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Banca 40

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Avenida Borges de Medeiros, 85 | Mercado Publico, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90020-021, Brazil
+55 51 3226-3207
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08:00 - 19:30
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 19:30
Sat 08:00 - 18:30
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72 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Got a couple of really yummy ice creams. Unfortunately the staff was either distracted or uninterested. Took a while to get a table and tried to call them to order and even though they didn't look that busy, took a while.

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Thank Rick V
Wroclaw, Poland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

In my opinion Banca 40 is not good at all. First, the atmosphere - the smell and loudness of public market are not exactly what I prefer. I ordered a dessert called Bomba Royal, 10,90 R$, which consists of ice cream, whipped cream and fruits. Ice cream was just terrible, without the taste and smoothiness; whipped cream over done, similar... More 

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Thank Anne K
Gastonia, North Carolina
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118 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2014

If you are looking for something natural and home made, this is the place to go and have a delicious ice cream.... Try the Maracujá (Passion fruit) it is so tasty, also the dulce de leche is a very good option. Price is very fair, good service and they also offer the to go option. A must go if you... More 

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Thank Luciana B
Brasil,France
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107 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2013

I dont like. Thats traditional, specially de fruit salad and ice cream , but nothing so nice, the nice is the Market Place.

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Thank brazserioustraveller
Caxias do Sul - RS - Brazil
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268 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2012

The place is in the Central Market for more that 60 years. The locally made ice cream is incredible, no artificial incredients, made with pure cream. The market is worth seeing and after a time for this delight.

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Thank D'Arrigo
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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381 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2012

It is in downtown market, a traditional place where still today you can have wonderful choices of Brazilian and imported foods at banca 51. The banca 40 is specialized in ice-cream, creams, and fruit salad. You can seat and ask for a choice of salad fruit with cream, ice-cream or both. It is the best I eat in my life.... 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 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 19:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 19:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 19:30
Thursday
08:00 - 19:30
Friday
08:00 - 19:30
Saturday
08:00 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Borges de Medeiros, 85 | Mercado Publico, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90020-021, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio Grande do Sul (RS)  >  Porto Alegre
  • Phone Number: +55 51 3226-3207

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?