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Rua Manoel Turibio Farias, 50, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
22 2623 2666
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Very good variety of salads, fresh veggies, hot bar w/2-3 meat dishes, fish, rice, 2 types of beans, delicious mash potatoes. Service was good. Dessert and drinks are extra.

Thank Rssingleton
Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Fresh & large variety of food, prepared to perfection. Great presentation. From your topical Brazilian rice , beans, meet to gourmet salads, stews, pasta, meats and fish. Clean and large Restuarant, and the service was very friendly. Highly recommend if you are in a hurry and want great food by the weight.

Thank JBtravel66
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Nice kilo-style buffet, with lots of vegetarian options if that is what is needed. (Good meat options too.) But the atmosphere is lacking a bit of refinement, can't be compared to most Rua das Pedras restaurants.

Thank seteaum
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115 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I've been to banana land a couple of times before. The food and service are always amazing. Last time I was with my pets and we got a table outside. The waiter was really thoughtful and friendly towards my little ones.

Thank Lua Selene A
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

BanalaLand is a refined kilo restaurant, with imaginative salads, dishes and desserts. One often is surprised by the variety and quality of the alternatives. A very interesting characteristic is the calm and instructive explanation/description one gets from the staff about the available dishes before making the choices.

Thank joari
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

We were here twice and first time it was all fine, but after the second visit we didn't feel well for the rest of the day.

Thank shamannn
Brumadinho, MG
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Definitely the food is much better than any other "per kilo" restaurant. But R$ 78,50 per kilo is too expensive. You will find "la carte" restaurants at the same price.

Thank Delio B
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Food was very good and tasty. Everything is fresh. The atmosphere is welcoming and the staff is friendly. A little pricey but worth trying!

1 Thank Andrew L
1 review
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Was very quiet night so food on display looked "tired". Lots of staff so could check quality more often. Lovely staff thou...

Thank Manuel S
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Thiis is a bufett, by the kilo, self service restaurant. This is very common in Brasil. Bananland stands out by the very good quality of the food on offer. The dishes are well prepared, original and (very important to me) with a distinct soth american/brazilan touch - as a tourist visiting the country and Buzios its a must. Most of... More 

1 Thank at_Glorioso

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brazilian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Manoel Turibio Farias, 50, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Armacao dos Buzios
  • Phone Number: 22 2623 2666

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