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74 Main Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-579 1192
Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:59 pm
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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69 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

I know nothing about Brazillian food, so when I had the chance, I went full Brazillian on the menu here! The waitress who served me did a great job of going through all the specials, and sold me on the idea of what she said was the Brazillian version of a shepherd's pie, with cassava instead of potato - Escondidinho.... More 

Thank NZBarry
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178 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Lovely vibrant restaurant with plenty of atmosphere. Must book in advance. Great service, friendly waiters and tasty food. Will definitely be back.

Thank culz
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

What an absolute gem of a place. We came here on the off chance and was told they were fully booked but we could eat in the bar. The excellent waiter telling us 'food might take a little while to come out as they were fully booked' Then went on to explain he is telling us this in advance as... More 

Thank nothappy87
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

I was recommended this place on our recent trip to Blenheim. We found the food to be very good and the traditional Brazilian Fair was authentic. The owner made an effort to speak with all the guests and the service was exceptional.

Thank James W
Blenheim, New Zealand
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

Its been awhile since we last visited but the service, atmosphere and meals remain outstanding. This time we came with another couple who've never experienced Gramado's and they had a great time. The guys were both really happy with their steak meals, one with veges the other salad, and us girls one with fish and the other chicken. s The... More 

Thank TLC181
Bethesda, Maryland
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142 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

Our motel recommended this restaurant next door and it was an excellent choice. The servers were very knowledgeable and explained every dish very thoroughly. The Brazilian flavoring was unexpected in this small New Zealand town, but it was excellent. I recommend it highly.

Thank 102mauricea
Carterton, New Zealand
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food and even better service. The food was fantastic and one of the better restaurants I have been to. You do have to book as it's very popular however you don't feel rushed. Very attentive staff who took extra time introducing us to new flavours. The food was fantastic and I would work my way through the entire menu... More 

Thank leerob0077
Dunedin, New Zealand
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201 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

The service here is what really stands out as the staff truly do invest their time on your behalf. The food is something from a bygone era but that said is still of very good quality.

Thank steve w
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

The best food we've had so far in NZ and the atmosphere and service is outstanding! Worth every detour every day. Absolutely amazing!

Thank Sofia J
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81 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

Dinner for 5 started with orders of a bread/dip sampler and cheesy rolls. Both were hot & tasty. Two split a local steak, one had orange roughy special , one Brazilian lamb and one the fajoeda- a mixed grill/stew with beans, chorizo and smoked pork ribs. All thought the food was well seasoned although the lamb was a bit salty.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $27
Brazilian, South American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 11:59 pm
4:00 pm - 11:59 pm
4:00 pm - 11:59 pm
4:00 pm - 11:59 pm
4:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Main Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-579 1192
Inspired by a small town in southern Brazil, part of the state Rio Grande do Sul, Gramado city is renowned for its fine wine, international cuisine and chocolate. Come in to a cosy, warm place for dinner or drinks. Enjoy the homestyle atmosphere, the little bar and separate dining areas. Please not we do not offer B.Y.O or Corkage.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?