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Rua da Matriz 07, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible15%
2 weeks ago
“OK...and surprise added charge for the “live entertainment””
1 Mar 2017
“Live Music and good food”
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$$ - $$$
Rua da Matriz 07, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place came recommended by our tour guide. Moqueca is what this place is known for. I was disappointed because my dish was placed at the end of the table and it was only after some of it had been taken that the waiters said...More

Thank Monica O
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I had the traditional dish of Moqueca de Peixe there and loved it. It was served in this very cute bowl and was still boiling when served. The serving size was quite big - could nearly feed two people if you also get a dessert....More

Thank Bettina_Di
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This restaurant must have really turned things around since its negative reviews - lovely interior, combined with an art gallery, live music and great food. We wanted to try Brazil's traditional moqueca and were very impressed! Well priced especially because they give out leaflets offering...More

Thank Lyds94
Reviewed 14 November 2014

If you consider cockroaches as sea food there is the place to go! Otherwise avoid this place. Not even good ser ice was offered to compansate the terrible experience that we had after finding the disgusting animal inside our "muqueca". And the payment for that...More

Thank TheTravelBabs
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Got a 20% discount on a slow off season Sunday night on the Moqueca fish stew which was a good deal. The stuffed crabs were OK as a starter but completely overpriced. They had a guitarist/singer which was a nice add on but also a...More

1  Thank Wolverine154
Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

Food is so salty and no tasty. I do not know why this restaurant has a ranking. I have never seen like this kind of the worst combination restautant ever. If price was cheap, can be understood. Never visit again that area also bad smell.

1  Thank jongweonc
Reviewed 26 April 2013

I had the fish stew with shrimp sauce which was very tasty and full of flavours. The ambiance was very pleasing with a musician singing Brazilian songs with guitar. Caipirinah was also very good!

Thank knattla
Reviewed 16 November 2012

Located in the beautiful old town area of Paraty the Arpoador is specialized in Brazilian fish stews called Moquecas. Coming to Paraty you shouldn't miss to try them since they are prepared from fresh fish that it is almost melting in your mouth. The place...More

1  Thank travelinmatecom
Reviewed 23 September 2012

We chose this place, a couple of streets back frim the quay and fish market, because it looked old but very fresh and well cared for, and it is a very traditional and well run restaurant. Old clocks and paintings line the walls and the...More

1  Thank gaffelaar
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  • Address: Rua da Matriz 07, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Paraty>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: 3371-3202
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