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Chica Pitanga

#9 of 4,930 Restaurants in Recife
Certificate of Excellence
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Rua Petrolina, 19, Recife, State of Pernambuco 51021-250, Brazil
+55 (0) 8134652224
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Recife, PE
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great restaurant if you want just to eat and leave. One of the best on it's tipe(kilo restaurant). Always good choice of meals and a big variety of food. Could be a bit less expensive but it's affordable.

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Thank hsposito
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Top food . Every time a good experience when we are in Recife. Service also quick and polide. I love this place.

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Thank Marcos_Kosma
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This self service restaurant has been around for more than 15 years and it manages to offer great food

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Thank Inalda O
Sao Paulo, SP
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193 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner without reservation, had no issue to get a table for us. The food is great and price also!! Don't forget to try the manga salad.... delicious!!!

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Thank Victor S
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, good value, friendly service, beautiful decoration. Great place for family, travellers on a budget, easy parking on the street.

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Thank Paula M
Adelaide, Australia
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has a huge salad option and an amazing buffet self-service "per kg". A very good option for lunch or early supper. But don't arrive in a hurry, you won't be seated quickly.

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Thank EradiLuce
Recife, PE
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108 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

Chica Pitanga is a great buffet. You can choose from a great variety of regional food and you pay by the weight. It is a very busy for lunch during the weekends, it is a local favorite restaurant! At night they have a light dinner buffet, also really good!

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Thank Carulina V
Rio de Janeiro
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

Chica Pitanga is bright and colorful, with a bounteous buffet of salads, hot dishes and desserts. I put a dab of this and a dab of that on my plate, and would have gone back for seconds or tried other things if my plate had not already been overflowing! Each dish is labelled, but the ingredients not listed, so I... More 

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Thank Katherine A
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

A very ggod place to eat. Especialized in typical food of northeast of Brazil.Lot of option for especial diet. the fish and "vatapá" are fantastic. I enjoy a lot the place.

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Thank Letícia C
Recife, PE
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Every day there're various choices of food for you to try and love at Chica. Everything quite typical from the Northeast of Brazil. You serve yourself, so you'll only need to ask the waiters for a drink or two. Divine desserts and four options of soups every night. Now they have pizza every Saturday. Just enjoy...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Brazilian, Seafood, Soups, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Petrolina, 19, Recife, State of Pernambuco 51021-250, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Recife
  • Phone Number: +55 (0) 8134652224

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