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Chef Lopes

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Rua Almirante Barroso 1713 | Centro, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana, Brazil
(45) 3025-3334
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2014

We are attending a conference in Foz, and went to Chef Lopes with a group of people. Efficient and complimentary pick up service from hotel. Located in the town centre. Clean and modern atmosphere. Very helpful waiter and explain to us re: their sauces for the steak. Reasonably priced winelist. It was the best sirloin steak so far in Brazil... More 

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USA
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109 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2014

The food is very good. Not a fancy restaurant, but it is very comfortable. The food is sold by weight.

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Thank Fredbb_9
sao paulo, brazil
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396 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2014

We went there since we were told it was one of the best restaurants in town. It is not. Food was standard, not much tasty. The maittre suggested a meat cut and promoted it as the best in the region; for brazilian style it was substandard. Very limited wine list. Maybe it would be adequate for a standard business meal.

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Thank acukiert
Leicester
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92 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014 via mobile

Ate here on our last night based on reviews and high rating. As others have said it's a big place and was only a few tables taken from 8-10pm. Steak was nice but nothing special - had sirloin with mushrooms and it wasn't as tender as I expected, a little tough and stringy in places, like different cuts all in... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2013 via mobile

The meat had a Strange structure, like it came out of the deep freeze. Ambience is good. Its a big place. I wouldn't come back a second time.

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Thank Rafi V
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2013 via mobile

Best place to eat in Foz. 8 of us went there tonight and it was perfect, most of us ordered steaks and they cooked them perfectly and they were huge. We drank loads and even got a free desert from the chef. The waiter spoke good English and was very helpful and really friendly which is always good. As it's... More 

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Northfield, Vermont
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2013

Not what I requested or expectd. Dry and overdone probably frozen filet mignon of which I ate half,sauted.notreally...potatoes and the vegtables cooked in butter did not appear. Instead there was one of those fluted. Cukes, peeled in a spiral, inedible. Good? The by the kilo antipasti assortment! BRAVI! No cooking required.

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Curitiba, PR
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111 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2013

It is very sophisticated which makes it stand out like a sore thumb in Foz (one of the world's worst tourist destinations). Great selection of dishes. The lunchtime buffet is also very good.

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Rome, Italy
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2013

I chose the restaurant for dinner. I asked the waiter for a suggestion and they told me to try their beef (bife). I took the "Bife de Chorizo grelhado ao Chimichurri". The beef was absolutely gorgeous. The restaurant is not cheap, especially compared to the average cost of a restaurant in Brazil. However the dinner was great. Unfortunately, the majority... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2013

The food here was very good. The menu was extensive but they were happy to cook us something simpler (to their dismay I just wanted chicken, beans & rice!) The staff, especially Walter, were very friendly and were happy to tell us about the area. Not all of them spoke English but there was an English menu. The restaurant itself... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Brazilian, South American, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Almirante Barroso 1713 | Centro, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Parana (PR)  >  Foz do Iguacu>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: (45) 3025-3334

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