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“It seems Golfinho replaced their Chef ...”

Restaurante Golfinho
Ranked #14 of 662 Restaurants in Caraguatatuba
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 16 - USD 49
Cuisines: Brazilian
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Golfinho used to be one of the sea food restaurants in Caraguatatuba, but it seems they replaced their Chef. I ordered a "Mariscada Lambe Lambe", a kind of mussels paella (without saffron) but it doesn't remind anything that is used to be. They used "uncle bens type rice", what is unacceptable. Rice was hard, very hard, and the dish missed coriander.

I didn't try other dishes but I don't expect to go back there because of my frustration.

At least all waiters are kind and polite. Good service indeed! But food quality ... no way!

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Thank Fúria T
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Reviewed 25 September 2015

I was in this restaurant one time with a Brazilian couple and the food was good but service not the bestie nevertheless I decided to go again by myself and the service was even worst.

I ordered my appetizer, good quality oysters, so I enjoyed and then asked for my main dish, I was waiting 50 minutes, without food, drink or explanation about what happen, I ask several waiters because mine just disappeared, the person in charge because I cannot say manager just said, "loas platôs estão demorando" something like the dishes are taking a while, zero explanations, zero apologies, zero concern about a unsatisfied customer.

In summary, restaurant is not cheap, they don't have menu in English, no staff willing to help and rude waiters after my complains and my decision to cancel my order and pay only the oysters.

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Reviewed 5 August 2014

We came here in low season on the advice from hotel staff. No joke, this place ain't cheap.

When we arrived we were the only people there for supper. This worked out well as we got prompt service. The only problem was that the staff did not speak English and there were no English menus. So we translated part of the menu using Google translate and menu decoder from lonely planet.

The food was pricey but delicious. Who knew fish was expensive in Brazil? But the presentation was great and the staff polite. So come with someone who is fluent in Portuguese or prepare to be surprised.

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Thank jared y
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Reviewed 20 February 2014 via mobile

The average place to eat at a beach is okay, but Golfinho is in one word perfect! They serve one of the best Caipirinhas, the Manioca Frita is very good (order with Bacon, not on the menu, but its delicious!). And when having diner the Pratos are perfect too... Serving Lavazza coffee, thus again: ótimo e perfeito!!!

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