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Restaurant Abade

Rua Helio Galvao 8828, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte 59090-070, Brazil
+55 84 3219-4469
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
5 Apr 2015
“Eastern Lunch”
16 Jun 2014
“Pricey but Good”
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Seafood, Portuguese, International, Grill, European, Contemporary
Rua Helio Galvao 8828, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte 59090-070, Brazil
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Reviewed 5 April 2015

Went with my familly !Good food but very poor service from the waiter ! The waiter seem to unlike foreign person . Also seem to be more focus on the others table that seem to be society of Natal . Political Ladraos !

Thank Sheiklarabia
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Expect to pay, but also expect excellent service and outstanding food. The codfish is absolutely to die for.

Thank Beachmom0001
Reviewed 4 March 2014

This restaurant is known in Natal as upscale and expensive. In fact, it was not unreasonably priced. The atmosphere is pleasant, quiet and sophisticated, with a mix of traditional and contemporary furnishings. The menu is "European-Brazilian fusion," and there are many variations of bacalhau (codfish)....More

1  Thank Urshita
Reviewed 24 November 2013

Hi, I was yesterday at this restaurant. The starter (calamaries fried in dough, or squid) was very dry, the mustard sauce not appropriate. Very little taste, a deception. The bacalau main dish was rather nice. The wine by the glass was served in tiny quantities....More

1  Thank Torsten B
Reviewed 17 March 2013

I have read many good things about the restaurant. I must say it is really one of the best restaurants in Natal. Beautiful seaside atmosphere, attentive staff and great food. We had steak and fish and both were wonderful. There are tasty drinks. It is...More

Thank Hohs
Reviewed 7 August 2012

We have tried the house's cod fish, Portuguese stile, with also a reasonable Portuguese wine and dessert, all very good, with a special note for the delicate preparation of cod. A piano was playing, so it was perfect for a romantic dinner. Not cheap, but...More

1  Thank Sergio D
Reviewed 27 May 2012

This is THE place to go for bacalhau, the Norwegian salted and dried cod. They also have different meats and other seafood. Last year they did some refurbishment outside. Yes, they have a nice outside seating too. Good for smokers, I guess. We arrived quite...More

1  Thank Lars_Pjokken
Reviewed 5 December 2011

This restaurant is located in front of a beutifull beach in Natal. It's a top level restaurant. Good apetizers as, for example, melted brie cheese with honey. They have excellent codfish, big shrimps and lobsters. Desserts are also very creative. It's a triple A restaurant...More

1  Thank Moyses
Reviewed 1 December 2011

If you like bacalhau (the Norwegian dried and salted cod), this is the place. They also have other seafood and meat courses. Can highly recommend for a good food experience!

Thank Lars_Pjokken
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$24
Seafood, Portuguese, International, Grill, European, Contemporary
After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Helio Galvao 8828, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte 59090-070, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio Grande do Norte (RN)  >  Natal>  > Ponta Negra
  • Neighbourhood: Ponta Negra
  • Phone Number: +55 84 3219-4469
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Founded in 1997 by businesswoman and current owner, Rosa Macêdo, the Abade Restaurant symbolizes tradition, elegance and above all quality dishes. Awarded by travel magazines and acclaimed by loyal customers since its inception, Abade's culinary stands out for its ingredients and classic and contemporary Portuguese dishes, codfish being its signature dish. The restaurant can seat 190 guests in its different areas, from private rooms for 12 and 40 diners, has a pleasant outdoor deck for summer days and a main dining room featuring live piano music every night We hold wedding receptions, baptisms, birthday parties, corporate events, among others. For these events, we offer promotional packages for groups of 20 or more that include starters, entrées, desserts and non-alcoholic beverages.
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