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Yu Cozinha Oriental

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
City Center
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean, Contemporary
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Praca Osorio, 485 | Centro, Curitiba, State of Parana 80020-010, Brazil
+55 41 3232 3500
12:00 - 15:30
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:30
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Showing 13: English reviews
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bis variety of oriental dishes - good quality - little bit pricy for Curitiba - would cause me back for sure - recommendable !

Thank MichaelLondon1
Denver, Colorado
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923 reviews
673 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2015

This is a self-service buffet with a large variety of oriental foods. There are several different sushi rolls, primarily with salmon, and several cold and hot entrees. Everything that I tried was good. The plate is weighted and one pays for what they consume. It is a system that works well.

Thank MauricioBabilonia
Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2015

Yu Cozinha Oriental is the best way to go oriental food (korean, japanese, chinese) by weight in Curitiba! Autonomous professionals regular everyday restaurant. pros: great FOOD! clean, great staff, fresh, clean bathroom, nice ambience cons: line near 12:30 but WORTH the wait

Thank BrunoCerci
Curitiba, PR
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2015

If you like japanese food, you will find here the better place in the center of Curitiba to have a great meal at lunch. You choose what you want to eat in a large "buffet" and pay for the wheigt of your plate. It's not cheap - around 30 reais - but it is really worth it : from sushi,... More 

Thank tine279
Curitiba, PR
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116 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

This restaurant opens for lunch daily. It is owned by a core an family who really makes a good food. The price is affordable and the atmosphere is nice. More than the food I like the costumers.

Thank LeticiaCFJ
Chicago, Illinois
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208 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2014 via mobile

Probably the best oriental buffet in town !! A tad pricier than the other buffet spots around but you pay for the quality ! Went there in January and have continued to visit frequently .. Great food !

1 Thank Aftab T
Banska Stiavnica, Slovakia
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2013

healthy and tasty food is on the menu in this modern design house and has a very nice atmosphere. after a walk through the center of Curitiba, it is a good decision to stop here to eat. it's actually a buffet and when you see all the good food you will have o problem to decide what not to have.... More 

Thank IvaMales
Curitiba, PR
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114 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Brazilian pay per weight type restaurant with excellent selection of fusion cuisine buffet - have to be careful not to over-servce yoiurself and end up with too much food on your dish.

Thank Jose Alvaro d d
Dallas, Texas
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2012

Very good restaurant, excelent for business mettings, great location, near downtown, but very expensive. Korean and Japanese food.

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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2012

The food is very finely made by the owner and every dish is very well prepared and good taste. It is right by the Osorio square. The same block you can find 2 others good food. It cost around 50 Reais (25 USD)per Kilo.

Thank Chew W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 19
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Osorio, 485 | Centro, Curitiba, State of Parana 80020-010, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Parana (PR)  >  Curitiba>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +55 41 3232 3500
In a stylish brick-and-glass building and reflecting Curitiba's significant Asian immigration this pricier por kilo does outstanding Korean, Chinese and Japanese dishes, including sushi, sashimi and stop-you-in-your-tracks fantastic lula apimentada (spicy squid salad). Misoshiru, Bancha (green tea) are free. According to availability, a small desert is also on the house.

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