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Parraxaxa - Casa Forte

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Rua Igarassu 40 | Casa Forte, Recife, State of Pernambuco 52060-400, Brazil
+55 81 3268-4169
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
30 Mar 2017
“The real taste of Northeast Brazil”
4 Mar 2017
“A real trip to the past.”
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11:30 - 22:00 Hours
€€ - €€€
Rua Igarassu 40 | Casa Forte, Recife, State of Pernambuco 52060-400, Brazil
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I was in that restaurant last week for lunch and it was perfect. I had the chance of tasting a great regional food, in a buffet style with a very honest price. I definitely recommend a visit

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Marcos_Basso
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic diversity of local food from the past and present. Fantastic for vegetarians. One visit is definitely not enough.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank JavanJunior
Reviewed 22 October 2016

There are several typical Brazillian foods, you pay by weight, different deserts and a small kids place.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank fabio k
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Wanting to try some different foods from the northeast we decided this was the place to do it. We were not disappointed. I tried various things I had never seen before that I was not clever enough to write down the names of so I...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Örn Ingvar Á
Reviewed 5 June 2016

This is an amazing buffet (you pay by weight of food) of Northeastern traditional dishes! This is my partner and my favorite restaurant in Recife. We've been to both the Casa Forte and the Boa Viagem restuarants.

Date of visit: April 2016
1  Thank Joanne C
Reviewed 16 March 2016

My husband and our friend ate there about 2 times a month for several months that we were in Recife Brazil. It was wonderful! would love to go back again. There are many different foods and flavors. A real treat. We told all our friends...More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank Foriegntravelers
Reviewed 14 March 2016

I take all my foreigner friends there and they always love it. They can taste different kind of regionals dishes and the price is reasonable. Unfortunately they don't have the dishes in english which it would be a great help but maybe in the future....More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Sylvia A
Reviewed 20 December 2015

This restaurant offers a wide variety of pernambucan regional food. It has an outdoor terrace and a large indoor hall with air conditioning. It also has a playground for children. Prices are a bit high.

Date of visit: July 2015
1  Thank gsipkoi
Reviewed 16 October 2015

The restaurant serves a great variety of Brazilian dishes, they have about 20 different main dishes, 10 different salads and 15 desserts from all around Northern Brazil. Highly recommended for tourists!! You can try lots of typical food in one place. Good prices.

Date of visit: February 2015
Reviewed 12 September 2015

This restaurant appealed to the heart and soul of the folklorist in me. From the foodways to the decor. . .I love this restaurant and love to take our visitors there . Been there many times. Google "Lampiao" and "Maria Bonita" before you go, and...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank DPaulsenD
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Igarassu 40 | Casa Forte, Recife, State of Pernambuco 52060-400, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Recife>  > Casa Forte
  • Neighbourhood: Casa Forte
  • Phone Number: +55 81 3268-4169
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