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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Brazilian, South American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly

Location and contact

$25 - $100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Brazilian, South American, Contemporary
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for menu Temporada. We got different plates, interesting to discover. But I cannot confirm it was a nice diner. Service is good. Expensive.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Gerard_SP_0558
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My dinner at the Mani Restaurant met the expectations I had with visiting one of the 50 best Latin American restaurants for 2018. The restaurant is set in a picturesque little house with an "open" kitchen and an outside courtyard where it is the best...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank KaterinaBouza
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant included in the last years’ list of 59 best restaurants in the world is really worth a visit. Contemporary, authored Brazilian food interpreted by a great and creative chef, it offers multiple choices with tasting menus and also a la carte choices. Best...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank josueb145
Reviewed January 16, 2019

one of my favorite restaurant in the world. deserves at least 2 michelinstars. it is outstanding. a must-visit when you stay in sao paulo

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank UlrichS348
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Helena Rizzo is one of the best chef in the world. Her restaurant is amazing. Try cajun ceviche or nhoqui as starter. You have many possibilities for main dishes. Roca dessert is a portrait of Brazil. You should come here. It is a gastronomic obligation.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank andreap_pereira
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

We decided to visit Maní after watching the episode on Netflix's Final Table where Helena appears. It was a very positive experience and a great surprise. From the simplicity forms displayed in the architecture to the well trained and extremely friendly staff, Maní is a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Igor1217
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Mani is a really lovely place in Sao Paulo: great neighborhood, lovely setting (ask to be seated in the patio), nice creative twist on classic Brazilian ingredients and recipes, young and promising lady chef, very good service, even on a busy Sunday (we went at...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MMFoucher
Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

Had very nice appetisers at this place. One of them reminded me of falafel somehow. The tuna avocado one is not to miss. Great ambiance in this restaurant and an excellent menu and wine list. I would recommend it for groups and couples alike.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank JetSky88
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Simply outstanding! Helena Rizzo truly does deserve all the attention she has received. The service was very welcoming and serviceable. One the three people I had my booking with was ridiculously picky eater, so she refused to eat most of the dishes, and the restaurant...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank brenoleo4
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Simple ambiente but very nice. It does’t matter, if you select your preferred plates or you take a menu de degustacion, you will have allways a very nice experience of gourmet. Also champagne and wine selection recommendable. Price quality relation much better than the both...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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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
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March 17, 2019|
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Response from Igor1217 | Reviewed this property |
Main dishes are from 80-100 reais, which is about 30 US dollars.
January 26, 2016|
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Response from stephenlow82 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. In fact you should to avoid the wait... I think you can do this online via their website. They open at 8:30, so don't expect a reservation earlier than that. Enjoy!
May 7, 2015|
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Response from PerK514 | Reviewed this property |
I would say like others: Smart casual
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