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Colher de Pau

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Rua Frederico Borges 204 | Varjota, Fortaleza, State of Ceara 60175-040, Brazil
(085) 3267 3773
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

Last thursday I went to Colher de Pau with friends. It was the special day to eat crabs and they were delicious. My friends ate shrimp stew and love it. The only thing that we didn´t like was the staff. The waitress who served us was not friendly, She seemed to be doing a big favor to serve our table.... More 

Thank Ana Paola G
Sao Paulo, SP
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128 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Went there for New Year's Eve but they didn't have champagne bottles to sell, they didn't have lobsters for starters, and after we gave asked for the plates they told us that it would take more than an hour to arrive. We asked to cancel and it arrived in 5 minutes. The good thing is that the lobster was good.

Thank Meyhofer
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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236 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

I love this restaurant, they have typical food and amazing prices. Try the baião de dois with carne do sol, this dish is amazing and gives u an idea of the typical food around this region of Brazil :)

Thank Carine P
New Haven, Connecticut
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70 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2014

Varjota has a lot of good restaurants but this is one is really good..close to a lot of other good places...portions are pretty big!

Thank briana618
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254 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2014

I went there for dinner after a friend suggestion. Nice outdoor seating and great love music. Large dishes that serve two, great option in Meireles.

1 Thank AUECWB
Barueri, SP
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180 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2013

Best fish I have had for the last three years, grilled and seasoned to perfection. I chose what was called on the menu as "individual portions". Well, if you order an appetizer (at least a dozen of them had called my attention) their individual portion serves easily two persons. I have no words to describe the unique taste of the... More 

1 Thank Osler D
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52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2013

The food is very tasty and portions are generous for a reasonable price. The waiter was attentive and give us good suggestions. Cool beer and very clean bathrooms.

Thank Valbrito
Sao Paulo, SP
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2013

Great local food in Fortaleza. Open through the afternoon for that late lunch or early dinner. If you order a two person dish in a single size, things can get a little expensive. So bring someone along!

Thank Alexandre G
São Paulo
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2012

Collher de Pau (which means: wooden spoon, used a lot to prepare food in the north and south of Brasil) is a typical regional restaurante offering typical food from the north of Brasil. The portions are big and serve two or three people easily!!!! Prices are very fair if compared to São Paulo (where they have a brunch and charge... More 

Thank Pupita53
Fortaleza, CE
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2012

Nice location to sit outside, have a cold beer and people watch. Parking during weekends is a nightmare. Food okay.

Thank ceara-paul

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Frederico Borges 204 | Varjota, Fortaleza, State of Ceara 60175-040, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Ceara (CE)  >  Fortaleza
  • Phone Number: (085) 3267 3773

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