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Bolinha

#450 of 35,638 Restaurants in Sao Paulo
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Jardins
Brazilian, South American
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Avenida Cidade Jardim 53 | Pinheiros, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01453-000, Brazil
(11) 3061-2010
Today
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Hours:
Mon 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went to Bolihna looking to have Feijoada. They are known to serve the best in town and I wanted to experience just that. It was an incredible experience. Absolutely amazing. Traditional Feijoada is not for the faint of heart (or someone on a diet), albeit there is a "lean" version. It's a foodporn fest. Really. The start consist on... More 

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Thank Leocata
Sao Paulo, SP
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the traditional feijoada restaurant in Sao Paulo, it serves feijoada in different types: light (light in terms of ingredients compared to traditional), traditional (with pork's ear, feet, etc), kosher (not sure what it is). One portion serves 2 person very well if you are average :-). The menu has lot of kind of dishes, but if you visit... More 

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Thank eijimu
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice upscale restaurant in a upscale part of the city. The place is super nice, with excellent attention from their staff. I ordered the Feijoada for two and it was a lot of very delicious food. They give youa very cold and thick caipirinha that is included and very good. Overall a bit expensive but very good food with very... More 

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Philadelphia, PA USA
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My business colleagues brought me here for a Saturday lunch. The place was packed. My first experience with feijoada and it did not disappoint. I loved the ambience. The service was great. And the feijoada-- come on an empty stomach! You won't have to eat for the rest of the day. Fabulous. I would definitely return.

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Thank RockDoc50
Fresh Meadows, New York
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Food is great. Very family friendly restaurant. Went on a Saturday afternoon for lunch. Still packed with families for their traditional feijoada lunch. I personally think the food is on the salty side but apparently it's the standard on most of the Brazilian restaurant. Most waiters only know limited English but they are all friendly and tried to understand our... More 

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167 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Bolinha is a classical place where you can enjoy a nice Feijoada, all days of the week (not only Wed or Sat). They offer three versions (complete, classical and light). The first one contains all ingredients of the traditional Feijoada (pork ear, tongue, feet, tale). Besides, you can taste a caipirinha to boost the meal. They also serve a salad... More 

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Thank DinhoEagle
Houston, Texas
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

This place has a great menu of traditional Brazilian food. However, if you don't eat pork (or meat), this is not the place for you. Try the set menu; it is a good value and covers a lot of great options.

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Thank PackYourBags303
Sao Paulo, SP
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

I live in sao paulo for more than 25 years, and finally decided to visit the restaurant, didnt know how it worked. Found the food and the service good, nothing special, and surprisingly expensive, definitely not worth it. Its pork - a relatively cheap meat - And u can't eat too much, since feijoada is a very heavy meal. There... More 

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Thank Gabriela H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

I ordered the traditional feijoada! Really yummy but watch out for the ingredients that may put you off. If you want to play safe, order the "lite" version. Excellent meal!

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Thank Kenny S
Sao Paulo, SP
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82 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

First time at Bolinha - the most famous feijoada restaurant in São Paulo. Service was nice but very slow, we ordered a few items and finished eating before they arrived (fried banana and mandioca). They serve in small bowls at your table (not buffet style) and it gets cold. Feijoada was good, but the price very expensive (118 reais), should... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $16
Cuisine
Brazilian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Cidade Jardim 53 | Pinheiros, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01453-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Sao Paulo>  > Jardins
  • Neighborhood: Jardins
  • Phone Number: (11) 3061-2010

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Jardins

Neighborhood Profile
Jardins
Located just below important Paulista Avenue, Jardins is the junction of four smaller neighborhoods: Jardim Paulista, Jardim América, Jardim Europa and Jardim Paulistano. It is an upper-class area, offering a variety of things to do, including shopping, museums and parks. The neighborhood is well known for “Oscar Freire”– the most luxurious street in the city, packed with high-end boutiques. In Jardins you will also find a trendy museum, São Paulo Museum of Image and Sound (MIS), which people often line up for hours to visit. If green space is what you're after, take time to relax at Trianon Park, a refuge in the heart of Paulista Avenue.
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