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$$ - $$$
City Center
Brazilian, Seafood
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Rua Almirante Frederico de Oliveira, 16 | Centro, Morretes, State of Parana 83350-000, Brazil
+55 (41) 3462-1410
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

We went to this restaurant for the lunch in one rainy day to taste the "barreado". This dish is served at many other restaurants in the neighborhood. I must to say I had taste this dish before, but at Madalozzo Restaurant the "barreado" becomes different. It's delicious. I don't know how they prepare and get one exquisite dish. Aside that... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Went to Madalozo with family members.Service was awesome, very attentive personnel! Kudos to them! Now, food for me was just ok. Having had the opportunity to be in many others great restaurants, food was good, nothing really special. Having said that,I can't not talk about their Barreado, because it was my first try to compare to others. Very nice view... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2015

In the colonnial town of Morretes you can prove a little taste of the typical food of coastal lands of south Brazil. The 'barreado' is an indigenous meat dish several days cooked that should be taken with a very thinn and white manihot flour. Nowadays it has been sided by white rice (ever present in the Brazilian table), fried or... More 

Thank Kattegat
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2015

We went on the recommendation of a Brazilian friend. The town was overwhelmed by a street fair and the restaurant very busy. The only choice was Barreado with or without seafood. We were immediately served starters of mussels in vinagrette, fried banana and fish croquettes, plus salads. Soon after the barreado arrived - a bowl of stringy meat in stock.... More 

Thank Rachel C
Roskilde, Roskilde, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2015

Ok so deep fried banana with meat stuffing. The lunch we ate was 50 reals, but was a huge selection of traditional foods, all well prepared and eat all you want. Morrestes is otherwise a sleepy little place with few other attractions.

Thank Leigh M
Curitiba, PR
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2015

Very nice restaurant. Usually crowded on weekends. But the food is very good, especially the "barreado" (meat stew cooked in claypot).

Thank PauloProto
Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Morretes is a sleepy provincial town that seems to be full of restaurants serving the local specialty, barreado. Madalozo is one of the better-looking establishments on the river, and on the plus side has good service, large portions and plenty of seafood options. Not many of the servers spoke English so when we ordered the special barreado (with seafood) and... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2014

Morretes is on the way from Curitiba to the beach. The "Rua Graciosa" is breathtaking and this trip is better than the final stay at the shore. Unfortunately the Rua Graciosa is blocked for some repairs right now but it should be partially opened again soon. Morrettes is famous for it's dish "Barreado": Barreado is a stew that is slowly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2014

While travelling around southern Brazil, we visited a friend from Curitiba who recommended a trip here to sample the local speciality - and I'm glad we did. It wasn't too busy so we took a seat overlooking the river and ordered the Barreado with starters. We were not halfway through the starters when the Barreado arrived, along with rice and... More 

Thank c00ky83
Sao Paulo, SP
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2013

It is a famous restaurant but the service was terrible and food quality was not that good. they have a lot of space but no process to deal with 100 guys at same time.

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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 of 5 bubbles
Brazilian, Seafood
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Almirante Frederico de Oliveira, 16 | Centro, Morretes, State of Parana 83350-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Parana (PR)  >  Morretes>  > City Center
  • Neighborhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +55 (41) 3462-1410
The best place to eat the Barreado, a typical dish from Paraná state north coast.

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