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Tapioca da Elma

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner


Brazilian, Fast Food
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Elma’s really have the edge when it comes to creatively crafting the local ‘tapiocas’ as nobody else had ever dared to make’em. Exquisite ingredients’ combinations, in very juicy, well-served rolls will positively surprise you. Don’t miss the sweet ones either.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ErikCamarano
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

This is not a restaurant, but more an option for a street side snack instead of a full meal or the sweet tapiocas as alternative for a dessert after having your meal at a restaurant. Delicious tapiocas. Very, very generous with the fillings. Brisk business...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank DutchCarioca
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

There is a reason why Elmas is rated number one in Trancoso. It is hands down the tastiest food we had in town!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Globekiter
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Tapioca da Ema is a small tapioca stand that opens in the evenings at the entrance of the historical square of Trancoso. You can hardly miss it because there is always a crowd in front of it. The crowd sais it. The tapioca server at...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank rjdegen
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

I love Elma’s tapioca. It is big and delicious. But she is getting famous...lol.. and now is more expensive. My favorite is cheese flavour! Miss it!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank patvarel
Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

We had Pato e Dany tapioca and the portion was well served and enough for a quick meal. Moreover, the price (R$ 15) is fair compared with the average price at Quadrado. Heineken long neck bottles at R$ 10 and extremely chilled. Highly recommended for...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 748henriquef
Reviewed November 18, 2017

Ate many tapiocas here, and have to concede that they are the best I tried on Trancoso - sorry Sandra. The fillings are varied and generous, and the tapioca is cooked perfectly. I recommend the chicken with cheese, tomato and pineapple chutney - very more-ish.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Funkysmurfy
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Ordered a single tapioca with Nutella and was charged 20R$! I thought this was very expensive and felt taken advantage of as I didn’t speak Portuguese. Not a good first impression of Trancoso. It did taste good though.

Date of visit: October 2017
2  Thank mrsjlkeen
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Elma e Jide took the tapioca and acaraje to the world of high gastronomy. There is the only place in the world where you can have one tapioca and acaraje with service of 3 star

Date of visit: July 2017
Reviewed March 4, 2017

If you're looking to have a great *tapioca* you just found the spot! They are generously filled and the dough so crunchy that you might want to have another one. I recommend to have one savory each and split the sweet as a desert. The...More

Date of visit: January 2017
1  Thank Andrea S
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