City: Natal, RN
Phone: (084) 3212-2423
Hours: From 9am to 7pm. Thursday and Friday to 10pm. Saturday to 3pm. Not open on Sundays.
Cost: Under $15.00 (or R$25.00)
Brazilians just love Italian food! Italian meals are popular and in great demand due to the massive population of Italian descendants in the country. Many areas of southern Brazil speak only in Italian. Most of these Italians traveled to Brazil in the 1800's and yet still maintain foods and culture from Italy even after all of these years! Sao Paulo has a significant population of Italians in the Bexiga neighborhood, and in Southern Brazil there are huge populations in Caxias do Sul, Bento Goncalves, and Garibaldi areas. These regions usually have the very best Italian food, but competition has kept the quality of food significantly higher everywhere.
Restaurants in Brazil are typically designed to handle lunch time diners rather than the typical dinner time guests. This significantly changes how they prepare dishes, and how they price dishes. Many lunch time diners are looking for a very relaxed dining experience, with a healthy and reasonably quick meal. Hot buffets offer them this by having multiple hot dishes ready. Pricing is usually by weight or an all-you-can-eat model, many places have both options available.
Sandwiches are thought of as a snack and not a proper meal! Therefore restaurants generally serve up hot and healthy dishes for lunch instead of the typical North American simple style lunches.
Meals are usually served and consumed on premises, but many establishments also offer take away and food delivery services. Of course the dinning establishments differ greatly in appearance and offerings, including a wide variety of dishes.
For Brazilians it is very popular to go back home during lunch to have their meal with their family members. This isn’t always practical, especially in the larger cities, so restaurants have taken up the slack and designed a business around catering to these working families. In many of the less crowded cities it can be difficult to find a everyday sit down and order off the menu style business.
Nearby Restaurants include Pasta e Arte, Via Café, Douce France, Mangaboo, A Bodega, Orange Pizzaria e Sanduicheria, Dennis Restaurante, Café da Dalila, Arituba Park, Talher, O Sandwich, Grand Chef, Salomé Lanches, Pão Petrópolis, Le Chocolatier, Grãos de Café, Basílico´s, Sanduicheria Paulista, Pitanga Bar, Sorveteria Oba!.
|Basílico´s||Av. Rodrigues Alves, 433|
|Bigi Restô||Rua Seridó, 720|
|Da Roberto||Rua Praia de Pirangi, 2186|
|Famiglia Reis Magos||Av. Engenheiro Roberto Freire, 1482|
|Fellini||Av. Erivan França, 22|
|Luna Rossa||Rua Acari, 11|
|Mamma Itália||Av. Governador Sílvio Pedroza, 43|
|Massa Mia||Rua Joaquim Fabrício, 289|
|Mazzano||Av. Engenheiro Roberto Freire, 9034|
|Pasta & Pasta||Av. Bernardo Vieira, 3775|
|Piazza Navona||R. Dr. Manoel A B de Araújo, 143|
|Piazzale Itália||Av. Deputado Antônio Florêncio de Queiroz, 12|
|Pinga Fogo||Av. Miguel Castro, 1329|
|Sunrise||Via Costeira, s/n|
|Tá Massa||Rua da Gameleira, 5|
|Tiberio||Av. Engenheiro Roberto Freire, 9102|
|Tratoria Bella Napoli||Av. Hermes da Fonseca, 960|
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