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Zuza Buzios Restaurante

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Avenida Jose Bento Ribeiro Dantas 2900, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950-000, Brazil
17:00 - 01:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

The food is very nice and they have a wide range of risottos. Everything was good and our large group enjoyed our dinner. This restaurant is near the waterfront but does not face the water,however, had a good atmosphere.

Thank Richard V
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

We were three people that all other different dishes. One order Spanish tapas, another ordered white fish and the third steak. We all were all very satisfied with with our meals.

Thank SandraMilenaIden
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

With a group a friends we went there and it was very very nice The service was amazing and they all made an effort to speak to us in english, The food was amazing, the fish perfectly cook (i took the salmon with onion sauce) and the prices are very good value, I really recommend this place

Thank Victor P
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We had a blast! A very nice restaurant in Porto da Barra, a fresh new place in Buzios away from all the fuzz of Rua das Pedras. We wanted to try the risottos, because we were told they were the best dishes they had. We were a party of 7 and asked for 5 different risottos! I tried a bit... More 

Thank Augusto Cesar P
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

If you like risotto, you must visit here. The risotto is superb! Seafood is also fabulous and fresh, and they can cook a steak. Great wine list and friendly service. Excellent experience

Thank Mick G
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415 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Zusa is the name of the owner come chef who greets all the guests and explains all the dishes on the menu in good English. He seems to know all the locals . Situated inBarra outside Buzios Town, it is in a small port area away from the he noise and hassle of Buzios. It's also cheaper and better value,... More 

Thank peterah
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630 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

We were impressed with the staffs attempt to help us to translate the menu. To the extent that the chef came out, who spoke good English to help us with our final choice. The salmon risotto with apricot jelly was perfectly cooked with the rice being slightly al-dente. Good choice of wine and friendly attentive waiters, the restaurant was well... More 

Thank Clive R
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129 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2014 via mobile

A friend recommended Zuza for our visit to Buzios and we would recommend it too. Zuza himself welcomed us and we liked the table in a pleasant sheltered area, airy but covered, with wooden tables and chairs. As the restaurant filled up it became pleasantly buzzy but never too loud. We started with pockets filled with shrimp served with home... More 

Thank Ant42
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Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

Excellent restaurant in Buzios Brasil. Great atmosphere, an extensive wine list and a great selection of main dishes, drinks and desert choices.

Thank Alex S
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221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 314 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2013

I would agree with the previous review of this restaurant. The waitress tried really hard to please and the restaurant itself had a lovely atmosphere. However our starter of beef spring rolls was extremely small and tasteless and my pistachio coated fish was overcooked, albeit it tastey. On the other hand my husband´s octapus was very good. Expensive for what... More 

Thank MargaretGranada

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Brazilian, Seafood, Mediterranean, South American, Italian, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Jose Bento Ribeiro Dantas 2900, 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: 552226230519

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