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Nau Frutos do Mar

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Brazilian, Seafood, South American
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Rua Lupercio Branco 130 | Manaíra, Joao Pessoa, State of Paraiba 58038-110, Brazil
(83) 3021-8003
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Joao Pessoa, PB
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Atencious service, excelent food and very nice room atmosphere. It's my favorite place to eat em João Pessoa/PB and I definitely come back

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Thank Marco D
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were impressed with the room atmosphere and the service. The staff was attencious and efficient. We ordered the Frutos do Mar na Chapa and it was really well cooked - the portion was enough for three persons. We'll definitely come back.

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Thank Filipe L
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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117 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's my second favorite place to eat in João Pessoa. My husband and I were there three times in a week. The decor is beautiful, excellent menu, and even when the restaurant is full - what happens often - it's not noisy. The service is great and the price is quite fair.

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Thank GBaroni
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The seafood was delicious, with great presentation and service. The staff was quick and nice. The ambiance is delightful. Great place for couples, families and friends.

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Thank Brazuca64
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have to see and feel the pleasent to eat in a wonderfull place ,with an excellent seafood menu. No regreats

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Thank Alexandre B
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nau Frutos do Mar is not the #1 restaurant in João Pessoa without a reason. You might need to que to get in, however, you can enjoy a drink at the same time and admire de amazing interior. We ordered the most popular fish dish with shrimps and it was simply excellent!

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SAO PALO
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

If you like to eat very well it´s the place. NAU has a large plates to eat two or more person and the prices is average. The variety is huge and people are friendly. You need to taste local juices as caja, seriguela, ananas and others. I recomend.

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Thank CHPINTER
Broadway, North Carolina
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102 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

I love the atmosphere at Nao Frutos do Mar. The door at the entrance is a fitting introduction to the ambiance, service, and appetizing food that you will find inside. As you sit down, the next thing that catches your eye will be the "port-hole" windows that offer a view into the kitchen. What a great idea! After your drink... More 

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Thank Diane W
San Francisco, California
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104 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Nau is certainly the "badalada" place for Friday night gatherings in João Pessoa. There must have been five groups larger than ten celebrating birthdays or just family get-togethers the night we ate at Nau. They have an odd practice of serving all the seafood plates as portions for two, which limited our tasting opportunities. But we really enjoyed the moqueca... More 

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Thank Terry V
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141 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing! The variety is huge along with the serving sizes. The dishes are large enough to share. Service and atmosphere are great. Will definitely return when in the area.

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Lupercio Branco 130 | Manaíra, Joao Pessoa, State of Paraiba 58038-110, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Paraiba (PB)  >  Joao Pessoa
  • Phone Number: (83) 3021-8003

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?