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Iaia Bistro

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Seafood, Brazilian, South American
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Rua Chavantes 636 | Vila Assuncao, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 91900-030, Brazil
+55 51 3222-0098
Tue 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Sat 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Porto Alegre, RS
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2015

Food is good, well presented, service is very good. Wine menu is good too, comfortable seats, clean and tidy.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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70 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2015

good food, dishes mainly from Bahia, but also local accents from the south and north of Brazil. Not cheap, but good value for quality.

Thank Edward S
Clinton, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2015

So here I am in Porto Alegre on a business excursion working in a local company. Being a foreigner it becomes boring going to the same "Corporate" restaurants eating the same thing with just a bit of variation due to the region. This establishment was a recommendation from a friend that lives here in Porto Alegre, stating that if you... More 

Thank William S
Porto Alegre, RS
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

We loved this place! Cozy, good service and delicious food. We got the acaraje with vatapa and caruru as appetizer (R$ 28,00) and got the shrimp bobo as the main course (R$ 148,00 for 2). Great choice. They have not so expensive dishes (around R$ 40/60) and it all seemed very good. They also have a great and extensive menu... More 

1 Thank dannlaly
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Natalia,muito obrigada por tua avaliação.Ado ramos quando o cliente sai já com vontade de voltar.Será sempre um prazer recebê-la.Abs More 

Broomfield, Colorado
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2012

The location is a bit hidden and it is in the "zona sul", but definitely worth the visit. The restaurant has a vast menu and very delicious brazilian food. They even have a kids room to leave adults enjoying their meal!

Thank AnneliesHall
Porto Alegre, RS
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 29, 2012

The food is excellent, but the bill is it as well! Therefore only average. For a better price, it will have an additional point!

5 Thank BelenPOA
Uruguaiana, RS
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158 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2012

the very good local brazilian food, with nice people, nice house in the south region in Porto Alegre

4 Thank MPadoin

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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
$16 - $28
Seafood, Brazilian, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Chavantes 636 | Vila Assuncao, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 91900-030, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio Grande do Sul (RS)  >  Porto Alegre
  • Phone Number: +55 51 3222-0098
O projeto teve um avant premier em Atlantida no verao de 2009 com a participacao de Alexandre Baggio, Chef e professor no curso de gastronomia da Unisinos que morou durante varios anos em Salvador.Na vinda para Porto Alegre,a proprietaria Daniela Craidy introduziu pratos de varias regioes com carnes vermelhas, pato, frango, cordeiro e charque, ampliando o leque do cardapio que era essencialmente baiano para o agora brasileiro, com releituras do famoso Pato ao tucupi da regiao amazonica e da Galinhada com pequi do serrado. Representantes da tradicao gaucha aparecem na Moranga com charque e no espinhaco de cordeiro ensopado com aipim . Os pratos baianos servidos em panela de barro tem porcoes bem servidas, bem ao gosto do gaucho

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