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“Great food, greater view...so-so service”
Review of Terraco Italia

Terraco Italia
Ranked #126 of 38,318 Restaurants in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $61
Cuisines: Italian, Brazilian, Soups, South American
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Bar scene
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Republica
Description: An elegant icon of Sao Paulo city Terraco Italia is a Sao Paulo classic, which renovates itself constantly to keep up with the hectic and moving city. With all its tradition, the restaurant keeps its impeccable service, legitimate Italian cuisine, wine cellar with over 220 options and four rooms that frame the best panoramic view in the city. Piano Bar: let the music and the night take hold of your senses. Sala Nobre: romance and sophistication combined in one room. Sala Panorama: Allow yourself to be lifted, enjoying the live music by candlelight. Sala Sao Paulo: versatility to make your event one to remember.
Cleona, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great food, greater view...so-so service”
Reviewed September 17, 2013

Loved the spectacular view from this restaurant, billed as the highest point in Sao Paulo. Food was wonderful, service a little less so. I had mushroom risotto and my companion that a huge steak...try the creme de papaya - a local dessert that blends papaya with ice cream and a spritz of cassis - delicious!

  • Visited September 2013
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São Paulo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Unique experience in São Paulo”
Reviewed September 16, 2013

The restaurant is beautiful, shows its age but is very well maintained, the view is jaw-dropping. Not the most beautiful neighbourhood around it but there is valet parking right at the door, so not a problem. Get the two elevators to the top of the building and enjoy the amazing view. The Piano Bar is a good start and ofter does not require reservations, good for waiting time until the main room opens. Arrive early, ask to be noticed when it is ready and you will get a good seat.

The service is really good and attentive, it is really nice to have dinner and see they already get your car while you were in the elevators. Pricey but totally worth the money.

  • Visited February 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Appalling service ... Avoid”
Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

When we turned up to be seated we were told the table would be ready in 40 minutes. As it was, two hours later nothing materialised. The service also while we waited in the bar was terrible. You needed to fight for attention. Simply avoid this disaster in São Paulo. Terrible!

  • Visited September 2013
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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17 reviews
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“Espectacular View”
Reviewed August 30, 2013

Delicious pasta,
Great atmosphere
Located on the 42nd floor of the Italia building so you have a wonderful view

Visited August 2013
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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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250 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
“Looking for a romantic dinner?”
Reviewed August 25, 2013

What a wonderful place! Try to get a table by the window and relax looking the view, listening to the music, tasting a drink with your partner and waiting for the excelent italian food. Prices are a little bit high, but in return, you will have a marvelous experience. Me and my husband have been there for several times. Once, it was raining very heavy, but the unexpecting thunderstorm seen from the 44th floor, from that place, was magic. If you don't want to have dinner, there is a bar on the other side.

  • Visited April 2013
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