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Rua Osvaldo Cruz 640, Fortaleza, State of Ceara 60125-150, Brazil
(85) 3261-3411
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Brasilia, DF
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had lunch on my own. Ordered from the lunch menu ("cardápio executivo"), had the bruschetta and the paillard. The bruschetta was excellent and surprisingly big (4 large slices of bread, you could share as an entrance with 4 people). The paillard was just good but not great, but then again it was on the lunch menu. The ambient was quiet,... More 

1 Thank Leonardo P
Miami, Florida
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2014

We went for lunch and found an elegant restaurant with good service and excellent food. For a person with experience in good italian dishes this was a nice experience due to the quality of products used for making the dishes along with good presentation. I recommend it greatly.

Thank Jorge O
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

Excellent food and atmosphere, the wine selection is big and the menu is very explicit . We Went during lunch time an the experience was excellent. The spaghetti carbonara, this is one of the few places in the world the know how to make it. The waitress have good manners and the total experience was excellent. A place to come... More 

Thank jose b
Brasilia, DF
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2013

I went to Pulcinella restaurant located on Virgílio Tavora Av.. I decided to choose "antipasti by the kilo". The parmegianna eggplant is a good choice. However, please verify the weight of the empty plate in order to avoid surprises. Otherwise you shall pay extra grams for a plate without food. Besides, extra-virgen olive oil looks and tastes like water. There... More 

2 Thank facg
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2012

I was there 1 week ago, had seafood, it was OK nothing special.... Today Christmas eve I returned and ordered a Carré Agnello ( Lam chops). What a disappointment, it smelled of old meat, I could'nt eat the half of it and thats for the price of 57.80 rais!!! I've told the waiter to tell the chef about it but... More 

1 Thank edoardo
Sao Paulo, SP
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

Pulcinella is a traditional italian restaurant, one of the few that has over 10 years os good service. It is a bit pricey, but the overall quality is good, and service is usually excellent. Pasta dishes are the best. It has also a sushi bar (a plague in Brazil), but I never tried it's quality, as I don't know what... More 

Thank Diveraddict
Fortaleza, CE
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2012

Mamma mia ! I always go there when I am in Fortaleza, wich is every month, for a couple of days, since 2004, I just LOVE IT.

1 Thank Charles667
Sao Paulo, SP
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2012

It's a good option to change from seafood. The menu is wide, with a big variety of dishes. The food was good, and the prices are reasonable. Many dishes are for 2 people. The deserts are good as well, with a good selection. The service was ok, but the waiter wasn't very friendly. The setting is nice, and to sit... More 

1 Thank igor-schliemann
Sao Paulo, SP
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172 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2011

very nice atmosphere, with indoor and outdoor tables. The food is perfect. I've been there twice in a week and was a great choice. Price is high comparing to Fortaleza level, but worth it. they have buffet for the entree and the main dishes a la carte.

1 Thank jdneves
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2011

The better salad in Fortaleza ! I loved the salad, the pastas, a pretty but not sofisticated environment, but the salad...Huuumm !

Thank marcos-ius

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $25
Italian, Sushi
Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Osvaldo Cruz 640, Fortaleza, State of Ceara 60125-150, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Ceara (CE)  >  Fortaleza
  • Phone Number: (85) 3261-3411

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