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Xica da Silva

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Avenida Al Das Acacias, 11 | Vl Floresta Nova, Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco 53990000, Brazil
(81) 3619-0437
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Had a lot of fun. Very good food and great service. Friendly staff and relaxed atmosphere. Little pricy but worth it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Darlon D
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Brasilia, DF
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Brasilia, DF
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Had a lot of fun. Very good food and great service. Friendly staff and relaxed atmosphere. Little pricy but worth it.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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13 reviews 13 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The menu is great, it has a lot of interesting combinations. The appetizers are amazing, specially good to share with friends while drinking and talking about how amazing is the trip.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I expected much more after I read the reviews. In my opinion, this restaurant is far behind Tribojou and Teju-açu, not only for the sophistication but also for the quality of the food and service. Too expensive for what they offer.

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sao paulo
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75 reviews 75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

One of the best restaurants in Noronha. Very good seafood, good service and also a nice place to have some drinks/beer. Ask for a table in their pleasant outdoor area.

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We had a lunch there and the food was delicious. Service was a little bit choppy though very courteous, but better than the Brazilian Northeast standard.

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Rio de Janeiro
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

On our recent week-long stay in Fernando de Noronha we ate at Xica da Silva twice. The food is delicious and the staff friendly and attentive. The peixe mestiço and the chocolate cake dessert with doce de leite and ice cream were amazing!!! We returned just to have these two dishes again. We highly recommend Xica da Silva!

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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126 reviews 126 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We were there only for a lunch. It was walking distance from our pousada. We all ordered a salad which was very good. But we had to wait over an hour for it. We had told the waiter that we had a hard stop. I had to ask 2 times to finally get the food. When it came we still... More 

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Paris, France
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We fist tried Xica da Silva because it was the closest restaurant to our pousada. But we returned because we really enjoyed the food, the atmosphere and the place in general. Like all restaurants on the island, prices are quite high there (~like in São Paulo) but the food is really fresh (mainly fish...try the shark balls, it is quite... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We had visited a number of cities in Brazil, before making our way to Fernando de Noronha. While I'm sure all of those places have amazing restaurants, our guidebooks steered us to many that were just okay. I don't normally get excited about food, but this restaurant was amazing! In the short week that we spend in Fernando, we must... More 

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Wellington, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Food was nothing special. Moqueca baiana was kind of flavorless and the fish overcooked. Dessert was exceptional.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenida Al Das Acacias, 11 | Vl Floresta Nova, Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco 53990000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Fernando de Noronha
  • Phone Number: (81) 3619-0437

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Eclectic

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