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Gruta de Santo Antonio

Rua Silva Jardim 148 | Ponta da Areia, Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro 24030-005, Brazil
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cod fish” (12 reviews)
“bacalhau” (5 reviews)
“batatas” (2 reviews)
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11:30 - 22:30All hours
Seafood, European, Portuguese
Rua Silva Jardim 148 | Ponta da Areia, Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro 24030-005, Brazil
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Feel like in Portugal. At night, tables available, superb staff since from the street when we had the car door opened for us. Waiters friendly and well trained. Good food, price above average, but fair. Good wine selection and fast service!

Thank Bernardo G
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The best Portuguese food out of Lisbon!!!! Great food, great place. Also, try the local beer, the "Noi"; made and sold in Niteroi city only.

Thank Jose Claudio L
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We asked for a shrimp rice and it was very delicious. The place is located near downtown Niteroi and it doesn't offer parking. You have to park in the street or use the valet parking service. The meals are for two but the price is...More

Thank Luiggi-Campany
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome!!! Excellent food, the salted cod is simply great. One of the best in the world, including Portugal!

1  Thank Quintiere
Reviewed 24 December 2016

For portuguese food lovers, this is one of the best restaurants in Brazil. But for weekends, dont forget to make a reservation in advance.

1  Thank Luiz M
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Loved this restaurant and just wished I could have gone back and had another meal. The seafood was amazing we had the special cod dish. The chef and owner came out and spoke to all the guests. Wonderful wine served aswell.

1  Thank Manwering
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Excelent Portuguese food, Mrs Henriqueta, chef and owner, is very nice. The best cod fish is " com batatas ao murro".

1  Thank Ricardo T
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is a traditional restaurant in Niteroi. Owned by a portuguese family offers excelent food and the cordiality and family care that the portuguese know how to transmit.

Thank nsouzaesilva
Reviewed 14 November 2016

A Thoroughly Portuguese restaurant where you can find bacalhau done a dozen different ways. Stewed with onions, on a roasted squashed potato, punheta (which means something very dirty, but tastes great - it's raw salted codfish). Everything here was incredible, especially these smokey sausages made...More

Thank Ken A
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This will be one of the best meals in your life; simple like that. And if you think it's too far, because of the 13 kilometres of the bridge to Niteroi, be sure that I'd even walk those 13 kilometres if this was the only...More

1  Thank Axel C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 47
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Silva Jardim 148 | Ponta da Areia, Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro 24030-005, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Niteroi
  • Phone Number: 552126215701
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