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#18 of 4,962 Restaurants in Recife
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Boa Viagem
Brazilian, South American
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Avenida Fernando Simoes Barbosa 1200 | Boa Viagem, Recife, State of Pernambuco 51021-060, Brazil
+55 81 3463-7874
11:30 - 23:00
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6 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has the best tradicional, regional food in the entire city. I strongly recommend you to ask a "cajá" juice, eat a "tapioca" and enjoy the tradicional setting.

Thank Luis Felipe L
Los Angeles, CA
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457 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Lots of choices in this serve yourself restaurant- many meat dishes, breads, yams, tapioca and desserts. Pay by weight of the plate of food. Very color atmosphere- good service

Thank DeborahandAndy
Stockholm, Sweden
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for real regional food from the northeast of Brazil, that's the place to go! The variety is great, quality too. There's a little park for small kids to play. I could eat there every day!!

Thank hellkity
Sao Paulo, SP
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49 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

you can eat regional food, but it's in great quantity and not of the best quality. the place is singular and the juices are verry good.

Thank mitsie1953
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Despite the fact I was worried about the neighborhood, the restaurant is great. Wonderful as a matter of fact. The best place I have gone so far that has tipical food, and with consistent quality on all of the 4 visits on random days. Staff is nice and polite. Food is not cheap, but then again ir is the best... More 

Thank pedrolvaz
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

From the environment to the selection of the dishes, everything in this restaurant makes you feel like you are in a typical 18th century local farm house.

Thank Fábio L
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I have never seen so such food like I have seen at this place. Lots of salad and topical Brazilian food. It's worth checking this place out .

Thank Clerio09
Brasilia, DF
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119 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Nice restauran open buffet with typical North eastern Brazilian food, nice decorated with cultural details of the Recife and surroundings, the food and desert are delicious, I recommend for vacations, family or business lunch or dinner

Thank Juan Y
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

This is a typical restaurant for the region . The waiters / resses were dressed up in costume . Its a buffet style restaurant , all traditional food .& lots of desserts to x You get a plastic card when you go in & then get a plate & help yourself , its very clean , then take it to... More 

Thank Chris C
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Regional cuisine, lots of choices. It is a buffet, priced by the kilo, about $7-8 a pound. Pretty reasonably priced.

Thank adventuretravelor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Brazilian, South American
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Fernando Simoes Barbosa 1200 | Boa Viagem, Recife, State of Pernambuco 51021-060, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Recife>  > Boa Viagem
  • Neighbourhood: Boa Viagem
  • Phone Number: +55 81 3463-7874
Parraxaxa Restaurant rescues the tradition of the typical culinary delights of the Northeast serving regional cuisine in buffet per kilo served in a rustic and pleasant environment, with warm service. Enjoy the northeastern typical food at Parraxaxa and discover the real taste of Pernambuco.

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