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Tacaca da Gisela

) #22 of 3,148 Restaurants in Manaus £ , Soups
Largo Sao Sebastiao s/n | Centro, Manaus, State of Amazonas, Brazil
(92) 8801-4901
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tongue” (6 reviews)
“soup” (8 reviews)
“manioc” (5 reviews)
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Brazilian, Soups
Largo Sao Sebastiao s/n | Centro, Manaus, State of Amazonas, Brazil
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11 - 18 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 6 March 2014

This little stand situated on the square in front of the opera house serves only one dish: Tacacá. This is basically a broth based on a soured manioc broth (called Tucupi), some jambu leaves which slightly numb the tip of your tongue and dried shrimp....More

Thank Flyfisher_Joe
Reviewed 4 February 2014

Oh my goodness. this was amazing I went two nights on the trot! Such an unusual taste of sweet and sour with a big dollop of manioc starch, which is a gluey egg white, ladeled in and stirred about with a pokey stick as you...More

Thank RoomWithAReview
Reviewed 23 May 2013

I had read about Tacaca, the soup from the Amazon that uses a plant/veggie which numbs your mouth and decided to try it out since it was our first time there. Situated in the main square where the Theatre is and served from a booth...More

Thank Yin_YY
Reviewed 9 January 2013 via mobile

Take it from a local: this place waters down the tucupi, and constantly gives small portion sizes in the tacaca, which as of Jan/2013 costs $13 reais for a "large" tacaca. This place has a nice atmosphere, but the tacaca is lacking, and you are...More

Thank rafabos
Reviewed 1 January 2013

We decided to try this regional soup joint (Tacaca is the name of the soup) after a visit to the Municipal Theatre and found it very tasty, they add a herb in the end which makes your tongue tickle, even my daughter tried it! it...More

Thank Travelgems_10
Reviewed 12 September 2012

It has good and excilent survise,the waiters are attentable to clients. Most of the people agree with this place,and very clean.I reccommend this to all visitors.

Thank RamboManaus
Reviewed 4 April 2012

if you love exotic street foods or watch Anthony Bourdain. This you tube video of Bourdain explains it all. Food stall was clean, and showed plaques of winning the best tacaca for years in running. It is located right in the center square, on the...More

Thank BeezleMoo
Reviewed 5 February 2012

What is Tacaca? A local soup, containing "Jambu" leaves, "Tucupi" sauce, and dried salted prawns, all well boiled in big pots. This is dished out into a "cuia" - natures own grown soup bowl, and served hot. Wow! A treat! Locals eat it when feeling...More

Thank Ramesh27
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Brazilian, Soups
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Sao Sebastiao s/n | Centro, Manaus, State of Amazonas, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Amazonas (AM)  >  Amazon River  >  Manaus>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: (92) 8801-4901
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