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Oficina do Sabor

Certificate of Excellence
Brazilian, Seafood
As featured in 3 Days in Olinda and 2 other guides
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Rua do Amparo, 335 | Olinda, Olinda, State of Pernambuco PE, Brazil
+55 81 3429-3331
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Naples, Italy
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

The restaurant offers a long list of typical dishes , but the best choices are among the seafood dishes. My favourite is the camarão tamarineira, shrimp cooked in tamarind sauce and served with coconut rice and a kind of mashed banana with coconut. Observe that most dishes are for 2 people. The drinks, with local fruits, are very tasty and... More 

Thank Carmem F
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Many a happy night was spent here, devouring all the delicious dishes, cleverly served in pumpkins. The tranquil view over Olinda itself is just the cherry on the cake. I will be bringing my family soon!

Thank LdnCpl31
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5 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

95% of the main dishes are served for two, so I didn't have much choice. I've tried the convert which was made of 8 different dishes, most of them weren't tasty. The view is lovely and the atmosphere is nice, I guess that coming here as a couple or part of a group, you can enjoy more

Thank נאור הררי N
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

The only thing this place did wrong was in choosing its name. No office this, but rather a temple to the art of cooking with the fabulous local ingredients and flavours. Justifiably topping the foodie charts of Olinda if you visit just one restaurant in Olinda make it this one. We were four and ordered two dishes for two people:... More 

Thank Hulot101
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113 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

We visited with a group of 12 in June, and planned to visit Oficina do Sabor before we ever left the U.S.. For such a far away place, it is amazing how many people had told us to be sure and eat there. We had lunch, outside on the covered balcony overlooking a fantastic panorama. The specials are various choices... More 

Thank jostvan
rio de janeiro
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85 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

the place has a good view and ambiance and gentle staff. the food was very tasty and well presented, and prices were compatible. for those who want to try contemporary cuisine based on local ingredients and tradition, is a swell option! make sure u got the opening days/hours right, and if it's a busy touristic season, u should get a... More 

Thank thassio
Marseille, France
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

We ordered a crab dish as entree (starter), but the crab meat, if any, was spoiled by a rosé tomato sauce which concealed its flavour. It would have been better if one could feel the taste of the crab meat rather than that of a fatty rose sauce. The main dish - a Cabrito or goat - was really good... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Came in to Olinda from Recife after 4 days. What an Oasis this place is. Top. UNESCO site for sure. This restaurant deserves top spot. Packed. Got a table with a view. Excellent service. Super Food. A bit on the higher side, considering its Olinda, but you paying for the details. Fish was excellent. Large portion. But deserve top position.... More 

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Curitiba, PR
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Very nice restaurant in the beautiful Olinda. Seafood was very fresh and brilliantly prepared. A must if you visit Olinda.

Thank Guilherme T
Lake Orion, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

While in Brazil on business my American colleagues took me to Olinda and we stopped here first for lunch. They had been once before so knew of its quality and ambience. I was pleasantly surprised after walking through the small door into the restaurant. Inside it opened into a bar and then onto a covered patio that offered stunning views... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$27 - $57
Brazilian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Amparo, 335 | Olinda, Olinda, State of Pernambuco PE, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Olinda
  • Phone Number: +55 81 3429-3331

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