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Tempero do Brasil

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University District
Brazilian, South American
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5628 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-2620
(206) 523-6229
Today
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Orlando, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Food tastes great, service is slow but understandable since the owners are the chef and server. Price point is a little high and the portions are small. But I will be back for sure.

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Thank nilpinto
Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

New Year’s Eve 2015 - Family tradition to scour the SEA metro area for food from a new "Country" - This year was Brazil. Family of five and two close friends. It was quite cold that night, and if the place has heat, it wasn't working, and small space heaters were losing the battle - not a crisis - but... More 

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Thank Chris M
Seattle
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food. Simple but cozy. Owners are friendly, definetly a great pavement to eat!! Every time my family cows to visit from Brazik that's the place to go for good Brazilian food!!!

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Thank alieteantunes
Brasília, DF
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105 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Just been there, delicious food, great cosy environment, Bahia style (for who knows it). Dishes are individual, good to remember, price is not so cheap but is worth it. Wednesday there's samba and acarajé.

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Thank MarcosWoortmann
Seattle, Washington
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80 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Having enjoyed wonderful Brazilian food on vacation to the country, it's such a pleasant surprise not to have to go far to enjoy the food again. Located in the University district, this simple home cooking restaurant provides a welcome piece of Brazil in the Pacific Northwest. They have all the popular dishes and a nice selection of protein: chicken, beef... More 

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Thank Vincent V
Seattle, Washington
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107 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

So when you first see this restaurant your thinking to yourself this might not turn out so good. But then I got to looking and thinking this looks like many small family run hole in the walls you see in more tropical areas rather than a big city. So why not check it out further? First stop was the restroom.... More 

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Thank Keoni13
Chelan, Washington
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Our family of 12 loved this Restaurant. We wanted Brazilian cuisine and were not disappointed! They had space for us inside the air conditioned inner area. Fresh cooked, authentic selections and friendly service! Was not busy yet, so we were served in timely fashion for such a large group!

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Thank KJR4
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

The food was all right. Overpriced but tasted ok. The service was not good at all. They were somehow lost... They did not have half the items on the dessert menu and the drinks we all right.

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Thank Camila H
Sammamish, Washington
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42 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My partner and I made reservation for dinner here. The place was very busy, it took 15 minutes for us to be seated because the waiters seem a little disorganized. We ordered caipirinhas, a Brazilian cocktail. It was excellent and so was the appetizer made up of chicken croquettes with a spicy, tangy sauce on the side. These came fairly... More 

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1 Thank Meztli D
Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We had reservations and arrived on time. The staffing appeared limited and we had to wait at least 10 minutes to see our waitress; we let her know that we had a deadline as we had an event to attend in a couple of hours. 90 minutes after being seated we were still waiting for our entrees. The waitress avoided... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
Brazilian, South American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5628 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-2620
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > University District
  • Neighborhood: University District
  • Phone Number: (206) 523-6229

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