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Bistrot Mamma Lu

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Mediterranean, European, Contemporary
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R. Otto Boehm, 592 | America, Joinville, State of Santa Catarina 89201-700, Brazil
47 3439-3050
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016

If one member in the table wants to choose the "Confidence Menu", all members have to choose too. Or they will have to choose just a plate. We chose the "Confidence Menu". The regular menu has options like: Tartar, ceviche, mignon, ice cream and chocolate, etc But the chef served to us rocket plant and tomatoes, fish and potato for... More 

Thank Suellen V
Santa Eulalia del Rio, Spain
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2015

the place is neat, maybe unique in joinville that has only mass market restaurants and hamburgers on offer. mama lu is a nice place, small house, nice atmosphere, seemingly good ingredients but the chef seems to prefer HIS choice rather than the client's choice--you can feel bad vibes from the kitchen ! dishes are elaborate, pricey and the wines are... More 

Thank passarosibiza
Joinville, SC
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134 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

We went there for our anniversary. The place is unique if you take into account the average restaurants in Joinville. It's quite, romantic, classy. As I do not eat meet, and there were no veggie option in the menu, the waiter asked the chef which were the possibilities. He kindly prepared gnocchi in a standard tomato sauce. For sure, not... More 

Thank silgamun
Barra Velha, SC
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148 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Overall a good meal but scimpy on the listed attractions. Six small calimari rings on the featured appitizer, about 8 very small (bay sized) scallops on the main entree. Service was good but not outstanding, ambiance also nice but nothing to write home about. Menu not clearly indicative of any particular style jf cuisine. A requested wine from the wine... More 

Thank agilberttx
Joinville, SC
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

My husband took me there for my birthday diner. It was a very special mood, we love the food. We ordered a dish with shrimps and one with octopus, everything was perfect! Of course, it is a little bit expensive but for a special ocassion i recomend.

Thank Elisa M
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Food is very good (period). But being close to chef is a bitter experience. It seems customers are a burden for him. For two times, we had our table close to the kitchen and could hear all his complaints and unpolite comments about customers orders and waiters requests. I have been to many others restaurants with the same or higher... More 

3 Thank Pedro G
Sao Paulo, SP
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

I've been there 5+ times so it's not an isolated data point. Low score is ONLY because of the chef - he is so disrespectful and rude with his staff and was so stupid with us that last time we left before our starters. He behaves as if WE owed HIM a favor. This time we had barely taken our... More 

2 Thank Rebecca T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Nice place for a couple celebration. The menu change weekly. And there is an option the menu that the dish is a chef's suprise. Try it!!!

1 Thank Yoso N
Sao Paulo, SP
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2015

It was a great experience in Joinville. The food was delicious, very original and beautifully presented. The service was professional and quick. If you go to Joinville, you must go to Mamma Lu!

Thank PauUatSaoPao
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

Nice environment, great service and spectacular meal! Take the surprising menu with 5 times or more. If you don't like something, just let the Chef knows and it will not be included.

1 Thank lrwf1962

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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
Mediterranean, European, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R. Otto Boehm, 592 | America, Joinville, State of Santa Catarina 89201-700, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Santa Catarina (SC)  >  Joinville
  • Phone Number: 47 3439-3050

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