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Restaurante Don Curro

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Rua Alves Guimaraes 230, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 05410-000, Brazil
11-3062-4712
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:30 am
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Sao Paulo, SP
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever I have the oportunity to travel to Sao Paulo I can not miss this restaurant. It is a very good option for Spanish food. It is a bit expensive so you have to know how to order the food. If the group of people is more than three I recommend the "paella". It is very good but for two... More 

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Thank Reinaldo G
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrating my birthday at Don Curro Restaurant was a true gift. Having lived in Spain for a while, Don Curro made possible for us to revive what authentic "tapas" are about (from "boquerones" to "jamon patas negras") as well as an authentic Paella. A must visit for those who deeply appreciate Spanish food.

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Thank Eliane A
Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We've been there for lunch on Saturday and we've ordered a paella. The food was good, but prices are too high. The paella is well served, so you can order it for three people to share. We asked sangria to drink and it was really good, very tasty. You will spend at least R$ 180 per person. The restaurant is... More 

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Thank Christiane Z
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Well, it's the 3rd time we've been there and I think that the major lesson was to avoid it in holidays. The paella is nice of course, but it was served cold and unfortunately we asked for the lobster dish and I did not see any lobster in that. The service (that usually is medium) was awful and I felt... More 

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Thank Leandro F
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

There are restaurants that you define in a few words: The best paella in Sao Paulo. Simple as that !

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Thank Vicente M
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

This is an upscale restaurant that serves traditional Spanish cuisine. Its specialty is paella and seafood. The food is high quality and well prepared. The appetizer and desserts we had were heavenly. Pineapple with lime zest tasted wonderful. The meal ended with a drink that was a combination of ice cream and liquor.

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Thank AZ_worldtraveller
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Don Curro has a nice atmosphere with an average food that should cost half of what they charge. I went with my wife and we shared a Paella, it costed 450 reais together with two beers.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

The best Spanish restaurant in SP. The food is fresh and tasty! I really recommend Don Curro if you want to have a excellent experience.

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sao paulo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

went there a week ago after 6 years or so away. Don Curro is a very traditional restaurant in Sao Paulo , osmhow decadent, and not in agood way. decoartion needs a huge makeover. we had fried shrimp alho oleo, lula a doree and paella. sea food was extremely fresh, and rice very tasty.already told my husband we should go... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Beautiful dining room. My friend who lives in Sao Paulo recommended the restaurant. We were both disappointed as we were expecting much, much more especially given the prices. I believe Don Curro's best days of making outstanding Paella is in the past unless a significant change occurs in the kitchen. Hope so as, again, the space is excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $25
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Alves Guimaraes 230, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 05410-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Sao Paulo>  > Pinheiros
  • Neighborhood: Pinheiros
  • Phone Number: 11-3062-4712

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Pinheiros
Exploring Pinheiros, a neighborhood known for cozy restaurants and cafes, you will notice a youthful energy. Several cultural centers and institutes surround the area and even its main church, Calvário, hosts a traditional Brazilian “Festa Junina” - a celebration with traditional music, dance, and food during the months of June and July. On the weekends, residents gather at Benedito Calixto Square, a loud and crowded area where people enjoy live music drinks alongside the antiquities fair.
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