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Tandoor

#132 of 36,172 Restaurants in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Dr. Rafael de Barros, 408 | Paraiso, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04003-042, Brazil
551138859470
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We love this indian hotel in Sao Paulo. We felt like we are in India while we spent time in that hotel. Food was delicious. We enjoyed eating India food in Sao Paulo. Good staff from Mumbai. We thank manager who is so loving.

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1 Thank Sion R
Tel Aviv, Israel
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very authentic restaurant: the smells, the decorations, the service.... I hunk it misses the stronger tastes of India, maybe to attract more public (and that's good) but for me it was a miss.

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1 Thank sbfares
Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Tastes lacking the characteristic lovely intensity of Indian cuisine. The fish and the lamp tandoori were particularly bad. The seating area at the back where we sat was extremely hot and very bad ventilated and left us with all over our clothes with fried smell... Most disturbing of all were the bamboo dishes in which they serve naan breads and... More 

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LakhiTandoor, Owner at Tandoor, responded to this review

Hello There is one airconditioner which is not working & we are waiting for it to get repaired. Normally goat meat is served in Indian restaurants but its not available here so we use lamb.We only use premium fish BADEJO.Again,it might have differed from the fish you tried before.Bamboo plates are not dirty.since the breads are made in the tandoor... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Awosome food. With awesome aroma. This is truly Indian. Visited another restaurant just couldnt compare.

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1 Thank Hari P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

I've been all over this planet and unless you make it to Mumbai, you won't find better Indian food. Everything from the tandoori chicken to the daal masala -delicious!! We had a nice chat with the owner and he was genuinely glad we chose to eat at his establishment. When I return to São Paulo, I will be back.

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2 Thank Michael F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

Wow. I am always looking for great Indian food, no matter what country I'm in. This was a great choice. It was a 10 minute walk from our hotel, so it was easy to get to. The food was just fantastic. I would say it was probably the most authentic Indian food I've ever had. The service was fast and... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

I was visiting Sao Paulo and I was recommended by a friend to try this restaurant. I love Indian Cuisine, so I was interested in such a place. The food at this restaurant is amazing. I had the Bhindi Masala, and it was absolutely delicious. The owner of the restaurant was very kind and recommended certain additions to the meal... More 

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Niteroi, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing diner at Tandoor. Is the best tradicional indian restaurant of Sao Paulo. The owners are so kind and gave us lots of tips of indian vegetarian food. I absolutely recommend. Wish I could come back there soon.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

The place is good the selection of food is good, the flavors are great. Selection of lamb, chicken, seafood and vegetarian. During the week buffet is very good. Not available on weekends.

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Thank Renata D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Nice food with the real indian flavour! It's a piece of India in São Paulo! Very nice restaurant! Try the Tandoori chicken it's a contrast of taste!

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Thank Anand K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
Indian, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dr. Rafael de Barros, 408 | Paraiso, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04003-042, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Sao Paulo
  • Phone Number: 551138859470
Description
Since 1990, Tandoor offers Indian specialties in a cozy and casual environment. Upon arrival, adventurers are invited to take a journey to India. The restaurant welcomes guests with the replica of an Indian inspired palace door, along with sounds of Bollywood movies, as well as the scents and flavors of more than 70 typical dishes offered on the menu. The owners, a couple originally from Mumbai, selected the dishes carefully considering all kinds of palates, from those who enjoy spice in large, medium and small levels. Welcome to the most Indian restaurant in São Paulo.

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