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Casa do Joao

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Brazilian, South American
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Rua Nelson Felicio dos Santos 664-A | Behind Brasil Bank, in the central square., Bonito, State of Mato Grosso do Sul 79290-000, Brazil
11:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service, the environment and the food are excellent! If you go to Bonito, you can't miss this restaurant. I recommend !

Thank Wagner D
Solothurn, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here based on a recommendation from our tour booking agency and because it had good TA reviews. While they don't speak English, they do have an English menu. You can just connect to their wifi and use a translator for assistance in communicating. Though their service was good, I wouldn't say the food was anything special and... More 

Thank mdyrdek
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Outstanding place! Very cold beer to follow the fish dishes mainly the famous Traira Vestida! Tou will regret if you miss it!

Thank Andre D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Here is amazing place have a great lunch and visit too. The atmosphere is very nice, there are a lot of old things that you can see. The food is perfect, once you have a place to seat they are fast to serve you. For sure , besides is a restaurant it is a place to visit. The owner Sr.... More 

Thank harmonyeli
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We went there on recommendation from a local - glad we did - amazing selection of food, friendly staff and huge locations so is obviously very popular.

Thank Sam H
Zurich, Switzerland
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Very quick and very friendly waiters, food is good to very good and the ambience is nice and, even though it's a rather big restaurant, cosy.

Thank Dittlimu
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Had dinner there with my girlfriend. The welcome was very friendly and we found a great table. We ordered two starters which was our first mistake, the portions are enough for 2 or 3 people. We had the fish cakes, which were delicious, and the fried pork cubes. Our second mistake was the pork cubes. The name says it all... More 

Thank Eric W
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

After four days in the jungle eating rice and beans I couldn't wait for real food. I played it safe and got the filet and fries and salad. The people are very nice and speak english and the meat was well prepared. They also have a cute souvenir shop and the restaurant has a pleasant garden atmosphere.

Thank Cainthecity
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

One of the best places to eat in Bonito. Enjoyable place, excellent service and tasteful dishes. Many good options for all kind of travelers, including if you are alone or with kids. Really worth a visit! I truly recomend!

Thank Mércia F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Had the best food we've had in Brazil so far (having been to both Rio and the Pantanal). The fish (chefs special) was absolutely fabulous and so fresh and tender. The portions were generous and the service great. Already as we left the restaurant we were planning our visit to go back the next day

Thank Tove R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Brazilian, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Nelson Felicio dos Santos 664-A | Behind Brasil Bank, in the central square., Bonito, State of Mato Grosso do Sul 79290-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Mato Grosso do Sul (MS)  >  Bonito
  • Phone Number: 556732551212

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