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A Mineira - Niteroi

#11 of 1,460 Restaurants in Niteroi
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Brazilian, Barbecue
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Av. Quintino Bocaiuva, 353 | Sao Francisco, Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(21) 2714.3676
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 195
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    Very good
  • 53
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  • 10
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
All you can eat

You can choose from Salad, Pastas prepared in front of you, grilled meats, up to those delicious Sweets , desserts.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 22, 2014
Alexandre M
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Dublin, Ireland
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we didn't really know what to expect of this place but in summary you pay 40 real each and can eat all you want from the selection of food that are out. this ranges from stews, veg, salads, breads, desserts. it was okay. the main problem being a tourist was not knowing what everything was, and we felt some of... More 

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Thank fifers89
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is the best to represent Brazilian food and specially the Mineira food with is from the state of Minas Gerais. It isnt very expensive and you can eat as much as you can and stay as long as you can. Awesome for birthday parties and if you bring 5 more people with you on your birthday, they you... More 

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Thank Loren M
Norman, Oklahoma
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

"Mineira" food is the Brazilian equivalent of a homestyle (country) meal, where there are lots of tasty options, including a variety of soups, salads, meats, and side dishes. Everything that I tried from the all-you-can-eat buffet at A Mineira was excellent, and the staff is eager to please, without becoming a distraction (as is sometimes the case at a Churrascaria-steak... More 

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Thank Kevin B
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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If food where the only issue in a restaurant, it would be excellent. But it is not comfortable, it is too crowded, it is too noisy and the service is not efficient . Anyway, it is where you can taste the real food from Minas Gerais in Niteroi.

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Thank Tristao A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

You can choose from Salad, Pastas prepared in front of you, grilled meats, up to those delicious Sweets , desserts.

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1 Thank Alexandre M
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83 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Not a bad restaurant, although not on the same all you can eat level as Verdana (another all you can eat meat place just up the road). A Mineira however is cheaper. For 38 Real per person, you can easily leave feeling very satisfied. The food is changed regular, and the meat is cooked right in front of you. Great... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The diner pays a fixed price for the buffet, and cachaça, extra for beer and soft drinks. A little pricey, but the food is abundant and of high quality. The service is unusually good for a restaurant of this type. The two-beer offer on weeknights is good for beer drinkers. Near a lively little square with several restaurants, next door... More 

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1 Thank ABthree
Brazil
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81 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This is an all you can eat buffet. It has from regional food to barbecue and appetizers. It fits everyone's taste. It's a huge place so on busy days it gets really noisy, but I have celebrated my last 2 bdays there and I just love it! :)

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1 Thank Paula B
Niteroi, RJ
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141 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The restaurant is a all-can-you-eat and includes appetizers and desserts. Food from many parts of Brasil. Worth the visit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Quintino Bocaiuva, 353 | Sao Francisco, Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Niteroi
  • Phone Number: (21) 2714.3676

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Brazilian, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?