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“Great place for drinks and food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Central

Central
Rua Mamede Simoes, 144, Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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Ranked #46 of 3,687 Restaurants in Recife
Price range: $11 - $19
Cuisines: Asian, Brazilian, European, Israeli
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Valinhos, SP
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321 reviews 321 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 82 cities Reviews in 82 cities
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
“Great place for drinks and food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Excelent place for happy hours or a night out with friends. All kinds of people get together in here. Good and cold beer, great food and a functional juke box - anyone can choose a song to be listened in the whole bar.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Sao Paulo
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“The best bar in Recife”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

Good food, drinks, and great people. My favorite bar in Recife, near Rua Aurora, historical and nice street in the city. Try "cartola", brazilian desert made with banana and cheese.

Visited May 2011
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Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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“Our favorite restaurant in Recife”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

We struck paydirt when we found this restaurant in Recife. It's hip, trendy with a nice urban feel to it. We even loved the eclectic, sophisticated musical playlist. This restaurant was surprisingly inexpensive compared to the better restaurants in Olinda. The menu was large and varied and included many Mediterranean dishes. The first night we sampled falafels, vegetarian Indian food and an array of Middle Eastern appetizers. My husband ordered the chicken parmesan and it was so delicious that he was forced to share it with all of us. We returned two nights later and ordered the same food again including a wonderful salad. We loved this restaurant and highly recommend it..especially if you are looking for a respite from the ubiquitous beans and rice

Visited March 2012
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Recife, PE
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“Trendy bar, hipsterish clientelle, great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

This bar has become a founding rock on the bar scene, but it's worth pointing out that central's food may not get the attention it deserves.
Central is, by far, the best vegetarian option in Recife (look out for their veggie indian menu) and it showcases mediterraneam food. They may serve the only falafel in town, if you are suddenly craving for it.
Fridays and saturday nights are overcrowdedwith locals and it may be hard to find a sitting place - although

Visited January 2012
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