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“Good dinner at a great location on the beach ”

Restaurante Pe na Areia
Ranked #11 of 81 Restaurants in Ilha Grande
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Brazilian
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Restaurant over the beach, relaxing enviroment with candle lights and live brasilian music. Speciality in seafood.
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is situated right on the beach and is a great spot for dinner. The restaurant had a wide range of dishes and all are for 2 people.

The fish dishes are great and we ate here two nights in the row. The Mahi Mahi chef recommendation is superb and is definitely
a must have. Their cocktails are also good and recommend the strawberry caprivodka.

The Moqueca fish dish is also very tasty but do watch out for the bones in this dish as it isn't noted on the menu.

The restaurant staff are helpful and some speak English which helps. The location is a minute from the pier and the love music at night adds nicely to the ambience.

Do check this out anytime you're in Ihla Grande.

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Reviewed 26 January 2017

Went for lunch. We chose an outside table on the sand quite close to the water and a little away from the live music.

We had the Moqueca with shrimp & catupiri cheese R$140 which came with rice and salad. The moqueca was very good and the salad was very crisp and fresh.

With capirinhas, bottle of wine and sparkling water the meal for two came to R$305.

The waiter (from Haiti) in particular was excellent – friendly and helpful.

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Thank mw741002
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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place to eat and have a few drinks. Right on the beach and very relaxing and lovely. We ate here 3 times during our 5 night stay because it was so good. The food was always stunning and so were the cocktails! The location definitely helped. Probably the best situated restaurant. The one night we saw a spectacular lightning storm in the distance and we got a free show with dinner. Quite good wifi too!

Thank Rich S
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

It is not unusual for service to be slow during peak season on Ilha Grande, but I was left waiting here for a ridiculous amount of time on a few occasions.

I did observe that the wait time and level of service can vary dramatically depending upon the time of day and the staff who happened to be working any particular day. Some have an appalling, disinterested attitude while others are quite active and efficient.

It appeared to me that the wait staff neglect individual patrons in favour of larger groups- I believe that being extremely well-located, they feel they can get away with poor service.

The location itself is wonderful, and some of the drinks and dishes (especially the fillet mignon) are terrific if you have patience. Also unlike so many restaurants on Ilha Grande, Pe na Areia has quality reliable internet. I would advise coming here for the internet- you will have plenty of time to watch netflix in between visits from the wait staff.

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Thank Lazarus45
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

The best part about this restaurant is its extensive wine list. The chicken and meat dishes we ordered were a bit tough but their desert specialty of caramelised bananas with orange and ginger sauce was excellent. Our tip would be have your main somewhere else and come here for wine and desert

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