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Khan el Khalili

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Vila Mariana
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Rua Doutor Jose de Queiros Aranha 320, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04106-062, Brazil
(11) 5575-6647
18:00 - 23:00
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Sao Paulo, SP
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016

To belly dance lovers, and good and surfeit options of tasty food lovers too. Wonderful shows, food and a fair relationship between satisfaction and price.

Thank Shalimar R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

It is a very different atmosphere, you feel like you are in middle east! There are great belly dancer, good music and good food! It is one of the kind experience. The only negative points is that they need to renew the furniture and they serve the desserts in a hurry... you don't have time to finish one and they... More 

Thank Dorival C
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71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2014

Have a wonderful night in São Paulo, tasting a egypcian food and exotic dancing. It´s not original like the first one in Cairo, but they work hard to please you. Casual clothes are recomended!

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North Miami Beach, Florida
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53 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2014

I went to that place in one of my ventures in S.America around 20 years ago for the first time,and recently heard they still going strong,it was unforgetable then as it is now. First of all,it's weird because it's almost completely hidden in a unsuspecting house in a residential neighborhood surrounded by trees,very surprizing,specially considering the expectations in a trip... More 

Thank Peter M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2013 via mobile

You can have a great time by watching the dancers. At the other hand all they do is to feed you with tons of bread when you get there so that you feel you had enough by the time the good stuff starts coming out so be alert for that.

Thank D4n1ell
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Reviewed 22 June 2008

The presentations are very unique, adds a lot to the place. Food is exotic and nice too. If only they cleaned the bathroom better, it would be perfect. Can't wait to check out their arguile room.

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Reviewed 4 June 2008

Huuuuuum delicious!!! It's the perfect place to eat and see girls dancing " danca do ventre"... don't eat before go there because you will eat A LOT!

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Reviewed 12 March 2008

I love it! I go there whenever I can. It's a tea house and you get to see the best brazilian belly dancer if you are lucky! Lulu Sabongi.

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Reviewed 18 December 2007

Take someone you've had your eyes on, it'll pay off.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Delicatessen
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Buffet
Good for
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Doutor Jose de Queiros Aranha 320, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04106-062, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Sao Paulo>  > Vila Mariana
  • Neighbourhood: Vila Mariana
  • Phone Number: (11) 5575-6647

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

Staying in Vila Mariana

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Vila Mariana
Located in south São Paulo, Vila Mariana is a nice residential area with plenty of businesses, recreation centres, hospitals and restaurants. Joaquim Távora is an up-and-coming nightlife spot, with trendy restaurants and bars. The cultural centre SESC Vila Mariana offers interesting architecture and a variety of activities for the public. You can rent a bicycle from one of the local bike share stations and ride along the neighbourhood's streets to get a sense of this pleasant area during the day. The area around ESPM, a school for publicity and marketing, offers a collegiate ambiance with busy cafes and pubs.
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