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Bene da Flauta

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Brazilian, International
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32, Sao Francisco de Assis Street | Center, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
+55 31 3551-1036
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12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 401
    Excellent
  • 373
    Very good
  • 101
    Average
  • 27
    Poor
  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
If you're tired of cheap places, and are willing to pay a little more, this is it!

After eating in cheaper and faster restaurants, we were willing to pay a little more for some comfort and better food & service. This place proved to be a nice choice: we split a meal, had a nice caipirinha and beer, and enjoyed resting before resuming walking up & down the city (and you must be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
Annex_BR
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Sao Paulo, SP
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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

ask for the chicken with spinach and cheese or one of their specialties. the food worth every single real spent

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Thank raquelk16
Sao Paulo, SP
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10 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

We went to this restaurant on the recommendation of a local person. The architecture of the restaurant is very impressive and so is the interior decoration. Bene da Flauta commands great views of Ouro Preto. Regrettably, the food is simply not good. I've had better food at very simple and inexpensive restaurants in the area. The dishes in the menu... More 

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Thank MorenoManuel
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83 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We went for a late Saturday dinner, after being recommended. The place is beautiful, they did a great job at optimizing the old house and still maintaining all the personality of the place. The decoration the doors and windows are great. But, and this is where the problem starts, the food is not good. The service is terrrible. I don't... More 

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Thank HEROS E O S
Leicester
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97 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

We visited two great restaurants in Ouro , this being the first, situated just below one of the stunning churches with a view across the valley. The view is better in daylight although the interior is very fitting with the town and should you want to treat yourself I would recommend visiting this one. It is more expensive than other... More 

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Thank Harry H
Sao Paulo, SP
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133 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

After eating in cheaper and faster restaurants, we were willing to pay a little more for some comfort and better food & service. This place proved to be a nice choice: we split a meal, had a nice caipirinha and beer, and enjoyed resting before resuming walking up & down the city (and you must be ready to really walk... More 

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Thank Annex_BR
Sao Paulo
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521 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We've been to this restaurant for dinner. The place is amazing, beautiful house and view, just beside Sao Francisco church. it's a great atmosphere, but food could be better. We had a local food (pumpkin with meat) and it was tasty and the portion was large, but we found it overpriced. Especially the couvert, that wasn't really good (bread was... More 

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Thank alalas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

Very impressed by impeccable service and great ambience. Waiter's knowledge of menu and wine list was as good as the top restaurants in São Paulo. Food was good but don't get your expectations up -menu doesn't offer anything that will wow you. We each had steak Madeira which was good. The chocolate dessert was also good and was lighter than... More 

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Thank Alan G
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

When in Ouro Preto, go to Bene da Flauta to taste the local "Mineira" food. Get a beautiful view, sitting by the windows to the forest and hils in the back or to the city and hills in the second floor. Try the tropeiro, tutu or torresmo, some examples of the "Comida Mineira" and enjoy the nice ambiance and friendly... More 

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Thank Rodrigo E
Rio de Janeiro
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103 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Excellent atmosphere, good typical decor, comfortable. Good food and good service. Typical mineira food and also international food Ambience music. I loved to go there

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Thank TQB
Boston, MA
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198 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The tables look out onto trees and this beautiful town.The service was formal and professional. We went there twice. The food was well prepared, but not very exciting. The trout with giant capers was very good, as were the beef dishes. The osso buco was both hard and fatty at the same time. But do say yes if they offer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 32, Sao Francisco de Assis Street | Center, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Minas Gerais (MG)  >  Ouro Preto
  • Phone Number: +55 31 3551-1036

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 38
  • Cuisine: Brazilian, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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