Canto Do Brazil

★★★★★
  • 41 Franklin St

    San Francisco, CA 94102

    Cross street: at Oak

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  • 415-626-8727

About Canto Do Brazil

Hours
Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sun.-Thu. 5-9 p.m.; Fri.-Sat. 5-10 p.m.

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Civic Center is a notoriously terrible neighborhood for lunch. Working in this neighborhood can be frustrating and my co-workers and I often have to trek several blocks to find a decent option.

This afternoon, I was introduced to Canto Do Brazil and was surprised at the quality. It is not much to look at from the outside, the interior decorating is a little cheesy, but the food is fantastic.

The lunch specials are well priced, ample and delicious. I had the #1, which was some sort of chicken dish that was flavorful, moist and very good. Six of us went for lunch and we were all pleased with our dishes.

I would definitely recommend Canto Do Brazil to others, particularly those working in the Civic Center neighborhood.

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★★★★☆

Civic Center is a notoriously terrible neighborhood for lunch. Working in this neighborhood can be frustrating and my co-workers and I often have to trek several blocks to find a decent option.

This afternoon, I was introduced to Canto Do Brazil and was surprised at the quality. It is not much to look at from the outside, the interior decorating is a little cheesy, but the food is fantastic.

The lunch specials are well priced, ample and delicious. I had the #1, which was some sort of chicken dish that was flavorful, moist and very good. Six of us went for lunch and we were all pleased with our dishes.

I would definitely recommend Canto Do Brazil to others, particularly those working in the Civic Center neighborhood.

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The place has a nice vibe inside, the food was top notch and the wait was very short for lunch. I would definitely recommend this place to my friends

4
★★★★☆

The place has a nice vibe inside, the food was top notch and the wait was very short for lunch. I would definitely recommend this place to my friends

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Canto do Brazil offers really good food for a decent price. It's usually busy during the evenings, and the decore is great, let alone the great taste of the food

4
★★★★☆

Canto do Brazil offers really good food for a decent price. It's usually busy during the evenings, and the decore is great, let alone the great taste of the food

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I had dinner and lunch a few times at this restaurant, because I'm brazilian as most of my friends and sometimes we want to eat brazilian food, even if mediocre. But the waitresses always gave me attitude, like "if you want to eat here it

3
★★★★★

I had dinner and lunch a few times at this restaurant, because I'm brazilian as most of my friends and sometimes we want to eat brazilian food, even if mediocre. But the waitresses always gave me attitude, like "if you want to eat here it

Pros: party ambiance

Cons: service and overcharging

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I've been wondering how this restaurant has stayed in business so long. Now I know. Their menu, while it sounds impressive, in reality is like a fast food version of what passes for Brazilian fare. Each overpriced dinner entree comes

3
★★★★★

I've been wondering how this restaurant has stayed in business so long. Now I know. Their menu, while it sounds impressive, in reality is like a fast food version of what passes for Brazilian fare. Each overpriced dinner entree comes

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I have eaten at Canto Do Brazil twice for lunch, and had the red snapper both times. The food and hot sauce was excellent, but I was disappointed in the service. I asked several times for refills on my ice tea, but was ignored. Also, when I left after paying my bill, I asked if I could take a menu with me (Since I work only a couple of blocks away). They said "No, go on the Internet." I tried that , but their website no longer exists.I will give them one more chance in order to see if their service has improved.

3
★★★☆☆

I have eaten at Canto Do Brazil twice for lunch, and had the red snapper both times. The food and hot sauce was excellent, but I was disappointed in the service. I asked several times for refills on my ice tea, but was ignored. Also, when I left after paying my bill, I asked if I could take a menu with me (Since I work only a couple of blocks away). They said "No, go on the Internet." I tried that , but their website no longer exists.I will give them one more chance in order to see if their service has improved.

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Caiphirinas: weak, tasteless, tiny.. but lots of ice cubes. Feijoada: hardly any meat, lots of beans....not a true dish by any means. The rave reviews reflect inexperience with authentic Brazilian food, or just plain inexperience. Avoid

3
★★★★★

Caiphirinas: weak, tasteless, tiny.. but lots of ice cubes. Feijoada: hardly any meat, lots of beans....not a true dish by any means. The rave reviews reflect inexperience with authentic Brazilian food, or just plain inexperience. Avoid

Pros: interesting decor

Cons: the food and drinks are poorly executed

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It's great to find a good place to have a decent, but reasonably priced lunch near the Civic Center. Canto do Brazil has some great, simple dishes that are affordable. I really like the hot sauce that they provide. The dishes on their own may be a bit simple, but smother it in this stuff and it's spicy and delicious. The interior is also kind of funky and I guess Brazilian.

4
★★★★☆

It's great to find a good place to have a decent, but reasonably priced lunch near the Civic Center. Canto do Brazil has some great, simple dishes that are affordable. I really like the hot sauce that they provide. The dishes on their own may be a bit simple, but smother it in this stuff and it's spicy and delicious. The interior is also kind of funky and I guess Brazilian.

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I went to dinner at Canto do Brazil after watching their review on KQED Check Please Bay Area, and I was very impressed. My boyfriend and I had a great dinner and we ordered everything that we saw on the TV show and is was

3
★★★★★

I went to dinner at Canto do Brazil after watching their review on KQED Check Please Bay Area, and I was very impressed. My boyfriend and I had a great dinner and we ordered everything that we saw on the TV show and is was

Pros: reasonable prices, delicious food, strong drinks

Cons: parking, make reservations on weekends

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We went their for dinner last night and unfortunately did not realiza that they had overcharged us until we reached back home. Just like the last reviewer, they added on the tip under the beverage category. Our friend who reviewed the bill

3
★★★★★

We went their for dinner last night and unfortunately did not realiza that they had overcharged us until we reached back home. Just like the last reviewer, they added on the tip under the beverage category. Our friend who reviewed the bill

Pros: Decent brazilian food

Cons: Overcharging and bad service

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This was a terrible end to an average dinner at best, and I believe they intentionally tried to overcharge us. First of all, they automatically added in our tip, but they listed it under the "beverages" category. If we hadn't reviewed

3
★★★★★

This was a terrible end to an average dinner at best, and I believe they intentionally tried to overcharge us. First of all, they automatically added in our tip, but they listed it under the "beverages" category. If we hadn't reviewed

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This was my first brazilian food experience so I don't really have anything to compare it to. But I loved the fact that they keep bringing food directly to you at your table. The meat was very delicious, but there were some cuts of beef that were not very tender. The table arrangement that they gave us was also very crowded. And although they said the meat was all you can eat, they started to not bring us food after about an hour and we had to keep bugging them to bring out more food. But all in all a fun and tasty experience.

PROS: Good Food
CONS: Slow Service

3
★★★☆☆

This was my first brazilian food experience so I don't really have anything to compare it to. But I loved the fact that they keep bringing food directly to you at your table. The meat was very delicious, but there were some cuts of beef that were not very tender. The table arrangement that they gave us was also very crowded. And although they said the meat was all you can eat, they started to not bring us food after about an hour and we had to keep bugging them to bring out more food. But all in all a fun and tasty experience.

PROS: Good Food
CONS: Slow Service

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I actually like this place -- especially for lunch. You get big poritions of decent food for just a few bucks, and the fruit drinks alone are worth going for. But the service? Horrendous. I was there for dinner with a friend and there was

3
★★★★★

I actually like this place -- especially for lunch. You get big poritions of decent food for just a few bucks, and the fruit drinks alone are worth going for. But the service? Horrendous. I was there for dinner with a friend and there was

Pros: Good food, cheap prices

Cons: HORRENDOUS service

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Its a good place to go with friends and have a brazilian flavor in overall. The dancers brings the Carvanal enviroment during the dinner.

3
★★★★★

Its a good place to go with friends and have a brazilian flavor in overall. The dancers brings the Carvanal enviroment during the dinner.

Pros: Inexpensive, Good Food, Service

Cons: Parking

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Yesterday my wife and I had lunch @ Canto do Brasil.
The food was exceptional ... My wife loves seafood.
She had the Prawns skewers and the Grilled Halibut.
I normally stay away from seafood ... but this was outstanding...
I'll probably

3
★★★★★

Yesterday my wife and I had lunch @ Canto do Brasil.
The food was exceptional ... My wife loves seafood.
She had the Prawns skewers and the Grilled Halibut.
I normally stay away from seafood ... but this was outstanding...
I'll probably

Pros: Decor, Food, Service

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I'm so glad we went here for dinner. We ordered a lot of food and all of it was delicious. I will definately go again. We had: Bolinho De Bacalhau, Calamari Brasileiro, Bife Acebolado, Bobó De Camarão, Muqueca De Peixe,

3
★★★★★

I'm so glad we went here for dinner. We ordered a lot of food and all of it was delicious. I will definately go again. We had: Bolinho De Bacalhau, Calamari Brasileiro, Bife Acebolado, Bobó De Camarão, Muqueca De Peixe,

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I have been to Brazil several times and there is not another place that represents so well the brazilian cuisine. Don't expect fancy plates or sofistication. This restaurant is for those that really want to have a Brazilian experience,

3
★★★★★

I have been to Brazil several times and there is not another place that represents so well the brazilian cuisine. Don't expect fancy plates or sofistication. This restaurant is for those that really want to have a Brazilian experience,

Pros: not expensive, great food, nice service

Cons: busy weekends

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We dined here before going to the theater (Orpheum, a 15 minute walk). Everything had great flavor but the chicken and the pork were overcooked and tough. We prefer the appetizers over the main dishes, especially the yucca and fried

3
★★★★★

We dined here before going to the theater (Orpheum, a 15 minute walk). Everything had great flavor but the chicken and the pork were overcooked and tough. We prefer the appetizers over the main dishes, especially the yucca and fried

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OK, I had written a glowing review about how much I loved this place. Great food, great prices. Now, after going there a few more times, let me amend by adding: HORRIBLE service. Don't go here if you want a nice dining experience because

3
★★★★★

OK, I had written a glowing review about how much I loved this place. Great food, great prices. Now, after going there a few more times, let me amend by adding: HORRIBLE service. Don't go here if you want a nice dining experience because

Pros: Great food, Not pricey

Cons: Can get busy, HORRIBLE service

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There is nothing like Canto do Brasil in the San Francisco! The artwork on the walls is so warm and inviting. At night the lights are low and the Bossa Nova music makes it all quite romantic! The waitresses speak Brazilian Portuguese,

3
★★★★★

There is nothing like Canto do Brasil in the San Francisco! The artwork on the walls is so warm and inviting. At night the lights are low and the Bossa Nova music makes it all quite romantic! The waitresses speak Brazilian Portuguese,

Pros: great food, good atomosphere

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I just had dinner with my family at Canto Do Brasil and I absolutely loved it! We were all treated really nicely by the waiters and the food was excellent. We had the traditioanal Brasilian croquettes coxinha for appetizers and then

3
★★★★★

I just had dinner with my family at Canto Do Brasil and I absolutely loved it! We were all treated really nicely by the waiters and the food was excellent. We had the traditioanal Brasilian croquettes coxinha for appetizers and then

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I was incredibly disappointed by a recent visit. The food was as delicious as ever, but the service was HORRENDOUS. I went for dinner, and my party of three was the ONLY table in the restaurant (it was 6pm). Our waiter couldn't have cared

3
★★★★★

I was incredibly disappointed by a recent visit. The food was as delicious as ever, but the service was HORRENDOUS. I went for dinner, and my party of three was the ONLY table in the restaurant (it was 6pm). Our waiter couldn't have cared

Pros: Decent food

Cons: Horrible service

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This place serves pretty good Brazilian food. It's nothing spectacular. The fun part is that they have Brazilian dancers who just pop out of the back and pull everyone into a wild dance every now and then. Kind of a fun place to take unsuspecting people there and watch their reactions.

3
★★★☆☆

This place serves pretty good Brazilian food. It's nothing spectacular. The fun part is that they have Brazilian dancers who just pop out of the back and pull everyone into a wild dance every now and then. Kind of a fun place to take unsuspecting people there and watch their reactions.

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i go to canto weekly for the caipirina and galhina na cerveja (sp?).. the snapper and paella are very good, too. Not too crazy about the calamari as i think it's too salty. I love this place cuz it has a quaint neighborhood feel and i

3
★★★★★

i go to canto weekly for the caipirina and galhina na cerveja (sp?).. the snapper and paella are very good, too. Not too crazy about the calamari as i think it's too salty. I love this place cuz it has a quaint neighborhood feel and i

Pros: cheap lunch, not pretentious, fresh food

Cons: parking, salty calamari

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the food was delicious! i had red snapper and salmon with a coconut milk and fruit sauce served in a hollowed out half pinapple, i highly recommend it. i thought it was a little expensive, just like every other restaurant in hayes

3
★★★★★

the food was delicious! i had red snapper and salmon with a coconut milk and fruit sauce served in a hollowed out half pinapple, i highly recommend it. i thought it was a little expensive, just like every other restaurant in hayes

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My friends and I came to Canto for a birthday dinner and we were utterly satisfied with our meal! This was the first time we had the privilege of eating Brazilian food and it was such a treat! Appetizers consisted of bread served with a

3
★★★★★

My friends and I came to Canto for a birthday dinner and we were utterly satisfied with our meal! This was the first time we had the privilege of eating Brazilian food and it was such a treat! Appetizers consisted of bread served with a

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Excellent food! I'm from Brazil and this was the most delicious Brzilian food in the region. I recommend!

3
★★★★★

Excellent food! I'm from Brazil and this was the most delicious Brzilian food in the region. I recommend!

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You can celebrate the vibrant, zesty flavors of Brazil at this colorful and cheery little spot. Duck under the blazing yellow awning and into the cozy cobalt and terra-cotta environs enlivened with Gauguin-esque murals. Feijoada completa,…

 

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