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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Neapolitan, Campania, Tuscan, Sicilian, Central-Italian, Southern-Italian, Grill
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is good but nothing special. For that price I would have expected a more. Normal food you can get in any other restaurant in the city and nothing that would justify that price. I am generous and willing to pay every price if...quality and service is worth it. I am not sure if the ratings on TripAdvisor are real and why it is ranked #113 of 17.000. I won't come again.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed March 1, 2020

There are lots of really good Italian places to eat in Sao Paulo, but for service, food and wine, and antipasto you cannot beat Famiglia Mancini. From the minute you drive up you are greeted warmly. Once you enter, relax and enjoy the fact that...you take all the time you want to enjoy friends/family amongst warm surroundings and great food. Step into the antipasto bar and relish that you could just camp in there. Cheeses, olives, meats, salads, breads, fresh anchovies, eggplant--the list goes on. As you start to load your plate you have to pause and remember, oh yeah, we still have a main course to think about--or not! You literally could just enjoy the wine and the antipasto and be in heaven. But please save room for the main course. It is well worth it. This trip we shared the Risotto with Ragu Cabrito amongst four people and it was perfect. The risotto was creamy, but what complemented it so well was the full, rich flavor of the ragu. And the goat just melted in your mouth, so tender. Can't tell you about the dessert, simply did not have room. Maybe next time.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 13, 2020

On the street Avanhandava the Mancini familly have 5 restaurants. The "Famiglia" is probably the most visited. The food is very tasty. When you see the price, it seems somewhat scary.......but one dish is sufficient for 3 persons.......so in reality is it not expensive. For...starter is there a buffet where you pay per weight. The local is very nicely decorated with old photos on the walls and wine bottles in the sealing. It is worth a visit if you are 2 - 4 persons. Alone will it be expensive, 1 dish approx 150 R$. A visit in family, friends or business is recommended, alone....it will be expensive.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 5, 2020

Famiglia Mancini is definitely a must go when in São Paulo searching for a good meal. The restaurant itself if very comfy and has a really nice decoration. Staff is very well prepared and polite. Even though it might seem pricy, portions are well served...(3 people) and delicious. A great restaurant to go with your family or in a date.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 5, 2020 via mobile

This was probably one of the very best meals we had during our 3 week holiday in Brazil. Very authentic Italian cuisine, main courses feed 3/4 people, Seafood pasta was delicious. We’ll return next time we’re here.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2019

Recently went back to Famiglia Mancini after several years. How could I stay stray for so long? Avoiding the crowds, I went with a friend on a Monday evening, and it was fantastic. Quiet, welcoming. The food was stupendously good and actually the wine recommended...by our waiter was excellent. It's pricey, but it is worth every cent. We had two wonderful pasta dishes: goat steak with a tomato-based sauce, and bacalhau (dried cod fish) with pasta. If you are a foreigner (like me), keep in mind that Italian-Brazilian cuisine (like Italian American or Italian Argentine) are completely different experiences from Italian regional cuisines; each one of them is a gem on its own. Famiglia Mancini is one of the best places to experience it.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed December 27, 2019 via mobile

A bit pricy. Bexiga - near by neighborhood has better options - not to mention its Sao Paulos”s Little Italy.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed December 26, 2019 via mobile

The food didn’t live upto expectations as the fish was not fresh enough. But apart from the fish, the other items were good

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed December 15, 2019 via mobile

Loved by locals, this quaint restaurant has lots of charm and history. People may be surprised to know that there are lots of great Italian food in Brazil because lots of immigrants came from Italy. (Same with Argentina) The dishes are way too big but...they are excellent. Very flavorful and not too salty. The service is very good because they have many experienced/seasoned servers. They happened to be filming The Irishman here so the outside looks different right now with a different restaurant name, but the food/service is the same :)More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 12, 2019 via mobile

São Paulo boasts many trattorie and Famiglia Mancini is clearly one of the most traditional. Food is excellent, especially the antipasti. However, given the great alternatives, I think it's a bit overpriced.

Date of visit: November 2019
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