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Lua e Mar

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$$ - $$$
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
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Praia do Canto | Beach front near Rua da Fabrica, Vila do Abraao, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(24) 3361-5113
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Thu - Tue 11:00 - 23:00
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We got a beachfront table overlooking the water which was really nice. Then orderd shrimps in cream cheese sauce. We waited a while for are drinks and also the food...BUT! It was well worth the wait. I have never tasted such a good, rich, shrimp dish before! It was amazing! I wanted to lick the bowl!! They served it with... More 

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Thank EmilieH06
Porto Alegre, RS
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My sister and I had the best dinner during our days in Ilha Grande in this place. By the beach, with live music, caipirinhas and a tasty pasta with tomato sauce and shrimp. Highly recommended. They accept credit cards and service is good as well. Portions for 2 are huge. You can share in 3 or 4 people.

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Thank Jufraccaro
Downers Grove, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Happened across this place on the beach. Tables on the sand with wonderful ambience. Friendly service and Amazing seafood risotto. My husband had the grilled fish and it was divine. It's rare to find such a pretty and natural beach setting !

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Thank Mickie M
Santiago, Chile
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59 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The place is great, the staff is really friendly and the food is delicious and huge portions! (The menu for 2 people is even for 3!). Try de fish with banana... Amazing!

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Thank Eloisa V
The Hague, The Netherlands
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100 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This place is nicely situated at the beach away from the busy center of the 'town'. The food is good, especially the steak, but the risotto is not from risotto rice - but tasty. Portions are big and friendly staff. Good place for a nice evening.

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Thank HongKongTraveller3
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We had a fabulous moqueca which was meant for two but we just could not finish it. It looked like it would feed four people! Service too was fantastic.

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Thank abr30
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Frankly the best fish I have had in Brazil, great music and perfect service. Just try it, feet in the sand and red wine 😎😎😎

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Thank Mathieu F
Ilha Grande, RJ
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Here is "the place" you can experience the best fish or mix moqueca. This is a traditional dish cooked in a ceramic pan, which reaches high temperatures in a short time (15-20min). The place is very simple and nice, right next to the ocean, and it's special for couples to go at night and have a romantic dinner lit by... More 

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Thank O Verde I
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Terrific location on the beachfront, looking out over the water, with string lights. The service wasn't that great, but normal for Brazil. DO NOTE: the portion sizes are HUGE. So when it says it feeds two, know that it will feed at least three people. We had a large group of us and wasted at least 3 R$150 dishes this... More 

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Thank dfkmcinerney
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 June 2016

This was our default spot during our stay on the island. It's in the perfect beach location. The menu is varied and has healthy options in addition to meats and fish and great cocktails. Check out barbecue nights. A little more expensive than some other places in town, but really great food!

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Thank Kate M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praia do Canto | Beach front near Rua da Fabrica, Vila do Abraao, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Ilha Grande
  • Phone Number: (24) 3361-5113

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