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China Lake

Rua Marechal Deodoro 525 | Santo Amaro, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04738-000, Brazil
(11) 5524-7921
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good48%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dumplings” (3 reviews)
“duck” (4 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
Rua Marechal Deodoro 525 | Santo Amaro, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04738-000, Brazil
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Reviewed October 19, 2017

China Lake is one of São Paulo’s oldest Chinese restaurants and serves what I consider excellent food in this cuisine (granted, I’m not an expert). Located in the Santo Amaro district, it is a bit out of the way for most people. It has in-house...More

Thank Xicorea
Reviewed October 10, 2017

My local host took ten of us for a banquet , I was skeptical as a Hong Kong born Chinese , my standard is high. The place is clean , tablecloth with well groomed wait staff. The menu is extensive , both northern and southern...More

Thank 69tiger888
Reviewed May 29, 2017

I have been many times for lunch, and can only say it has always been great. Self service salad bar and a fixed price menu, make for a quick and efficient service. We always get three or four plates, one per person, and then share...More

Thank Christopher Bar... W
Reviewed May 3, 2017

There are some Chinese reataurants that I have been in SP and while all are good, China Lake is by far the best I have eaten so far. Food is great and the restaurant itself is quite Chic, considering the level of Chinese restuarants in...More

Thank Francisco P
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Go for the Chinese Banquet ! The best in São Paulo ! The Chef Paulo does the best Pequim Duck outside China !

Thank Familia_Pires
Reviewed March 3, 2017

This place is really very good. With a lot of dishes with pork, beef and seafood, they offer a traditional food from Guangzhou. The service is very good with fair price. If you are a couple will be expensive. Best for large families and business,...More

Thank michaelarsenian
Reviewed April 23, 2016

Great place for Brazilian Chinese food. i have eaten there twice in the last month; once for lunch and once for dinner. Both visit were pleasant. For lunch they have a buffet bar plus main offering. You pick one of several mains and you also...More

1  Thank 666Nomad_2012
Reviewed February 11, 2016

I visit Chine at least one a year and China Lake and Ton Hoi are the good ones we can have in Brazil .Good noodles , dumpling , shrimp and duck.

Thank MAGRibeiro
Reviewed July 24, 2015

For most restaurants we visit in Sao Paulo, it's the opposite. Brazilians usually offer great service. But for some reason, every time we've visited China Lake, the waiters completely ignore us. We are not Asian and think maybe they prioritize their best clients. Plus our...More

Thank Jose G
Reviewed July 18, 2015

Nice ambience, good variety of Chinese food, love the steamed dumplings, noodles, pork and duck dishes.

Thank Bonita B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Marechal Deodoro 525 | Santo Amaro, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04738-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Sao Paulo
  • Phone Number: (11) 5524-7921
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