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202 Sul, bloco A - loja 34, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
(61) 3224-9408
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Ranked #101 of 4,332 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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English first
Brasilia, DF
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
Top Contributor
159 reviews 159 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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124 reviews 124 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
198 reviews 198 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

Beautiful restaurant and excellent food. Place full of politicians.

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