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Fishbone

$$ - $$$
Brazilian, Bar, Seafood, South American
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Av. Gravatas 1196 | Praia de Geribá, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 1196, Brazil
(22) 2623-7348
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215 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We went on 2 January. So that may explain why this was such a disappointment. But it smelled like stale alcohol. And the food was poor, close to inedible. Service even worse.

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Thank Alexander M
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24 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Full of beautiful people, and a few less so, with amazing gymnastics right beside, we sat on the edge of the beach looking at the waves, surfers and everybody else and Ryan nice food.

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Thank Michael O
Paris, France
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72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Awful service in this restaurant but the food was decent and portions are quite generous. We waited over 45mn for a simple dish of chicken and we had to get our own menus and set the table ourselves (and still pay 10% service on the bill!) Location is great, with a view on Geriba beach and the ocean

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Thank Emilie C
Ponte Vedra Beach
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

When we told our driver we would like seafood, he brought us to Fishbone. It is right on the beach, has sun and shade and covers a large area. We wanted sun so he prepared a huge lounging couch, complete with Chandon pillows and we ordered drinks. We perused the menu whilst enjoying caiparinhos, and when our meal was ready,... More 

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Angra Dos Reis, RJ
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We went there for a lunch with friends. The foods are nice. And the best is the service. Really attentive to a group of people. The price is not cheap but reasonable.

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Thank JaAwnLu
Palmerston North, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Had lunch and waited a while for grilled chicken when it came out it was raw in the middle. There was a major language barrier but I showed the waiter the raw chicken and he said okay and took the plate and bought out the bill. I had hoped they would take the chicken of the bill but they did... More 

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Thank rileydd
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Fishbone is a nice beach club and restaurant at praia de Geriba. They serve tasteful food (try the Moqueca) and play great music!

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Thank NBJV
Denver, Colorado
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920 reviews
670 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at Fishbone during lunch on a weekend recently. The food was very good and the place is fun. I thought the music was awful, but apparently there was people enjoying it. The food: moqueca and bobo were both delicious. Service is a little slow, but not terrible.

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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Extremely expensive and doesnt justify price . menu is very limited . they simply take advantage of the location at GERIBA to charge extremely expensive prices...there r other options and this should not be supported ....

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Thank Lempes
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

The parties here can be great . It is a busy part of the beach. I am not a big fan of the food . Food on Geriba is a little "complicado" ... Portions are for sharing beware ... ! I don't go for the food ... The surf is wild here and quite a current so not for non... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Brazilian, Bar, Seafood, South American
Meals
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Gravatas 1196 | Praia de Geribá, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 1196, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Armacao dos Buzios
  • Phone Number: (22) 2623-7348

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