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Cigalon

Rua das Palmeiras 199 | Praia do Canto, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950-000, Brazil
+55 22 2623-0932
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“profiteroles” (8 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European
PRICE
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LOCATION
Rua das Palmeiras 199 | Praia do Canto, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950-000, Brazil
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1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Most of the restaurants we saw and tried in Rua Das Pedras (stone street) in Buzios tend to be kind of eating plants. Get hungry people in, feat them and out - next. Cigalon is different. This place has style, the service is quiet, polite...More

Thank Danexplorer
soniapersiani, Owner at Cigalon, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you so much for you kind comment.Best regards

Reviewed 2 April 2017

Superb food and excellent services - extra touches made it a special evening! Buzios is generally an expensive resort but this restaurant provided good value for money with a lovely ambience and great location on the beach.

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant looks rather understated from street but opens into elegant space overlooking sea. Romantic and stylish. We didn't have starters as wanted room for pudding my main course of scallops and black rice and asparagus was delicious. My husband had a white fish with...More

Thank TellTale59
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch, at a waterside table. The ceviche de camarao was wonderful. Despite its location and Bardot associations, it was not especially touristy -- we will return before we leave Buzios.

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The food is amazing, I recommend the brandade de bacalhau, it is just perfect! For dessert we had profiteroles and they were by far the best I have ever had! The staff is also very polite! Loved it!

Thank MartaRM9
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We discovered this smallish restaurant on our second last night in Buzios and had such a great meal that we returned for our last night and had an equally good meal though obviously different food. The entrance to the restaurant is quite narrow and perhaps...More

Thank Gordon031
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

A lovely restaurant also with a terrace overlooking the bay of Buzios. A great selection of set menus and a la carte. Great food and friendly service.

Thank TonyY777
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This is such a lovely little restaurant, slightly hidden away. White tablecloths and very romantic setting. Would have thought it seemed more expensive than it was. Food was delicious!! The profiteroles were sensational and the mixed dessert plate was the best dessert ever!! Would definitely...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We were recommended this restaurant whilst staying at Casas Brancas hotel (see separate review of this incredible pousada!) and were so glad we visited. It is not easy to find as it only has a small entranceway on the street (opposite the only church luckily...More

Thank CameramanG
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Slipped into Cigalon while a downpour was in process, strode to the back and found a table on the balcony overlooking the beach and a gnarled vine tree which added to the drama of the evening. The food was sublime, delicious and handsome helpings served...More

Thank Graeme P
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.06 km away
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.24 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$78
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua das Palmeiras 199 | Praia do Canto, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Armacao dos Buzios
  • Phone Number: +55 22 2623-0932
  • E-mail
Description
French cuisine. With ocean view, you can enter or go out from the Rua das Pedras Street to Canto 's Beach. Small entry, open since 12 to 24 hrs.
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