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O Pescador

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
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Rua da Praia, s/n, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(24) 3361-5114
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Trondheim, Norway
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2013

Going to the same restaurant twice normally means that it is really good. However, after a few disappointing evenings in other places, we went back to this place because we had a satisfactory first time experience, and it was more or less a safe bet. The first time we started off with fried shrimp in tapioca (recommended) and for main... More 

1 Thank Thomas7476264
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

Conveniently located on the beach, it is possible to have a table outside in the sand. Service is helpful, competent and speaking decent English. Food was really wonderful, both fish and meat (try the T-bone). Prices are correct.

Thank Gueorgui N
Bath, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2013

While we were looking around for a nice place to eat, and it seemed that was fairly standard for all restaurants to offer two free caipirinhas if your dish was over R$80. When we were looking at their menu, we asked the owner whether he also had the same deal of the free caipirinhas. The owner completely snapped at us,... More 

1 Thank FernandaAsh
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2012

we took our friends to the best seafood restaurant in the city of Rio and they loved their dish at this little gem even better!

Thank JillinBrazil
Paris, France
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2012

Well located with foot on the beach, nice waiter but be careful if they bring a plate a fish and says apetizer. It is not included and it will be added to your bill even if they do not tell you that clearly while bringing it.

Thank ema92
Santa Cruz, California
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171 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2012

Pescador is a small fish restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating at the beach and harbor of Abraao. The dishes vary daily offering the catch of day either grilled, steamed, or fried, in form of Moquecas (stews) and with sides likes veggies, rice, and fries. I highly recommend my followers the grilled catch of the day! The setting underneath the... More 

Thank travelinmatecom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2012

Yummy food. Location: tables on the beach, very romantic. Very friendly service. The owner is an Italian who well knew how to reconcile traditional Italian cuisine with Brazilian cuisine. Compliments. Highly recommended.

Thank Si1981
Groningen, The Netherlands
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2012

Wonderful seafood for a good price with friendly staff. And on top of this they have a great view at the sea!

Thank ArjanHelmantel
Brighton, United Kingdom
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282 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2012

We tried Pescador on one night as it looked a bit different and upmarket. It is right on the beach near the pier. It is now a couple of weeks since we ate there and I can't remember the food which means it was neither great or poor. Waiter was friendly with the kids which is always appreciated and promised... More 

Thank SmallBizOwner
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2012

O Pescador is by far the best food we've had in Brazil in 4 weeks here! The food was fresh and it was nice to have normal food and not a main course of 'meat' with chips and rice! The filet mignon is exactly what it says, a small filet of beef, not like everywhere else on the island (and... More 

Thank Banjobill24

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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
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Praia, s/n, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Ilha Grande
  • Phone Number: (24) 3361-5114

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