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Capivara

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Avenida Cardoso de Sa 429 | Centro, Petrolina, State of Pernambuco 56328-020, Brazil
(87) 3862-2585
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Showing 6: English reviews
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the atmosphere a great deal. The resturant is located on the popular walkway Nextel to sao Francisco - 3 blocks from the Quality Hotel (felt safe walking). The dessert and Fish were deliciosa. English was challenging. Use Spanish if you speak portugués

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Bogota, Colombia
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158 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

Good restaurant, that has an extensive menu, where try to fuse Nordestinian food, with atlantic Brazilian cuisine. They succeed better in the seafood, but the traditional nordestinian, is not as good. caldinho de peixe and Lobster are very good... I suggest they reduce his menu, and work only in his best offering. For sure this will improve the outcome. Good,... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Great restaurant - a good selection of foods from this region - a little expensive but its top quality so you can decide - i thought it was great with a nice vibe to the place. Do try if your in Petrolina for a few days, worth every penny.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2013

Seems to be a popular place for local business people. Was not overly impressed with the service. The food was ok. Go for the surubim if you like fish.

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Bangkok
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2012

Went back there for the amazing lamb on hot plate! Rare and juicy and not as salty as other meat I have had there in Petrolina! The caipirinha was a little to strong and not enough lime,

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Thank TropicVino
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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122 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2011

Nice food and environment, with reasonable prices. Do not forget to order caldinho de peixe as starter. Air conditioning equiped.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Cardoso de Sa 429 | Centro, Petrolina, State of Pernambuco 56328-020, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Petrolina>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: (87) 3862-2585

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