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O Barco

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Brazilian, South American
As featured in 3 Days in Buzios and 1 other guide
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Avenida Jose Bento Ribeiro Dantas 1054, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950-000, Brazil
+55 22 2629 8307
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a recommendation! Amazing food, friendly staff and good prices!! We went for lunch and was really good.

Thank Danielle K
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

We got aware about this restaurant because it was very well visited during the day and night. The Brazilian staff is very friendly - and the food is simply awesome. Fish is fresh and very tasty. We loved it!

Thank vodi1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Lovely small restaurant, I had a few caipirinhas overlooking the sea while nibbling the best prawn pastel in town. I know they also do amazing food here, which is gonna be my next excuse to come back there. Good service, Great choice

Thank Robson M
Paris, France
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70 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant serving fresh fish for very decent prices. Lobster for 2 only costs 100 reals. Accompanying dishes aren't amazing though (such as the salad, rice...) but sea dishes are particularly tasty.

Thank Emilie C
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Good location, a bit packed, great quality and better service. Without huge pretensions, this place has top price quality!

Thank Hans J
Vienna, VA
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79 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

This really is a hotel in the wall and you definitely don't come here for ambiance, although it is located by the water. We ordered calamari and lobster for 2. Fresh and delicious. And great price!

Thank Vivian L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Came for lunch and had an amazing time. The food is fantastic. We had the grilled fish of the day, and the octopus rice, which were both delicious. They have 1 and 2 person portions which makes it easy to share. The staff was nice, with good and fast service. Will definitely come back!

Thank Lily B
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

We ate here a few times and generally considered the food, prices and service to be very good. Better than most of the big fancy places in town!

Thank Astor_Elder
Lisbon, Portugal
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016

Very nice little place, any time during the day..fresh and well cooked fish...with a (very) good Caipirinha

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016

This is a tiny little restaurant that you could easily walk by. It is not to missed!! Seafood is their speciality and they get it so right. Portions are good, plenty of fresh food with great taste. The staff are very welcoming and helpful. The views are great day and night - a definite must

Thank Tracey D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $35
Seafood, Brazilian, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Jose Bento Ribeiro Dantas 1054, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Armacao dos Buzios
  • Phone Number: +55 22 2629 8307
Monday to sunday from 12am to 10:30pm.

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