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Address: Ilha de Boipeba, State of Bahia, Brazil

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Pros: good lobster for R$ 120 / 2 persons. Cons: poor fishermen village.. kind of a tourist trap.very simple place.

Reviewed September 29, 2016
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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78 reviews
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Reviewed September 29, 2016

Pros: good lobster for R$ 120 / 2 persons. Cons: poor fishermen village.. kind of a tourist trap.very simple place.

Thank pedossantos
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

The staff was nice. They had many different dishes but the taste was just average. The credit card machine was not working. It is very well located, just I'm front on the beach. They didn't charge us to use the sun beds.

Thank Natalia C
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

I guess who placed the pictures at this attraction has some major photography skills!! This place actually os fisherman village and the beach is full of boats! It is usually the last stop for the people who do the Castellano natural pools ride! Don't waste your time going,unless you are passing by to elsewhere

1 Thank Rodrigo F
Reggio Calabria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

We went to Cova da Onca to eat the famous lobster. We arrived in a muddy snd stinking beach and had lobster in a very dirty restaurant. Of course the lobster was tasty but you need stomach to eat in such a location.

1 Thank ENO_FJ
Sao Paulo, SP
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42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed January 31, 2016

This is a small fishing village where boats taking tours around Boipeba stop for lunch. Local restaurants must have some arrangement with tour operators because I really saw no reason why to stop there. The village is unsightly, the beach is muddy because of the mangrove, there is no pier (you have to wade through knee-deep water to get from... More 

1 Thank Xicorea
Montevideo, Uruguay
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141 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2015

We walked over land from Morere to reach this small fisher town. It is quiet and very authentic until all of the tourist boats disgorge their passengers, so if coming by foot get your timing and day right. From here you can reach a submerged pool so check on that too. 2-3 beach front restaurants seem to get most of... More 

Thank ArtProperty
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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94 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed January 5, 2015

Maybe the best and fast service in the island. Didn't ordered the lobster - the main thing for everybody that stop into this restaurant - but in general, it's a good and fresh restaurant with nice service and right prices.

2 Thank Eduardo R
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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50 reviews
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Reviewed January 19, 2012

Amazing food, the best meal we had on the island: fish with grilled fruits, at Oca da Onca (skip the busy arrival part and go to the total left of the bay).

Thank Manuela_Amsterdam_NL

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