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Trattoria Don Francesco

Rua Prudente de Morais 358, Olinda, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
24 Jul 2016
“An average, and not very Italian, meal.”
23 Mar 2016
“Completly overpriced”
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Rua Prudente de Morais 358, Olinda, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

This trattoria is currently overrated. The food was all right, but nothing to rave about and certainly not very Italian in anything other than name. They serve some not very good pasta with either a tomato or a bolognese sauce with (not before) your meat...More

Thank Hulot101
Reviewed 23 March 2016

The location is nice. The outside area was quite lovely. The waiter ony spole portugese but they had a menu in english. The food was quite expensive for brazil. The noodles i orderen were way to salty but when i complained the waiter did not...More

Thank sarahs123321
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

The visit was tiresome. Expecting a quick meal here is pointless, it took nearly an hour to the food get to the waitress take my order, and with only 2 waitress for the whole restaurant they are overburdened. Even thought the food was great, really...More

Thank ElisaSPG
Reviewed 18 March 2015 via mobile

After a wait of an hour and a quarter we had to ask for some bread. They had forgotten our order. When it finally arrived the provolone ao forno was adequate but not special. The two tagliatelle dishes were disappointing - especially after the fuss...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 24 September 2014

My girlfriend and I came here on our last hours in Olinda before flying back to Rio. It was hard to decide what to order as everything sounded so good! The service was fast and pleasant! Mind you, it was a quiet Thursday afternoon with...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 6 January 2014

Lovely cozy little restaurant overlooking Olinda. Great hosts, warm and friendly. After 5 weeks of Brazilian food it was a nice change. Good salads and wonderful pastas.

Thank Texascountess
Reviewed 23 September 2013

I am not a chef, but I would assume when one side of the Lasagne is piping hot and the other side is cold, it might be a sign that is was not be prepared on the spot. I was then told, that they prepare...More

1  Thank hidden01
Reviewed 3 January 2013

Tasty, friendly, go there if you can. The pasta is hand made and you can taste the fresh ingredients

Thank ghanbg
Reviewed 10 July 2012

A wonderful restaurant in Olinda. It´s perfekt to have a table on the terrace and aprecciate a beautiful view from Olinda. The food was delicious and the service very kind and polite, desert was a miracle (Tiramisu) I could ask for another one without weight...More

2  Thank Bru_brasil
Reviewed 10 July 2012

The pasta is hand made by the owner, they have their own vegetal garden. Delicious!

1  Thank LelaBrazil
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Prudente de Morais 358, Olinda, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Olinda
  • Phone Number: 8134939901
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A little piece of Italy in Brazil. All dishes are handmade with ingredients from our own vegetable garden.
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