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Casa Cheia

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Brazilian, South American
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Av. Augusto De Lima, 744 | Loja 167 Mercado Central, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
+55(31) 3274-9585
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Delicious local food, had the Mineirinho Valente a couple of appetizers (bolinho bacalao and tapioca squares) and a Original beer and was pleased with everything. If you are looking to taste the local cuisine I definetly recommend this place.

Thank manolo93
Mexico City, Mexico
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635 reviews
374 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Expect a long wait for this place. But it is worth it. All the original flavors of the Mineira food are perfectly executed in this local boteco. Cold beer is the perfect complement to try the pork, lamb or beef combinations.

Thank MTorre
Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Situated in the Mercado Centre (markets) the food is cheap and well worth the wait - there is often a queue. Little english is spoken but you can point at the pictures. We ordered a range of foods and it was all fantastic.

Thank Kim C
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111 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Very busy place located in the public market of Belo Horizonte. It took 40 min wait to be seated in a Saturday afternoon but the typical food served was delicious. The service was ok and we had a good Mineira experience. I recommend for tourists but nor sure if I would go there often if was a native.

Thank lmvi2003
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Located in the central market of Belo Horizonte, this restaurant offers outstanding typical food. Although the menu does not have a big range of options, you will find something that will blow your mind. I always go for 'mineirinho valente'. A bit pricey due to the recent popularity. Be aware of long queue, if you want to have lunch, you'd... More 

Thank Weslley S
Clifton, New Jersey
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167 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I Love going to Central Market, but this was my first time eating at this place . Wow , the food is just amazing . Simplicity and perfection , I had a basic chicken okra w rice and beans . WAS really satisfied . And please take note " Brazil is not Mexico, you don't get sick eating at local... More 

1 Thank MCJac
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I wasnt sure if i wanted to eat in the central market because those were my last days and i didnt want to get sick but the food was really good! A LOOOOT of food for a really good price! I paid like 30R thats like 15 bucks and i was there for the world cup so there prices for... More 

1 Thank Valevillalobos
Portimao, Portugal
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Casa Cheia is located at Mercado Central, a very special place in Belo Horizonte. The atmosphere of this restaurant is so typical and reflects the way of life in Belo Horizonte. I strongly recommend Casa Cheia to eat an amazing food and Mercado Central is a wonderful place to buy typical products from Minas Gerais, souvenirs, handmade products etc. The... More 

Thank WindsorFonseca
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I love being in such popular restaurants, and Casa Cheia is a good one, with good prices, quick service. Ok, it's a little noise around, but it's a market place... Try the "mexido" and the "porconóbis", they had been one of the best food in BH some years ago.

Thank Luciane M
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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1,338 reviews
842 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

There are many places at this market where you can get all sorts of foods, but not being a local I am a bit skeptical of some of the places and of some of the foods. This place was clean, well appointed, with regular wait staff, regular menu, and normal every day "daily specials", plus an amazing assortment of foods... More 

Thank Frank d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Brazilian, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Augusto De Lima, 744 | Loja 167 Mercado Central, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Minas Gerais (MG)  >  Belo Horizonte
  • Phone Number: +55(31) 3274-9585

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?