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A Canoa

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Brazilian, Seafood, Contemporary, Pizza & Pasta
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Beira Rio, 300 Avenue | Center, Barreirinhas, State of Maranhao 65590-000, Brazil
+55 98 3349-1724
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Outdoor seating
Scenic view
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night

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  • 148
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    Very good
  • 57
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food and low cost

The restaurant has a pleasant atmosphere and nice view. The food is good, it isn't expensive and is well served. A dish for one can be shared by to persons. The service is also nice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2014
Erica M
via mobile
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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402 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant has a pleasant atmosphere and nice view. The food is good, it isn't expensive and is well served. A dish for one can be shared by to persons. The service is also nice.

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New York, New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Quaint waterfront views and yummy local dishes. Located on a main street with shops and restaurants.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Try the pineapple with shrimps and rice! It is delicious! The restaurant is really good looking and with a nice view.

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Sao Paulo, SP
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Very good restaurant, serving delicious local food and much more, awesome pizza too. Very helpful staff in a very busy and popular restaurant. Even willing to bring a table upstairs from outside for us. The night we went there was live music too..super! Right next to the river in town.

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Cairns
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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We paid 72 reais for a 2 person serve of fish done in the local way. It was enough food to feed three people and absolutely delicious. The service was great; we had a lady serving us upstairs on the balcony who was super attentive! Cheap caipirinhas too - only 5.50 reais each. Perfect night out!

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Santiago
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

This is a nice restaurant with excellent food. Service was good. Excellent views of the river. I ordered the shrimp Canoa (comes in a half pineapple - it was excellent and a unique recipe!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

Nice restaurant and I recomend the shrimps with abacaxi (pineapple). The service could be better and faster, but the food is awesome.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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69 reviews 69 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

It's named as the best restaurant in town but don't wait so spetacular food. It's nice! Poor service as it is everywhere in town.

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Melbourne, Australia
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312 reviews 312 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

We only ate here once but it was delicious and good value. We had the prawns (shrimp) served in pineapple together with a fish I can't remember, but both were excellent.

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Northeastern Brazil
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Good menu, excelent choices of regional food from the Northeast. Great ambiance and a nice place by the river. Reccomend!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Beira Rio, 300 Avenue | Center, Barreirinhas, State of Maranhao 65590-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Maranhao (MA)  >  Barreirinhas
  • Phone Number: +55 98 3349-1724

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
  • Cuisine: Brazilian, Seafood, Contemporary, Pizza & Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?