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Manu

#274 of 9,165 Restaurants in Curitiba
Certificate of Excellence
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Batel
Contemporary
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Al. Dom Pedro II, 317 | Batel, Curitiba, State of Parana 80420-060, Brazil
(41) 3044-4395
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20:00 - 23:30
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Birmingham
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

First of all, please understand, this is ALMOST a Michelin star standard restaurant. If you want good sized portions of comfort food this is NOT the place for you. Manu is all about the taste and experience. The flavour combination of a dish and the craft, skill and technical ability involved in creating it. As a result, the portions are... More 

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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

As two keen foodies from Melbourne, Australia (the world's most liveable city and centre for culinary excellence in Australia), we couldn't wait to try Manu. We were NOT DISAPPOINTED! The service was superb (from being greeted (multi-lingual), the individualised menu, catering to dietary requirements, the explanations of each dish...) The food was excellent, with a good range of local ingredients,... More 

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1 Thank Brian F
Shanghai, China
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55 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This restaurant should be number 1 in Curitiba on trip advisor. We have been to all the good restaurants during our stay in Curitiba. I gave Poco Tapas 5 stars as we went there and it was great. But that was before we went to Manu. Manu is on a completely different level then Poca Tapas and all the other... More 

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Shanghai, China
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Top evening! 2 Michelin stars, close to 3! Amazing food. Pocotapas and Barolo are definitely good but are miles behind Manu. Manu is the absolute number 1 kitchen in Curitiba. If you are looking for kilograms with a reasonable price, go to one of the good grill restaurants in this city. If you're looking for mind blowing taste, go to... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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80 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

everything, and i mean everything, at this restaurant was considered and included as an essential part of the dining experience. from checking your name at the door and having to be buzzed into the restaurant, to a menu with my name on it, to every course coming on its own unique plating, to the attentive staff, to changing utensils for... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Amazing 18 dish degustation menu with a suitable wine for every dish - really special restaurant with just 10 tables - quite pricey but totally worth and a unique experience with outstanding service. Hint: order coffee at the end. ;-)

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Sao Paulo, SP
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

I came in on a Tuesday evening for dinner in a desert place. Different than one could expect, the service was excelent and I had "Caldinho de Feijão" and Fish, Rice, Farofa, Banana in Moqueca sauce. It was delicious!!! The soundtrack with brazilian song was another plus! Congrats to the whole staff!

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Quatro Barras, PR
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155 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015

Curitiba is a place of many good restaurants. Manu plays tough in another league. A true signature restaurant, led by locally famous chef Manu Buffara. First, it is not an open doors restaurant. You must book, and each table will be served once per evening. Menu is small and mysterious, just giving hints on what you´ll get. Basicall you choose... More 

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Thank DavidKB
Wilson_Chagas, Marketing e Relacionamentos at Manu, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our staff are happy to hear about your satisfaction. Come back whenever you can! Kind Regards, Manu Team. More 

Sao Paulo
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87 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2014

It tries too much to be fancy, but it is not cool or really sophisticate feel in it. It tries too much to be super haute cuisine, yet my table was most of the time clean. We have chosen the 6 course menu with wine selection to match. Food was brought in small portions, but in loooooong intervals. I believe,... More 

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Herzliya, Tel Aviv, Israel
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168 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

Manu serves highly creative delicate, yet complex, food on par with the best restaurants in Paris and New York. This is clearly a Brazilian restaurant, using some vegetables and fruits you cannot find elsewhere. It is a fairly small one-hall restaurant, with modern decor and super-attentive service. I did find the old-style chandeliers out-of-place, though... I chose to let Manu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Contemporary
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
20:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
20:00 - 23:30
Thursday
20:00 - 23:30
Friday
20:00 - 23:30
Saturday
20:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al. Dom Pedro II, 317 | Batel, Curitiba, State of Parana 80420-060, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Parana (PR)  >  Curitiba>  > Batel
  • Neighbourhood: Batel
  • Phone Number: (41) 3044-4395

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