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Sao Francisco Beach

Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Nice view

It is a special place to visit in Niterói, nice view of Guanabara Bay area, and historic site. You... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Orlando, Florida
The best night life in Niteroi.

If you're in need of a fun and refreshing nightlife experience , come to Sao Francisco Beach in... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Paulo V
Niteroi, RJ
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
12 Jul 2017
“Nice view”
21 Apr 2017
“The best night life in Niteroi.”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sao Francisco

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

It is a special place to visit in Niterói, nice view of Guanabara Bay area, and historic site. You can enjoy youur stay walk around.

Thank SMBarros
Reviewed 21 April 2017

If you're in need of a fun and refreshing nightlife experience , come to Sao Francisco Beach in Niteroi , the Smile City in front Rio de Janeiro .

Thank Paulo V
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Lovely views and a large selection of restaurants and food outlets. The views back to Rio are amazing and the locals play on the beach and are great to watch

Thank bretthyslop
Reviewed 7 October 2015

A beautiful beach to wander along, Plenty enjoying the beach for sport or to bake in the sun. The place comes alive on Friday & Saturday nights, filling with people dining outside and listening to live music. Plenty of food options to choose and easy...More

Thank Pacific_tourist999
Reviewed 28 September 2015

gorgeous beach. Really this is the best view of Rio Jenero. You can get there by ferry, or by car. Lot's of great food all around.

Thank Bob T
Reviewed 17 March 2015

It has sand! Quite a few restaurants and bars around in this area, quite popular place to go. Nice promenade to walk or jug along, plenty of locals enjoy this area.

Thank dougiet33
Reviewed 26 February 2015

the beach itself is not much. better go 1 or 2 km further to charitas. there it is full of little cosy beachbars. on sao francisco beach are the restaurants for the area. tried all of them and no complaints about any of them. paludo...More

2  Thank dillyvl
Reviewed 8 April 2013

There are many restaurants and bars on this beach. Many people go there at night. You can eat in a barbecue or in a japanese or italian restaurants.

Thank Dal19
Reviewed 8 April 2013

My son is studying in the region so i went for jogging before getting him at school twice. The scenery is absolutely breathtaking but I do not feel safe in there. Careful with your wallets in there!

1  Thank TaynaraSegurado
Reviewed 30 March 2013

The place has a sor to of nice restaurants from barbecue to japonese food. The view of Rio de Janeiro is also very nice.

1  Thank pabraganca
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