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202 Sul, bloco A - loja 34, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
(61) 3224-9408
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Ranked #102 of 4,298 restaurants in Brasilia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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81% Recommend
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Brasilia, DF
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

There are restaurants that have the ability, charm and competence to make you really feel at home; Piantella is like this. The mix of tradition, hospitality and very good food makes me think of this restaurant as a place to go again and again, and again. A superb wine menu, unforgetable dishes like Steak Moscovita, Fetuccini with Large Srimps or... More

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Brasilia, DF
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142 reviews 142 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This is probably the most traditional restaurant in Brasilia, favored by politicians. Service is really good, but the food is not good enough for what they charge. Been there three times, and all of them was disappointed with what they served. It is an ok place for business lunches, because of the good location and all, but that's it.

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Miami, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013 via mobile

This was recommended as a traditional place. Yes, we did see a table with politicians but in Brasilia that's quite common. The food was good, the drinks were yummy too, not sure if its worth the high price but in Brazil good food is always overpriced!

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Brasilia, DF
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Nice food. Be careful with the maitre off the menu suggestions. They are priced above the menu options.

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Sao Paulo
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126 reviews 126 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Apart from always seeing some politician having lunch here, they serve a very pleasant cuisine at Piantella, as they have been doing for years now. Very expensive, but Brazil seems to have lost common sense when it comes to prices... They will get back to real life someday.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Expensive but worth it! Quite exclusive. Compares to the best restaurants in Europe. Definitely 5 stars!

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Piantella became famous in town because of the usual presence of politicians in there. But that is not the only reason for that fame: food is really good, staff is very kind, formal, educated, gentle, and the environment is very pleasant to stay. They also have a great selection of wine.

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Top Contributor
199 reviews 199 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

Piantella has been around forever. It is a favourite watering hole for politicians, journalists, diplomats etc, especially at lunchtime.The food is good, but in my view not spectacular. The wine list is supposed to be fantastic. Prices are quite high. Frankly, it is more a place for the above-mentioned well-heeled crowd than for tourists staying in Brasilia for a day... More

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Brasília, DF, Brazil
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47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

Beautiful restaurant and excellent food. Place full of politicians.

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