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) #19 of 10,625 Restaurants in Brasilia €€ - €€€ , South American, Vegetarian Friendly
28 - Asa sul Trecho 02 41 Lote | Setor de Clubes Esportivos Sul, Brasilia, Federal District 70200-002, Brazil
+55(61) 3224-3079
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“juice” (11 reviews)
“tapioca” (4 reviews)
“carne seca” (2 reviews)
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Brazilian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
28 - Asa sul Trecho 02 41 Lote | Setor de Clubes Esportivos Sul, Brasilia, Federal District 70200-002, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you travel to very nice structured destinations your face a lot of good experience such a very nice restaurants with good servicing. Mangai is one of my favourite restaurant in Brasilia it has a delightful menu good service nice price and wonderful view.

Thank Xistudo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They serve very traditional food from the northeast region of Brazil. There's a huge buffet where you can choose whatever you want and then weight, so you pay by kg. The place is beautiful and staff very attentive. Make sure you order for a jug...More

Thank deisenishi
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My Brazilian friends told me the origins and heart of Brazilian food and cooking is from Minas Gerais, South Eastern Brazil. Mangai restaurant serves delicious Minas food: cheeses, meat dishes and desserts on the biggest buffet imaginable. This huge restaurant is a charming rainforest lodge...More

Thank Kmguam
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Big and self service restaurant - lake front - nice for families and friends - try carne seca and bolinho de camarão - and caipirinha of course

Thank kalil1957
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Mangai is a great restaurant. It has a buffet and a lots of dessert. The restaurant offers you very good Brazilian food.It's a little expensive but the view and the decoration worth it.

Thank ivetteh30
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Mangai can be a little confusing for first time visitors. As you walk in you get a little green card. Pick a table, order a drink and that card is replaced with a gray card. Load up your plate at the buffet and present your...More

Thank jackonferry
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I love buffets in Brazil as they are much higher quality than US buffets with great choices that are well done. The dining room is huge but airy and does not feel overwhelming. Great place for a quick, quality lunch.

Thank MCWC
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Wonderful regional food from the Northeast region of Brazil. Large restaurant with dozens of tables and an incredible variety of dishes. Nice atmosphere and easy location, near the South Lake. Worth to frequent.

Thank Hugo Frederico V
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Went there with a large group of colleagues. The fact that it's a buffet and that you pay separately was convenient for us. Food was ok, nothing special and drinks took forever to come...

Thank Ludo-Owen
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is one of my all-time favorite restaurants in Brasília: a dazzling variety of great Northeast food, exotic fruit juices and desserts at a very affordable price. The premises are spacious and cool -- something vital in global warming-struck Brasilia. And if you're feeling sleepy...More

Thank Claudio A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 - Asa sul Trecho 02 41 Lote | Setor de Clubes Esportivos Sul, Brasilia, Federal District 70200-002, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  Federal District (DF)  >  Brasilia
  • Phone Number: +55(61) 3224-3079
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