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Cafe com Letras

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Brazilian, Bar, Cafe
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Rua Antonio de Albuquerque, 781 | Savassi, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 30112-011, Brazil
31 3225 9973
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13:00 - 23:00
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Sun 13:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

there is another cafe com letras beneath the cultural banco do Brasil building in Praca da Liberdade, although i'm not sure if that one also serves dinner. Both have a great atmosphere, coffee and food, although they are a little on the expensive side. come early to get a table over the weekend.

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Thank Michelle A
Los Angeles, California
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109 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

I've been a coupe of times here over the past 2 years. The place is really nice inside. However the food, which why you usually go to a resaturant, has been all the times just average ... I also found it disturbing once a very loud DJ set that did not let us have a conversation in our table. I... More 

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Thank 101LittleBirds
ViniciusLa, Public Relations Manager at Cafe com Letras, responded to this review

Hi Litlle Birds, Thanks for sending your observations about Café com Letras. All of them will help us to improve. The Café com Letras Savassi is really a mix of bar and restaurant. Where we would like that our clients find good food and great opportunities to experience music (besides DJ there are jazz gigs every week), art exhibitions and... More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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80 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

It is a cool athmosphere for a light meal and a cocktail or a glass of wine. The salad was ok , good wine. The service was quick. Although they say that there is free wifi, I couldn´t connect it. It seems that only work for android or apple phones, but not for windows mobile. So unfortunally I couldn´t stay... More 

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Thank MarianaSabino
ViniciusLa, Gerente de relações públicas at Cafe com Letras, responded to this review

Dear Mariana, We appreciate the good review. About the wifi connection, we are trying to fix this issue, probably when you came back you’ll be able to connect without any problem. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Food is great. I've had a great fillet. Opening hours are great, they do serve lunch and late dinner. Inside saloon is not very spacious though.

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Thank Rgcoimbra
Espoo, Finland
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

Café com Letras has very unique ambiance. It is a funky mixture of bookstore, bar, restaurant, live music and DJ etc. Age range is pretty wide, which adds its own flavor to place. The Music is always very cool in Café com Letras; live music in some nights like excellent Jazz bands, other nights can be DJ evenings with hip-hop,... More 

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Thank Mika M
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

On Monday's night is jazz time! I ordered a bottle of wine and a Burrata! It was pretty good! The service was great and the music was awesome!

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Thank Lucas L
Sao Paulo, SP
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30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

Simple and tjme same time modern ambient. Delicious food, especially crepe mushrooms. Jazz and eletronic music.

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Thank VitorCos
Brazil
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70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

Café com Letras is a very nice spot in Belo Horizonte. It's a cafe/bookstore with a nice ambiance and good food at a fair price. Go on Sunday nights for jazz sessions. Really nice! The place also promotes every year a Jazz Festival with local and international jazz performers. Mandatory for jazz lovers!

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Thank cristina4216
Lorena, Texas, United States
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

What a great place! It's a small, casual book store/cafe. They have music playing and tables spilling out on to the sidewalk. The food is good and varied. They even have a homemade vegan burger, which is actually very, very good. They serve good wines at a reasonable price. The atmosphere is what makes this place, though. We didn't arrive... More 

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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2015

good place to go. somethimes a little row for a seat but so what. toast from the chef (whit mushrooms) is amazing... i want the recipe !!! but also the pasta is great. and they serve good wine for a nice price :-)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Brazilian, Bar, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Antonio de Albuquerque, 781 | Savassi, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 30112-011, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Minas Gerais (MG)  >  Belo Horizonte
  • Phone Number: 31 3225 9973

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