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Bananaland

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$$ - $$$
Brazilian, South American
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Rua Manoel Turibio Farias, 50, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
22 2623 2666
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Nice kilo-style buffet, with lots of vegetarian options if that is what is needed. (Good meat options too.) But the atmosphere is lacking a bit of refinement, can't be compared to most Rua das Pedras restaurants.

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Thank seteaum
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115 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

I've been to banana land a couple of times before. The food and service are always amazing. Last time I was with my pets and we got a table outside. The waiter was really thoughtful and friendly towards my little ones.

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Thank Lua Selene A
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

BanalaLand is a refined kilo restaurant, with imaginative salads, dishes and desserts. One often is surprised by the variety and quality of the alternatives. A very interesting characteristic is the calm and instructive explanation/description one gets from the staff about the available dishes before making the choices.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

We were here twice and first time it was all fine, but after the second visit we didn't feel well for the rest of the day.

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Thank shamannn
Brumadinho, MG
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Definitely the food is much better than any other "per kilo" restaurant. But R$ 78,50 per kilo is too expensive. You will find "la carte" restaurants at the same price.

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Thank Delio B
Italy
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Food was very good and tasty. Everything is fresh. The atmosphere is welcoming and the staff is friendly. A little pricey but worth trying!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

Was very quiet night so food on display looked "tired". Lots of staff so could check quality more often. Lovely staff thou...

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Lisboa
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2015

Thiis is a bufett, by the kilo, self service restaurant. This is very common in Brasil. Bananland stands out by the very good quality of the food on offer. The dishes are well prepared, original and (very important to me) with a distinct soth american/brazilan touch - as a tourist visiting the country and Buzios its a must. Most of... More 

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Monchengladbach, Germany
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125 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2015

restaurant has aircondition in function. inside approx 50 seats. approx 10 seats outside in front of the door, too staff very friendly. vino good tempered. served in cooler ! tabels are very cean. food : several salats cold dish as well antipasti fish and beef , chicken hot dish - several types pasta , potato -several types, rice - several... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

This place was perfect, and we ended up having lunch here 3 times! The food was fresh and all the dishes changed everyday. The shrimp gnocchi were a highlight! The staff were friendly and when you need to eat, you can walk in and be eating in 3 minutes, one of the perks of buffet a kilo! Would definitely recommend... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Brazilian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Manoel Turibio Farias, 50, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Armacao dos Buzios
  • Phone Number: 22 2623 2666

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