We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Restaurante Don Mario

Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Brazilian, South American
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Travessa Bouganville - Vila Abraao, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
75

60 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 13: English reviews
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! Everything is just so great about this restaurant .. Decoration, service, FOOD! It can be a bit pricy but the dishes are super well served. Mario was extremely welcoming and even gave us a free caipirinha. Absolutely loved it!

Helpful?
Thank Cindy M
Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

Helpful?
Thank Oliver O
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
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.

Helpful?
Thank ricarduccio
Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
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

Helpful?
Thank Jojoflowers80
Level Contributor
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.

Helpful?
Thank Henry W
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Level Contributor
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.

Helpful?
Thank Ric_Cast
Miami, Florida
Level Contributor
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.

Helpful?
1 Thank Rotvic82
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
71 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 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.

Helpful?
1 Thank Ditha311
Level Contributor
57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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

Helpful?
1 Thank Heydanim
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
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 

Helpful?
1 Thank Yorkshire_Travels

Travellers who viewed Restaurante Don Mario also viewed

Ilha Grande, RJ
Vila do Abraao, Ilha Grande
 
Ilha Grande, RJ
 

Been to Restaurante Don Mario? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
75
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Brazilian, South American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • 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

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Restaurante Don Mario and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Restaurante Don Mario staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?