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Cabana do Sol

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Brazilian, Seafood, South American
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Rua Joao Damasceno 24 A | Farol de Sao Marcos, Sao Luis, State of Maranhao 65077-630, Brazil
98 3235 2586
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch there on a sunday. The place was packed full (always a good sign for restaurants, isn't it?). Food arrived shortly after our group was complete. Everything I tried was delicious. I particularly enjoyed the "Carne do sol". The waiters did a surprise serenade for my father-in-law's bday. I heard several of those, so the locals seem to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food for a fair price. Inside and outside dinning options and many choices of regional food. Great service with Valet parking option. For me it is a "must go" in the city.

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Thank Celso R
Ipoh, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

The services is good. Food served in a very big portion.. so remember most of the dishes is good for at least 2 persons.

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Thank Eddyee80
Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

I was there for dinner and we had a carne de sol fillet. We were 4 and we were not able to eat all the food the amount is massive but the quality is also good. The staff was very very gentle. I loved the service. The atmosphere is not sofisticated but its worth a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Very good! The ambiance is good, the food is even better. The price is good for the amount they serve. The dishes are for several people to eat.

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Thank RCOLLOR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

What food!!! The place was packed and the food was magnificent! The servings were humongous. I loved the ambience and if it's your birthday you get a cake and a song too!!!

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Thank Perth N
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Taken here on several occasions- there were 2 in Sao Luiz at the time I was visiting. Both serve the same menu and both really nice restaurants. The one on the beach front, in my opinion is the best, only because of the view. The service is good, everybody gets involved for birthday parties etc. Salted steak "elephant ear", any... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

This a topical restaurant for regional food, all choices serve 4 people . The salad called PH it's very good and servers 3 people . Very good choice Have juices from local fruits , it's a good choice for having a local experience . Come visit !

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Expensive for the city of São Luis . The food is not special.The city has few good options . So maybe that is wht this restaurant stand out with many good references.

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Thank Fredbb_9
Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed the obligatory caipirinhas and were offered meat pastry (8 pieces) as a welcome by the house. We then ordered carne do sol as a starter with rice and beans and the local farofa with carne secco. The food was simply delicious. We never got around (glad we did not order everything at once) to order the main meal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Joao Damasceno 24 A | Farol de Sao Marcos, Sao Luis, State of Maranhao 65077-630, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Maranhao (MA)  >  Sao Luis
  • Phone Number: 98 3235 2586

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