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A Mineira - Niteroi

#16 of 1,503 Restaurants in Niteroi
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Japanese, Brazilian, South American
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Avenida Quintino Bocaiuva 353 | Sao Francisco, Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro 24360-022, Brazil
(21) 2714.3676
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11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Manila, Philippines
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

More variety of local dishes (Buffet), nice place to have lunch with friends. Dinner and drinks at night, value for money.

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Thank luwism2016
Niteroi, RJ
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016

The food is wonderful! Because has a large buffet and is all you cant eat! The delicious food from Minas Gerais, in Brasil, is considered the best brazilian food. The variety of plates and the taste of the food are unforgetable! If you come to Brazil, you must go there!

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Thank Cristiane001
Dublin, Ireland
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2016

we didn't really know what to expect of this place but in summary you pay 40 real each and can eat all you want from the selection of food that are out. this ranges from stews, veg, salads, breads, desserts. it was okay. the main problem being a tourist was not knowing what everything was, and we felt some of... More 

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Thank fifers89
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is the best to represent Brazilian food and specially the Mineira food with is from the state of Minas Gerais. It isnt very expensive and you can eat as much as you can and stay as long as you can. Awesome for birthday parties and if you bring 5 more people with you on your birthday, they you... More 

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Thank Loren M
Norman, Oklahoma
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2015

"Mineira" food is the Brazilian equivalent of a homestyle (country) meal, where there are lots of tasty options, including a variety of soups, salads, meats, and side dishes. Everything that I tried from the all-you-can-eat buffet at A Mineira was excellent, and the staff is eager to please, without becoming a distraction (as is sometimes the case at a Churrascaria-steak... More 

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Thank Kevin B
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116 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2015

If food where the only issue in a restaurant, it would be excellent. But it is not comfortable, it is too crowded, it is too noisy and the service is not efficient . Anyway, it is where you can taste the real food from Minas Gerais in Niteroi.

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Thank Tristao A
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86 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

You can choose from Salad, Pastas prepared in front of you, grilled meats, up to those delicious Sweets , desserts.

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1 Thank Alexandre M
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97 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2014

Not a bad restaurant, although not on the same all you can eat level as Verdana (another all you can eat meat place just up the road). A Mineira however is cheaper. For 38 Real per person, you can easily leave feeling very satisfied. The food is changed regular, and the meat is cooked right in front of you. Great... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2014

The diner pays a fixed price for the buffet, and cachaça, extra for beer and soft drinks. A little pricey, but the food is abundant and of high quality. The service is unusually good for a restaurant of this type. The two-beer offer on weeknights is good for beer drinkers. Near a lively little square with several restaurants, next door... More 

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Brazil
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83 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2014

This is an all you can eat buffet. It has from regional food to barbecue and appetizers. It fits everyone's taste. It's a huge place so on busy days it gets really noisy, but I have celebrated my last 2 bdays there and I just love it! :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Brazilian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Quintino Bocaiuva 353 | Sao Francisco, Niteroi, State of Rio de Janeiro 24360-022, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Niteroi
  • Phone Number: (21) 2714.3676

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