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25-35 36th Ave., Queens, NY 11106 40.758101 -73.932926
at 28th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-937-4821 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Brazilian
  • Price Range: $$

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    9 out of 10


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Tue-Thu, 11:30am-10pm; Fri, 11:30am-11pm; Sat, 1pm-11pm; Sun, 1pm-10pm; Mon, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

N, Q at 36th Ave.



Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Good for Groups
  • Hot Spot
  • Lunch
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Take-Out


  • Full Bar



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If you've only experienced rodizio, that nonstop Brazilian barrage of grilled skewered meats, you'll be happily surprised by the refined elegance of this congenial restaurant's coconut-milk-and-palm-oil shrimp stew (moqueca de camarão); the tart, creamy passion-fruit mousse; and, on Saturdays, the feijoada, the national Brazilian clay-pot black-bean stew packed with pork, sausage, and fatty bacon and served with white rice, garlicky collard greens, farofa (crunchy fried cassava meal), and—in a seeming effort to cover all the major food groups—a few orange slices.

Recommended Dishes

Cocunut-milk-and-palm-oil shrimp stew, $17; acaraje, $8; quail with mashed potatoes, $18

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