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Tasca da Esquina

#115 of 35,805 Restaurants in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Alameda Itu, 225, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01421-001, Brazil
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Thu 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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178 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the 7 dish chef menu and it was sensational. The waiter explained us every single traditional portugués meal. High quality food so beautifully presented. Simply delicious.

Thank 4FR
Sao Paulo, SP
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66 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

If you want to feel in Lisbon in Sao Paulo is the closest you can get. Very good food made with clear expertise and good ingredients with minor touches of modernity and creativity. Excellent comfort food with sympathetic, not always efficient, service. A place to visit with family or friends to have fun, enjoy and not being oppressed by luxurious... More 

Thank cargomes
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Went there with some friends to get a nice bacalhau, and as always they did not disapoint. Also nice to get some new experiences with the kitchen as we tried the menu de degustacion, Have been there several times, and alwasy leaving happy,

Thank Carl Johan P
Weston, Florida
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Always liked this place .... Until today.... Tried to have dinner. Had appetizers and waited waited waited......The waiter finished his shift and.... Left! No word ! No other waiter to take care of my table ! Gave up and left!! Will never go back. My company annual dinner used to be here ... Used to be

Thank Guilherme S
Budapest, Hungary
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2016

Tasca da Esquina is a gastronomical restaurant well known to initiated locals. It has been strongly recommended as a highlight, and it has certainly lived up to this reputation. Reservation is mandatory, and it must be said that it is not among the cheap eating places, the price of tasting menus is between 100-160 reais. Our tasting menu (7 courses... More 

Thank GastroPhy
Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2016

Don't be fooled by the picture above - this is a lovely little tapas restaurant in the Jardins area of Sao Paolo. We went on our last day of holiday and left wishing we'd found it earlier because we would definitely have eaten there again if we'd had the time. The service is good and the food outstanding. It was... More 

Thank Laura E
Sao Paulo, SP
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155 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2015

The Tasca da Esquina is the São Paulo's branch of the homonymous house of chef Vitor Sobral, located in Lisbon. In addition to the regular menu, there is the option to do a tasting menu, with 4, 5, 6 or 7 dishes plus dessert. To tell the truth, this return to the Tasca da Esquina was a little bit frustrating.... More 

Thank OYamamoto
Sao Paulo, SP
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262 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, ok service. The menu is basically Portuguese food. I tried the house recommendation: octopus & rice and it was pretty average

1 Thank HugoD33
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant itself is very nicely put together with exposed brick, aged wood etc. The staff were also really helpful making recommendations and quick service. We went for a cod and chickpea salad and aubergine and jamon for starters....they are massive!!! You could easily share one between two. They were both good but the cod and chickpea was especially tasty,... More 

Thank FlissK
Sao Paulo, SP
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2015

Nice atmosphere with good wine list to accompany your meal. The food is very tasty and well prepared. My favorite dish is the "Açorda de camarão". Another interesting dish is " Raia confitada, tomate seco, damascos e creme de espinafre". If you have never ate a marine ray its is a good recipe for your debut.

Thank Lisabarbi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alameda Itu, 225, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01421-001, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Sao Paulo>  > Jardins
  • Neighborhood: Jardins
  • Phone Number: 1131411149

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

Staying in Jardins

Neighborhood Profile
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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