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Restaurante Cabana do Sol

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Rua Joao Damasceno, 24 A | Farol de Sao Marcos, Sao Luis, State of Maranhao, Brazil
98 3235 2586
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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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
Great food, great atmosphere

Taken here on several occasions- there were 2 in Sao Luiz at the time I was visiting. Both serve the same menu and both really nice restaurants. The one on the beach front, in my opinion is the best, only because of the view. The service is good, everybody gets involved for birthday parties... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
Lionel H
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Taken here on several occasions- there were 2 in Sao Luiz at the time I was visiting. Both serve the same menu and both really nice restaurants. The one on the beach front, in my opinion is the best, only because of the view. The service is good, everybody gets involved for birthday parties etc. Salted steak "elephant ear", any... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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41 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This a topical restaurant for regional food, all choices serve 4 people . The salad called PH it's very good and servers 3 people . Very good choice Have juices from local fruits , it's a good choice for having a local experience . Come visit !

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76 reviews 76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Expensive for the city of São Luis . The food is not special.The city has few good options . So maybe that is wht this restaurant stand out with many good references.

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Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We enjoyed the obligatory caipirinhas and were offered meat pastry (8 pieces) as a welcome by the house. We then ordered carne do sol as a starter with rice and beans and the local farofa with carne secco. The food was simply delicious. We never got around (glad we did not order everything at once) to order the main meal... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

must go place. no luxury, fair prices, amazing regional food. everything is very well served. one typical meal is enough to 3 or more.

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Jundiai
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63 reviews 63 reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

Delicious food where you can find many options and tipical food too. The service is good and it has a pleasant atmosphere.

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Recife, PE
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168 reviews 168 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

Cabana do Sol is one of São Luis's best known regional restaurants. It is a spacious open veranda-like structure can seat several hundred people, but things go smoothly here. The dishes are HUGE, often enough for three people. So, order moderately ... Meat dishes, like carne de sol, are the kitchen's forte. These are served on a large platter, hot... More 

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TLV
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

Worth taking the trip to the beach and going to Cabana do Sol. ,if you wanna eat very good its worth not to be tempted to eat in the restaurants at the beach but to go to Cabana do Sol .You dont necessarily need to have a big meal and can also ask for petiscos ( eth Picanha one is... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

There are better seafood restaurants in Sao Luis. This one is quite popular, trendy, nicely decorated..but food is not as good as the setting

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

We went to the restaurant based on good reviews, but were disappointed. As starter we had crab paws. They were nice but not very special. For main course we ordered picanha. They did not ask us how we wanted to picanha to be prepared and while we expected it and like it to be 'medium' we got it 'well done'.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Joao Damasceno, 24 A | Farol de Sao Marcos, Sao Luis, State of Maranhao, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Maranhao (MA)  >  Sao Luis
  • Phone Number: 98 3235 2586

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Brazilian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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