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Bar do Arante

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Brazilian, Seafood, South American, Gastropub
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Rua Abelardo Otacilio Gomes 254 | Pantano Do Sul, Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina 88067-100, Brazil
(48) 3237-7022
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Frankfurt, Germany
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting place. Where people around the world write notes and stick it to the walls. We had a big platter of seafood and was really good.

Thank Lora A
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Great seafood experience at the beach of Pantano do Sul. Unique atmosphere with all the messages left by former guests, attentive staff. Great portions - a platter of two easily serves three. Good taste and quality!

Thank Jens B
Glen Allen
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Loved, loved, loved this place. Five of us sampled cachaça and caipirinha. We wrote notes and had some of the best seafood ever!! Quaint and charming. Picturesque view. Laid back. Comfortable, with in rushed time to socialize and visit. The ideal lunch.

Thank Dot478
Florianopolis, SC
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016

The thing is, it is just like most restaurants in town: Overpriced, regular food and bad service. Still sort of cool to come in and see the stickers all over the place... but that is just it.

Thank Balzacchi
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2016

if you want to try a bit of everything I'd suggest the "Sequencia de frutos do mar"... shrimp, fish, mussels, oysters, salad, rice and some more. Besides food you"ll have a nice view!

Thank Ana M
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2016

We went on Feb 14, very late, About 23hrs. Just a few customers, but the waitress was very kind and had patient trying to explain the menu in Spanish to us. The plates are for 2, so be aware. Good food, excellent service, nice decoration, very helpful staff. After eating we expended some time on the beach and was really... More 

Thank Miguel v
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2015

In an exclusive beach, you will find a restaurant with thousands of notes all over its walls. Those notes is from people like you that lived a message and hanged it on their preferred place. Great view to the beach and sea.

Thank Mark T
Sao Jose Do Rio Preto, SP
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2015

3 days of trying food in different restaurants on the island and finally found a good one :) Nice stuff who do not speak English but have a menu in different languages Portuguese, French and English maybe also other ones but I didn't see it. My friend ordered food for 30 R$ and she could eat whatever she wanted from... More 

Thank Tipi M
Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2015

Located in one of the nicest places of the Florianopolis Island, whats really special about this place are the hundreds (or maybe thousands) of paper leaflets that decorate the place and have left there by visitors over the decades this place has been open.

Thank GabrielSc
Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Located in a fishing village where you can see actual fishing boats moored outside. Those boats provide the fish, shrimps served in the restaurant. As such the sea food is of a high quality and simply delicious. We had the shrimp fried in olive oil and garlic, grouper baked with capers, green peppers, onions and tomatoes and crab cakes. Delicious!... More 

Thank PacoTottoBenito

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Brazilian, Seafood, South American, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Abelardo Otacilio Gomes 254 | Pantano Do Sul, Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina 88067-100, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Santa Catarina (SC)  >  Florianopolis
  • Phone Number: (48) 3237-7022
Its the mais bar/restaurant in the small fisherman village of Pântano do Sul

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