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Guaiamum Gigante

Rua Doutor Jose de Goes, 299, Parnamirim, Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
(81) 3441-1509
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Ranked #116 of 3,677 Restaurants in Recife
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu 12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

If you want authentic Brazilian fresh seafood, this is the place!! Gotta try the crabs ( guaiamum ) soaked into this delicious stew!! Best raw fresh oysters and baked fish. Try also the seafood stew and the little stew appetizers ( caldinhos) Every time I go to Brazil I stop there!!

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Hammond, Louisiana
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118 reviews 118 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Of course it gets crowded: huge portions of fresh seafood at relatively cheap prices! It is an unbeatable place to meet friends, eat good, no-nonsense, simple seafood and drink beer! Oh, and vallet parking: an important asset these days in Brazil.

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Brasilia, DF
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

The restaurant has lots of options of regional sea food. This is a good place for happy hour. Service is ok. The place is a little bit crowded and noisy. This is main restaurant of this brand. There are other two at Boa Viagem beach. One sea front and another one at Av. Conselheiro Aguiar.

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Macae, RJ
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

This is definately a must go place in Recife, no doubt the best place to have guaiamum, don't be shy though, do try the amazing oysters! Service is good, sometimes a little bit too slow, but soon forgotten after you have that colorfull tasty plate in front of you. The place is also good, but it gets too croweded after... More

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Recife-PE
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

Despite the fact they don´t have the best beer in Brazil, Skol Beer, the place is very Cozy and the food is spectacular, specially the seafood, get without fear the "casquinho de carangueijo", a small potion of a very tasteful crab, and the "caldinho de camarão", a small portion of soup made of shirmps, but with real shrimp inside it.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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860 reviews 860 reviews
377 restaurant reviews
1,573 helpful votes 1,573 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

It is very well located at the seafront avenue of Boa Viagem. The atmosphere is lively (tough noisy) and if you are lucky enough to get a sit just close to a window it will be certainly better. The food was good, despite the fact we thought our dish came with too much flavor and onions and just some rare... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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68 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

The restaurant is called Guaiamum Gigante (fiant land crabs) but the crabs were so tiny they should be called Guaiamum babies! We also ordered feijão verde (fresh peeled beans) and they served cooked dried black eyed peas. The service was quick and efficient but that is all that was good there. The boiled shrimp were also very small.

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Recife, PE
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

This is a good restaurant with good prices, but keep away during the weekends.

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Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

It is a very goo bar to go with your friends. The food there is really great, the crab there is amazing, and can't complain about the service. But the atmosphere can be very annoying for some people who don't like noise. It is pretty difficult to have a nice and calm conversation with someone, so I wouldn't recommend it... More

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Recife, PE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

The food is actually pretty good, though the atmosphere could be more relaxed, it is way too noisy, especially during weekends. If you like crustaceans you will most likely enjoy whatever you eat there, I know I did, even though some of what I ate was overpriced (they were good, but I should have paid less). It does include outdoor... More

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Additional Information about Guaiamum Gigante

Address: Rua Doutor Jose de Goes, 299, Parnamirim, Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
Phone Number: (81) 3441-1509
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Recife
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15

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