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Brazilian, Seafood, Mediterranean
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Avenida Miguel Stefano 4795 | Enseada, Guaruja, State of Sao Paulo 11440-534, Brazil
(13) 3351-5771
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Open now
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sherrard, Illinois
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

We (family with 2 children) have been three times to Rufino's as part of our weekly visits to Guaruja, and we will likely not go back. Our main objection is that the service is slow, lacking good waiting manners, and appear to be too busy to pay attention to customers. One finds oneself spending more time trying to get waiter's... More 

Thank Alex F
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2016

went there after a day at the beach. had some really tasty dinner and back home. nice! we liked the PEICE HUNGARA that was yummy and plentiful for a small family.

Thank tzd
Guaruja, SP
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2016

Good food a little overpriced, but the service lacks manners. They don't offer variety in desserts. Best choices seafood.

Thank TeCosta
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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103 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

It was my second visit, the first being about 8 years ago, but I never forgot about a dish they have called Camarão à Hungara - I had it again and it was just what I was expecting, just as good as before. This restaurant apparently is a classic with the locals and has been open for many years, specializing... More 

Thank AntonioNeto
Bucharest, Romania
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2016

Very good place, located on the beach at Guaruja. If you are looking for a romantic place where you could admire the sunset and enjoy some really good seafood - I recommend this one. Pricey, of course - but the decor is "Italian", you eat practically on the beach and the fish and seafood are fresh. Pasta is wonderful! The... More 

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Munich, Germany
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84 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2015

During our wekend trip to Guaruja we had lunch at Rufino's. The seafood is excellent, the service friendly and the prices rather high. You receive starters you didn't order, but you decide, and I suggest to eat them. They are worth the price. For the main you can make no mistake, everything looked tasty and our fish plate for 1,5... More 

Thank Reinhard F
Sao Paulo, SP
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2015

Great location....great seafood....great neighbourhood....an experience you find unique as you are there enjoying the ocean view and the fresh fish at his best flavour. I love to go there everytime I can. Super recomend !

Thank PaulaValeria
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

I've been to this Rufino's other times but had never been so badly served as this one. At first the waiters put us at a tinny table at the walking way and it has taken plenty of time to someone to take our order (actually I took the menu myself because no waiter even asked us anything!) I tried to... More 

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Zetten, The Netherlands
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110 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2015

Excellent location, fresh oysters from SC, a good wine list and excellent fresh fish (the recommended "trancha" of the house) . Staff could be more attentive but this was a minor inconvenience. Defenitely recommended

Thank CGK60
Sao Paulo, SP
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

It is a very nice restaurant next to the beach. I recomend. I go there whenever I get the chance. Eat a fish dish and drink caipirinha seeing the beach.

Thank Esmeraldo_13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brazilian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Miguel Stefano 4795 | Enseada, Guaruja, State of Sao Paulo 11440-534, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Guaruja
  • Phone Number: (13) 3351-5771

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