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Orla Bardot 805, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950-000, Brazil
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 15:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 13:00 - 00:00
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We ate here two nights ago. I had a simple arrabiata pasta which was fine and the reason the rating is a 3 not a 1 or 2, my boyfriend on the other hand had paella cooked with long grain rice (??) And the seafood didn't taste right so he ended up leaving most of it and didn't feel fantastic... More 

Thank Eimear T
Zichron Yaakov, Israel
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The view there is breath taking. The beef is too chewy. The risoto i took was ok - the mashrooms were horrible... Besides for that i think it is a good place to dine.

Thank Moran L
Mainz, Germany
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

By accident we bumped into this wonderful restaurant which discloses its beauty only at second look. We had fresh grilled fish and pasta - both awesome!!!! Also the cook waitress etc were friendly and open. We had a nice chat!!

Thank Schliephake
san francisco
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We are a group of 6 that ordered 3 varieties of pizza, standard salad, and bruschetta. Skimpy on pizza ingredients, doughy, and not much flavor, and over 22 USD for a rather small pizza that served 2. Salad was just lettuce and tomatoes with nothing interesting, and again overpriced, and bruschetta was totally overpriced for 4 pieces of bread with... More 

Thank SanFranciscoDreaming
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Great pizza as pizza in Brazil goes buy very expensive for Brazil.. was concerned as I read Mix reviews for this place after I sat down. The salad verde was very basic for a $10 usd salad I would expect more then just lettuce and tomatoes, wouldn't hurt to add some Parmesan,sun-dried tomatoes or even cucumbers ... very unimaginative salad... More 

Thank Lalacali2013
Leonardo R, Proprietário at Restaurante Peixe Vivo, responded to this review

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South Wales, Uk
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

You are met at the gate by a very polite guy who explains the restaurants history. He tells you all about the building an the furniture and leads you to a table( ask for one at the front) the views are directly across the harbour. The food is extremely well cooked and seasoned to perfection.

Thank WoodySouthWales_Uk
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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65 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The food come amd was a little cold ... not to the greatest of taste either... but an amazing place as are all the other restaurants along the front.. great decor and the service was ok

Thank Ronnie S
Oporto, Porto, Portugal
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Restaurant is nice with a great view, Italian food, live music a bit on the expensive side. Good for a romantic dinner.

Thank John D
Rome, Italy
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

I can`t put the worst rating because honestly the pizza margherita was very good. But aside from that...a disaster. I paid the equivalent of 20 euros (thanks God the exchange rate real/euro is currently good!!) for a plate of poor quality, overcooked and tasteless spaghetti, the salad should have come with mozzarella di bufala, they showed me a supposedly bufala... More 

Thank graions
Budapest, Hungary
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

stylish interior, spacious terrace area, heavenly seafood and great wines. It is not cheap and instead of melancholic Argentinean guitar music I would have appreciated some Brazilian melodies, but even with that I would highly recommend it for a special occasion!

Thank EszterFILI

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$110
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 23:30
15:00 - 23:30
15:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Orla Bardot 805, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Armacao dos Buzios
  • Phone Number: 5522999989927

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