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Restaurante Porto

Certificate of Excellence
Brazilian, European, South American
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Rua do Comercio 18, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(024) 3371 1058
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Ate here last night and it was great. We had to book ahead as it was very busy. There's limited choice which seemed to put some people off but what they do, they do well. The waiter was friendly, attentive and helpful when choosing wines. Worth a visit. With the live music, it's an easy place to spend a few... More 

Thank RichyK1984
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

After arriving in Paraty from Ilha grande in the dark we weren't sure where to go but headed straight out to have a browse of numerous restaurants for dinner in the historical centre. Just off the Main Street we saw the sign to Porto. We were drawn to it due to its decor, music (a discreet pianist playing classics) warmth... More 

Thank Houareaulau
Hampshire, England
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We stumbled across this restaurant (given the cobbled streets of Paraty, one tends to 'stumble' across most things!) one particularly rainy night and were instantly drawn in by the fantastic live music (a dulcet piano player ) and extremely welcoming waiter Elias. The menu was certainly unique and, after starting with a delicious selection of breads accompanied with roasted garlic,... More 

Thank mila88
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This place really is a tourist trap. The quality of food is low, service slow and they add an optional charge on the bill for the piano playing which I am opposed too. I was unable to eat my main due to the strange and overpowering taste so I left hungry. Avoid.

Thank suzimalloo
Montreal, Canada
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We choose that restaurant because there was a pianist playing nice Bossa nova songs and because the antique decor all together created a romantic ambiance. We tryied the apetizer to share with the olive tapenade and the caramel idée garlic, it was so good. My husband had some meet that was cook rare just like he prefer and I had... More 

Thank Valerie M
London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

As we walked through the gorgeous streets of Paraty (not for the first, or last time), we spotted this charming little restaurant, perfectly lit and exuding smooth jazzy sounds. As we’ve been to most of the restaurants in town, we ventured in, the atmosphere was as promised, warm, welcoming and worthwhile, or was it? our mistake was to order, the... More 

Thank Christian B
Brisbane, Australia
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1,062 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 491 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This is a lovely spot. The interior is vey nice and they have great live music. We went the first night and there was a jazz saxophone player. The music was not loud and the jazz was good. The food and service waqs excellent too. We enjoyed it so much, we went back the following night. This time there was... More 

Thank Adventurers049
London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

The overall experience was very poor. We were attracted by the lovely setting and an interesting menu. Unfortunately the food was poor, extremely poor given the price of the food. We ordered the beef carpaccio starter. When it arrived it had been cooled to such a low temperature that it was frozen in the middle. When we queried this with... More 

Thank Robert G
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Beautifully decorated restaurant in the centre of Paraty. We had the grilled crab starter which was delicious and the fish (robalo/snook) Carmen Miranda! With that name I had to - lovely white fish with mango a sweet and sour taste, with leek risotto. Great local Paraty wheat beer (Cabore). A really wonderful, atmospheric restaurant with great service. Live piano music... More 

Thank FerGarcia-Romeu
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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99 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Great atmosphere, wonderful piano music, good service BUT when the most important ingredient - FOOD was sorely lacking....we had lobster - pricey and opted to change the risotto for pasta - mistake. We were disappointed with pasta - simple spaghetti w/ cherry tomatoes - bland and tasteless - totally disappointing for price....and still can't figure out why a chef that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Brazilian, European, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Comercio 18, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Paraty
  • Phone Number: (024) 3371 1058

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