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“Good Brazilian BBQ on a Saturday night”
Review of Cafe do Mar

Cafe do Mar
Ranked #3 of 74 Restaurants in Ilha Grande
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Brazilian
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast
Description: This is one of a string of restaurants on the beach just outside the center of town that don't actually have addresses (as far as I know). Others of its ilk are included in major guide books, like Foder's. I'd really like to give this restaurant a review because it was amazing food, fantastic atmosphere, and wonderful, English-speaking staff (a rarity on the island). Thanks!
Reviewed September 8, 2013

We ate here on a Saturday night, you pre order the BBQ before they cook it. We were fortunate to eat when there was a black out. Which added to the romance. Candle light and sounds of the ocean, perfect ! This restaurant is right on the beach. I had a BBQ barracuda which amazing. Great location and good drinks. Recommended

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Reviewed September 2, 2013

This small, laid-back restaurant is directly on the beach, walking distance from the centre of Abraao village. In the evenings (and lunch on Sundays) they have a BBQ menu: different skewers (beef, shrimp, chicken, veg) served with rice and salad. They were also grilling whole fresh fish on the BBQ - looked amazing. They do a great (but STRONG) caipirinha! Good music and lanterns in trees make for an unbeatable atmosphere. Sit with your feet in the sand and enjoy! *Take note that they only take Visa or cash.

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Reviewed July 13, 2013

Stayed on Ilha Grande for 3 nights and ate here twice when they had the BBQ. The fresh fish selected daily from the market was delicious. All dishes were served with rice and a side salad - simple but effective. I had fantastic prawns the first night but these were not available the next time we went as the prawns at the market that day had been too small.
I loved the ciapirinhas and my husband could have listened to the music all night. Lovely beach side setting and a great atmosphere.

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Reviewed June 25, 2013

The cooker offers from the beach, in front of the sea, fish, meat, chicken, vegetables and cheese BBQ. Tables with candles, cocktails and very good music makes the special atmosphere of this place.

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Reviewed June 24, 2013

They had a barbecue... Good music. Bit of fun. Only one difficulty a dog came along and literally grabbed my partners palate of the table, and chomped the whole fish down, frightened the life out of me, nobody else seemed surprised thigh and in fairness staff laughed it off. And cooked another fish. Fish was very tasty (said the dog). I had the beef skewers which were fine.

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