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“Typical and welcoming as the people of the northeast”
Review of Parraxaxa

Parraxaxa
Ranked #16 of 5,411 Restaurants in Recife
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Brazilian
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Buffet, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Boa Viagem
Description: Parraxaxa Restaurant rescues the tradition of the typical culinary delights of the Northeast serving regional cuisine in buffet per kilo served in a rustic and pleasant environment, with warm service. Enjoy the northeastern typical food at Parraxaxa and discover the real taste of Pernambuco.
Reviewed July 23, 2013

The typical regional food is the highlight with its delicious and varied dishes. The staff dress fashion the northeastern hinterland is polite and always ready to take your photos and serve you. Sweets are local fruit as well as delicious traditional desserts. Anyway worth a try. This time I was in the restaurant Boa Viagem but the time before the Neighborhood House Fort which is older but the quality of care is maintained. Be sure to try the food typical Northeastern. For the couple spent $ 35.00 with cherry juice.

Thank Fernando_Vasques
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Reviewed February 1, 2013

The restaurant's ambience is superb. Its walls are decorated with clay sculptures and leather, in reference to the houses of "sertão" (interior region of northeastern Brazil). The waiters' clothes also refer to the sertão. The restaurant is speciallized in the northeast cousine, serving goat, chicken giblets, "sarapatel" (dish prepared with the blood kidneys and lungs of a pig or lamb), corned beef and so on. If you're not interested or afraid of trying these dishes (which you shouldn't), you can serve yourself "normal" food and salad. Either way, you must try the available regional dessert: tamale ("pamonha"), "munguzá, "tapioca", hominy ("canjica"), rice pudding ("arroz doce") and other.

It's worth mentioning you can choose between the "self service" or "buffet" style. In both cases, the price is fair. In my opinion, this is the best "self sercice" restaurant in Recife.

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1  Thank Enzo M
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Reviewed December 7, 2012

Good place for dining, you can experiment a lot of different typical northeastern brazilian foods. The price will vary on what you put on your place since you pay by the kilo, but it's not expensive. You can also order other plates, like queijo coalho or cuzcuz (brazilian style, not moroccan) as appetizers or desserts, it you like. Go with a group or alone, it's worth the visit and the food.

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Thank JohnBSB
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Reviewed November 19, 2012

That is a good value for money option for those who want to taste a great sample of the local cusine and don't mind having a meal by weight.

The food is pretty good and the thematic decor has much to do with the northeast Brazil culture.

But the attention is cold and the dining room, always crowded, is also too much noisy.

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1  Thank GUSDALI
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Reviewed November 15, 2012

Tipical restaurant serving dishes from Nordeste Region.
An incredible amount of dishes and desserts available.
You can try all of them, once this is a kilo restaurant.
service is effective.

Thank Jolive75
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