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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: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, 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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  • 382
    Very good
  • 68
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  • 12
    Poor
  • 5
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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
Good food, nice atmosphere.

My wife and I went there with another couple we met at our Pousada (Naiepe, great one). We arrived kind of late there but they were accommodating and we were the last ones to leave. My wife and I shared a shrimp dish and it was good. Price wise, it averages with other restaurant considered... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2015
Fernando G
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Coral Springs, Florida
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  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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English first
Coral Springs, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

My wife and I went there with another couple we met at our Pousada (Naiepe, great one). We arrived kind of late there but they were accommodating and we were the last ones to leave. My wife and I shared a shrimp dish and it was good. Price wise, it averages with other restaurant considered higher scale. Eating in the... More 

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São Paulo, SP
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We (a couple) ordered salad to be shared as entrance, pasta and risotto. Risotto came first, in its own dish. Tasty, original, but the coconut slices gave it a sweet taste that felt somewhat weird with the shrimps. Then came this delicious salad - but no dishes. It was only then we had our entrance served - after the main... More 

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VarandaFN, Gerente at Varanda, responded to this review

Hi, we’re glad you came to our restaurant! Our individual dishes are served on the plate itself, just when customers indicate that will share more plates are delivered. We’re very sorry, in fact it must have been a misunderstanding of the waiter, we apologize also because of the cutlery. Just the tables on the balcony and in the terrace have... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Nobody speaks any other language than Portugese, but that does not matter. All food is fresh great. Especially the shared fish dishes. Great atmosphere.

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Our waiter got everyone's order wrong, several times.One main plate arrived an hour later than everyone else's - this after we had waited an hour for our mains. The manager apologized for the poor service and they comped us free dessert (which the waiter got wrong!) but then they charged us for service, which we refused to pay. Get the... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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45 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is, by far, the best restaurant in Fernando de Noronha. Great variety of dishes, quality is awesome, and the prices are fair. Try to have a table on the varanda, which is very pleasant.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The food was very tasty and nicely presented. The space was quite old fashioned and bit boring. They have a garden that could be nice as a seating area but is not used as part of the restaurant.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We went to this restaurant with friends we made in Fernando de Noronha as they had been there before and liked it so much they didn't mind coming again with us. Albeit a bit hidden, the Varanda is absolutely worth it. With great food, great ambience and great service it is no wonder it is high at the top of... More 

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VarandaFN, Gerente at Varanda, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we were very happy that you and your friends had a great experience in our restaurant. We Hope you folks to come back soon!! More 

Campinas, SP
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163 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I've been at Varanda 2 times in July. Everything was great. You must try the Farofa Crocante is the best at Noronha. Some improvements are necessary in the restaurant but in the end of the day the food is good, drinks are fine and people do their job. For lunch and dinner Varanda is perfect and kids' menu are available

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New York City, New York
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This is my second time in Noronha, and both times I managed to go to Varanda. The food has always been good, but it is not a memorable meal. As much as I believe the restaurant tries hard to be seen as an upscale restaurant, the food is not top-notch. It is uneven and can be quite salty sometimes. The... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I'm crazy about their food. It's top 3 in Noronha. If you have the chance to go, consider ordering the linguine with bananas.

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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, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?