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Mani

Rua Joaquim Antunes, 210, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Tel.: (11) 3085-4148
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Ranked #31 of 24,565 Restaurants in Sao Paulo
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Brazilian, Seafood, Steakhouse, Contemporary
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
McLean VA
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We really wanted to like Mani, routinely rated one of the 50 best restaurants in the world. We booked a meal for our last night in Brazil, after three weeks in the country, thinking it would be a great way to end the trip. But maybe it's just not possible to live up to the hype. The atmosphere is lovely--a... More

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Vasteras, Sweden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This place deserves to be ranked in the best of the world! Such detail is put into every aspect of the restaurant that makes this place so special. The atmosphere is great: cozy, calm, low lighting and not at all pretentious. The serving staff paid attention to my requests and made suggestions in perfect English (something I cannot say for... More

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Well this is not an ordinary restaurant. And not suitable for children as well, because the food is too elaborated for them. It's very cozy, the staff, as always in São Paulo, is perfect. The food is elegant, tasty, with a fusion of flavors from different parts of the world, but with emphasis in brazilian ingredients. The wine list is... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

They serve unexpected food combinations, it is a good place to try new flavors in different presentations! It is a little bit expensive and you can wait for hours if you dont have a reseevation.

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Pune, India
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Try the seasonal 7 course lunch/ dinner. Most ingredients are local to south Brazil, but the food is not necessarily Brazilian per se. The service is very attentive and the staff very knowledgeable. São Paulo is one of the best cities for food enthusiasts and this one is up there on the 'must try' list while in São Paulo.

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Florianopolis, SC
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The best in Brazil, on each occasion we have eaten at Mani..the food just keeps getting better. .spectacular. .Also the service has come a long way.. we ordered the chefs tasting menu. ..I can honestly say it was one of the best meals of my life

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São Paulo, SP
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Cool atmosphere, great service and the food match all the expectation for Helena Rizzo reputation. We had no reservation, therefore we had to wait for 90 minutes! But I can't complain! We waited sitting in the waiting hall, drinking wine and trying the yummy starters (bombom de guacamole + bolinho de quinua). I had the fish of the day and... More

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London
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75 reviews 75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Simply stunning, from the theatre of holding people outside the restaurant until it opens for lunch at 1pm to the corridor to get to the dining area which goes past the kitchen. The bread is fantastic and also comes with rice/tapioca crackers, I ordered the Atlantic salad and the catch of the day with sweet potatoes, red onions and curdled... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Get a reservation and try to go early or you will be waiting for around an hour to hour and a half for a table. Go early to get the complete tasting meal which is multiple courses with wine and is around $250. If you get this meal plan on around 3 hours. Food here is small portions packed with... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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62 reviews 62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

arrived at 930, put name in and was not seated until 1045. No worries had some nice cocktails and apps while waiting. The sliced beef on potato chip was amazing and unique. Neither element overwhelmed the other, and it also complimented the Sliced Octopus that was ordered. Dinner came and blown away by the dishes. My only disappointment was that... More

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