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Mangai

#20 of 10,543 Restaurants in Brasilia
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Trecho 2, Conjunto 41,Lote 28 - Asa Sul | Setor de Clubes Esportivos Sul, Brasilia, Federal District 70200-002, Brazil
+55(61) 3224-3079
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12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Florianopolis, SC
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful regional food from the Northeast region of Brazil. Large restaurant with dozens of tables and an incredible variety of dishes. Nice atmosphere and easy location, near the South Lake. Worth to frequent.

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there with a large group of colleagues. The fact that it's a buffet and that you pay separately was convenient for us. Food was ok, nothing special and drinks took forever to come...

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Thank Ludo-Owen
Brasilia, DF
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of my all-time favorite restaurants in Brasília: a dazzling variety of great Northeast food, exotic fruit juices and desserts at a very affordable price. The premises are spacious and cool -- something vital in global warming-struck Brasilia. And if you're feeling sleepy after too much carne de sol (sundried beef) with beans, red rice and cassava, you... More 

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Thank Claudio A
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice interior and exterior design. Very good brasilian and partly international food. Huge variety of dishes. Good service. A little too crowded at the weekends

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Thank Елеонора Д
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First of all the place have a wonderful view, you can see the JK bridge and the lake Paranoá. The food is incredible, there is such a variety that is hard to choose what to eat! The place itself is enormous and there are many kinds os food, from shrimp to sun dried meat. The only problem is the attendance,... More 

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Thank Sâmara H
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to entertain guests or family members. Great food and the environment was superb!! Will return one day

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Thank Sondt
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

The food was nothing special, just a buffet prepared without much commitment. Most of it was cold. I'm sure you can find a more authentic experience with northeast food somewhere else in Brasilia.

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Thank Soraya K
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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117 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Huge buffet style restaurant. Get there early on holidays otherwise you will wait forever. Amazing food from Brazil's northeast. Pay by the kg. Amazing desserts as well. Large wooden tables and it is decorated in the style of the countryside in that part of Brazil. Huge variety of everything - salad, potatoes, meats, fish, etc. Everyone given a card to... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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211 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

The most complete assortment of restaurant food northeast of Brasilia. The price is a little high, but offers the best, plus delicious desserts. The banana is on the House.

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Thank RIMA961
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

You need to come here more than once to enjoy the range on offer. Certainly an interesting survey of nordestino food. Next time I'd avoid trying too much in one sitting though. Too many conflicting flavours! A massive venue filled with people celebrating birthdays. The space is so large that you can still enjoy a conversation with friends without being... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Brazilian, South American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trecho 2, Conjunto 41,Lote 28 - Asa Sul | Setor de Clubes Esportivos Sul, Brasilia, Federal District 70200-002, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  Federal District (DF)  >  Brasilia
  • Phone Number: +55(61) 3224-3079

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