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Varanda Grill

Rua General Mena Barreto 793, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
11 3887 8870
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Ranked #23 of 24,551 restaurants in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue, Brazilian, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Grill
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This review comes in very late, as I was not actively reviewing at the time when I visited the restaurant during a conference trip in Feb 2013. I had already had excellent beef in Sao Paulo at earlier occasions, and I visited Varanda Grill based on a recommendation from a business contact. I made a slight mistake when leaving my... More

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Curacao
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39 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This restaurant impressed me...service is top...food is awesome...menu options are ample...I have not complaints whatsoever about this restaurant...I tried a local Amazonian fish as appetizer and had a 14 oz Rib eye as main course and they were both first class...The restaurant also has a good wine menu and some sparkling options...It is definately a good choice when dining in... More

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London, United Kingdom
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22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

How anyone can criticise this superb restaurant is beyond me....the meat is beyond belief, had a taster menu of beef, lamb and Pork and it all just melted in the mouth. Fantastic service and superb caipirina's .... Just don't have too many before hitting the shops !

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Sao Paulo, SP
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44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Beautiful people, a nice atmosphere. But the food I cannot describe. One of my favorite restaurants, the kobi beef is delicious, the appetizers and everything else is too. The potatoes, the farofa... Simply yummy! Crazy expensive though...

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We went to Varanda with a small group for a business dinner. Expectations were high - this place claims that it was continuously getting awards for best meat several years in a row. What can I say? You can not get bad meat in Brazil. Was it any better than in Fogo do Chao or Barbacoa? Definitely, not. But service... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Argentinian steakhouses have proliferated throughout the world. Most are sad pastiches of a glorious culinary tradition. The last three I went to, including the Gaucho in London, knew very little about meat and served medium ordered meats over cooked. Criminal. Varanda is where it's at. Brazilian meat properly cooked. Absolute heaven!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We went to Varanda Grill expecting to have the best meat in town. It wasn't bad, but it was far from the best. We ordered chorizo with biro biro rice. Chorizo was a little over done and the rice was seriously over cooked. Service was excellent, but at the end, especially at that price, it was ok at best.

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

This restaurant is worth the minute wait and the price. It is special. The valets parking the sports cars may give you an idea of who goes there but it was the cherry on the sundae on the trip. As a foodie, I was impressed by the authentic Brazilian food. The service was impeccable and delectable. I ate the food... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

For those who like meat this is must. There are other good meat restaurants in Sao Paulo, but Varanda is the best. Just one issue. Very expensive.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Varanda Grill has been around for some years now, offering the best "churrasco" in São Paulo. Not long ago they opened a new restaurant in the very luxurious new Shopping Center JK Iguatemi. The mall itself is worth a visit. You will find the most important brands of the world in this very impressive shopping center. The new Varanda Grill... More

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