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“High level food dressed as casual dining”
Review of Il Cantuccio

Il Cantuccio
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

This place is owned by an Italian. In Brazil. That alone makes it worth a visit.
Very simple atmosphere in a side street just near the main street, that hides the refinement of their great pasta menu, with emphasis on the fresh sea food sauces.
Highly recommend the Napoletana sauce over the homemade Maltagliati pasta. Best I ever tasted (tried it at 20+ places at least).
Also consider going for the Shrimp + Brie cheese Tagliatelle. Simply wonderful.

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Reviewed February 13, 2018

Praia do Forte has many options for eating but very few are as rewarding as this little Italian restaurant tucked away from the crowds, in a small alley and with outside tables among greenery. The Italian lady owner oversees it daily and makes sure the home-made pastas and sauces are always fresh and delicious. It offers a great variety of pasta (I love the nero di seppia option!) at VERY reasonable prices, and at lunchtime there´s always an "executive" option which is much cheaper still. Even if your stay in PRaia do Forte is short, DO NOT MISS this jewel of a place.

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Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

Good service with cozy environment. Food was superb on the shrimp side, more modest in fish and meat. The homemade limoncello was a welcomed surprise

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Reviewed October 19, 2017

I´ve been there many times. The meals are always tasty and fresh. They also have squeezed juice. The staff are welcoming and helpful and the meal doesn't take long to get ready

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Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

All in all nothing extraordinary. Spaghetti from Miraculi with some seafood would taste the same. Sorry, quite disappointing. The environment is nice, service quite supportive and helpful. Unfortunately we're the expectations not fulfilled.

Thank Thomas M
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