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Restaurante Tarsila

Alameda Santos 1123, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01419-001, Brazil (Bela Vista)
+55 11 3179-2600
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Ranked #290 of 24,550 Restaurants in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $63 - $125
Cuisines: French, International
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Bela Vista
Description: The best of the French cuisine sophistication clashes with the irresistable Brazilian flavour in a very pleasant atmosphere. You will certainly enjoy terrific meals, from breakfast until dinner, and divine dishes prepared by our team. An amazing Brunch can be appreciated on Sundays until 4h00pm. Restaurant is closed for Sunday dinner.
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St Charles Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Main restaurant in the hotel. Good food but expensive, especially drinks & wine. Service is excellent.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I enjoyed so much breakfast. I have been on that restaurante 3 times and don't get tired to say is the best breakfast I had in the whole hotels around the world. I loved. The service delivered by James was amazing. He is a great waiter he advice me to try the non fat omelet. It was awesome. James is... More

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InterContinentalSP, Gerente geral at Restaurante Tarsila, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Carina M, Thank you for sharing your experience at Tarsila Restaurant. We are very glad to know that you appreciated our breakfast and especially the great service delivered by James. It is a pleasure to serve our guests, your comment was forwarded to our staff members in order to recognize the excelent service provided during your stay. Your... More

Santiago, Chile
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Very good restaurant in the Intercontinental hotel. Menu is not long, but very good and creative food. Does not taste a chain hotel restaurant, it does have it own personality

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InterContinentalSP, General Manager at Restaurante Tarsila, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Andreses, Thank you for sharing your experience at our restaurant. We are delighted to know that you appreciated our menu during your stay. Our staff is focused to provide an unique experience and we are proud to know that you enjoyed our service. We all hope to welcome you back soon. Best Regards, Francisco Garcia General Manager More

New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I enjoyed breakfast and lunch during my 5 night stay at the Intercontinental Sao Paulo. The food was great but the staff was absolutely outstanding! In particular I would like to mention James, who went above and beyond to assist. He even brought me on my last day a coffee to go before I ordered the coffee with him, because... More

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InterContinentalSP, General Manager at Restaurante Tarsila, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. JulieN323, Thank you again for this great review about our restaurant! We are very glad to learn that you really appreciated your daily breakfast and lunch while staying with us. It is our entire pleasure to assist our guests and make their stay even more enjoyable and wonderful. Your comments about James were forwarded to our staff members... More

Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I was a little bit frustrated by the quality I was expecting and what was served. The Japanese Food Buffet served last week, on april 8th had to little sashimi, and it was not remarkable sashimi. Sushi was as big as those from foodmart - almost like fast food sushi. The real point is that it was poorly served, and... More

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InterContinentalSP, General Manager at Restaurante Tarsila, responded to this review

Dear Mr. CarlosFPinto, We appreciate you sharing your feedback with us. First and foremost, please accept our sincerest apologies for the discomfort you experienced during our Japanese Festival as we searched the best way to enable a special gastronomic experience for our guests. We will be sure to refocus our attention on your comments as we continue to enhance training... More

New York City, New York
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72 reviews 72 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I was quite honestly surprised by the excellence of the Japanese Chef they brought in for a 3 day banquet of exquisite Japanese cuisine. "Tarsila" is a great restaurant to begin with (located on the ground floor of the Intercontinental hotel in São Paulo, Brazil. But the addition of this very rare, refined and unusual Japanese cuisine festival has made... More

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InterContinentalSP, General Manager at Restaurante Tarsila, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Gerald T, Thank you for providing valuable feedback on your recent visit at Tarsila restaurant. It was a great pleasure to have you as our guest taking part of our II Japanese Gastronomic Festival.The event was fantastic, with delicious food prepared by dedicated Chefs Nonobe and Seki from InterContinental Yokohama. The food and the presentation of the dishes... More

Sao Paulo, SP
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The salad buffet was reasonable but the main course was completely disappointing: I never saw an Argentinian steak as over cooked, tough, and greasy as the one I was served. It was a very small peace of meat, covered with a sauce that added nothing to the beef, except disguising the grease.

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InterContinentalSP, Manager at Restaurante Tarsila, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Joao1960, Thank you for sharing your comments about Tarsila restaurant. We appreciate you sharing your feedback with us. First and foremost, please accept our sincerest apologies for the discomfort you experienced at our restaurant. I have already reinforced with our members some procedures to guarantee a high-leveled food for our guests in order to avoid any similar situation... More

Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

The food is absolutely amazing! We'll prepared and presented. The staff have all provided incredible service. Be sure to see James or Lorenco at the bar for the best caipirinhas!

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InterContinentalSP, Manager at Restaurante Tarsila, responded to this review

Dear Benventure, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at Tarsila Restaurant. We are glad that you enjoyed our meal. On these warm days a Caipirinha is always welcome, as this drink is the most traditional in Brazil. We have shared your comments with our team, specially James and Lourenço, have received your compliments. Be sure... More

Birmingham, Alabama
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

This restaurant is located in the Intercontinental Hotel and completely worth trying. I had breakfast here three days, a lunch one day and dinner one night. I wouldn't say it is remarkable by any means, but the place was consistently good. Service was fine and the pricing a bit on the high side.

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InterContinentalSP, Gerente at Restaurante Tarsila, responded to this review

Dear ESchwef, Thank you for sharing your comments about Tarsila Restaurant on TripAdvisor. It is only through your comments that we can understand our guests' feelings and needs to look for better ways to assist our guests with excellence. We are very sorry that we fell little short of your expectations about the prices. Thank you for rating us as... More

Montreux, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Sao Paolo has plenty of very good restaurants full of charm. The Tarsila serves the hotel well, food is well above average, breakfast in the morning is of a very high order. Nice place!

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InterContinentalSP, Gerente at Restaurante Tarsila, responded to this review

Dear Mr. LEONIDAS L , We are glad to know you enjoyed our breakfast and the restaurant. Your comments are highly important for us to improve our services. We have already forwarded your review to our entire team. Our best regards, Tarsila restaurant team More

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