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“Great food and drink”
Review of The Black Swan

The Black Swan
Ranked #81 of 4,220 Restaurants in Florianopolis
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Brazilian, Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed September 6, 2012

Great place, always good music, perfect to watch football matchs or other sports. Best pint in town !

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Thank GibaCarvalho
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Reviewed July 16, 2012

We only drank here but the service was great from the beginning. The waiter learnt my name which made us seem like old friends very quickly. His recommendations were great and he even let us try a Caipirossa for free! Great value for money, especially in Happy Hour where you can get one beer, bloody mary or red label for free when you buy the first one! The owner, Simon, was great for tourist information and if he did not know he would ask his staff! Great place!

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Thank Roslyn187
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Reviewed July 12, 2012

I moved from California to Florianopolis for a year, and my first visit to the Black Swan was in my first week. Literally all of the dozens of treasured relations I built in Florianopolis have their origins at the Swan. I frequented the pub to meet friends, watch sports and for the famed Quiz Night at least three times per week and never had a bad experience. It's the center of the sizeable ex-pat universe on the island. The owners, Simon and Aide, are ALWAYS there and become friends with all the regulars.

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Thank Price_Givens
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Reviewed June 20, 2012

What a wonderful place to chill out after a long day out hiking,boating and all the tourist stuffs.
have a Pint of Guinness Stout !! its like a reward !! or for the ladies a Iris Coffee !! Really great Happy Hours with offers of one for one options,simple menu easy to choose a plate if you're hungry!
Great atmosphere and very good service, very friendly staffs.
Quiz Nights on Wednesday, a beautiful garden outside for smokers, clean toilets and lots of English sports on TV.

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1  Thank GoodBadUgly1956
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Reviewed May 15, 2012

I have known Simon and Aide since they opened this place over three years ago. He did an outstanding job, introduced people to people saying that there are no strangers but friends that have not met yet. They recently very successfully opened an extension with a wintergarden and introduced nightly musical programs like life jazz, rock and roll, bossanova etc. On tuesdays he set up the popular quiznight after a long break due to former space problems. The food is fairly good with an interesting 3 course luncheon at 14.95 reais. There is also a dartboard and if you show a minimum skill, there is a chance that Simon will propose to have a game with you. Most of the times he turns out to be the winner. There is one thing though you should know. As business picks up, so do the prices ... faster than the sound.

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