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Cafe do Mar

Praia Canto, Angra Dos Reis, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“chicken” (21 reviews)
“skewers” (11 reviews)
“fish” (26 reviews)
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Brazilian, Seafood, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Praia Canto, Angra Dos Reis, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We followed our nose along the Praia Abraão to a gem of a place just steps from the water. Offering a different menu every night, we were fortunate to experience their skewered bbq. Loads of choices for meat and veggie lovers, very generous servings coupled...More

2  Thank hannabobanna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place with an amazing view, very friendly staff and the best seafood pasta I’ve had in South America so far. Would definitely come back!

2  Thank Sarah V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The BBQ (Saturday night) was excellent value, really delicious food and you can choose two different skewers, generously sized, with a side of rice, veg etc. We also sampled the caipirinhas which were massive and delicious. All this while your toes are almost in the...More

2  Thank starfruit85
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Situated right on the beach (sit too close and you’ll get your feet wet in the sea), this is the perfect place for a morning coffee, afternoon cocktail or evening meal. With a great ambience and friendly staff you can easily spend a few hours...More

1  Thank TravelSnapper99
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Location of this restaurant is perfect...we actually just wanted a beer and listen to the ocean and Cafe Do Mar delivers in that respect. Service was friendly, and we decided to stay for food....the waiter asked how I'd like my steak, I said medium.rare which...More

Thank Jack J
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We went there several times , as well for a cocktail in the late afternoon as for dinner. Always very good. Certainly try the pasta. Service is really top.

2  Thank Edith S
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

We went to cafe do mar just to grab a beer with our feet inter sand and our eyes at the sea but found a very organized restaurant with trained crew and good food. We were treated amazingly. If you are at Vila do Abraão,...More

1  Thank ElleJusta
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Wednesday night when they do a bbq. I think they do it a few other nights a week also. My wife got chicken and cheese skewers while I got beef and chicken legs. Both were served with rice l, vegetables and...More

1  Thank POC-CW
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Tasty food and prompt service. Good vegetarian options. Really good quality WiFi. A must visit in ilha grande

1  Thank balamuruhan
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch and sat on the beach front, the service was great and the waiter was happy to speak English to us and was really helpful. I had the Mango Chicken, it was cooked well and very flavoursome. Would definitely recommend based on...More

1  Thank lewisashleydavies
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June 9, 2015|
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I was there today and I paid with creditcard.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praia Canto, Angra Dos Reis, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Angra Dos Reis  >  Ilha Grande
This is one of a string of restaurants on the beach just outside the center of town that don't actually have addresses (as far as I know). Others of its ilk are included in major guide books, like Foder's. I'd really like to give this restaurant a review because it was amazing food, fantastic atmosphere, and wonderful, English-speaking staff (a rarity on the island). Thanks!
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