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Almanara

#284 of 34,741 Restaurants in Sao Paulo
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, European, Turkish
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Al Rio Negro 1456 Lote 11-A Qda 7 Alphaville, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo CEP 06454-000 , Brazil
+55 (11) 4195 9855
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  • 61
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Arab Food

A great culinary experience is to taste thee food of a Country or Region as is prepared in other Country. This is the case of Almanara. I like Arab food, and have mostly tried it in Mexico, but I had a great dinner in London and now in Sao Paulo. The restaurant is comfortable, the ambient relaxed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2015
Javo73
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Monterrey, Mexico
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Monterrey, Mexico
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109 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

A great culinary experience is to taste thee food of a Country or Region as is prepared in other Country. This is the case of Almanara. I like Arab food, and have mostly tried it in Mexico, but I had a great dinner in London and now in Sao Paulo. The restaurant is comfortable, the ambient relaxed and the service... More 

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Thank Javo73
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

Had lunch with business client today. Incredible food. Hummus was great, tabule was incredible, kafta was nice. Homemade pita bread was to die for! Highly recommended!

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Thank BretFost
Beijing, China
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We stumbled on this restaurant by accident on the way to a grocery store near our hotel, and it was a very happy surprise! Excellent Lebanese food, especially the beef kabob! Also great service in a quiet and relaxed ambience.

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Thank Nainai27
Carrollton, Texas
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320 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

The food here is solid reliable Middle Eastern. Nothing was spectacular but it was all well done. The hummus was the best item we had. It doesn't come with bread and bread portions consist of a single pita. The beruits ( sandwiches) are massive and easily could feed 2. The kibbee was bland. The atmosphere is comfortable and relaxed. There... More 

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Thank Craig F
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Every time I go to Alphaville I bee line to Almanara. I've tried multiple things on their menu and they rarely disappoint. It's got very prompt and courteous service, the best Middle Eastern food around at a reasonable price. Would recommend it to anyone who likes Middle Eastern food.

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Thank Charles G
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

the food excellent, the service is really good . the price is a litle high , but definitley something worth trying.

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Thank VictorJmc
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195 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Very consistent, extremely good Lebanese food. Have visited this place many times in the last 3 years and it has always been very good, with excellent service and very fast. Continues to be a favorite in the Alphaville area for me.

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Thank HomeroV
Lucerne, Switzerland
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94 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Visited this place many times. Still very good! The buffet is awesome, every day fresh - the beef quality / taste is one of the best in town.

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Thank Nufi2010
Izmir, Turkey
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51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

good and smiley service, very nice ambience, delicious food&meat and the appropriate account attention to hot sauce...

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Thank abasarkan
Santana de Parnaiba, SP
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

The food is good and fresh but not always served with a smile. We always order the stuffed grape leaves and the hummus. Both are very tasty. The pita is made in house and really good. Freshly prepared juices are really worth trying.

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Thank Degmex

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Al Rio Negro 1456 Lote 11-A Qda 7 Alphaville, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo CEP 06454-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Sao Paulo
  • Phone Number: +55 (11) 4195 9855

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean, European, Turkish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?