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Ilha do Guaiamum

$$ - $$$
Boa Viagem
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Rua Maria Carolina 68 | Boa Viagem, Recife, State of Pernambuco 51020-220, Brazil
(081) 3466 2122
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Maceio, AL
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2015

We went to this restaurant because it was highly recommended. Not only prices were outrageous, but the service was horrible. I would never go back there.

Thank csella
Sao Paulo, SP
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2013

good seafood by the prices. Good option for an informal dinner. For those who loves Guaiamum (kind of crab) you can choose your own at one container with hundreds of them.

Thank JDQX
Brasilia, DF
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2013

This place is a mix of bar and restaurant that caters to a diverse clientele, with a wide ranging menu to match. You can have either a series of small plates or full course meals that will certainly satiate your appetite. I highly recommend the seafood, particularly the crabs, some of which you can pick alive in their tanks at... More 

Thank RJFEsteves
Sao Paulo, SP
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2013

Cosy restaurant where it is possible to eat from sushi to Parmegiana beef. I had some seafood, small shrimps in garlic and oil and oysters. The first was just ok, the second was awesome! Very, very cold beer is served. Service is slow and unnatentive. Price is fair. TV sets every where showing from soap opera to axe music make... More 

Thank ArmandoCorreaPinto
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2012

Better to go in a group than alone since the portions are good and can be divided. Two in one because there also is a sushi bar.

1 Thank JohnBSB
Maia, Portugal
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97 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2012

Great restaurant to have sea food in Boa Viagem. Portions are ok to large, prices are a little bit high but quality is there.

Thank Jolive75
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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170 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2012

The restaurant has a great selection of dishes (perhaps too many!), a wonderful buffet and Japanese dishes like sushi, sashimis, etc. The waiters are attentive and service is generally quite good. My wife loves the Guaiamum crabs and eats there every day when we are in Recife.

Thank 7727
State of Sao Paulo
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73 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2012

Good seafood with an average price in a noisy place. Verythingyou ask will come perfectly cooked, hot and well served. If you like, you should try the "Guaiamum" that is a type of crab, I think... You can choose how big you want your Guaiamum: small, medium, large or giant. Also you can choose it from an aquarium in the... More 

Thank RafaGomes
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74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2010

Fair service and food, although it's overpriced! Good for seafood and family meetings.

Thank pauloeugenio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2009

Was a very good time spend it in 'ilha do guaiamum' and I recomended it for every one who wants good food, friendly service and nice atmosphere. C U next year.

Thank angenhariaus

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Television, Delivery
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Maria Carolina 68 | Boa Viagem, Recife, State of Pernambuco 51020-220, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Recife>  > Boa Viagem
  • Neighborhood: Boa Viagem
  • Phone Number: (081) 3466 2122

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