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Vecchio Sogno

Certificate of Excellence
Italian, Brazilian, European
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Rua Martim de Carvalho 75 | Santo Agostinho, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 30190-090, Brazil
+55 (31) 3292 5251
18:00 - 02:00
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Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 00:00
Fri 12:00 - 02:00
Sat 18:00 - 02:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Vecchio Sogno has been considered the best restaurant in BH for a long time not only for the selected menu or the refined service, but because of the idea that you are entering another atmosphere, one we don't have to stay in touch with in any other places around. It is a time capsule experience. Said that, the ristorante is... More 

Thank Érika P
Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Dinner with a group of foreign colleagues visiting Belo Horizonte for business. None of us speak Portuguese. But ordering wasn't the problem. Quality of the food wasn't the problem either, it was really fantastic. The problem was that it was a reasonably quiet night and they had nearly as many waiters as customers. And they thought it was acceptable for... More 

Thank Singapore_Fish
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Very tasteful dishes. We had fish (lenguado) and tortellini as the main courses and mushrooms with herbs as a starter. Everything was very tasteful and perfectly presented. The starter - sugested by the waiter - was delicious. The wine cart offered many options for wine fans. We drank bazilian red wine Vinha Maria from Petrolina. A must try. The only... More 

Thank Igor S
Campinas, SP
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66 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

Very good restaurant in downtown Belo Horizonte. Excellent food for fine dinning in a great atmosphere with live piano music. Very friendly staff. The price is unfortunately the downside.

1 Thank fredleal42
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Very nice environment with occasional piano music played that adds to the dinning experience. The food was delicious and they accommodated for my vegetarian preference in choices. They were willing to alter some of their plates to meet my needs.

Thank Adriano L
Belo Horizonte, MG
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Vecchio Sogno has been the best restaurant in town for many years. The food is consistently well executed, the menu is quite big, mixing tradicional italian dishes with innovations and brazilian ingredientes. The ambient is refined, with a piano bar and a clean decoration. The service is great, although very formal, and the wine list has no competition. Isn't a... More 

Thank Marcello M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Pretentious and expensive for an experience that is below the average in terms of high end Brazilian restaurants. Predictable: fine food, but lacks personality. It is a good choice for business occasions as the restaurant is reasonably quiet and tables are conveniently far from each other, allowing privacy. The service is very good.

Thank Paulo Henrique T
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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381 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2014 via mobile

It is considered the best italian restaurant in town, and indeed it is the best, including the service!! They have a traditional italian menu, and I recommend the gnochi with shrimp or the fish with shrimp. The cheese sorbet with guava paste is a traditional Minas taste and an excelent choice for dessert!! The elegant environment with a very nice... More 

1 Thank darwinsail
Campinas, SP
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71 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2014 via mobile

Due to price I was expecting a extreme experience, however did not happen. The dishes are delicious but nothing that can take you to another world. Waiters are very well trained for sure you will get good treatment. Take care when ask for a taxi at the exit. The restaurant call a private car so agree about the price before

Thank Amanda N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

A very good and traditional restaurant in Belo Horizonte. Food and wine are good, with a very professional service. It is ok for work dinner or for a romantic night. Grilled seafood is especially good. A bit expensive.

Thank Francesco A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Brazilian, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Martim de Carvalho 75 | Santo Agostinho, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 30190-090, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Minas Gerais (MG)  >  Belo Horizonte
  • Phone Number: +55 (31) 3292 5251

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