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Moana Gastronomia & Arte

Certificate of Excellence
International, Contemporary, Brazilian, Seafood, South American
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Avenida Dom Luis 55, Fortaleza, State of Ceara 60160-230, Brazil
+55 85 3181-7001
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:30
Tue - Thu 19:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 19:00 - 23:30
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I was there alone while on a tourist trip. The ambiance is good with jazz music playing and a contemporary decor. The waiters were kind and prompt, but were not instructed by the chef on how to present the "fancy" ingredients of dishes. I had the Camarao Anysio, that comes with sweet potato gnocchi, and it was good. The shrimp... More 

Thank Leticia A
Mahon, Spain
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

The ambience of the Restaurant is okay, they offer if required a vale parking service. The waiter are middle class professionals, just doing their job without paying to much attention to the guests or doing the little more to satisfy. The wine card is the typical Brazilian one with South American and Mediteranean wines, not so many white ones. The... More 

Thank Free_Globetrotter
Campinas, SP
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

I went there alone in a business trip and I was very well served by all waiters. The restaurant was empty at 19:30h on a Wednesday. The food was great .

Thank Robin J
Fortaleza, CE
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

The place is beautiful, clean but very elegant decor! The menu is not so long, sea food, meat and duck.... The food is good but Not even close the be special! Expensive!

Thank Janaina M
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2014

My review of last year of Moana was: brilliant cooking; great service. My review of my visit of next week however is: terrible, so: what is happening there? No decorum on the table, no forks handed, just 1 waiter, dry bread as a starter for Rs 30, smallest shrimps you can find, soft and sweaty with unwashed saladfor Rs 75... More 

2 Thank marcelbrazil
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2014

I happened to be in Fortaleza in Mid August of 2013 and went to this restaurant. The layout is very lovely, the art is lovely, and the food is incredible. I happened to speak to the Chef in my broken Portuguese and he surprisingly speaks English :) He recommended to me a shrimp and crab dish based on what I... More 

Thank totorosc
Sao Paulo, SP
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133 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2013

This is one of the best restaurant in Fortaleza area. Ask for the Moana Lobster, wonderful. They also have parking and it is nearby everywhere in Fortaleza.

1 Thank zangrande
Miami, Florida
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2013

Simply one of the best dining experiences I ever had. Besides the amazing view from my table facing the ocean, Chef Eduardo Sisi putted it together an amazing menu. I loved the mixture of classic dishes with the touch of local ingredients. I strongly recommend the Beff Ribs with the bbq sauce made with “Rapadura”. Outstanding service. I truly do... More 

2 Thank luizdamiao
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2013 via mobile

This is a great restaurant. We were there with a party of 8 and had a wonderful evening. The food was exquisite, the ambiance welcoming and the service was very attentive. Chef/owner Eduardo prepares his offerings with the touch of someone who loves what he does. This restaurant is worth a special trip to Fortaleza.

1 Thank Ellen L
eduardosisi, Chef Executivo at Moana Gastronomia & Arte, responded to this review

Cara Ellen L, Thank you for the affectionate words. Actually, here in Moana, we love what we do! We are happy that you and your group have noticed this and enjoyed the most of your visit to the restaurant. Always Come back again! Hugs, Eduardo Sisi. More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2013 via mobile

Tonight was the most magical night of dining. The chef took precious time away from his family at a moments notice to prepare a wonderful meal for us. It was the perfect blend of artistry and creativity with outstanding presentation and service. Our food was perfectly paired with the wine and each dish was selected with great care and pride.... More 

2 Thank Joan G
eduardosisi, Chef Executivo at Moana Gastronomia & Arte, responded to this review

Cara Joan G, thank you Very Much for the generous assessment. It is very gratifying to know that our customers enjoy the most of your coming to Moana, both of food and drink to care. Back ever! Hugs, Eduardo Sisi. More 

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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
Average prices
US$16 - US$49
International, Contemporary, Brazilian, Seafood, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Dom Luis 55, Fortaleza, State of Ceara 60160-230, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Ceara (CE)  >  Fortaleza
  • Phone Number: +55 85 3181-7001

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?