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Chef Lopes

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Rua Almirante Barroso, 1713 | Centro, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana, Brazil
(45) 3025-3334
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 226
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    Very good
  • 60
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  • 17
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best restaurant I visited in Foz do Iguacu

This is by far the best restaurant we visited during our stay in Foz do Iguacu. Excellent meet, good wine selection and good service. Definitely much better then any other highly ranked restaurant on tripadvisor in Foz do Iguacu

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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53 reviews 53 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This is by far the best restaurant we visited during our stay in Foz do Iguacu. Excellent meet, good wine selection and good service. Definitely much better then any other highly ranked restaurant on tripadvisor in Foz do Iguacu

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Foz do Iguacu
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This is a somewhat advanced type of "pay by weight" (the food on your plate) restaurant which is typical for Brasil, but the price is disproportionally high compared to other similar. It would have been more proper for this otherwise quite sophisticated restaurant to charge a fixed amount for the buffet.

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Lima, Peru
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Very good, like a buffet where you can take any kind of food you like but pay by weight (price for kilos). You can find many salads, rice, beans, pasta, soups, steak, ribs, cheese, etc. Drinks are not included and pay them later.

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Trondheim, Norway
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I had one of the best steak here. The atmosphere is ok and very polite staff. You may have best experience of meat in brazil and this restaurant is on of the best.

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Ribeirao Preto, Brazil
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I went as part of a group. The menu was fixed with a choice of entre. The food except for the main course was excellent. Well prepared and served. Unfortunately, the meat that was served was a large chunk of meat put on a plate. It had the texture and appearance that it it had been chemically tenderized. It also... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
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113 reviews 113 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Brazilian food from the marvelous steak to the "moquecas" from the north of the country. Good location and huge saloon with enough waiters to help you in your orders and needs. Located at the Triple Border (Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina) help you to have an international experience as well with people that use to frequent it.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We are attending a conference in Foz, and went to Chef Lopes with a group of people. Efficient and complimentary pick up service from hotel. Located in the town centre. Clean and modern atmosphere. Very helpful waiter and explain to us re: their sauces for the steak. Reasonably priced winelist. It was the best sirloin steak so far in Brazil... More 

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38 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The food is very good. Not a fancy restaurant, but it is very comfortable. The food is sold by weight.

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sao paulo, brazil
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202 reviews 202 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We went there since we were told it was one of the best restaurants in town. It is not. Food was standard, not much tasty. The maittre suggested a meat cut and promoted it as the best in the region; for brazilian style it was substandard. Very limited wine list. Maybe it would be adequate for a standard business meal.

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Leicester
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43 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

Ate here on our last night based on reviews and high rating. As others have said it's a big place and was only a few tables taken from 8-10pm. Steak was nice but nothing special - had sirloin with mushrooms and it wasn't as tender as I expected, a little tough and stringy in places, like different cuts all in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Almirante Barroso, 1713 | Centro, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Parana (PR)  >  Foz do Iguacu>  > City Center
  • Neighborhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: (45) 3025-3334

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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