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“Great Chopp”
Review of Pinguim

Pinguim
Ranked #11 of 3,239 Restaurants in Ribeirao Preto
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Brazilian
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed May 2, 2013

Excellent beer and a great setting. I really enjoyed watching the bar tenders add the ice to the keg, which is their way of ensuring the beer's temperature. The setting was fun...wonderful selection of beer!

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Reviewed April 28, 2013

This restaurant brew their own beer and this is their claim to fame. But they can do more than that. The design is very appealing. High ceilings with tasteful creative mosaic(?) decorations, giving the place a glamour factor without being tacky as the wooden interior works well as contrast. Even the legs of tables have been especially designed as penguin's feet (which is the reason for topping this review up with a five).
The service is very correct and professional and also friendly. There are range of traditional dishes, notably one called leitao (pork with pork cracklings). The draft beer is called chops just to confuse the enemy. The atmosphere is buzzy and lively. I would come back.

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Reviewed January 28, 2013

There is a saying " If you go to Ribeirao Preto and dont visit the Pinguim, Its like going to Rome and not visiting the Pope" This was the Flagship bar for Antarctica beer that was brewed in Ribeirao Preto. Now Ambev bought Antarctica and also owns Budweiser and Brahma ( another brazilian beer ). The draft beer has a coil of tubing surrounded in ice and the beer is very cold and good. It just breaks my heart to see bud being served here. The bar food is all top shelf!! Try the Carne Seca, and the Calabresa sausage. on Saturdays they have Feijoada. A heavenly mix of Black beans and anything to do with meat thrown in ( JOKING ). It is black beans cooked with different meats from sausage to pig parts served with rice kale. IT IS WONDERFUL. They have a great selection of souvenirs which i have all. Hopefully you will also!!! Go and enjoy!!!

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Thank dsands
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Reviewed January 20, 2013

Basicamente um ponto turistico em Ribeirão preto, de frente a uma bela praça no centro da cidade, o clima do bar é muito agradável, principalmente na varanda. a diversidade de chop e sua qualidade dão o toque especial para o restaurante. recomendo o lanche penguim contado em aperitivo!!!

basically a touristic attraction in Ribeirão Preto, in front of a beautiful square in the centre of the city, the atmosphere of the place in very pleasant, mainly in the balcony. the draft beer diversity and it's quality complete the excellent rating of the place. i strongly recommend the penguim sandwich cut in appetizer, simply awesome.

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Thank Pelegrini
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Reviewed August 6, 2012

Good beer, nice food and friendly staff. Expect some wait after 6PM. It is usually hot in Ribeirão Preto.

Thank FNOBRAZIL
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