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Chica Pitanga

Rua Petrolina, 19, Recife, State of Pernambuco 51021-250, Brazil
+55 (0) 8134652224
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Ranked #7 of 3,634 restaurants in Recife
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Recife, PE
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

It's a self service restaurant, where the food is ready and you choose what you're gonna it! The place is lovely, well decorated, and the food is fresh and well prepared! Absolutely recomended!

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Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

At nearly 60 reais per kilo, this is one of the more expensive pay-by-weight restaurants around, but it is just about worth the price. A broad (although not amazingly so) choice of salads, mains and sides is very well prepared indeed, including shrimp, fish and prime steak. On the dark side comes a rather cramped space, and add small tables... More

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Maragogi, AL
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113 reviews 113 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I had the best meal in a self-service pay by the pound "restaurant" at Chica Pitanga. Yet, I really don't want to consider this a restaurant it is more a very up scale fast food venture. The food and selection is great. Good service and wonderfully presented buffet. There are cold salads of all types as well as hot food... More

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant was absolutely amazing. The staff was friendly and their uniforms are so bright and beautiful. The restaurant is a buffet style. There are many different options to choose from. I am from Canada so I was interested in trying some of the typical Brazilian foods and was more than happy with everything I ate. The price you pay... More

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Really good self-service buffet restaurant. You pay by the weight in kg on your plate. Get long lines during lunch time, so I advice you to get early, before 12:30. It's an absurd that they only accept one credit card flag (Visa) and they will not tell you until you are at the cashier. The soda H2OH is really expensive,... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

I was in Recife for just one night. The restaurant was right behind the hotel. I had lunch at 4:00Pm !! The food was still fresh, with friendly service and wide range of options still available. very clean and comfortable seating too and a nice modern decor with amenable temperature inside ! which was excelent. If you are that far... More

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Los Angeles, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

this is a brazilian style restaurant with a huge selection for both vegetarians and carnivores and unlike other restaurants, the food is good.. nothing out of the ordinary but good...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

I love this place! I felt like I was eating at my grandmother's home. It is self serve and I could not stop eating because everything was amazing!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

This is an excelent self-service restaurant located at Boa Viagem Beach in Recife. The quality and variety of the food is impressive. Really really excelent!

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Trondheim, Norway
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

Good and simply kilo food restaurant in Boa Biagem beach. There's always a waiting line of people to come in for lunch, but we don't need to wait long time. Less people in the evenings. Good soup.

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