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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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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Eclectic
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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New York City, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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115 reviews 115 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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91 reviews 91 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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115 reviews 115 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
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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Montevideo, Uruguay
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The food was in the top ten of the island but the location and the display of the restaurants are not good.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We ate here a couple of times whilst visiting the island. We had meals twice and once went back just for the dessert. I don't know what it's called but it's the chocolate, dulce de leche, ice-cream combo.... amazing! :) We also found the price very reasonable for the good food that we ate.

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Rome, Italy
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84 reviews 84 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Well, I ate shark there and it was really good! There is too a perfect service and I had too a really good juice! Location is not far away from the middle of the city, for me it is really suggested!

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London, United Kingdom
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820 reviews 820 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The best Moqueca on the Island! Excellently prepared Moqueca - I always preferred the bahiana version with peixes e camarões. Splendid cocktails and very nice atmosphere. It is right beside the road, so if you sit on the veranda you will have the cars passing right in front of you. The restaurant has a lovely lower inside seating space as... More 

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

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