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Toca da Garoupa

Rua Alves de Brito 181, Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina 88015-440, Brazil
+55 48 3207-5627
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
31 Oct 2016
“Boa escolha. Good choice”
29 May 2017
“I almost felt asleep”
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Brazilian, Seafood, South American
Rua Alves de Brito 181, Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina 88015-440, Brazil
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We waited an hour before being served, and the waiter told us the "half-portion" might not be enough. Don't trust them, half portion means 4-5 people...

Thank Calyhre
Tocadagaroupa, Gerente de relações com clientes at Toca da Garoupa, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Dear Costumer, sorry about the delay in your meal . You are wrong about the size of portion. Half portion is for two people, maybe three. Our main concern is high quality and good service instead of fast food and low price.

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

An unexpected stop between Buenos Aires and São Paulo took us to this lovely seafood restaurant. The place is nice, yet not extraordinary. The meal was very good. The salads were fine, the Bobó de Camarão was delicious. Fine, tasty fresh shrimp with a typical...More

Thank RobertoVillavicencio
Tocadagaroupa, Gerente at Toca da Garoupa, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Hello! Thank you for choosing and evaluating. If one day return to Florianopolis, they will be once again welcome.

Reviewed 24 August 2016

Excellent food and service!!! Expensive but worthy. Good location, central but difficult to find parking. I'm not sure if they have valet service. Didn't use it.

Thank AJ61
Reviewed 29 April 2016

It is a little expensive, but the quality of the meals are exceptional. I had the raw oisters and the "Ana" salad.. They have a valet parking and are located at the city center. A nice ambience and gentle personel. Theyr main dishes are fish...More

Thank LyssMelo
Reviewed 4 February 2016

We visited this particular restaurant on the 3rd of October 2015. We were about 10 people and had made a reservation in advance. Our expectations were set rather high, since the information available rather made us believe that this restaurant knew its business in seafood!...More

2  Thank LennartJoh
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Recommended by locals this expensive restaurant with fantastically big menu gives you a great introduction to local cuisine. You choose the dish and then choose the way you want it to be cooked. And believe me: they know many ways of doing it. We had...More

Thank Alexander S
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Very nice and friendly place, good ambiance, environment, tasty food. One will find a good sample of santa catarina seafood and friendly s rvice. Fairly good choice of eines from the list. Worth going.

Thank carlosmp
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We dined at Toca at noon last Sunday and were disappointed. This is the place I have always considered to be the best fish restaurant in Florianopolis.....but it does not seem to have kept up with the times. While the fish is fresh and copious,...More

Thank Abelpeople
Reviewed 26 August 2015

It is not cheap for the local standards, but it is absolutely worth the additional few reais! Best fish dinner in Brazil ever. The fried squids we had for appetizer were good but not exceptional, but the grilled fish (pescada amarela) was oustanding! Molho de...More

Thank YouBeeTs
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

This used to be my favorite restaurant of all times. I am from Florianopolis and live in Miami, so whenever I come home to visit my family that's my number one place to go. However, this time I was very disappointed! Price still the same...More

2  Thank GabrielaluCasc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Alves de Brito 181, Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina 88015-440, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Santa Catarina (SC)  >  Florianopolis>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +55 48 3207-5627
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