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Restaurante Contos de Reis

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
City Center
Brazilian, South American
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Rua Camilo de Brito 21 | Centro, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
+55 31 3551-5359
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Sao Paulo, SP
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Typical food of Minas Gerais and located right next to the Pousada I was. There variety of food was ok - but everything on offer was tasty.

Thank leocerqueira
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Very nice place. Great taste and plenty of food. Typical Minas Gerais dishes including the desserts. Friendly staff. Definitely Worth it.

Thank Gustavo P
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Good environment (historic site) with traditional regional food!! Cant loose it! The price is ok, not expensive neither cheap!!

Thank Rodrigo P
Cottonwood, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2016

My group of 9 people (1 from Florida and 8 from Arizona) had lunch there recently. It has a wide selection of entre dishes as well as deserts. It is buffet style and everything on the menu is top-notch local flavor. You will enjoy the selection, the atmosphere, the quick service (drinks, new plates, etc) and the location is near... More 

Thank jackson97
Las Vegas, Nevada
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2016

Buffet style restaurant. I especially like their pork skin. It seems to be the norm for the Brazilian buffet restaurants to charge kids as adults unless you object. They just did not seem to want to bother with it unless you check your bill and object.

Thank Carolyn C
Miami, Florida
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Exceeded my expectations! The food is great, the service was fantastic and the place is historical. The dessert table had a nice variety of typical mineiro sweets. And they also offer a taste of cachaça as appetizer at the beginning of your meal. Enjoy!!!

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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Great variety of local food. Excellent local brewed beer. The waiter was nice and polite. All you can eat style for less than R$ 50,00, which is a great deal if you're hungry or just want to enjoy plenty of good Brazilian food.

Thank Eduardo d
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207 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

Buffet style at a reasonable price in a nice historical building. The food is average but with lots of choices and the buffet is not that expensive. The service is pleasant and the atmosphere too. So a good choice for lunch after walking up and down in Ouro Preto.

Thank ChristineBindert
Miramar, Florida
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201 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2015

Stopped at this restaurant after doing an extensive tour of the very historic town of Oura Preto. This was a buffet lunch of typical Brazilian food served on a Saturday. This was mostly meat but I enjoyed the vegetables, fried eggs and pasta. Good service with good waiters. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Portland, Oregon
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2015

Spent the day in Ouro Preto and found this little gem off the beaten path. Beautiful architecture and cool in the 90 degree summer weather. Had buffet lunch that was a bit more pricey than other places but still really good. Very traditional dishes. Enjoyed overall but def not the best place I've ever eaten

Thank Joana P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $20
Brazilian, South American
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Camilo de Brito 21 | Centro, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais 35400-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Minas Gerais (MG)  >  Ouro Preto>  > City Center
  • Neighborhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +55 31 3551-5359

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?