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Al Nur

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Av. Protasio Alves, 616 | Bairro Rio Branco, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90420, Brazil
+55 51 3330-8609
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3:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Porto Alegre, RS
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

I'm not familiar with Arabian food but I like this place very much. Garlic all over the place, crude meat, fresh curd, and other delicacies. They offer an Arabian coffee and if you pay some extra (DONT) the fortune teller will read the coffee powder for you. Hint: she knows nothing, it takes forever, she's rude and only wants you... More 

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Thank Rodolfo R
Porto Alegre, RS
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232 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

If you like high standard arab food just go to al-nur. They have a all you can eat menu with all the best middle-orient receipies for a very reasonable price. They also offer a lot of beer options (handcrafted and even lebanese ones) and turkish coffee. Enjoy!

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Thank dannlaly
Porto Alegre, RS
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322 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

This a traditional middle eastern restaurant in porto Alegre but on the last couple of years they lost their family owned style and are looking more a big chain with frozen food then a cozy restaurant . The service it's bad and it has always been , so expect to make and extra effort to get good service. The food... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Very nice and cozy restaurant. The food is quite good, although misses a bit of personality. Good wine list. Don`t miss the chanclich and mjadra.

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Thank Bruno C
Belo Horizonte, MG
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We were there with a guy from Palestine and it was a really good chance to learn a lot from his cuisine. You can pay a moderate price (around RS$50) to have a kind of "each as much as you can" and you will be able to try the most of the classical arabic food, like kafta, breads, falafel, sfiha,... More 

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Thank Rafael O
Porto Alegre
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The food is fresh and there are many options from the Lebanese cuisine. On lunch time, it is always pleasant, not too busy and fast. There is a rodada (eat as much as you can) or a set menu for a good value (you coose 3 our tof 9 options), but I use to choose meals from the menu. My... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

Al Nur was ok but on the bland side. There is no English menu but if you know middle eastern cuisines you will be able to make out the items you can eat. The food was ok but again on the bland side. The wait staff was very nice and the decor was nice. Not much else to report.

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Porto Alegre
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

I go to AlNur for lunch at least once a week. The food is tasty, fresh and authentic. I do not go for the "rodada", because it is a lot of food for lunch. Instead, I order special dishes on the menu such as Risoto Arabe and Fatouch salad. It is a nice environment, good and efficient service and afordable.

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2 Thank Lisiane B
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012 via mobile

Al nur serves top notch Arabic dishes from kibbeh to sfiha to hummus, naan, Arabic coffee (which is really good)! The restaurant also great service. The "a la carte buffet" is R33 or you can get individual dishes for around R12. The buffet is good for 2 people to split. Free wifi is a plus! I recommend the kibe cru... More 

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porto alegre
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170 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

That' s a good place to go, anytime you feel like. Kibe a moda is amazing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Turkish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Protasio Alves, 616 | Bairro Rio Branco, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90420, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio Grande do Sul (RS)  >  Porto Alegre
  • Phone Number: +55 51 3330-8609

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?