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Guaiamum Gigante

€€ - €€€, , Seafood
Rua Doutor Jose de Goes 299, Recife, State of Pernambuco 52060-380, Brazil
+55 81 3441-1509
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
8 Feb 2017
23 Sep 2014
“Real seafood”
Closed Now
Brazilian, Bar, Seafood
€€ - €€€
Rua Doutor Jose de Goes 299, Recife, State of Pernambuco 52060-380, Brazil
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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

During my rather short stay in Recife, a friend, a local, took me to this restaurant. We had the stuffed, baked pumpkin (the restaurant's signature dish) and some other sea food/fish delicacies. It was really one of the best things i ate during my stay...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank SongshanSam
Reviewed 23 September 2014 via mobile

If you want authentic Brazilian fresh seafood, this is the place!! Gotta try the crabs ( guaiamum ) soaked into this delicious stew!! Best raw fresh oysters and baked fish. Try also the seafood stew and the little stew appetizers ( caldinhos) Every time I...More

Thank Brazatraveler
Reviewed 1 May 2014

Of course it gets crowded: huge portions of fresh seafood at relatively cheap prices! It is an unbeatable place to meet friends, eat good, no-nonsense, simple seafood and drink beer! Oh, and vallet parking: an important asset these days in Brazil.

Date of visit: April 2014
Thank vini00
Reviewed 23 November 2013

The restaurant has lots of options of regional sea food. This is a good place for happy hour. Service is ok. The place is a little bit crowded and noisy. This is main restaurant of this brand. There are other two at Boa Viagem beach....More

Date of visit: October 2013
Thank Odarci
Reviewed 9 May 2013

This is definately a must go place in Recife, no doubt the best place to have guaiamum, don't be shy though, do try the amazing oysters! Service is good, sometimes a little bit too slow, but soon forgotten after you have that colorfull tasty plate...More

Date of visit: April 2013
Thank PriscilaS809
Reviewed 23 November 2012

Despite the fact they don´t have the best beer in Brazil, Skol Beer, the place is very Cozy and the food is spectacular, specially the seafood, get without fear the "casquinho de carangueijo", a small potion of a very tasteful crab, and the "caldinho de...More

Date of visit: August 2012
Thank Dodynacio
Reviewed 7 October 2012

The restaurant is called Guaiamum Gigante (fiant land crabs) but the crabs were so tiny they should be called Guaiamum babies! We also ordered feijão verde (fresh peeled beans) and they served cooked dried black eyed peas. The service was quick and efficient but that...More

Date of visit: October 2012
Thank 7,727
Reviewed 17 May 2012

This is a good restaurant with good prices, but keep away during the weekends.

Date of visit: July 2011
Thank Renato_Araujo
Reviewed 10 April 2012

It is a very goo bar to go with your friends. The food there is really great, the crab there is amazing, and can't complain about the service. But the atmosphere can be very annoying for some people who don't like noise. It is pretty...More

Date of visit: October 2011
Thank Eduardo B
Reviewed 2 April 2012

The food is actually pretty good, though the atmosphere could be more relaxed, it is way too noisy, especially during weekends. If you like crustaceans you will most likely enjoy whatever you eat there, I know I did, even though some of what I ate...More

Date of visit: November 2011
Thank Fernando M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Brazilian, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Doutor Jose de Goes 299, Recife, State of Pernambuco 52060-380, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Recife
  • Phone Number: +55 81 3441-1509
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