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Restaurante Maracangalha

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
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Rua dos Gavioes 10 | Lagoa Da Jansen, Sao Luis, State of Maranhao 65077-170, Brazil
+55 98 3235-6700
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent option for dinner with family. We chose individual dishes and all of them were delliciuos. My favorite was the "Moquequinha de Pescada" - fish filet with rice and nuts. I do recommend this restaurant.

Thank Pedro M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Followers of Chilean Rolando Toro, founder of biodance dynamic, got together for a local food adventure, with local menu and local roots. Sun-dried meat, large fried red snapper, caipirinhas all in front my eyes. Nice decor, good service. The only drawback was the live music: too loud, impossible to here each other. Goods were dying away! We insisted on!

Thank Nelson C
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner and had a great time. Music was nice but I was charged for it and it was strange. Had some awesome caipirinha and a perfec "filé do sol"

Thank Edilson87
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2016

If you like to taste a good regional food, you need to visit this restaurant!! the people are friendly and price is good. You need take care about address because this restaurant changed location, they are now in front of Lagoa Jansen.

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Obrigada por sua avaliação. Nossa intenção é sempre fazer nosso cliente se sentir bem no nosso estabelecimento, oferecendo o máximo... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2014

The food is very good , attentive service and reasonable price . The place is not luxurious.I recommend eating a fish

Thank Fredbb_9
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2013

A bad experience: the meat we ordered was so hard we could not cut it or chew it... Fish was better but not of the same quality as Cabana do Sol. Go there instead!

Thank homecooking
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2012

You can have a very good lunch with local dishes, very well prepared. Must go when in Sao Luiz do Maranhão.

1 Thank Marcos F
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2011

It's expensive and up to serve food similar to Cabana do Sol. It was great some time ago but quality went down and prices up. You'd have a better meal in Cabana do Sol.

1 Thank AlexandreBorges
Lisbon, Portugal
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2011

has a very nice seafood anniversary dinner, good food and very nice service (for brazilian standards). The price...well not cheap but when you 're eating lobster who would expect cheap!

Thank AndrePor
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2011

It's a typical food from the northeast of brazil, the most popular character from this restaurant is the 'pasteis' (pastry)with a sweet pepper jelly, and the best, it's for free! Besides of that everything else is expensive, but the food tastes good too.

2 Thank Patriciatrips

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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
Average prices
$8 - $19
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua dos Gavioes 10 | Lagoa Da Jansen, Sao Luis, State of Maranhao 65077-170, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Maranhao (MA)  >  Sao Luis
  • Phone Number: +55 98 3235-6700

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