoramic view with the skyline of Recife in the distance. Service is prompt and accomodating. Taking the advice of others, we avoided fruit sauces (although apparantly a speciality) and chose a fish with shrimp sauce. It was capably prepared and flavorful. The shrimp in the sauce were overcooked though. Portions were generous and more than we... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This is a quality restaurant with good service and free Wi-Fi, but Brazilian national "north-east kitchen" is not for everyone

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Sao Paulo, SP
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We had dinner in Oficina do Sabor in our first night in Olinda, in our opinion service was good but the food combinations were wrong, we had prawns and lobster in a pumpkin with passion fruit sauce. Overall we thought the flavour of the fruits over powered to delicate flavour of the lobster and prawns.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Deserves its fame. Very friendly service, interesting twists to Brazilian dishes and plenty of great tasting food. Had the fish in passion fruit sauce, very tasty

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Excellent seafood, we had the shrimp stew served in a whole pumpkin. Amazing! The view of the historic centre was lovely. Great ambience.

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Additional Information about Oficina do Sabor

Address: Rua do Amparo, 335 | Olinda, Olinda, State of Pernambuco PE, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 81 3429-3331
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Olinda
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 4:00 pm  6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 4:00 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 4:00 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 4:00 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 4:00 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 4:00 pm  6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 12 to 23
Cuisine: Brazilian, Pizza, South American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua do Amparo, 335 | Olinda, Olinda, State of Pernambuco PE, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Olinda
  • Phone Number: +55 81 3429-3331

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 to 23
  • Cuisine: Brazilian, Pizza, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?