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Tordesilhas

Al. Tiete, 489, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil (Centro Historico)
3107-7444
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Ranked #281 of 24,249 restaurants in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $14 - $22
Cuisines: Brazilian
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Centro Historico
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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Brazilian friendly restaurant with excellent meals. Is is located in a very nice neighborhood in São Paulo. I suggest the "shrimp bobo" or " chicken with corn curau". For dessert, stick with the roasted coconut candy with ice cream and tamarind sauce! The caipirinha is very good.

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Cham, Switzerland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Excellent place where to get an authentic inmersion into brasilian food (not only rodizio!). The ambience is also extremely characteristic, therefore an ideal place where to try good traditional food from several regions of this beautiful country

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

This restaurant ...deserves to be right at the top of the trip advisor listings, We booked this restaurant at the recommendation of the consierge at the hotel renaissance...a shot walk down Haddock lobo to Tiete...we were welcomed walmley and offered a choice of tables on either the terrace or inside, we sat on the covered terrace and were given time... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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260 reviews 260 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I went to this restaurant for dinner with my husband and one of my daughters. Mu husband went there before and talked very well about their food. My daughter and I were certainly not disappointed with our visit. They recently moved from a different house where my husband visited before. I didn't see the previous one, but this is a... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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64 reviews 64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

If you are in the middle of São Paulo and what to have some good, popular, but well prepared and served food, you have found your place to go. Be it with a crowd or just with your spouce, you will be for sure satisfied with the choices offered and the place you're offerend. You may also just drop in... More

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Guelph, Canada
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121 reviews 121 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

I cannot say much more than recent reviewers and agree. I had the Amazonian fish with plantain but it was over done, dry and bland. We were hungry so they had the best opportunity to satisfy us. The duck was also non descript. So it's time to move on. Didn't get a 'war fuzzy' 'grandma's home' feeling at all!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Can you think about the feeling of being treated as if you were visiting a traditional grandma's house in the countryside of Brazil? But with the difference that grandma this time is no one but Mara Salles, one of the most well known female chefs in Brazil. Food there is simply Brazilian, but focused in the different regions and very... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

I was taken here by two Brazilian friends, who had been many times before, albeit in the old location, and who know their way around a restaurant menu. They raved about it, said the new place was just as good as the old; I found it uninspiring. For those who wish to sample more of Brazilian cuisine than the ubiquitous... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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101 reviews 101 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

The restaurant has recently moved from a more relaxed areas to this upmarket location. Unfortunately, the service and the environment is a bit stiff (and slow). The food is alright, but the overall experience is not very exciting anymore.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Tordesilhas has recently moved from their Bela Cintra address to Al. Tiete, just off Rua da Consolação, which is only two blocks from my apartment. It is what I would call an intimate restaurant, with a total of 28 tables, but 5 waiters to serve them--a very good proportion. It is beautifully decorated. But I didn't find the waiters very... More

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