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Brazilian, Seafood, South American
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Rua Major Costa 130 | Vila do Trinta, Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco 53990-000, Brazil
+55 81 3619-1546
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Moscow, Russia
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Being one of Fernando de Noronha's best and most popular restaurants, the price level is at the same high level (similar or even higher than São Paulo prices). The service was good but not great. My wife was satisfied with the lobster she shared with another person. I ordered the special seafood platter which I can only recommend if you... More 

Thank anders_brazil
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had amazing food and everyone was complimenting their dishes over there. Pricy as any other place in Fernando de Noronha.

Thank Vanessa D
Sao Paulo, SP
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362 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite restaurant in Noronha. Varanda is been in business for over 10 years and has a great chef. Member of Prato da Boa Lembrança.

Thank Henalele
Ribeirao Preto, SP
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

In my opinion, the best restaurant in the island. The food is fresh, and the service is good. The best tables are the ones at the balcony. I recommend the dishes with fish, always fresh. I went there 3 times and the service and food were consistently good. The prices are similar to other restaurants in the island (it means,... More 

Thank Renata N
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Very nice restaurante that offers quality brazilian food in a nice setting. Service is very friendly and agile. It was a wonderful surprise!!!

Thank Miara2013
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

The fish dish with Shrimp was magnificent. We ate at about 7pm and the balcony area out the back was already full, but it's a lovely little place and highly deserves to be ranked No.1 on Fernando De Noronha

Thank cezza007
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

We enjoyed the casual dining experience at Veranda. The large portion of prawns, okra and rice was very good, the pasta was nice and so were the juices. As the name suggests they have a nice covered outdoor area which looks over the garden. As with most Noronha restaurants the prices are high for Brazil.

Thank Richard V
Curitiba, PR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

The best restaurant in Noronha! Ask for the Sinfonia do Mar (Sea Simphony) or Caldo de Lagosta (Lobster). Amazing Ambient, very nice attendent!

Thank MauroGemelli
London, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Aiming to try as much restaurants during our stay in the island we couldn't have missed Varanda, given it was rated as the number 1 option. We ordered de moqueca de langosta, it came with coconut rice and farofa. The service was great, the restaurant was nice and quiet during our visit but going back to the food, they just... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

A must go to if you like sea food, a nice view (day time) it is on the way to Porto just the first bus drop off for Atalia beach. Service was great, food was excellent and on par with prices for most restaurants, a must go for lunch or dinner, if you go for dinner go early or you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, 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 - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Major Costa 130 | Vila do Trinta, Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco 53990-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Fernando de Noronha
  • Phone Number: +55 81 3619-1546
Varanda Restaurant is reference in the gastronomy of Fernando de Noronha and Brazil, with a menu signed by Chef Auricelio Romao, it offers the best of contemporary brazilian cuisine. The house often receives celebrities from all over Brazil. The restaurant also does catering services for weddings and celebrations on the island, also in places like inns and boats, offering finger food or complete buffets in large services, and special menus for groups. Everything in the highest standard of excellence.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?