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Gruta de Santo Antonio

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Rua Silva Jardim 148 | Ponta da Areia, Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro 24030-005, Brazil
552126215701
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Sao Lourenco, MG
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143 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Traditional Portuguese cuisine and good service. The portions are plentiful and the food have a good presentation. The codfish cakes are delicious. Although the prices are slightly above average, but worth checking out .

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Thank Carimbada
Niteroi, RJ
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

If you like cod fish (bacalhau) there's no place on earth better than here. The Bacalhau do Chefe is the pinnacle of perfection. We personally prefer it with the Mediterranean potatoes but it is devine anyway you choose. A high-end Portuguese wine to harmonize with it and you have achieved heaven. That's all.

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Thank FernandoFVJardim
Alexandre H, Proprietário at Gruta de Santo Antonio, responded to this review
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Minha equipe agradece demais sua avaliação,ficamos muito feliz com sua observação com nosso Bacalhau numero 1 Bacalhau do Chef. Quando... More 

Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Excellent restaurant for those who appreciate the Portuguese cuisine! Nice atmosphere, ideal to enjoy with family and friends and have the bread of the house that is just wonderful!

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Alexandre H, Proprietário at Gruta de Santo Antonio, responded to this review
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Muito obrigado por sua avaliação e cometário passado para toda minha equipe!!! More 

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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

ıf you are ın Nıteroı, you should go there, there, the only thınk strange ıs localıatıon, Very ınterestıng see food, atmosphere ıs ınterstıng

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Aberdeen, Scotland
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97 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here on 16th Feb. Cod Fish Croquettes to start were absolutely delicious. Pan Fried Cod on shiitake mushrooms & courgette was superb, cooked to perfection and very tasty. Will definitely return if in Niteroi again.

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Thank garyyeoman
Alexandre H, Proprietário at Gruta de Santo Antonio, responded to this review
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Ficamos muito feliz em saber que gostaram do nosso serviço e almoço,muito obrigado More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

Probably the best Portuguese food I have ever had outside Portugal. Not only the food is superb, the staff makes you feel welcome and the lady owner is always around making sure everybody is pleased and satisfied. Don't miss this restaurant!!!!

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Brasilia
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

We had the best food experience during our trip in this restaurant. It is a Portuguese place run by this wonderful lady, Mrs. Henriqueta. The food is amazing, from starters to dessert. I had the Bacalhau a Lagareiro, which was just perfect. I recommend this place to everyone visiting Rio de Janeiro or Niteroi (across the Guanabara Bay).

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Thank Augusto Cesar P
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Muito Obrigado por sua avaliação e muito importante para nossa equipe More 

Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

If you are visiting Rio, you must eat at this restaurant. Incredible Portuguese food and amazing service. It worth the long travel if you are staying in Rio (the restaurant is located in Niteroi). It is the second time I visit Gruta de Santo Antonio. The son of the owner is now responsible for the cuisine and it is even... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Great wine selection and the "Calderada" was superb. The staff was friendly and it is great for kids as well.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

We went for dinner. The fish was ordinary, nothing special. I missed salt. The place was quiet and well cleaned. The staff lacked of attention, maybe due to just few people working that day. I might go to a different place next time. On the bottom line, too expensive considering what they delivery.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$24 - $46
Cuisine
Brazilian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Silva Jardim 148 | Ponta da Areia, Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro 24030-005, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Niteroi
  • Phone Number: 552126215701

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