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Le Gite d Indaiatiba

French, Brazilian, South American
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101, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
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60 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service . The lunch (sea bass with palm heart sauce) was delicious but the highlight was the location. It is well off the beaten track and there are no signs, but if you persevere you will reach this lovely small gite located on the top of a hill in the forest next to a waterfall. We are... More 

Thank Nancy K
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Me, my wife and 4 year old son went to this restaurant in our last night in Paraty. We couldn't have made a better choice! The restaurant is quite far from Paraty, in the midltdle of a beautiful jungle and then there is a set of stairs sorrounded by torches. So getting to the place is an experience by itself... More 

1 Thank mrgsantos
Montreal, Canada
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92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Driven here by our host from Casa Mar Paraty for lunch, we had a beautiful drive into the forest ( jungle ). A clmb up some stairs while admiring the vegetation and enormous trees, we wound up at the main house , charmingly set up like a lodge. With some wonderful music playing ( Ali Farka Touré from Mali), we... More 

1 Thank anita w
State of Sao Paulo
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2015

We booked a table to celebrate the birthday of my daughter, we arrived little late(we booked at 8:30 PM and arrived 9:00 PM) . The owners were not friendly, thay sent us back and even offered us a glas of water.

Sao Paulo, SP
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Not easy to reach as the restaurant is located on a mountainside about a 15-20 minute drive off the main highway. Nevertheless -- it is a beautiful setting if the weather is clear and worth the trip. The views are stunning and Olivier and Valeria (the owners) were an absolute delight to meet and talk to. Not to mention, the... More 

1 Thank djbanani
Vienna, Austria
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138 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Not easy to reach, as it is in the middle of the forest, but really worth a visit. Excellent food and wonderful atmosphere. You can walk around it the forest or swim in the nearby waterfall. The menu is not big, but everything freshly cooked and delicious.

1 Thank Gerti1210
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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74 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2014

You easily feel at home in this restaurant which in fact is the home of the couple. He is French and she is Brazilian. The Menu shares characteristics of both countries. They made us feel comfortable and part of the family! Food is amazing! Don’t forget that you will need reservations. Completely worth it!

Thank Christiane F
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2014

We've stayed for 2 nights and also had dinner both nights - no regrets! It's perfectly located only a couple of minutes from the main road close to Paraty but feels like deep in the jungle. We went to the nearby beaches during the day and came back just in time before the sauna got heated up followed by a... More 

Thank Haidhauserin
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2013 via mobile

I was really impressed. A place so dislocated, about 4km from the main road, but beatifull. Excelent atmosfere, perfect Ceviche (with fruits) and really nice Sea food. The chef and his wife where both really nice.

Thank gfgodoy
Sao Paulo, SP
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2012

I ate with my wife here in 2011, and enjoyed it immensely, and chose to return with my wife and parents visiting from the UK in September 2012. The hosts, Olivier and his wife Valerie are warm and welcoming, and I envy their lifestyle - they clearly love the place, and take great pride in their cuisine and at being... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Brazilian, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Paraty
  • Phone Number: 024-9999-9923

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