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Xica da Silva

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Alameda das Acacias 11 | Vl Floresta Nova, Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco 53990-000, Brazil
(81) 3619-0437
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went here for lunch and sat outside because it was a nice day. We had to flag down a waiter and ask every time we needed something - whether it was a menu or water or to place our food order. The civiche and chicken curry were tasty; the salad not so much. For quality received, it was a... More 

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Thank Tim L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fernando de Noronha is not chela but this establishment has good food at fair prices. The Moquecas are great and in general everything is delicious. The service is friendly and caipirinhas are well made

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Thank AS_DF_Mex
Madrid, Spain
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu is very varied with something suitable for everyone. We specially recommend a chicken with curry, lemon rice and coconut vegetables. The waiters are very nice and even invited us to the dessert!! The only problem, it is a busy place so be patient!

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Thank healthysisters
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25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

In Fernando de Noronha you can have good experiences in restaurants, but the best one is Xica da Silva. They have a nice place, and wonderful kind of plates, specially a pumpkin puree with fish. The price is cheaper than others restaurants, but don't forget, Fernando de Noronha is a expensive trip.

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Thank Gilberto G
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant with amazing food and great staff. We ordered the Camarão na Moranga and it was delicious although in my opinion the shrimp could be a little bit softer. The size of the dish was perfect for two hungry people. We ordered it with fried yucca on the side as recommended by the waiter. For dessert we ordered the... More 

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Thank FerPirozelli
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch, at the recommendation of my pousada, and it was great! Just had the ceviche and some fried yucca with a beer and it was perfect. Would definitely return!

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Thank Feiny08
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2017

My husband and I stayed at Pousada Naiepe which is right next to this restaurant. Our first night in the island we decided to try Xica da Silva and we loved the food and service in this restaurant. The 3 nights we stayed in the Island we had dinner at Xica da Silva. We were well pleased with the staff... More 

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Thank Tamy N
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Staff was rude and slow. They got confused with my order and did not even apologise after almost half an hour wait. In addition, the quality of the food was not great at all. I would not recommend it

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Thank ArchaeoMartina
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6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Advised by hotel to eat there and it was very sound advise. The "house speciality"of fish with pumpkin went down very well as did my fish with shrimps. Caipirinha were great ( and good value) !!!

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Thank Ken R
Watford uk
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Stop for lunch, had their fish, shrimp and pumpkin mash. They push this and as others had said this is their signature dish. Food was ok, service good beer cold. Yes expensive but par for FN.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Brazilian, Seafood, South American, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
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: Alameda das Acacias 11 | Vl Floresta Nova, Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco 53990-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Fernando de Noronha
  • Phone Number: (81) 3619-0437

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