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“The only thing Gigante about this Guaiamum Gigante is the name!”
Review of Guaiamum Gigante

Guaiamum Gigante
Ranked #92 of 5,539 Restaurants in Recife
Price range: US$10 - US$15
Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
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 is all that was good there. The boiled shrimp were also very small.

Date of visit: October 2012
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Reviewed 17 May 2012

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

Date of visit: July 2011
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Thank Renato_Araujo
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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 difficult to have a nice and calm conversation with someone, so I wouldn't recommend it for a couple. The price is just fine.

Date of visit: October 2011
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Thank Eduardo B
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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 was overpriced (they were good, but I should have paid less).
It does include outdoor seats, but it has no scenic view, unless you enjoy watching cars pass by. Because the restaurant is so busy, you might struggle getting the waiter's attention, and the food takes way too long to be served (also when ordering juices and other drinks, ask to get no ice, or half the cup will be filled with ice cubes, as in most restaurants I've frequented).
Overall I had a good experience, but it wasn't me getiing irritated because of the waiter and I don't really mind a crowd.

Date of visit: November 2011
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Thank Fernando M
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Reviewed 2 February 2012

If you like busy and good food you will enjoy this restaurant.

Date of visit: August 2011
Thank tileman707
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