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L'Escale Tantra Restobar

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$$ - $$$
Seafood, Contemporary, International
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Travessa de Santana 14 | Praia dos Ossos, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950-000, Brazil
+55 22 2623-2816
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

As French citizens, we chose this restaurant (my in-law already ate there several times). The location is perfect because you are in a calm part of Buzios, far away from crowd and noise. The decoration of the restaurant is lovely and sober. Staff is welcoming and helpful. Finally... Food ! It was awesome. My ceviche was fresh and tasty. They... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

My wife and I came here during our honeymoon and had the most amazing meal. The restaurant is small and peaceful - I would recommend sitting outside if you can. The owner is delightful and provides super friendly service. The menu has lots of different options - we had the lobster and white fish - both were fantastic. They also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

The picanha (meat cut which is popular in Brazil) ao Gorgonzola is perfect. Premium quality beef served with thousand layer potatoes and salad. Cozy place with a view to the pier, great food. Nice French restaurant run by its owners, who also run a small hotel next to the restaurant. For desert we shared the profiteroles - a must if... More 

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Thank Nathalie A
Bogota, Colombia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Didn't like the food at all. We ordered 6 different plates, and only the chicken was good, the rest was tasteless. Capirinha was good!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Lovely bistro with a french touch and friendly owners. Had a great time, great meal and a great talk with everybody. Everything is "maison", i.e. house made, and you should try the patés and terrines. fish, locust, octopus... very good.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Best in Butzios.. Do i have to say more.. The chef know how to handle Food, i have Eat on many Michelin Stars, but this guy have High skill, Will i come back, Ouhh Yes.. Thx for good Food and great service..

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

L'Escale was a great find. The food was superb in this cozy French restaurant and rivals anything you could get in Paris or Lyon. The quiche was incredible -- best I've ever had -- the lobster perfectly cooked, and the potatoes that accompanied it were superb. And the service was warm and friendly. If you like French food, this is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

Nice Location, good restaurant, good air-condition, good breakfast, good cleaning, very helpful owners:) Down side: Small rooms, bad water pressure in the shower, quality of the room, ok.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

A place who will not destroy Brazilian seafood. Reasonable prices for the one that pays happily for a good meal. And for that I mean not only excellent ingredients and owner-personal attention, also the chef mixes local products with slight touches of French cuisine. After 4 years coming every season to Buzios, I finally founded a more than respectable please.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

Seafood lunch in the bay side of Buzios. Very fresh seafood, very well served, great service. Not the cheapest, but honest price considering the quality offered.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Cuisine
Seafood, Contemporary, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Travessa de Santana 14 | Praia dos Ossos, 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 2623-2816
Description
Tantra Restobar brings specialties of contemporary cuisine with wide variations ranging from Moqueca Caribeña to vegetarian foods . The preparation of the dishes will surprise your sight, smell and above all taste .

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