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Famiglia Mancini

Rua Avanhandava 81, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01306-001, Brazil
+55 11 3256-4320
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Ranked #14 of 24,561 Restaurants in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Seafood, Pasta, Grill
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Usually when the servings are this big, you don't expect quality food, but this "cantina" has been doing that for years and the quality never drops. I've been eating here for over 25 years and still love their huge dishes. I also love what the Mancinis did for the surroundings at downtown Sao Paulo. On their street is like being... More

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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137 reviews 137 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

For a long time Mancini restaurants have been taking over Avanhandava street. In the 80's there was only the Famiglia Mancini tratoria, which was nice. Now, the little segment of the street has been completely redecorated and the Pizzaria has an anchor position at the corner with Augusta street. The pizza is splendid! Reasonable selection of wines for not to... More

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United States and Brazil
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

For several years I dined at this restaurant at least a couple of times a month. However, in 2010, the restaurant was closed for remodeling. While it was closed, customers were referred to the "other" Famiglia Mancini, located a few hundred feet away. That place was a total rip off . The food was bad, small portioned and over-priced. Consequently,... More

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Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Following a friends suggestion, went there with my family and wife's family. What a place. Starting from the little street , very charming, now about the food. You feel like in Italy, very good option in São Paulo. In the heart of downtown. If you want a good Italian food, forget all the fancy chefs restaurant. Go there, it is... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

As a huge metropolitan urban complex (some 20 million people live in this city), São Paulo, in the first place, has become home, too, a huge concentration of restaurants: over 21,000 listed restaurants according to some counts. However, perhaps, even more tellingly, many of these restaurants come with clear distinctive immigrant origins and orientations. Because of these very different immigrant... More

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Zurich
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Went 2 times to get a more balanced opinion of this much talked about venue. The positive: - Ambiance is nice, even in small details - Buffet is rich and presents some classic italian antipasto (abounding in olive oil and salt) The negative: - Cost: too much for food (Buffet at Rs90/kg), drinks and the ridiculous overcharge of Rs14/person after... More

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Melbourne
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

One of the best restaurants in Sao Paulo. Located in Bela Vista, Sao Paulo. Great, central location. The restaurant itself is an awesome rustic setting which could be anywhere in Italy. Had the cold meat entrees, a wild mushroom cream sause penne - with a lovely Tuscan Chianti. Topped off with the inhouse tiramisu and espresso. Brilliant experience - recommended... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

It is a tradicional italian restaurant located in a charming street with some restaurants, bars and art stores. The food is delicious, and you can divide almost alo the plates between at least two people. Arrive early if you dont like to wait, the place is always crowded.

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Puerto Iguazu, Argentina
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75 reviews 75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

we went in a group of friends and enjoyed a nice evening. the food itself is very expensive, i.e. almost US 50 for a pasta dish.. the appetizers buffet is well presented and you'll find a nice variety of dishes. the service is average and the place is very warm and welcoming. sure you'll find similar restaurants for better prices.

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London
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Good portions. Tasty food. Pretty clean. Great ambience. Found a few ants on under mt table cloth at the end. Pretty pricey...

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