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Rua Oscar Freire 523 | Jardim Paulista, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01426-001, Brazil
+55 11 3085-6916
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“arabic dishes” (2 reviews)
“villa lobos” (2 reviews)
“el dorado” (2 reviews)
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Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Rua Oscar Freire 523 | Jardim Paulista, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01426-001, Brazil
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We were at the Eldorado Shopping Mall for lunch, and the food was spoiled.We ordered several Arabic dishes, and among them the opened Sfiha was spoiled and decayed, smelling deteriorated ground beef ! Disgusting ! This is not the first time that happened to me...More

Date of visit: December 2017
4  Thank SamLawEnforcement
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

During a recent business trip to São Paulo, my Brazilian business partner made this suggestion. It is the 'original' location in the busy crowded area of São Paulo. The food is just amazing, the staff is super kind and attentive, the atmosphere cool. This really...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank davidhouser
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The traditional Arabic food. I can not go to Sao Paulo city and don't go here. U wont fell waste money. Excellent food and attention staff.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank jucab2014
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Almanara is a very traditional Lebanese restaurant in São Paulo. I ordered several dishes where everyone could share. Kibbeh nayyeh, kafta, kibbeh, tabbouleh, falafel and pita bread were excellent. Hummus and Labneh were good, but too flat, missing flavour some zattar on the Labne and...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank ANDRETS1966
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The service was excellent. Warm and welcoming. The food.. Ah wonderful. Being Lebanese I ordered the kibbe Nayye which is raw kibbi. Never had a better one outside Lebanon. The grilled fish, falafel, and mezze (hummus, babghannouj, and labneh) were also excellent. The pita bread...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank RajaS1498
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

If you want great Arab food go to Almanara because the food comes quickly and the service is great! Waiters remember you and if you have any thing to say the manager is always available. Great food. Great service!

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank alextP8567UM
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This arabic restaurant is totally worth and you wont feel waste of money. Kafta is one of the best i have ever tried. Ask for baked kibe is also good! Falafel is good too. Everything os good tooo :)

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Matheusmcs
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Not my favorite dining experience. The food was ok, and we waited 30 minutes for our drink orders. We ordered wine, but had to wait because something had happened with the wine glasses...?? The manager did apologize, but only after we'd paid the bill. The...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank JacqConn
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

What I like the most in here is that nothing is really fancy. The place is quite express and fulfills its purpose: to serve with a lot of quality and fast. The Mezze is wonderful, and the Sirian bread is really amazing. I really like...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank mcorassa
Reviewed 27 May 2016

A type o luxurious a la carte Arabic Food Chain. Very good food and atmosfere. International Arabic dishes.

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank FABIO457
Located just below important Paulista Avenue, Jardins
is the junction of four smaller neighbourhoods: Jardim
Paulista, Jardim América, Jardim Europa and Jardim
Paulistano. It is an upper-class area, offering a
variety of things to do, including shopping, museums
and parks. The neighbourhood is well known for “Oscar
Freire”– the most luxurious street in the city, packed
with high-end boutiques. In Jardins you will also find
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Oscar Freire 523 | Jardim Paulista, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01426-001, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Sao Paulo>  > Jardins
  • Neighbourhood: Jardins
  • Phone Number: +55 11 3085-6916
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