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Restaurante Abade

#50 of 2,447 Restaurants in Natal
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Costeira, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
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Natal, RN
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2015

Went with my familly !Good food but very poor service from the waiter ! The waiter seem to unlike foreign person . Also seem to be more focus on the others table that seem to be society of Natal . Political Ladraos !

Thank Sheiklarabia
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2014

This restaurant is known in Natal as upscale and expensive. In fact, it was not unreasonably priced. The atmosphere is pleasant, quiet and sophisticated, with a mix of traditional and contemporary furnishings. The menu is "European-Brazilian fusion," and there are many variations of bacalhau (codfish). The service and food were variable, however, and I don't feel inclined to go back.... More 

1 Thank Urshita
Toulouse, France
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2013

Hi, I was yesterday at this restaurant. The starter (calamaries fried in dough, or squid) was very dry, the mustard sauce not appropriate. Very little taste, a deception. The bacalau main dish was rather nice. The wine by the glass was served in tiny quantities. I was not impressed by this restaurant. It was not bad neither. I won't go... More 

1 Thank Torsten B
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2013

I have read many good things about the restaurant. I must say it is really one of the best restaurants in Natal. Beautiful seaside atmosphere, attentive staff and great food. We had steak and fish and both were wonderful. There are tasty drinks. It is always well attended. A good sign.

Thank Hohs
Valinhos, SP
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567 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2012

We have tried the house's cod fish, Portuguese stile, with also a reasonable Portuguese wine and dessert, all very good, with a special note for the delicate preparation of cod. A piano was playing, so it was perfect for a romantic dinner. Not cheap, but worth.

1 Thank Aguywhotravelsalot
Fredrikstad, Norway
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2012

This is THE place to go for bacalhau, the Norwegian salted and dried cod. They also have different meats and other seafood. Last year they did some refurbishment outside. Yes, they have a nice outside seating too. Good for smokers, I guess. We arrived quite early, just before 20:00 and due to few guests, the service was top notch. This... More 

1 Thank Lars_Pjokken
Rio de Janeiro - Brazil
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2011

This restaurant is located in front of a beutifull beach in Natal. It's a top level restaurant. Good apetizers as, for example, melted brie cheese with honey. They have excellent codfish, big shrimps and lobsters. Desserts are also very creative. It's a triple A restaurant but expensive.

1 Thank Moyses
Fredrikstad, Norway
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2011

If you like bacalhau (the Norwegian dried and salted cod), this is the place. They also have other seafood and meat courses. Can highly recommend for a good food experience!

Thank Lars_Pjokken

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, European, Portuguese, Mediterranean, Contemporary
Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Costeira, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio Grande do Norte (RN)  >  Natal
  • Phone Number: 8432194469
with portuguese influence

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