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Rua Manoel Torres | shopping colonial. between the bus station and carlao super market, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
09:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Hands down Best Turkish food I ever had. Try the flying carpet, delicious ice tea or one of the kebabs. It all looks and tastes great!

Thank Bart S
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This place is the best to eat in Paraty! Delicious hummus, babaganoush and the best falafel ever! Make sure you try the flying carpet dish, it is a mix everything. The friendly owner really makes the place worth 5/5.

Thank Charlotte V
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Great little cafe with authentic Turkish food from a real Turk! I had a plate with hummus, baba ganoush, couscous, bread, falafel and it was delicious and great value. Rare to find a tasty foreign cuisine in Brazil. Would go again!

Thank Katie S
Seattle, Washington
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

The other reviewers praising this little restaurant have it right - it's superb. Homemade flat bread, delicious takes on hummus, tabouleh, baba ganoush. Succulent, superbly seasoned kofte kebab. We'll be back to try other dishes. Maybe just starved in Brazil for herbs, spices, and crunchy fresh greens! Cheerful decor, friendly young owner, great vibe. Unlikely location a block or so... More 

Thank 48traveler65
Antwerp, Belgium
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing food, great atmosphere, friendly service, fresh, many great vegetarian/vegan options,... And the best falafel we've ever had!

Thank Morre C
Paraty, Brazil
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

I had the tapete voador (flying carpet)....loads of different things, freshly made. Loved it. So good i went back and bought falafel for the bus ride to Rio. Much better than eating at the motorway service station food stops!

Thank MichaelParaty
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

We ate there a few days ago. The amount of food isn't enough of getting full and in my opinion it's a little bit expensive for Brazilians conditions. We Paid 58R$ for 2 Kebabs and 2 Tees. BUT everything is self made! You can see how the cook and what kind of ingredients they are using. They definitely cook with... More 

Thank Frederick R
Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Most delicious kebab I've ever had! Friendly service and such a big meal! its been a year since I ate here and I still miss it!

Thank lilz303
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Best food I ate on my whole Braziltrip. The owner is a very nice guy who really knows how to cook...

Thank Marie-Claire A
New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

Why would you eat greasy fried food or endless tasteless sandwiches if you can eat here! Every day we ate here. The plate of the day, or a chicken kebab. The sort that is real grilled chicken that is marinated in herbs and spices, then homemade salad (not just a bit of lettuce and tomato) with yogurt and some delicious... More 

Thank james_carly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Manoel Torres | shopping colonial. between the bus station and carlao super market, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Paraty
  • Phone Number: 5524999597285

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