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Almanara

#427 of 35,657 Restaurants in Sao Paulo
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Al Rio Negro 1456 Lote 11-A Qda 7 Alphaville, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo CEP 06454-000 , Brazil
+55 (11) 4195 9855
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Lexington, South Carolina
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Almanara is always a good option no matter where however this one I believe it is one of the best. Great environment, friendly staff and fast quality food. Mezze is a great way to start. Almanara salad is really good. Rise and lentils is a perfect option. Pineapple with mint juice is great.

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Thank BeccaMe
Andover, Massachusetts, United States
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

This is a restaurant specializing in mediterranean/greek food, and their menu is an odd mixture. My traveling partners ordered the sesame chicken, which was delicious, and I ordered a roast beef sandwich that came on a very flat circle of bread not unlike pita, but not quite pita. It was toasted and tasted okay, but had way too much cheese... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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162 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

A great culinary experience is to taste thee food of a Country or Region as is prepared in other Country. This is the case of Almanara. I like Arab food, and have mostly tried it in Mexico, but I had a great dinner in London and now in Sao Paulo. The restaurant is comfortable, the ambient relaxed and the service... More 

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Thank Javo73
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

Had lunch with business client today. Incredible food. Hummus was great, tabule was incredible, kafta was nice. Homemade pita bread was to die for! Highly recommended!

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Thank BretFost
Beijing, China
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We stumbled on this restaurant by accident on the way to a grocery store near our hotel, and it was a very happy surprise! Excellent Lebanese food, especially the beef kabob! Also great service in a quiet and relaxed ambience.

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Thank Nainai27
Carrollton, Texas
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329 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

The food here is solid reliable Middle Eastern. Nothing was spectacular but it was all well done. The hummus was the best item we had. It doesn't come with bread and bread portions consist of a single pita. The beruits ( sandwiches) are massive and easily could feed 2. The kibbee was bland. The atmosphere is comfortable and relaxed. There... More 

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Thank Craig F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Every time I go to Alphaville I bee line to Almanara. I've tried multiple things on their menu and they rarely disappoint. It's got very prompt and courteous service, the best Middle Eastern food around at a reasonable price. Would recommend it to anyone who likes Middle Eastern food.

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Thank Charles G
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

the food excellent, the service is really good . the price is a litle high , but definitley something worth trying.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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229 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Very consistent, extremely good Lebanese food. Have visited this place many times in the last 3 years and it has always been very good, with excellent service and very fast. Continues to be a favorite in the Alphaville area for me.

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Thank Homero V
Lucerne, Switzerland
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117 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Visited this place many times. Still very good! The buffet is awesome, every day fresh - the beef quality / taste is one of the best in town.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Lebanese, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Rio Negro 1456 Lote 11-A Qda 7 Alphaville, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo CEP 06454-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Sao Paulo
  • Phone Number: +55 (11) 4195 9855

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