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Cantinho do Faustino

#169 of 5,902 Restaurants in Fortaleza
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Brazilian, South American, International, Contemporary
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Rua Frederico Borges 368 | Varjota, Fortaleza, State of Ceara 60175-040, Brazil
(85) 3044-2359
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2014

Faustino always has been one of my favourite restaurants in Fortaleza, with especially the lamb dishes being excellent next to very good seafood dishes. Last year, Faustino (the chef) has moved away from his original restaurant to an inconspicuous place in a parallel street to Beira mar. This has not affected the quality of his food (still excellent), but the... More 

Thank Edwinjong
Nowra, Australia
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2013

Faustino was a very nice place to go before he moves to Meirelles beach. The price at Meirelles beach skyrocked with no justification. Now he opened a new place nearby the Mucuripe fish market.

Thank john p
Mighty MO
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2012

Both seafood and meat dishes offered. Great desserts. Service excellent.

Thank brydic
San Bruno
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2012

After changing many times its original restaurant, now Faustino is in anise spot. Where he can spread wings of his creativity to make his unique combinations of ingredients and spices. Try the Manjericao Ice Cream at the end...

Thank Dugaspar
Sao Paulo, SP
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170 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2010

Faustino has reopened his old restaurant, in a nicer place (nicer neighborhood and the restaurant itself), and keeps tring to create with local ingredients. Some dishes come out excellent, others not so much. For starters we had "bolinhos de macacheira" (cassava rolls) filled with "carne de sol" (corned beef - my favourite) and "queijo coalho" (local cheese). We also had... More 

Thank Dado_de_Castro

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Brazilian, South American, International, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Frederico Borges 368 | Varjota, Fortaleza, State of Ceara 60175-040, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Ceara (CE)  >  Fortaleza
  • Phone Number: (85) 3044-2359

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?