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All 536 Olinda Restaurants

Oficina do Sabor

Rua do Amparo, 335 | Olinda, Olinda, State of Pernambuco PE, Brazil
+55 81 3429-3331
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Ranked #1 of 536 Restaurants in Olinda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $32
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Brazilian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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new hampshire
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

We were there on a holiday and the restaurant was very busy, but we were seated fairly quickly. The menu is almost all seafood dishes, and about half of the seafood dishes were some form of shrimp. The menu lists many "especialidades", each of which was cooked in a jerimum, which they translate as "pumpkin", although it's more like an... More

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Olinda, PE
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118 reviews 118 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is, for sure, one of the best restaurants in Olinda. The price is not the most expensive in town (a dish for two will cost around U$45 - U$50), but the food is awsome!!! They use fresh and typical ingredients, giving an unique flavor! Pumpkin and shrimp are present in a lot of dishes and they really match!! The... More

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Montgomery, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Great food and very unique. The prices are very reasonable for the quality of food also. The location is great, but if you want the patio and view, make a reservation. The house specialty is a baked pumpkin/acorn squash that is stuffed with many varieties of things. We had one stuffed with lobster, shrimp in a passion fruit cream sauce... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

I really recommend visiting for a nice late lunch or early dinner which great views of Recife from your table. It can be quite a romantic night! With good beers on the menu and a great flavourful choice of food! The stuffed pumpkins are delicious! Service is friendly fast and proper! Well done Oficina Do Sabor! Well recommend!

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I have not dined in every Restaurant in Olinda but this one is certainly First Class. Five of us shared two seafood Meals for two which was more than ample. The quality of food and service were exempelary. All in all an excellent venue with far reaching views.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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107 reviews 107 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This place came highly recommended by some local expats. And it was excellent! We had two versions of their signature dishes which are cooked in hollowed pumpkins. Delicious! Also the view to Recife in the night is fabulous. Try to get a seat on the balcony from which to enjoy the view.

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Köln
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

One of the best restaurants i have been to... Excellent seafood and nice caipirinha. The service was also good. You can eat on a terrace with a great view to olinda and recife...

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Perth
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72 reviews 72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Oficina do Sabor lived up to its great reputation. The food was excellent. Can highly recommend the tasting place for entree, and pumpkin stuffed with chicken and coconut. It can be expensive if you order prawn or shrimp dishes, but the chicken was reasonable value. This place attracts Recife's TV personality's and A-listers because the food is great. Good service... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My boyfriend and I went to Olinda while staying in Recife for the world cup. We arrived at sunset and although we did not get to see as much of the area as we would have liked we were thrilled at the amazing dinner we had at Oficina do Sabor. Based on the reviews, we ordered the Lobster + Shrimp... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

We went there this evening and had a terrible experience. Poor service. The food was greasy and with very little flavor, much better places in Olinda. Save your money.

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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 - 5:00 pm
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 - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 16 - 32
Cuisine: Brazilian

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