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“Unexpected!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Casa do Joao

Casa do Joao
Ranked #4 of 129 Restaurants in Bonito
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$17
Cuisines: Brazilian, South American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Joinville, SC
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Unexpected!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013 via mobile

A nice place! The waiters, works very well and all your orders will come faster. We were 40 people and all of ours ordered was great! Ask for a beet cheps. Is delicious! It's coming with some main dishes.
They have a small shop there and you can buy some souvenirs, good prices too.

  • Visited September 2013
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Sao Paulo, SP
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“Fish fish fish!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2013

Homey and pleasant, with a nice garden and a breezy atmosphere. The store carried interesting items, many of them local.The food was excellent but not cheap, and we can only vouch for the fish (freshwater fish).

Visited July 2013
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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“Wonderful experrience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2013

I didn't give this restaurant five stars in comparison with top end restaurants in major cities around the world. When you travel to a small rural town like Bonito, your expectation changes accordingly.
We went here as a group of ten people. I remember from my waiter days how annoying a large table can be. And I recognise that our group is necessarily the easiest. I was therefore all the more impressed with the friendliness and professionalism of the service!
The food was local (jacaré/cayman!) and well prepared. Portions were generous.
The atmosphere is also very nice.
It's away from Bonito's main drag, so maybe not an obvious choice, but definitely one I recommend!

  • Visited May 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Great atmosphere and local food!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2013

During our three-night stay in Bonito we went twice to Casa do Joao, and we were not disappointed! My husband shared the "pintado moqueca" with one of our friends and they both raved about it for the rest of the trip. I had the boneless tilapia with sauteed potatoes and the nutella chocolate cake - they were both delicious! The restaurant atmosphere is rustic and really suits the place. The service was good and attentive. Overall it was a good experience and we would certainly recommend it.

  • Visited April 2013
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“You need luck”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2013

We were 8 people, 5 ate wonderfully. However, the food was bad for 3 people.I think the reason is that the city was too crowded.

Visited February 2013
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CasaDoJoao, Manager at Casa do Joao, responded to this review, 2 April 2013
Hi,

Thanks for visiting our restaurant. We are sorry that the food wasn't enjoyed for three of your people. We always welcome people to return any dish to the kitchen that might have a problem. As with any restaurant, mistakes can happen and we always strive to give the best food and service that we can, regardless of whether the city is tranquil or completely overcrowded.

Here at Casa do João, we are totally passionate about our restaurant and we are always looking to improve and grow as best we can. If you ever come back to visit Bonito, come back and visit us - we'll sort something out for you.

Casa Do João
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