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Restaurante Contos de Reis

Rua Camilo de Brito, 21 | Centro, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
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Ranked #11 of 266 restaurants in Ouro Preto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $20
Cuisines: Brazilian
Dining options: Reservations, Buffet
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Dining options: Reservations, Buffet
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85% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Stopped here during a tour of Ouro Preto and it had a great selection available and all of good quality. Great atmosphere with locals and tourists. The buffet selection was extensive, including the sweets.

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Cologne, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Of the 50+ meals we had in as many restaurants all over Minas Gerais, this was, by far, the worst. We had better food in tiny wayside diners for R$9,90 each than in this place which cost us over R$100. There were only bones and fat, and everything was horribly greasy. The lovely interior made us believe that it would... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The place is very nice. Good decoration in a nice building. The food is typical "mineira". it is a self service, so that you can try whatever you like. The local beer is quite good. Quite expensive, though.

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The food is great [regional food] and the restaurant's old building is charming. It is strongly recommended that one going to this restaurant go by taxi because the parking area is nice to get in but very dificult to drive out.

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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Food was delicious, great service, atmosphere is incredible, its a must see and do when you're around Ouro preto

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Stockholm, Sweden
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I visited the place on Sunday and the all you can eat buffet was delicious. Very good value for money!

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Macae, RJ
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

We got here eith a tourist guide (50RS) we went to a gold mine some churchs. And arrive here with an amaizing artesanal beer, i got chiken with kiabo and the desserts are just delicius

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Recife, PE
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168 reviews 168 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

This large and welcoming restaurant above a jewelry store has won numerous awards for its regional dishes like tutu, feijão tropeiro, and frango com quiabo. The portions are generous and the restaurant often gets crowded, try to sit by the windows with a view of the street below!

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Niteroi, RJ
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73 reviews 73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Just go there and take time to enjoy it! You will find several option on a nice buffet! Do not forget to bargain and get a discount if you're with a local guide or accommodated on a Hotel nearby.

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