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Contemporary, Seafood, Asian
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Avenida Forca Expedicionaria Brasileira 495, Ilhabela, State of Sao Paulo 11630-000, Brazil
20:00 - 00:00
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Wed - Sat 20:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 17:00
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

3 years in a row and we still find it to be the best restaurant in Ilhabela. A 'western Thai' restaurant that pays attention to settings and details. Very nice atmosphere, good service, great view (try to get a table in the sand) and food is very good It's a nice break from the typical 'comfort food' restaurants you find... More 

Thank Jesus C
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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good restaurant with well made drinks and nice atmosphere. I'll definitely come back. Don't forget to make a reservation.

Thank Jose Arivar L
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was very helpful with explaining the dishes and offering options to accommodate to our needs. The food is well priced for the dishes you get. It is a unique dining experience with a quaint environment.

Thank James L
State of Sao Paulo
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Real fusion cuisine, great service by polite staff. Desserts close with golden key the experience. Best in Island.

Thank Yon S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

After a one hour wait with two caipiroskas and an excellent ceviche we finally had a table. The service was fast and the Asian fusion dishes delicious. Don't forget to order Coconut water!

Thank Andre Luis M
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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186 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Owned by a top chef Renata, this is sister restaurant to a Me Gusta SP and Ema SP , the food is amasing and well done. ambiance is the best, in a very rustic place and very romantic!!! you must visit !!

1 Thank Felipe_US
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is among the nicest restaurants in Ilhabela (if not the best). It has a Thai influence with a twist; the location is very relaxed and right in front of the beach for a relaxing evening. Highly recommend it to anyone visiting the island. Strongly recommend you call in advance and make reservations in order to get a table close... More 

Thank Jesus C
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Probably the only Thai food restaurant that doesn't serve Thai food. A place where instead you can enjoy things like guacahumus (?). This obnoxious idea is an insult to Thai food and to Thailand. Location is beautiful, but the whole experience is ruined by the food. Horrible, stupid, ridiculous. If you want Thai food, do not go there.

1 Thank Almit
Sao Paulo
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Good, superbly good! I come here with nothing then I wish! I wish of eating a good Thai! And then my expectations were fullfilled! I felt like an American citizen at Thailand! My "papilas" were amazed and my brain had Erocanneships! I do recommend the Asia dish and Kampuchea! Both were superb!

Thank Fernandomega
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

The wok with seafood was very good and the wine as well . They served us a flavoured water as a cortesy . The service also very helpful and always being pleasant to us. The dessert with yogurt was fantastic! The all dinner costed us about 300 reals. I recommend, for sure one the best restaurants in the island.

Thank Liu A

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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
Contemporary, Seafood, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 00:00
20:00 - 00:00
20:00 - 00:00
20:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Forca Expedicionaria Brasileira 495, Ilhabela, State of Sao Paulo 11630-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Ilhabela
  • Phone Number: 551238965874

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