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Varanda

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Steakhouse, Brazilian, Seafood
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Rua Major Costa, 130 | Vila do Trinta, Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco 53990-000, Brazil
+55 81 3619-1546
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Varanda Restaurant is reference in the gastronomy of Fernando de Noronha...
Varanda Restaurant is reference in the gastronomy of Fernando de Noronha and Brazil, with a menu signed by Chef Auricelio Romao, it offers the best of contemporary brazilian cuisine. The house often receives celebrities from all over Brazil. The restaurant also does catering services for weddings and celebrations on the island, also in places like inns and boats, offering finger food or complete buffets in large services, and special menus for groups. Everything in the highest standard of excellence.
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  • 708
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  • 317
    Very good
  • 57
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food and service

My husband and I visited Fernando de Noronha for 6 days in Feb 2015 and after the first visit on our second day on the island dinned every night at the Varanda. All the dishes we tried were faboulous, the service was great, we had different servers every night and they were all fantastic. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Terri T
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Ottawa
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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Ottawa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

My husband and I visited Fernando de Noronha for 6 days in Feb 2015 and after the first visit on our second day on the island dinned every night at the Varanda. All the dishes we tried were faboulous, the service was great, we had different servers every night and they were all fantastic. The caipiroska de siriguela was be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I would recommend this on the 4th night after Maravilha, Teju-Acu and Mergulhao. Food was great! Try to sit outside, it's a charming experience. It's not 4th because it's bad in any way, just that the others are a little better and all have better ambiance. Varanda has a pretty extensive menu and everything we had was very good. Each... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Very tasty food, excellent and helpful service. Good choice of wine. However the food is overpriced.....as everywhere in Fernando de Noronha. We tried several restaurants and ended up going back here 4 times.....worth to try, you will love it.

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The food there was really delicious, the wines perfect, we enjoyed our dinner very much, especially after travelling 5 hours by plane to get there - in Brazilian planes you do not get literally anything edible during the flights so we were starving at the point we got there. I would still recommend this restaurant even if I were not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We went with Varada for our wedding dinner for 75 guests and not only were we not disappointed but chef Auricélio Romão and his staff exceeded our expectations. Not to mention what kind people he and his staff are. This was our menu and every single thing on it was delicious!! Also, this restaurant is one of the most reasonable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Definitely one of the best restaurants in Noronha. Good service ( for Noronha standards) and excellent seafood. Don´t forget to order a side of "Farofa Crocante" (toasted manioc and shredded bread mixture with a hint of garlic) that goes well with almost any plate. Best tables are at the balcony, but to get one you need to arrive early or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Menu of the restaurant is not really long. What we have had ordered tastes well, we enjoyed. I already had the same dish in other places of Brazil for much less money and simply I don't think in Veranda tasted so much better. If Fernando de Noronha is your only destination or you are short with the time in Brasil... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Ate here twice during a 5 day stay on the island ... Left very satisfied both times. Great tasting food and a good menu selection. The outdoor seating area is gorgeous.. This seems to be amongst the most popular restaurants on the island.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This resturant offered very great food. The experience was very good and would by far be considered to be a great resturant in any major city as well. The only minus would be the service that could have been more attentive. But overall a great experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Varanda is a great restaurant with delicious food and good service. We went there for 1 dinner and 2 lunches. First dinner was extraordinary we ordered the "Bobo' de Lagosta" and some caipirinhas. Our second time there was also good and since the size of plates were so big at the first time we decided to share one and order... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Major Costa, 130 | Vila do Trinta, Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco 53990-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Fernando de Noronha
  • Phone Number: +55 81 3619-1546

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Brazilian, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups

Description

Varanda Restaurant is reference in the gastronomy of Fernando de Noronha and Brazil, with a menu signed by Chef Auricelio Romao, it offers the best of contemporary brazilian cuisine. The house often receives celebrities from all over Brazil. The restaurant also does catering services for weddings and celebrations on the island, also in places like inns and boats, offering finger food or complete buffets in large services, and special menus for groups. Everything in the highest standard of excellence.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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