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Restaurante Candeeiro

££ - £££, South American, Seafood
Rua de Lapa, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible17%
20 Aug 2016
“Tough, gristly steak and poor service”
15 May 2016
“the worst ever”
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Brazilian, South American, Seafood
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Rua de Lapa, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

Just had a terrible meal here. Steaks were overcooked and tough as old boots. Service abismal. Don't be tempted by the prices of the meals, spend a bit more and go elsewhere

Thank Nbr100
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

food arrived still frozen, bad attitude from waiters, fish soup moqueca clearly not fresh. they charge 10% service too. really a place to be avoided

2  Thank Marco D
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Despite the plain facade the food in the Candeeiro is plenty and tasty. Wanted a relaxing evening and that was what I had in there. Some dishes are enough for 2, specially the stews which come with side dishes like rice. I had fish stew...More

Thank Ella A
Reviewed 25 December 2015

Without a wi-fi signal to guide me I turned to Restaurante Candeeiro when hunger struck while traipsing the charming cobblestone streets of Paraty. I realize it's just one meal of many in my life and that it didn't set me back much in cash but...More

Thank redtayres
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Hearty food. Portions of fish and meat dishes can be ordered for 2 people or one. No frill decor. Pleasant to have one singer singing Brazilian oldies like bossanova. Had one of the fish/seafood stew and was good quantity and tasty.

Thank Zhuo Z
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Standing outside, the restaurant appears somewhat plain, but the music is classical old-world Brazil, and entices you inside. Seated next to the bar is the source of the music, and amazing one-man entertainment system, using just his voice and guitar and an occasional whistle. Beautiful...More

3  Thank dancinggoats
Reviewed 8 September 2014

My boyfriend and I went to this restaurant 2 times because it was so delicious! We ordered the shrimp with garlic, fries and rice for lunch one day and went back the next day for supper. We had fish fillet with shrimp sauce, potatoes and...More

2  Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Had lunch there today during my short visit to Paraty. Right on the main drag in historic center so easy to find. What caught my attention on menu when I was passing by was a fish dish prepared with shrimp, bananas and some local flower....More

1  Thank Worldtravelguy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Brazilian, South American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Lapa, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Paraty
Description
next door but one to Paraty 33
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