Activities and Services in Recife

Biruta Bar

"This is an attractive place to spend your night as it is nearby the Pola Pina beach.  This cottage-style bar has a large veranda which overlooks the beautiful Atlantic Ocean.   It has geen named one of the best bars in Recife.  The music played here is mostly Blues on Thursday and Forró on Friday.  Tip: This bar is not easy to find and the small detour cuts through a bit of a dark corner at the end of Pina. We recommend taking a taxi."

-www.Recife.com

This is a restaurante too.

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Sheraton Reserva do Paiva

The Sheraton Reserva do Paiva Hotel & Convention Center has two fine restaurants.   Enjoy Sheraton's fine cuisine in the contemporary, elegant atmosphere of the Paiva Grill or choose from the buffet at Reserva Restaurant. You can relax with cocktails and snacks at their Lobby Bar.

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Sala de Reboco

Sala de Reboco is the hot spot in Recife for listening and dancing to live forró music.  This is also a restaurant serving typical northeastern food.  To learn about what a special forró club Sala de Reboco is, be sure to click on the URL to the New York Times article.  You will learn alot about the Sala de Reboco and about forró.  This music genre is the soul of the northeasterner.

"Forró (Portuguese pronunciation: [fɔˈʁɔ]) is a genre of Brazilian music that originated in Northeastern Brazil. It encompasses various dance styles as well as a number of different musical beats. This...

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Downtown Pub

"This traditional pub is a very famous nightspot among young people.   Along with pure Brazilian music, internationl music such as rock, jazz and blues is also played here.  This place is always crowded with a pretty long queue outside.  So be early, as the pub can accommodate only 750 people.

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Pink Elephant

The Pink Elephant Recife Nightcub is the new hot spot in Boa Viagem.   This is a large, yet comfortable and inviting venue.   

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The Cosmopolitan Pub serves brunch, dinner and has a happy hour.   They have live music, mainly pop rock and jazz..

This pleasant bar is only 10 minutes from Reserva do Paiva.

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Arsenal do Chopp

Arsenal do Chopp  (draft beer) is an open bar with most of the tables arranged on the sidewalk.   If you want some peace, then catch a table inside the bar.  The bar opens in the aftenoon around 4:30pm. 

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Club Metrópole

The Metrópole is one of the largest and hottest gay nighclubs in northeastern Brazil, with three stages, two dance floors, diverse environments and capacity to accommodate 1,500 people.   Resident and guest DJs provide music to please fans of electronic culture on the downstairs dance floor, while on the upstaris dance floor, they play the greatest hits of pop music today.  Both dance floors are fully air conditioned.  The outdoor area has a wide variety of bars serving drinks and poolside events.   Regular shows, featuring local, national and international artists, include go-go boys,...

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Carnival in Recife

Recife IS Carnival

The whole city is consumed with the revelry - Carnival groups in the streets, neighborhoods decorated, people wearing costumes in cars, buses, and even on the subways. On Saturday of Carnival, the world's largest Carnival group, Galo da Madugada, awakens the revelers, followed by a marathon of over 1500 performances, through the streets and the seventeen large stages installed throughout the city. Carnival in Olinda is part of a unique Brazilian experience which, to many people, can only be considered complete if paired up with Carnival in Recife. There's a unique feel...

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Streets of Olinda

Olinda, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is Recife's twin city. It is a historical city founded in 1535 by the Portuguese, and is one of the best-preserved colonial cities in Brazil. According to legend, the city’s name can be interpreted as an exclamation regarding the beauty of its setting (“Ó, linda!” is Portuguese for “Oh, beautiful!”). It is picturesque, full of history, character and tropical charm. It is a hill-top town with fantastic views. This has attracted many artists who’s studios can be found on several streets. In addition it is home to one of the most important...

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Marco Zero in Recife Antigo

The island that constitutes Recife Antigo is the oldest part of Recife, founded by the Dutch, who from 1630 -1654, came to control almost half of Brazil's area at the time, with their capital in Recife. It is home to a plethora of old buildings, with breathtaking interiors. Wandering this part of the city is an adventure in itself; it has numerous impressive monuments and churches which give testimony to the city's rich past.

"Recife's historic downtown has undergone a complete face-lift, becoming a cultural and entertainment district. Activities center around the Rua do Bom Jesus; lined...

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Marco Zero Plaque

Marco Zero is the heart of Recife Antigo, and is the best place to start a tour of Recife.  Gaze out to the ocean and see the sculptures of Francisco Brennand.  A block from Marco Zero is the Rua do Bom Jesus (called the Street of the Jews in the 17th Century).  On this street you will encounter Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue, the first in the Americas.  On the same street there is the Embassy of the Giant Dolls.  Renovation of the dock's warehouses are giving a new look and life to the neighborhood.   The Crafts Center of Pernambuco, the Cultural Center, and the Museum of the Hinterland (Cais...

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Cais do Sertao

Cais do Sertão (Pier of the Hinterlands) is a museum of international standards and one of the most modern cultural facilities in the country.  The museum offers an immersion in the culture of the Hinterland (Sertão) and the work of Luiz Gonzaga, who was a Brazilian singer, songwriter, musician and poet and one of the most influential figures of Brazilian popular music in the twentieth century.   

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Paco do Frevo

Frevo, a traditional music and dance style, was declared a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2012.  The frevo museum offers culture and education to visitors throughout the year.  In order to perpetuate and spread the culture of frevo, Paço do Frevo has permanent and temporary exhibits, dance and music schools, a documentation center, a recording studio, and an online radio.   

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Rua do Bom Jesus

Rebuilt on the foundations of the first synagogue in the Americas, Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue was the first Jewish congregation in the New World.  It was established by Spanish/Portuguese Jews that had taken refuge in Dutch Brazil fleeing forced conversion.  The first signifiant group of Jews to come to New York, then the colony of New Amsterdam, came in September, 1654 as refugees from Recife.  Portugal had just re-conquered what is now known as the Brazilian state of Pernambuco from the Netherlands, and the Sephardic Jews there promptly fled.  Today, Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue functions...

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Carnival Puppet Museum

Here you will find a large display of the giant puppets that have become famous folklore in the Carnival of Olinda and Recife.  They portray a variety of famous personalities that seem very much alive.

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Instituto Ricardo Brennand

The Ricardo Brennand Institute comprises a museum, an art gallery, a library and a large park.   The institute holds a permanent collection of historic and artistic objects ranging from the Early Middle Ages to the 20th Century.  It houses one of the world's largest collections of armor.   Visitors leave with a sense of having visited Europe of centuries past

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Oficina de Ceramica de Francisco Brennand

This is both a museum and a ceramic factory where visitors can wander among the works of one of the greatest figures of Brazilian contemporary art, Francisco Brennand.   There is also a delightful restaurant where you can dine and admire, and even purchase, ceramic art pieces.

-https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francisco_Brennand

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Casa da Cultura

"A converted prison.   If you want beautiful hand-crafted items from Brazil to take home, this is the place, both for quality and value.   Most of the merchants are the artists (themselves) and they are eager to share their love of their city and what they do with anyone."

-tripadvisor Review

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Museu Homen do Nordestes

The Museum of the Northeast Man is one of the most important anthropological museums in Brazil, providing an overview of the formation of the people of the northeast.  Created in 1979 by sociologist Gilberto Freyre, it is part of the Nabuco Foundation heritage and houses more that 15,000 pieces.

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Capela Dourada

"The Golden Chapel is aptly named.  The alter is a two-story arch of jacaranda, and cedar, all gilt with gold.  Christ hangs on a golden cross with gold and silver rays shining out behind his head.  The chapel is part of a Franciscan complex that includes a small sacred art museum with a few nice pieces of gold and silver work.   Also worth a look is the Church of the Ordem Terceiro de São Francisco.  One wall of this church is decorated with a rather disturbing oil painting showing Franciscan monks getting crucified.   Someone else obviously took a dislike to it; the face of every...

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Museu do Estado de Pernambuco

"The Museu do Estado de Pernambuco (MEPE) (Museum of the State of Pernambuco) is housed in a 19th-century mansion on the Av. Rui Barbosa in Recife, capital of Pernambuco state, Brazil. It was opened in 1929.

The museum collections contain over 12 thousand works of art which invite the visitor to a journey into the local history, from pictures of the Brazilian Colonial Period and the period of the Dutch invasion (1630–1654), to those of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Periodically the museum hosts the “Salão de Arte Contemporânea de Pernambuco”, when emerging artists are selected to...

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Forte das Cinco Pontas

"Perhaps the most curious thing about the 'Fort of Five Ponts' is that it only has four.   The original Dutch fort built in 1630 had five, but the Portuguese leveled that fort and rebuilt in their traditional four-pointed style.  The fort today has been wonderfully restored; you can wander the ramparts at will.   Unfortunately, the city has crept out far past this once-seaside installation, leaving the fort outflanked by a freeway.   The excellent city museum, which takes up two wings of the fort, has two rooms devoted to the Duth period, including a walth of maps an drawing sof the early...

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Museu Pinacoteca de Igarassu

"Igarassú (Igaraçu) is a beautiful little village situated 30 km north of Recife.  In 1535 the Portuguese Duarte Coelho landed on this place to occupy his captaincy, donated by the Portuguese Crown.  Duarte Coelho installed a stone mark, functioning as a dividing spot between the captaincies of Pernambuco and Itamaracá.  This monument is still visible today; called Marco de Pedra, the monument consists of a quadrangular structure, on which there is a cylindrical column decorated with the coat of arms of Portugal.

The historical part of Igarassú is one of the best preserved architectural...

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Sala de Reboco

Sala de Reboco is the hot spot in Recife for listening and dancing to live forró music.  This is also a restaurant serving typical northeastern food.  To learn about what a special forró club Sala de Reboco is, be sure to click on the URL to the New York Times article.  You will learn alot about the Sala de Reboco and about forró.  This music genre is the soul of the northeasterner.

"Forró (Portuguese pronunciation: [fɔˈʁɔ]) is a genre of Brazilian music that originated in Northeastern Brazil. It encompasses various dance styles as well as a number of different musical beats. This...

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Catamaran Tours / Photo: Rodrigo Cavalcanti

Catamaran Tours offers sightseeing tours on broad, comfortable catamarans.  Historical tours of 1 1/2 hours show the old city.   Full-day tours head up the coast to visit 17th century Fort Orange, built during the Dutch occupation, and the beaches of Itamaracá.  (Photo: Rodrigo Cavalcanti)

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Boa Viagem Beach

Boa Viagem Beach is a beautiful urban beach (4.3 miles/7 km.) which is one of the cleanest beaches in Brazil, because of reefs that protect the coast and keep the water unusually warm  The upscale neighborhood of Boa Viagem offers the best selection of restaurants in Recife and has a lively nightclub scene.

"In Boa Viagem the favorite nightspot is Polo Pina, a few square blocks around Pina beach and Avenida Herculano Bandeira de Melo. Recently named the best bar in Recife, Biruta Bar, Rua Bem-te-Vi, Pina (tel. 081/3326-5151; www.birutabar.com.br), features a large veranda looking out over the...

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Porta de Galinhas

This small town, only 35 minutes south of Reserva do Paiva, boasts one of the most beautiful beaches in Brazil.  Known for its crystal-clear water, its lovely beaches, and the tidal pools that form in the nearby reefs, it is a perfect playground for adults and children.






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World Class Surfing

National and international surfing competitions are held at Maracaípe Beach, near Porto de Galinhas.  Also, kite surfing is a popular sport here.  Pontal de Maracaípe is the part of the beach where the kite surfing takes place.

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"Next to the popular central beach in Porto de Galinhas, two further beaches, even more beautiful than the first, can be found.

 

Both beaches are regularly visited by water-sports fanatics thanks to the wonderful surfing conditions and the excellent natural conditions that make for hours of fun via a range of wind and water-sports, including stand up surfing...

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Taurus - Tug Boat Scuttled in 2006

More than 20 shipwrecks, some from the 16th century, lie in the waters off the coast of Recife, giving it claim to the title of the Shipwreck Capital of Brazil.  Wreck divers will be in heaven; at least 15 wrecks are diveable and within easy reach.   For excursions, contact Aquáticos/Centro de Mergulho (Aquáticos Dive Center).   Photo:  Taurus - Tug Boat Scuttled in 2006

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Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha, a World Natural Heritage Site, is an archipelago of 21 islands and islets in the Atlantic Ocean, 220 miles (354 km) offshore from the Pernambuco coast.   Brazil's best diving is found here. See dolphins, turtles, manta rays, and lots of underwater caves.  Crowds are limited, as only 420 visitors are allowed on the island at any given time.   Visitors can rent dune buggies and explore the island's pristine beaches.   Other activities include  surfing, fishing, and hiking.  Fernando de Noronha is a sought-after tropical paradise.   When Américo Vespúcio arrived there...

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Museu Pinacoteca de Igarassu

"Igarassú (Igaraçu) is a beautiful little village situated 30 km north of Recife.  In 1535 the Portuguese Duarte Coelho landed on this place to occupy his captaincy, donated by the Portuguese Crown.  Duarte Coelho installed a stone mark, functioning as a dividing spot between the captaincies of Pernambuco and Itamaracá.  This monument is still visible today; called Marco de Pedra, the monument consists of a quadrangular structure, on which there is a cylindrical column decorated with the coat of arms of Portugal.

The historical part of Igarassú is one of the best preserved architectural...

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Joao Pessoa

João Pessoa is the capital of the state of Paraíba.  It was founded in 1585 and sometimes is called the city where the sun rises first, as it is the easternmost city in the Americas.  The city is considered "the second greenest in the world", with more than 2.7 sq. miles (7 sq. km) of forested land, second only to Paris, France. It is 75 miles (120 km) north of Recife, which makes for a comfortable day trip.

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Monaco Cambio e Turismo

English-speaking Silvana Ferreira  at Mônaco Câmbio e Turismo can handle all of your transportation needs, be it a car rental or a van rental.  She also can arrange for you to have an English-speaking chauffeur.   Additionally, Mônaco offers a variety of tour packages, including city tours and tours to Fernando de Noronha, the beautiful archipelago that lies 220 miles off the coast of Pernambuco.   Passage is by air or sea.   Also, your currency exchange needs can be met at Mônaco.   They are located right in the airport terminal as you leave the baggage claim...

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Taxi

The taxi drivers listed below have been servicing me and my renters for over 10 years.  All of them are trustworthy, dependable and safe drivers.   Tell them that you are renting from Bob and Dalva.   The one downside is that they speak only Portuguese.   However, the English-speaking concierges at Morada da Península Condominium and Vila dos Corais Condominium can place the call for you and give them instructions.   You will be in very good hands with any of these men.   Their taxi stand is in Joabatão dos Guararapes, across from the Hotel Dorisol, and it is only a 15-minute drive from...

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Traffic Sign

DRIVING DISTANCES FROM RESERVA DO PAIVA TO:

-Extra Supermercado: 6.6 miles / 10.6 km / 17 minutes

-International Airport/Recife:  12.4 miles / 20 km / 45 minutes

-Port of Suape:  30 minutes 

-Porto de Galinhas:  35 minutes

-Shopping Guararapes:  8.7 miles / 14 km / 25  minutes

-Boa Viagem Beach:  30 minutes

-Recife Antigo:  50 minutes

-Olinda:  60 minutes

-Convention Center:  55 minutes

-Arena Pernambucana Soccer Stadium:  25.3 miles / 40.7 km / 60 minutes



  


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Biruta Bar

"This is an attractive place to spend your night as it is nearby the Pola Pina beach.  This cottage-style bar has a large veranda which overlooks the beautiful Atlantic Ocean.   It has geen named one of the best bars in Recife.  The music played here is mostly Blues on Thursday and Forró on Friday.  Tip: This bar is not easy to find and the small detour cuts through a bit of a dark corner at the end of Pina. We recommend taking a taxi."

-www.Recife.com

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Restaurante Leite

"Restaurante Leite is one of the best fine dining lunch restaurants in Recife, Brazil serving Portuguese / Brazilian food.  Established back in 1882, Restaurante Leite is one of the oldest and most iconic restaurants in Recife. This restaurant is kind of a big deal and was one of the first fine dining restaurants in the city. Leite was founded by Portuguese entrepreneur Manoel Leite who was the first in Recife to introduce a more sophisticated dining experience. This classic white linen cloth restaurant definitely gives off that “I’m so fancy” type of vibe with waiters decked out in...

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Spettus Steakhouse

Spettus, in the Bairro of Derby, was the first restaurant in the Spettus Group.  Today there are 10 restaurants in Brazil and 2 in Argentina. Spettus Derby, a rodízio-style restaurant, is recognized as one of the finest steakhouses (churrascarias) in Brazil.  

"Rodízio (pronounced [ʁoˈdʒiziu] in Brazil) is an all-you-can-eat style of restaurant service in Brazilian restaurants. In most areas of the world outside of Brazil, a rodizio restaurant refers to a Brazilian style steakhouse restaurant. Customers pays a fixed price (preço fixo) and the waiters bring samples of food to each...

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Spettus Boa Viagem

Spettus, in the Bairro of Boa Viagem, is recognized as one of the finest steakhouses (churrascarias) in Brazil.  This is a rodízio-style restaurant.

"Rodízio (pronounced [ʁoˈdʒiziu] in Brazil) is an all-you-can-eat style of restaurant service in Brazilian restaurants. In most areas of the world outside of Brazil, a rodizio restaurant refers to a Brazilian style steakhouse restaurant. Customers pays a fixed price (preço fixo) and the waiters bring samples of food to each customer at several times throughout the meal, until the customers signal that they have had enough. In Read more...

Boi & Brasa Churrascaria

Boi & Brasa, formerly Boi Preto,  is a rodízio-style restaurant offering a diverse buffett, of more than 20 salad options, sea food and Japonese food, to accompany the traditional grilled meats served at your table.  

"Rodízio (pronounced [ʁoˈdʒiziu] in Brazil) is an all-you-can-eat style of restaurant service in Brazilian restaurants. In most areas of the world outside of Brazil, a rodizio restaurant refers to a Brazilian style steakhouse restaurant. Customers pays a fixed price (preço fixo) and the waiters bring samples of food to each customer at several times throughout the meal,...

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Emporio Gourmet

Just across the street and a short walk north of the Sheraton Hotel is the Empório Gourmet, a collection of restaurants, snack bars, bakeries, and a meat market. Included are Caffé Trieste; Carmen Delicatessen; Dantas Boutique de Carnes; Koni Mix; Pizza da Praça; Granado Doceria; Pé de Suco; Bazza Bar; The Black Angus; Empório Açai; Ganache; Mooshi Mooshi; Beijupirá and the Beach Club by Sheraton, which has a fine restaurant and bar overlooking the ocean.

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Sheraton Reserva do Paiva

The Sheraton Reserva do Paiva Hotel & Convention Center has two fine restaurants.   Enjoy Sheraton's fine cuisine in the contemporary, elegant atmosphere of the Paiva Grill or choose from the buffet at Reserva Restaurant. You can relax with cocktails and snacks at their Lobby Bar.

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Pobre Juan Restaurante

Pobre Juan is an Argentine restaurant that serves the finest cuts of meats.  It is decorated in a rustic style, with a sophisticated and cozy atmoshpere.  Live music is performed.

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Feijoada

The Black Angus is known not only for its fine cuts of meat, but also it's well known for its selection of sea food and its award-winning "feijoada", which is served on Saturdays.

Brazilian feijoada

It is customary to serve it with white rice and oranges, the latter to help with digestion.Feijoada has been described as a national dish of Brazil.[3][4][5] Brazilian feijoada (feijoada brasileira) is prepared with black beans,[3] a variety of salted pork or beef products, such as pork[3] trimmings (ears, tail, feet),[3] bacon, smoked pork ribs, and at least two types of smoked sausage and Read more...

Tasca Restaurante

Tasca is one of the most traditional Portuguese restaurants in Recife, and offers over 70 dishes, all Portuguese.  This is a simply decorated, friendly and cozy place.   The wait staff is very attentive and cordial.  This is the only restaurant in the state of Pernambuco to win the prestigious  Guia Quatro Rodas  award for 32 consecutive years.

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Famiglia Giuliano Ristorante Italiano

With architecture inspired by a medieval castle, Família Giuliano offers a traditional Italian cuisine and a very Brazilian feijoada served on Saturdays

Brazilian feijoada

It is customary to serve it with white rice and oranges, the latter to help with digestion.Feijoada has been described as a national dish of Brazil.[3][4][5] Brazilian feijoada (feijoada brasileira) is prepared with black beans,[3] a variety of salted pork or beef products, such as pork[3] trimmings (ears, tail, feet),[3] bacon, smoked pork ribs, and at least two types of smoked sausage and jerked beef (loin and tongue)...

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Villa Cozinha de Bistro

Villa is a romantic and cozy little French restaurant that gets very high marks.

Bon appétit!

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Taberna Japonesa Quina do Futuro

Taberna Japonesa Quina do Futuro receives very high marks on the Internet restaurant ratings sites

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Oficina do Sabor

Oficina do Sabor is famous for its regional sea food dishes.  It also serves other dishes traditional to the northeast of Brazil.   It is in a beautiful setting on  a hill in Olinda, offering wonderful views of lush greenery and colonial churches.  

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Bargaco

Bargaço is famous for its seafood and Bahian cuisine.  It has won many awards and has been featured in several magazines.


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Recanto Lusitano

“Classic Portuguese Cuisine”
5 of 5 starsReviewed 9 January 2012

Since 1980, Recanto Lusitano is the place to go in Recife to taste the marvelous Portuguese cuisine.
Their staff is very dedicated, and the place is very pleasant to stay (always playing traditional Portuguese songs).

The speciality is obviously the many ways you can try Cod Fish, or "Bacalhau" as it's called in portuguese.
As entrance try fried "Alheiras" (a type of Portuguese sausage that is served with bread and lemon). A lighter option would be a soup called "Caldo Verde".

Main course must be any type of Cod Fish, try "Bacalhau às...

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Restaurante Costa Brava

Costa Brava is a very traditional Spanish restaurant specializing in seafood and International cuisine.  It was founded by four brothers from Galícia in the northeast region of Spain.

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    Extra Supermercado

    Extra Supermercado is a new supermarket which opened on December 18, 2014 in Candeias, Jaboatão dos Guararapes.   This market is 6.5 miles (10.4 km) north of Reserva do Paiva, and is the one which I recommend that you use.   It is air conditioned, has wide isles, is well stocked, and has ample parking. It is on the northwest corner of Avenida Presidente Castelo Branco and Avenida Anibal Ribeiro Varejão.

    Hours of Operation:  Monday - Saturday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM.   Sundays and Holidays:  7:00AM - 8:00PM.

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    Shopping Guararapes

    Shopping Guararapes, inaugurated in 1993, is the closest shopping center to Reserva do Paiva - a 25-minute drive.   It has 267 stores, of which 13 are anchors.  There are 12 cinemas and a food court with 29 restaurants & luncheonettes that seat a total of 1,000 people.   The shopping mall also has a variety of services such as banks, beauty salons, money exchange, cellular phone service, medical clinics, pharmacies, tour agencies and lottery.  Free Wi-Fi is available in the food court.

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    Shopping Boa Viagem

    Shopping Recife, inaugurated in 1980, was the first shopping center in the state of Pernambuco.  The mall contains over 450 stores, among which there are 8 anchors, 11 mega stores, 14 cinemas, and 72 restaurants and luncheonettes.  Also there are tour agencies, a post office, beauty salons, a money exchange, a key smith,  medical clinics, watch repair, shoe repair, copy service, a bakery and branch banking.


     

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    Shopping RioMar Recife

    Inaugurated in 2014, Shopping RioMar is the newest and most modern shopping mall in Northeast Brazil.   RioMar has a wide range of stores - over 350, including 18 anchor stores of various types.  There are more than 70 restaurants and luncheonettes, a 720-seat theater, 12 movie theaters, an Electronic Amusement Arcade and a Bowling Alley.

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    Mercado Sao Jose

    "Mercado de São José is a bustling fruit-and-vegetable market in a lovely old iron and glass building.  It is a great place to browse.  Vendors sell locally-made hammocks, baskets, ceramics, and lace."

    -Frommers Brazil

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    Taxi

    The taxi drivers listed below have been servicing me and my renters for over 10 years.  All of them are trustworthy, dependable and safe drivers.   Tell them that you are renting from Bob and Dalva.   The one downside is that they speak only Portuguese.   However, the English-speaking concierges at Morada da Península Condominium and Vila dos Corais Condominium can place the call for you and give them instructions.   You will be in very good hands with any of these men.   Their taxi stand is in Joabatão dos Guararapes, across from the Hotel Dorisol, and it is only a 15-minute drive from...

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    Phone Booth

    -Fire Department / Bombeiros  193

    -Ambulance / SAMU  192

    -Aeroporto Internacional do Recife/Guararapes-Gilberto Freyre (REC)  (81) 3322-4188  (Check on flights / Informacão de voôs)

    -Tourist Police / Delegacia do Turista  (81) 3322-4867

    -American Consulate in Recife / Consulado Americano do Recife  (81) 3416-3050

    -American Embassy in Brasilia / Embaixada Americana em Brasília  (61) 3312-7000

    -Canadian Embassy in Brasília /  Embaixada Canadense em Brasília  (61) 3424-5400

    -Morada da Peninsula Condominium Concierge  (81) 3203-5270

    -Vila dos Corais Condominium Concierge  (81) 3203-9700


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