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“Wonderful Dinner Spot”
Review of Cais De Gaia

Cais De Gaia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$56
Cuisines: Portuguese
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 21 August 2014

We wandered into Cais De Gaia our first night in Buzios. After a long day of traveling, it was great to be welcomed by Joel (owner) and his sister Joanna with open arms. The food, particularly the cod balls, was excellent. Additionally, after cooking Joel went so far as to walk us through a map of Buzios, pointing out the worthwhile sites and offering his cell phone number for questions/translating. A+, recommend.

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Reviewed 29 July 2014

We found Cais De Gaia during our trip to Brazil for the World Cup. We based ourselves in Buzios and travelled to Rio for all the matches at Maracana. We enjoyed the terrific food, friendly staff and great atmosphere so much, that we went back many times throughout June to further watch matches and try more of the cuisine of Portugal. Our thanks to Joel and Joana for making our time in Buzios so much fun. We've told all our Kiwi friends of the fun times had and hope they too will be able to experience your hospitality sometime in the future. Paul, Sue and Keith from Auckland, New Zealand

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Reviewed 27 July 2014

My husband and I were lucky enough to find Cais De Gaia on Trip Advisor our first night in Buzios. We went back two additional times during our 10 day stay in town. The owner Joel speaks perfect English and went through the menu in detail. He recommended the Bolinho de Bacalhau as an appetizer and the Espetada Mista to share for dinner. We thoroughly enjoyed both and would count them as one of our top meals in all of Brazil. The Bolinho de Bacalhau is a specialty - cod and potato rolled in to balls and lightly fried. They were absolutely wonderful. My husband said, "I could eat 100 of those!"
Joel and his sister Joanna provide top-notch service, quality food, good value and an enjoyable experience. We'll never travel to Buzios without a stop at Cais de Gaia!

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Reviewed 5 March 2014

This restaurant has only been open a short while. The food is very good and tasty. There was a salad thrown in with the price which is unusual in Brazil. The owner speaks very good English and is very friendly and helpful. It wasn't expensive and the service was also good. Can recommend this restaurant.

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