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Acropoles

#391 of 32,775 Restaurants in Sao Paulo
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Rua Da Graca 364 | Bom Retiro, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01125000, Brazil
(11) 3223-4386
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7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 140
    Excellent
  • 144
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Deserves the fame!

Great, traditional Greek food in São Paulo. Come early or later than usual eating time, normally it is really crowded during weekend! Do not expect comfort. It is about the experience. There you will find (really find, there is no menu in the table, stand up and go choose your food! :)) a great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
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Campinas, SP
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Campinas, SP
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Great, traditional Greek food in São Paulo. Come early or later than usual eating time, normally it is really crowded during weekend! Do not expect comfort. It is about the experience. There you will find (really find, there is no menu in the table, stand up and go choose your food! :)) a great deal of Greek food. Sea food... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I had read a lot of reviews and articles about this place - so a visit was long overdue. I visited the restaurant on a very very hot summer afternoon and was lucky not to wait for too long - there is no much room for waiting inside, and the temperature outside the restaurant was unbearable. Do not expect any... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Acropolis is a long time established restaurant by "Mr. Trassos", a greek immigrant with an amazing life story, and a lifetime dedication to this place. Food is authentic and very well prepared. Although it is ready - the customer is directed to the kitchen where he sees and picks his dish - the food is always of great quality. Usually... More 

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Zürich
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25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

when strolling through the Bom Retiro area, I fell on this place that was recommended in the last TAM Magazine. The owner stood at the entrance and guided potential guests inside. The decoration is 200% Greek, instead of a printed menu the guests enquire about available dishes directly at the counter to the kitchen. I had risotto with sea food... More 

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Well, I had the opportunity to visit this famous restaurant, commanded by a very friendly old man that stands in front of the restaurant to receive visitors. The place is tiny, but cozy. The main course, a plate called mussaká is a must. But this is the only good thing... the menu is expensive for regular meals... you may spend... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
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116 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I'm used to frequent this restaurant since the early 80's and always "Greek" (the owner) is a easy figure there on daily basis. His attention to the attendees, to the cuisine, to the organization, is always present there. It's normal to say about a person with, let's say, 60yo... 70yo... but note he's the unbelievable 98yo. The cuisine remain the... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

The restaurant looks fantastic and I went because I had read good reviews in the cheap eats section in Time Out. The walls are covered with awards which significantly all date from the early 90s. I mentioned to the owner that I was very keen to try the food and and he waved me to the kitchen where I was... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

the place is very simple but worthwhile a visit and try the food... you go to the kitchen window, talk with the cook, and make your option... flavor is excellent, service is not top notch but very acceptable for the style of the restaurant... greek wine is available.... price is reasonable... generally one order will be enough for two... best... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013 via mobile

For a 2-person meal, me and my wife asked an entree, 1 dish each, 1 dessert and 2 glasses of juice. That meal cost us a total of approximately US$80,00. Worth trying, certainly; but I did not think it THAT sensational.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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59 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

If your goal is FOOD, Acropoles is one of the best place to go in São Paulo. This place is small and the manager won´t think twice to squeeze you to settle another person, but the food is amazing. Old and traditional, Acropoles has excellent "raw material" and spices in right proportion. They are not there for a long time... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Da Graca 364 | Bom Retiro, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01125000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Sao Paulo
  • Phone Number: (11) 3223-4386

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?