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Lellis Trattoria

Rua Bela Cintra, 1849 | Jd Paulista, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
(11) 3064-2727
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Ranked #168 of 24,452 restaurants in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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84% Recommend
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English first
Sao Paulo, SP
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The entourage is quite over the top. The food was really bad; the garlic bread was not straight from the oven, but so hard I almost broke my teeth on it. The carpaccio suffered from an overdose of sour (lemon and capers), therefore the taste of the meat was completely overwhelmed, even though I could taste it was not tender.... More

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Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan
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61 reviews 61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Had dinner Friday, May 16, 2014 - We arrived early by Brazilian times...about 7 pm. Service was excellent, atmosphere very open....could use some de-lighting...as it is quite bright. Again, service was the most prompt and professional as I have seen in years. Food was excellent, very swift delivery....Wine selection was outstanding....a real gem. If you arrive during busy time...don't complain....it... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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101 reviews 101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

It is a very nice traditional Italian food. The portions are big, can be shared , the prices are reasonable.Had a rondelle, good sauce consistency and the pasta was well cooked. Service is good too.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We chose this place based on TA suggestions. I am italian and I was missing pasta in sao paulo. I can say I found real italian pasta here. We tried gnocchi and they were up to italian standards. Prices however are a bit high, even though this seems pretty common close to paulista avenue. The place is nice and warm... More

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I've being at Lellis 20 years ago and was already fantastic.... Today It changed for better with awesome food, great live traditional Italian and Portuguese music Band, nice choices of wine and a super fast service at the Bela Cintra Road. Unforgettable !

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Kaufbeuren, Germany
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58 reviews 58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

By popularity, this restaurant scores high - on the weekend, there are huge lines waiting outside. The decoration feels like Disney went overboard in designing an "Italian themed" restaurant - cheesy but unique. Ad the musicians going around add another special touch to this restaurant which seems to be a bit of an institution. The actual food, however, was disappointing!... More

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Niterói - Brazil
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Nice place to dine out, close to Av Paulista in São Paulo. Italian style food, not too expensive, very good value.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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106 reviews 106 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

The food is poor... service is nothing much and price very high! I can't understand why so many people in Sao Paulo still goes to this restaurant. Its image as a top Italian restaurant is totally fake and you can find tons of better option in the same Jardins area! Don't lose your time and money going there!

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

So expensive, couldn't believe it! Spaghetti for 60 dollars is too much even for São Paulo! Decoration quie ugly! Greasy food and bad service! I won't return ever again!

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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

I have been to the "other" Lellis at Alameda Campinas (different restaurant, different owner) and it is way better. I decided to give a try to this Lellis at Bela Cintra and I wish I hadn't. I had a capelleti bolognese and it was really bland, cold, both the pasta and the sauce were just not good. And in my... More

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