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Casa de Taipa

#7 of 2,346 Restaurants in Natal
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Brazilian, South American
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Rua Manoel AB de Araujo 130A | Alto de Ponta Negra, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
(084) 3219 5798
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious

Very cozy place, good service and delicious tapioca. Tapioca Carne de sol cim nata was my favorite so far.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 26, 2015
FernandaPimenta
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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Very cozy place, good service and delicious tapioca. Tapioca Carne de sol cim nata was my favorite so far.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

I went with my family and had the most extraordinary drinks and fantastic tapiocas, and not to forget the desert it's absolutely amazing, You MUST try these "Brigadeiro com morango" Cheers! Tom

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Miami Beach, Florida
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I had a very pleasant surprise with this place. the food was very good. I had the shrimp and catupiry cheese tapioca. It was absolutely delish!! The caipirinhas are very good too and the atmosphere is lively. I will return and recommend this place.

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Montgomery, Texas
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61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Wonderful outdoor, but completely covered restaurant loaded with local art and artifacts and plants. The restaurant is entertaining just to sit and look at everything. The menu is composed of multiple varieties of Brazilian style tapioca and couscous and everything we tried was excellent. (smoked chicken, cheese and olive tapioca, shrimp and vegetable couscous and fried banana/dulce de leite tapioca)... More 

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This was a great place to eat. We absolutely loved the atmosphere and the food was both priced well and tasted fantastic. This was my second favorite place to eat in Natal and would highly recommend it.

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Minnesota
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198 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We enjoyed eating here. The food was very tasty and unique. There is a wide variety of ingredients to choose from to stuff into what is basically a tapioca pancake. I went with the grilled chicken and cheese. There are vegetarian options as well. It is very reasonably priced. Very relaxed, funky, laid back atmosphere and the restaurant is open... More 

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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85 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I happened upon Casa de Taipa with a Brazilian friend, and I am so glad I did. Tapioca and cuzcuz, regional dishes that were wonderful -- and the caipirinha was excellent, too. Beautiful atmosphere, great service.

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Thank David S
Rio de Janeiro
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75 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

The place has a great decoration, so cozy and typical of northeast Brazil!. Food was delicious, only tapiocas, but stuffed with different things! Try the ones with cane do sol and nata as well as quiejo coalho and côco. They're great!!!! Caipirinha of cashew is just excellent!!

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Natal, RN
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51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

I really enjoyed this place. It was a bit expensive but the service, food and drinks (especially the pineapple capifruta) were delish. I got the couscous with shrimp and it was light and had good flavors. It wasn't overwhelming and I didn't leave the place feeling too full, which is great for me. The service was nice and it was... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

If you're looking for the local taste of "tapiocas" (pastry made of yuca flour and filling of choice), this is THE place to visit! interesting, low key atmospehre, good service and a great selection of tapiocas merge into a very interesting experience.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Manoel AB de Araujo 130A | Alto de Ponta Negra, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio Grande do Norte (RN)  >  Natal
  • Phone Number: (084) 3219 5798

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Brazilian, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children

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