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Restaurante Don Mario

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Brazilian, South American
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Travessa Bouganville - Vila Abraao, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Zurich, Switzerland
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49 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Had the fish in passionfruit sauce. Tasty, fresh, simple but too much food for two people, like if the restaurant was trying to compensate quality with quantity... But there's no need for that... Maybe too much sauce on the fish and all the plates were only for two people. Good restaurant, bit pricey. Go there if you are relly hungry.

Thank Oliver O
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

we ate the best steak on the island, no too many words are required ! if u love steak than u just have to go and experience it. we could not believe the taste, it might be a little too pricey for nationals but international tourists should see that the current E.R. helps.

Thank ricarduccio
Hamilton, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

Quiet, dark, cold beer and amazing food. Fish in a passion fruit sauce, great service and a chef owner who's been doing it for years

Thank Jojoflowers80
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

Had a lovely meal here, having the octopus for two people. The location is off the beach front so a lot quieter and the atmosphere is good. The caipirinhas weren't the best I had.

Thank Henry W
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

A great delice of meal, one of the best filet mignon I eat until now. I really recommend this excellent place. I was there with two of my friend and we three were happy of this restaurant and the staff.

Thank Ric_Cast
Miami, Florida
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2014

No a lot of words required. The service is great, the food is even better. The atmosphere is also the best. This is not the cheapest place, but it;s worth the price.

1 Thank Rotvic82
San Francisco, California
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71 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

The filet mignon was amazing and at a very fair price. Try the caipirinha with passion fruit and mint! All dishes were for two people.

1 Thank Ditha311
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014

the food is delicious!!!! the meat there is amazingly good! and the best thing is that is not that expensive.!!! you have to go there if you ever go to ilha grande

1 Thank Heydanim
Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2013

Our pousada recommeneded this restaurant and we were glad they did. We ordered the Mignon Poivre with Rosti to share between the two of us and it's fair to say it could have fed four. The steak was really good, probably the best we had in Brazil, but not quite up there with the quality of the meat in Argentina... More 

1 Thank Yorkshire_Travels
Stockholm, Sweden
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2013

We did get the tip for our Pousada Tropicana and when arriving you doubt, the way it looks... but order that perfect meat (Mignon Poivre with Rosti) and you don´t care but just enjoy.. A really big perfect steak prepared in the best way, still red inside and good outside with a perfect pepper sauce... While sitting there a lot... More 

1 Thank GoryL

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brazilian, South American
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  • Address: Travessa Bouganville - Vila Abraao, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Ilha Grande

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