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Taste of Brasil

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906 S Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60304-2904
+1 708-383-3550
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10:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Chicago
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46 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I love the cozy neighborhood feel the service and the food. It was our first visit. I will return as the full menu was interesting. We had two appetizers and an entry...

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Thank Robert S
Chicago, Illinois
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226 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped by Taste of Brazil to try something different for lunch. It's a small cosy authentic restaurant and we enjoyed it. We started with the chicken rice soup - amazing! That was hearty enough really that we didn't need the selection of beef and chicken sides. We had coxinha, beef pastel, shrimp risole, and kibe,way too much food...but it... More 

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Thank LeBonVieTravels
Boulder, Colorado
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172 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I went here for a late lunch one day. This an informal kind of hole-in-the-wall restaurant. I had a coxinha - excellent. Well-made, maybe better than in Brazil. Kibe - also pretty good (hard to mess that up though). Moqueca with rice - the rice is really good, cooked with onion and coconut. The fish in the moqueca was perfectly... More 

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Thank Virgil_Boulder
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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126 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Food snobs from Chicago don't think we should ever trek out to the suburbs for awesome ethnic food. Not even kinda-suburbs like Oak Park or Evanston. Make the trip for this place. Feijoada completa and shrimp bobo were DELICIOUS, but save room for dessert! You have to get the flan cake and prestigio cake (chocolate cake with dense coconut filling... More 

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1 Thank ILoveNationalParks
Oak Park, Illinois
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387 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Tried this place when it first opened and thought it was ok. Reading the sterling reviews on the internet, I decided to give it a try again. Sadly, my initial impression was not far off. The best think we had there was the spectacular lentil soup. I will go back for that but probably not for anything else I had.... More 

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Thank gstrange8
Santos, SP
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I think we went to Taste of Brasil more than 3 times, the food was amazing (and reminds a lot our brazilian food). There are so many options (fish, meat and chicken), including the most famous brazilian dish: feijoada. They sell "brigadeiros", the best dessert on earth :) also an amazing chocolate cupcake. Definitely I will go when visit Chicago... More 

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Thank 90Jess0515
Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

I am surprised that this isn't listed as one of the top restaurants in Oak Park. Just south of the I-290 expressway on Oak Park Ave., this small store front can easily be missed. By all means, don't let it. From the friendliness of the staff, the freshness of the food, great presentation, and amazing flavors, it is really one... More 

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1 Thank Gordon S
West Chicago, Illinois
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72 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We were headed to the Oak Park Conservatory and needed a bite to eat, we drove past and saw this place so circled the block and parked in front. A small clean store front with a few tables and highboys. The staf greeted is with friendly hello and we sat by the front window. We started with the Coxinha and... More 

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Thank Dave O
Iowa City, Iowa
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

Nice lunch spot in Oak Park. Fast service. Good is clean and flavorful. Price is reasonable. Cafe style seating. Would recommend for a quick meal with great flavors.

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Thank Lauren C
Culpeper, Virginia
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190 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2015

This is a small little cafe with big flavor. Salgados 3.25 ea 3.25 ea I had the Coxinha - very good. Also had a beef Risole - my favorite. Service was friendly and accommodating. Atmosphere was comfortable, but the highlight is the food. Within easy walking distance from the Oak Park older neighborhoods.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Brazilian, Latin, Spanish, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 906 S Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60304-2904
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-383-3550

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