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“Amazing”
Review of Cafe do Mar

Cafe do Mar
Ranked #7 of 77 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 February 4, 2014 via mobile

Great location with a fantastic view.
They had a bbq with fresh fish and gigantic steaks with reasonable prices.
Cold beer and great service. What else can you ask for?

Thank Gil S
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Reviewed December 31, 2013

This place is at the quiet end of the beach, the food is really nice and has good variety. For example they have burgers, Spaghetti Carbonara (yum), fish and chips. In the evening they had a Barbecue (every night when we were there around Christmas) and personally i would have preferred to be able to order from the regular menu at night, even if the prawn and chicken skewers were pretty good. We found that it was particularly in the evening that the service started to go pear shaped (seriously long waits and food and drinks failing to get delivered to the table). However we enjoyed all the food we tried there. It's also a great place to sip Caipirinhas by the water so i'd recommend it.

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Thank Lyds76
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

this place has a great ambiance at night. nice lighting, cool staff who speak english, very laidback. great for drinks after a long day of walking and basking in the hot sun. food wise, we were there for the bbq which they put on every few nights. we opted for the huge steaks which were not great to be honest, a bit chewy. the prawns looked delicious but as we had eaten boat loads of prawns the weekend before we didn't go for them. rats! the cheese and beef skewers looked great also. i think we made a bad choice. only thing about the bbq is that it is not cheap for brazil standards - around £10 for each item. suppose it doesn't matter though when you have such a nice setting!

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Thank oliP21
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Reviewed November 16, 2013

Sat on the beach, feet in the sand, looking out toward the sea, couldn't ask for more.
I visited twice, for an evening meal, I had the fish with prawn sauce, so fresh an tasty. And once during the day, for my last cocktail on the beach, great!

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1  Thank littlepinkalien
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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

1  Thank Barramax
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