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Avenida General Edson Ramalho 696, Joao Pessoa, State of Paraiba 58038-100, Brazil
+55 83 3226-1615
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“juice” (12 reviews)
“carne” (7 reviews)
“soups” (3 reviews)
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Brazilian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Avenida General Edson Ramalho 696, Joao Pessoa, State of Paraiba 58038-100, Brazil
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1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My first day in Brazil, my friends took me to Mangai, right around the block from the AirBnB where I’m staying. The food here is amazing. Highly recommended.

Thank Lenhumbird
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate an wonderful coconut sweet and others foods. The best place to eat local food, and Iara is a great waitress.

Thank Decio S
Reviewed 20 February 2018

I went for lunch, so it was a por quilo buffet. Quite wide selection, but honestly, I was not particularly impressed. I think the quality was average; and as a por quilo, it is not cheap.

Thank YouBeeTs
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Nice place, where You can find everything (popular), to eat. For a Fair price You Will eat the most popular food at the northeast states of Brazil. You can find, chicken, Pug, fish and a Lot of soups, and tradicional good of the region. You...More

Thank garibaldisouto
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Firstly, the restaurant doesn't serve any alcoholic beverages, so if you like a glass of wine or beer with your food, you're out of luck. Second: the food is served from a buffet (although, they do have items that you can request from a menu,...More

1  Thank Edward D
Reviewed 3 August 2017

It was a real gastronomic pleasure been in Mangai. It's a very speacial restaurant in Tambaú beach that offers an incredible variety of typical dishes of the Northeast of Brazil. It has a self service for a fair price in which you can taste many...More

Thank Paola B
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Ok, you must visit Mangai, but you need to go hungry! They have this incredible humongous buffet with all types of food and you have to try them all! The food is great, the service is amazing and fast and all the waiters are typically...More

Thank Sunara K
Reviewed 1 May 2017

It is an excellent restaurant with local food. Try "Carne do Sol com Nata". It is amazingly delicious! Great food!

Thank Son M
Reviewed 23 April 2017

One of the worst restaurants I have been to. Went several times because close but experience bad each time. Waiter got orders wrong (I was with locals so language not an issue), the self-serve was not replenished and was dry or cold, or just a...More

1  Thank 177Steve
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Local food, but take care, going there you will eat A LOT! It is a buffet type restaurant, with big plates and without noticing you will have half kg in your plate :) But variety is big and the food is tasty!

Thank Bárbara F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida General Edson Ramalho 696, Joao Pessoa, State of Paraiba 58038-100, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Paraiba (PB)  >  Joao Pessoa>  > Manaira
  • Neighbourhood: Manaira
  • Phone Number: +55 83 3226-1615
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