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Restaurante Refugio

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Praca do Cais 4 | Centro Historico, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970000, Brazil
55 24 33712447
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hamburg, Germany
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

After stunning two weeks I wasn't sure about action that day. Around noon I was strolling through the Centro Histórico and found me a place for writing some postcards outside the REFÚGIO. David (now I know the owner) helped me with a double coffee and I started asking about boat trips. To make it short: I changed my mind, trusted... More 

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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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40 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

We had the cod fish, which was delicious. However due to the pricing I expected it to be fantastic. The restaurant is located at the end of the Historic Center right by the water. Very pleasant. There is a restaurant/bar right beside it that had a lot of people talking loudly and a band playing, which kinda of changed the... More 

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Bebedouro, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Great location, good food. Special attention caipirinha de carambola and dish Casadinho two shrimp VG stuffed . A portion of always for two people because they are generous

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Stokenchurch, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Loved the setting of outdoor terrace for dinner, zebra patterned cushions, back curtains and gorgeous, white, heavy wooden chairs. One of us had steak in wine sauce, the other had seafood risotto, both of which were very good. Caiprinihas 2 for 1 at happy hour were good too! Ambience relaxed and friendly.

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Thank denchris2
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Went here around 1pm for drinks. We weren't sure whether we would have lunch of not and the prices (200-300 $R per person for the main dish) convinced us not to. Otherwise nice place for drinks as the view is quite nice!!

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Arezzo, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Really cute restaurant with great terrace and tables outside. Happy hour from 15 to 21 , music and friendly service . Restaurants not on the cheap side but overall a pleasant evening

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We spotted this place because it was over the road from our hotel and had a really pleasant terrace area to sit outside for lunch - we were also looking for some seafood after a diet based on meat over previous days in the Pantanal. We had a great shrimp, squid and rice dish in very pleasant surroundings with good... More 

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Campinas, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

With large umbrellas, exquisite tables and chairs at the outside, the feeling and the view are basically unbeatable in Paraty. If you are there in a mild temperature day you cant miss this restaurant experience. Food is great but really pricey. Portions are generous and there are also serves for two people. The fried calamari with bacon (that is right,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Well, given the price you can find out much better option in Paraty. Apart of the environment that's fantastic, the service and the food are average. E.g passion fruit's juice has too much water and it costs R$15, the cheese had no flavors.

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Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We happened to walk past the restaurant early one rainy evening, with no one out walking in Paraty, too early for dinner, and decided to have caipirinhas during the happy hour to get warm and dry. We enjoyed good caipirinhas in the warm, inviting interior. An off-duty waiter, David, chatted with us about Paraty, the nearby beaches, and the menu,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$17 - $46
Cuisine
Brazilian, Seafood, Mediterranean, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca do Cais 4 | Centro Historico, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Paraty>  > Historic City Center
  • Neighborhood: Historic City Center
  • Phone Number: 55 24 33712447
Description
The Refuge Restaurant, is one of the most traditional of Paraty, the style begins in the preparation of dishes, always prepared with the best seafood in the region, we suggest the crab stew, sea bass or shrimp, the shrimp married, the shrimp Spanish octopus Provencal's fool shrimp, crab paella the cone and other pratos.alem of wonderful food, the cozy decor, with indoor and outdoor, with a beautiful sea and mountain, and the historic city , the tour boats in the region, and the night by candlelight, you can enjoy a good wine from our menu or the best caipirinhas produced by our bartender all often present at moonrise over the sea

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