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Restaurante do Ze Maria

Rua Nice Cordeiro, s/n | Vila Floresta Velha, Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
(81) 3619-1258
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Cuisines: Eclectic
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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75% Recommend
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English first
Florianopolis, SC
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

I went three times at this restaurant (for lunch and dinner) in two different trips and they were all great! The food was tasty and well presented. It can serves two people, but do not expect large portions. Service were good and orders came quickly. The roof is retractable, so if there is a beautiful night possibly you'll dinner in... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

The cost of wine is prohibitive, do not even look at the wine list However despite the high prices, it was a very good eating experience. Remember not to go alone , so as to share dishes and enlarge your tasting reach. If it would not be for the prices, it would be a almost irretouchable meal. The decoration, the... More

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Recife, Brazil
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

The Festival is something really different from common food experiences... there is a ritual before start eating and also there is no ordination/raw to start serving yourself. I can say it is fantastic to the eyes and to the paladar... On Wednesdays there is a pizza night where you can ask for your own ingredients to put on the pizza...

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Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
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67 reviews 67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

This is a great place to visit in the nights that there is no festival gastronômico. In this festival, very overpriced, you will get a lot of food, but also a lot of people fighting for the food. Go in a regular night and you will have great service and better food.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

We went there for the the festival and didn't worth the time, the waiting and the money. The restaurant is over crowded, the service is very slow, and the food is not better than many rstaurants much modest in the island. Very over rated and over priced. Honestly the best part are the desserts..

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We decided to try the buffet dinner which came highly recommended. It was supposed to start at 20:30, but the food was only served at 21:15. When the buffet was ready with all the hot and cold dishes we were summoned to serve ourselves but before we could start the owner Ze Maria introduced himself first and then the cook... More

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Rome, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

The Zé Maria restaurant was the worst experience me and my friends had at Noronha! We waited almost 2 hours to have our dishes served!! Poor service and no respect for costumers!

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Campinas, SP
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

We loved everything about the restaurant. We considered doing the "Festival of Seafood", but were told we would be happier ordering a la cart. Thank goodness we did. We were thrilled with our choices, and it was much more reasonably priced meals. They have a pizza bar where you choose your own toppings, which was a hit with the younger... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

I went to the special night called gastronomic festival and the dishes were good but very expensive and i find not worth!!!

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Seoul, South Korea
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182 reviews 182 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

If Noronha's waters are paradise for snorkelers and divers, then Zé Maria is paradise for food lovers. On Wednesdays and Saturdays there's a buffet dinner (all you can eat formula) in the pousada that you shouldn't miss, even though the price can put you off (152 reais per person plus drinks). It takes some time to start (they will serve... More

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