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Joao de Barro

Certificate of Excellence
Brazilian, International
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Rodovia Haroldo Soares Glavan, 1166 - Estrada Geral de Cacupe | Cacupé, Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
(48) 3335-6003
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Showing 12: English reviews
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

My wife and I enjoyed our evening at Joao de Barro a lot. The food was excellent, the service pleasant (our waiter went out of his way to make us feel at home), and the ambiance quite nice. Surely a great place for an evening in Florianopolis!

Thank NelsonMattos
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2015

Lovely atmosphere. Warm family restaurant.. Very friendly staff. We were unable to get a taxi back to our hotel due to the Christmas period and one of the staff drove us himself. Very impressed.

Thank sw5nomad
Almere, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2014

You don't find many restaurant like this one: Built with love, run by a family, food is made with so much love and all home-made = Amazing! A guest in our hotel recommended us to go here and we are really glad we went! The service was excellent, super friendly, the food was super delicious (Brazilian cheese, home made pasta,... More 

Thank Stef3737
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2013 via mobile

Atmosphere, services, food and wine are explendid, as always. I can return every month! JB is a special place for couples or friends spend some time listening nice music played on live.

1 Thank doninigr
Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2013

Everything was really perfect!Tthe night view is breathtaking but it was not only that. Our waiter was very helpfull. The wine he indicated matched perfectly with our food choices. Our food was exotic for our taste but very tasty. We surely wil come back.

Thank Brittish T
Florianopolis, SC
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 June 2013

First time goers, on a special night (Brazilian Valentine's Day - June 12th). We were booked a table at 10 pm. After about 40 minutes (queueing up to park and to gain access to the restaurant), we were accommodated at one of the tables in the middle of the room. The restaurant was packed and that's why they lost track... More 

1 Thank Fabio S
Florianopolis, SC
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2013

views are good, they offer tango songs but the chef seems to be lost in a time warp somewhere around the 80's. If you have an academic interest on how meals were prepared back then, this is the place to go.

2 Thank M D
Stuttgart, Germany
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2013

The first time we went there (and for Brazilian standards we were relatively early), they were fully booked, so I really recommend a reservation. The next day we came back and it was perfect right from the beginning. The food was fresh and delicious and since I am allergic to gluten, they prepared - without any hazzle - a special... More 

Thank DirtyMirty
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97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2013

We ended up at that restaurant on a Friday night with no reservation and they did everything to accommodate us. The service is slow (but then again we are in Brazil...) but the wait is worth it. The food is great, the view is superb, the atmosphere is nice and the poem recital is magical. They had a local Bossa-Nova... More 

Thank chagallvoyage
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2013 via mobile

It's a special place owned and managed by an Argentinean couple that adopted Floripa as their new home. Atmosphere and architecture are unique and service is well done. Ms. Lorenzo takes care of guests personally, as well as her daughter. Dishes are delicious and well served. Ask for the ones that takes the restaurant name - they are the best!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Brazilian, International
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rodovia Haroldo Soares Glavan, 1166 - Estrada Geral de Cacupe | Cacupé, Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Santa Catarina (SC)  >  Florianopolis
  • Phone Number: (48) 3335-6003

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