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“Great place to know Florianópolis”
Review of Bar do Arante

Bar do Arante
Ranked #53 of 4,130 Restaurants in Florianopolis
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Brazilian, Bar, Seafood, South American, Gastropub
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Its the mais bar/restaurant in the small fisherman village of Pântano do Sul
Florianopolis, SC
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great place to know Florianópolis”
Reviewed February 22, 2012

The south of the Island of Florianópolis is the most traditional place, with historical sites, wild beaches and local costumes yet alive!
Arantes is a great bar to try local food and beverage, don't miss the Cachaça.
My friends and spouse went there after a treeking that goes from Armação Beach to Lagoinha do Leste, a nice trail which asks for a nice cold beer at Arantes after you finish it!

  • Visited December 2011
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Sao Paulo, SP
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“You must visit and enjoy this place”
Reviewed February 20, 2012

The Bar do Arante is a place to understand the real value of preservation fishing communities and local culture. It's a great place to try all seafood and local sides. You can eat a la carte (dish) or self service as much as you can.
The funniest point is the notes bellow the roof, when you can see lot of notes posted as a regards or furniture. It's really cool.

  • Visited January 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Everyone goes here!”
Reviewed January 17, 2012

Tatty bits of paper, with messages from previous customers, hang from the walls, but this bar is an essential visit for all holidaymakers to Florianopolis. Try their home-made cachaça (it´s free) - but don´t drink too much of it.

Visited February 2011
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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fun place! Get real, haters!”
Reviewed November 30, 2011

Bar do Arante is a little treasure. I wouldn't say the food is 5-star, but it's good, and the portions are HUGE. The notes are fun! That's part of it's charm! Go to Bar do Arante and leave a little mark in Florianopolis :)

Also, we were asked by almost everyone we encountered if we had gone to this restaurant. It was everyone's first suggestion.

Oh yeah! And the waitstaff was so nice, they gave us a free shot of cachaca on our way out.

Go!

  • Visited November 2011
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Florianopolis, SC
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Not sure Whatpeople see in this place.”
Reviewed November 25, 2011

Been here several times and promissed not to return anymore. Food is average at times mediocre. Several typical restaurants in Town cook much better food. People love the post-its on the wall but it is actually anti-higienic if you evaluate it carefully, a public health hazard and the place would be shut down if it was elsewhere with efificient health inspections. I know some folks may get mad at me for this review but I can't help it. The place is not good and it is unfair to the other great restaurants in the Island to be ranked after this one.

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