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Dona Lucinha

$$ - $$$, South American
Avenida Chibaras 399, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04076-001, Brazil
+55 11 5051-2050
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sugar cane” (2 reviews)
“great buffet” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hours
Brazilian, South American
$$ - $$$
Avenida Chibaras 399, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04076-001, Brazil
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Great food from Minas Gerais, you can have buffet with all their specialities and homemade sweets, all you can eat, for R$ 49 (Sep 2017). You can try Cachaça from many brands there. Food is delicious, high quality and good assortment. Must go!

Thank Julianaflopes
ElzinhaN, Proprietário at Dona Lucinha, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Dear friend, Thank you so much for the kindness of your comments. We are happy to welcome you and we look forward to your return soon. fondly, chef Elzinha Nunes and team Dona Lucinha.

Reviewed 7 May 2017

A late afternoon lunch at this place turned into one of the most surprising introductions to Brazilian food. The buffet style was perfect to allow a sampling of many different items. The staf was friendly the place very large and accommodating. Three main tables, Salad,...More

Thank WestChester_Travler
ElzinhaN, Proprietário at Dona Lucinha, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you very much for your visit. Will always be welcome in our house. Chef Elzinha Nunes

Reviewed 7 January 2017

I´be been there on april, 2016, with some canadian friends. It was my first time and I think it was great to show them about food from Minas Gerais State. The place is very well decorated. They serve a delicious food. The desserts served are...More

Thank AndreCunha
ElzinhaN, Proprietário at Dona Lucinha, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2017
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Caro Senhor André, Agradecemos sua avaliação e esperamos por uma nova visita. Serão sempre bem vindos em nossa casa. Abraços,...More

Reviewed 23 April 2015

Self servise of local food with dessert included . It also serves a la carte dishes Delicious food of Minas Gerais. Be sure to try the delicious Sugar Cane sauce with self-made sausage .

Thank leoacs
Reviewed 16 June 2013

A somewhat simple place in the style of old Minas Gerais colonial houses, this restaurant offers a great buffet of typical (and well prepared) Mineiro cuisine. Gorgeous food with the principal Mineiro dishes and sweets avaliable for your delight.

Thank AlexPira
Reviewed 21 February 2012

Brazilian country food, delicious & made to order in the moment; If you are trying to get to know more about Brazil, don't miss this place. Nice ambiance, friendly service... they'll tell you everything about the food and they'll warn you about the quantities. There...More

Thank marlecz
Reviewed 22 December 2011

Do not go if you are on a calories diet. The traditional food from Minas Gerais state is all but gorgeous.

Thank F_Otero1962
Reviewed 29 November 2011

I have some friends that are from Minas Gerais, and they love comida mineira. On a recent visit to SP, they took me to this restaurant for lunch. The food was very good with the always excellent meat dishes that one expects in Brazil. The...More

Thank Montana_Rustler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$29
Brazilian, South American
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Chibaras 399, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04076-001, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Sao Paulo
  • Phone Number: +55 11 5051-2050
  • E-mail
The Cuisine from Minas of Dona Lucinha

Restaurant Dona Lucinha devotes itself to offer a cuisine and an environment that preserve the taste and the nourishing culture of the colonial times of Minas Gerais. The menu has been elaborated from a careful research of the nourishing culture of our people. It is important to highlight that it is the cuisine of a time and region of the gold and diamond period.
Daily, the house promotes a festival of cuisine of Minas in order to preserve and spread it as well as to show its diversity and importance. For that a buffet system is used, that enables the presentation, the individual choice of each customer, besides of the feeling of being at home by the stove.
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