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Restaurante do David

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
As featured in Best Food in Buzios
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Rua Manoel Turibio de Farias, 260, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic traditional restaurant, tables are always busy with excellent fish and meat dishes served. We really enjoyed this as it was an authentic Local restaurant other than a lot of Buzios Restaurants.

Thank shaunwales2016
Witney, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

We passed the restaurant during the day and the food that was being served looked great. We were not disappointed the food was tasty and quality the staff could not do enough great choice

Thank Mark G
Rochester, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Enjoyed very much for dinner here. The meat especially was delicious. doesnt have live music like some of the other places though which would have been nice

Thank TheTravelPirate
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

The food is just amazing. Service was not a good experience. My table was dirty and the waiter was kinda disrespectful sometimes. Maybe I was not lucky. I strongly suggest the feijoada.

Thank Guilherme F
Ponte Vedra Beach
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

From the moment we were greeted outside until we left, this was a delightful experience. White linen tablecloths, well-dressed servers, a great menu and even better wine selection. This is on a corner and we sat outside to watch all of the activities going by in the cobblestone streets. My boyfriend said it was the best mahi-mahi he had ever... More 

Thank Eileenatbeach
Macae, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

The beef is excellent as well as is the seafood. I have never had a "bad meal" at this restaurant and we have gone many times

Thank burcorp1
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

I have been visiting Buzios for many years. Each time i never miss eating at Restaurante David. One block off the main street in Centro. Fernando (the owner) is always friendly and visits your table while you eat to make sure everything is OK. Great staff and moderate pricing.

Thank Joel A
Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

It is close to Rua das Pedras, but away from the most noble location. Expect paper tablecloth, poor wine list etc. service is efficient. Go for the moquecas. Serves 2-3 persons, and are delicious. Remember that parking could be an issue (as in all Rua das Pedras region).

Thank marcel0barp
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2016

It's very close to Rua das Pedras, in a simple house. They have seafood as specialty but we choose meet "Picanha na brasa", which came with rice, french fries and farofa with vinagrete. The food was good and the dishes for two people to share have good price.

Thank ClaraAB
New York
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2015

This restaurant was recommended to us from our hotel Perola in Buzios from the bartended Carlos! I ordered the Moqueca fruto do mar for 2 for the 3 of us and it was more than enough and it was delicious.

Thank BobH15

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Manoel Turibio de Farias, 260, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Armacao dos Buzios
  • Phone Number: 2226232981

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?