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“Massive oysters and good seafood”

Ostradamus Bar e Restaurante
Ranked #13 of 4,133 Restaurants in Florianopolis
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Washington DC
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Massive oysters and good seafood”
Reviewed April 22, 2014

While visiting Florianópolis we wanted to try some of the recommended seafood restaurants. Ostradamus always came up as one of the best, and we are certainly glad we made the trek down from the north of the island to check it out.


We started off with 24 oysters - raw and three cooked flavors. The cooked oysters were great, but the standout was easily the raw oysters. Massive, delicious and incredibly fresh with almost no grit. Hands down the best oysters I've had. The fact that you can sit facing the very water where these oysters come from explains their freshness.

We also got the seabass plate to share for two - all fish plates are large and could easily feed two to four people (we ate only half). The fish was good and the sides were standard (not much to say about white rice and little fried potato balls). The shrimp sauce was good too, but I couldn't stop thinking about the oysters. If I were to go back, I'd probably only eat raw oysters.

Highly recommended.

  • Visited April 2014
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Florianópolis
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“Eating oysters near where they are grown”
Reviewed March 13, 2014

The food is good, menu, wine list and service as well. The landscape is part of the enchantment. They grow their own oysters that are served.

Visited May 2013
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Florianopolis, SC
Level 6 Contributor
186 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR SEAFOOD THAT'S THE PLACE !!”
Reviewed March 11, 2014

Maravellous place with the best fresh seafood in the island called Santa Catarina, city of Florianópolis. There you are able to eat everything from the sea of your choice, and I am sure you will eat fresh and with fantastic taste plates. GO AHEAD...GO THERE IF YOU ARE AROUND HERE.

  • Visited January 2014
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Florianopolis, SC
2 reviews
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“Must go restaurant”
Reviewed March 11, 2014

Its expensive, but very good.
They have all the sea food but the oysters are their speciality.
The view is great, and you can sit at the deck over the sea.

  • Visited December 2013
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Sao Paulo, SP
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excelent oisters”
Reviewed March 4, 2014

The oisters are excelent, natural or baked. The grilled fish we had was average. Overall, i do not think the 1 hour waiting is worted. Service was nice and polited,vthe asked my oppinion at the end but did not seemed to care we I mentioned the overbaked fish.

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