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Restaurante Chi Fu

#436 of 36,428 Restaurants in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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Praca Carlos Gomes 200 | Liberdade, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01501-040, Brazil
+55 11 3112-1698
11:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 22:00
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This original Chinese immigrant restaurant can be very messy and loud all part of the time. The portions are big and very tasty. A good place to com with two ore more people so you can choose more than two options to share. Most all the waiters can't speak Portuguese very well, so you need to be patience. Ask for... More 

Thank Celia L
Sao Paulo, SP
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Good price, good food, typical chinese go with the family restaurante. Reminds me of Harmony Palace in New York city. Like many chinese restaurants, don't expect to find portuguese speaking waiters. Good to share the dishes!

Thank JohnnyBravoRJ
Vancouver, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Recommended by a Brazilian, for being one of the oldest and most well know Chinese restaurants in Sao Paulo, and I'm happy to say I wasn't disappointed. Not that inexpensive, but then again food in Sao Paulo is not inexpensive.

Thank patriciacz2001
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94 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

This is one of good chinese restaurants in LIberdade. If you want to bring your friends and try many options, I do recommend this one as you can try different chinese foods and don´t pay too much

Thank Juliano1976
Sao Paulo, SP
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

in Liberdade there are a lot of oriental restaurants. But Chinese food has been replaced by Japanese for the good ones. This one however is exceptional. And not oily nor fried stuff needs to be eaten. Loved it. Portions are very generous, 3 for 5 and we took a dogie bag!.

Thank sal H
Manzanillo, Mexico
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126 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Easy to get to as very close to the Libertade Subway station. Relatively inextensível with largue servings. Two dishes And rice will feed four. Relatively good Chinese Food for abroad, but is below the quality of a good Chinese restaurant in a cita like Seattle and fará belos the qualitaty of Food in Vancouver or SF.

Thank p0liner01
Sao Paulo, SP
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364 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015

This restaurant has moved from a small place in the Liberdade neighborhood to Carlos Gomes square (Praça da Liberdade). Famous for generous portions of Chinese food at cheap price, many waiters still don't have command with Portuguese language. Good for groups and family meetings. It is recommended to book the table in advance, otherwise the queue may last hours. The... More 

1 Thank Travel_World63
Vinhedo, São Paulo, Brazil
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154 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2014 via mobile

This is a real Chinese restaurant, run by Chinese who barely speak Portuguese, in the heart of Sao Paulo, and they serve the real Chinese food. The food is great, but don't expect to be treated like a normal restaurant. If you get there and its full, they will tell you to go home and return another day. Be insistent,... More 

Thank JuniorMazzagardi
Sao Paulo, SP
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 May 2014

What I like in this restaurant is their fast service and excellent food. It is not food for connoisseurs, but for those who want to eat good food. One of possible translation of the restaurant name from Chinese is "food station". Another one is a joke that it means "sea food" pronouced by Chinese people. Anyway they also have a... More 

Thank RSegawa
Greater London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2014 via mobile

Worth going to if you like Chinese just because it's the closest thing you will get.The portions are generous and the cost is good too. We usually pay no more than $15-25 per person from anything to duck with rice to fried beef noodles which carry that authentic wok charred taste with it too. Tends to get very busy during... More 

Thank Jonathan P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Carlos Gomes 200 | Liberdade, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01501-040, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Sao Paulo>  > Liberdade
  • Neighbourhood: Liberdade
  • Phone Number: +55 11 3112-1698

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Liberdade

Neighbourhood Profile
As the largest Japanese community outside of Japan, Liberdade offers a variety of shops with Asian products and restaurants with diverse Asian cuisines. Liberdade is a world unto its own - you may forget you are in São Paulo. The streets are decorated with red lamps and there are various markets. On the weekends, there is a great street fair at Liberdade Square, starting right by the subway entrance. The Oriental Garden and the Busshinji Temple are beautiful spots to visit, and if you want to learn more about Japanese culture and immigration to Brazil, stop by the Museum of Japanese Immigration.
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