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Grill, Fusion
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Rua Jaques Felix 253, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
+55 11 38425891
12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:30
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122 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The Josephine serves contemporary Brazilian cuisine with a strong influence of the French cuisine. Beside the dishes the restaurant serves quiches and a broad selection of sanduíches from the traditional hamburgers to the French classic croque messieur. The risottos are excellent alone or as a complement. The restaurant is informal with tables in the open terrace and patio. The prices... More 

Thank Ronald Jean D
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This place is very good. Servers speak enough English to be able to order efficiently. Good is very very good and the wait staff is quick and helpful.

Thank Matthew A
Santiago, Chile
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I went for a casual business dinner with some colleagues. Good to go with a local that loves the place so he indicated the best options. Good quality of food, good service and the owner is always around... which is a good signal.

Sao Paulo, SP
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We've been there on a Friday night. Food was ok - I had a seafood risotto, neither surprising nor spectacular. My husband had a chorizo steak, much tastier. Atmosphere used to be cozier, the terrace area was too illuminated. Service and prices were also good.

Thank Christiane Z
Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

We ate at Josephine twice while we were in Sao Paulo for business. The first time, I ordered the cheeseburger and it was the best I've ever had. Ask for it with grilled onions! The second time we ate there, I ordered the salmon, which was good - but the cheeseburger was scrumptuous.

Thank Nellie05
Omer, Israel
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257 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We went in for an early dinner (arround 6 PM on a Saturday evening). It took some time for a waiter to take our order but to our surprise we got our ordered grilled steaks in almost no time (less than 5 minutes). It immediately became clear to us that the food was just reheated (and heavily salted and tenderized... More 

Thank julo972
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155 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

My third visit at Josephine, a very good place for a business lunch or for a rest in your shopping. Large portions of grilled meat or fish can be eaten with fresh salads or well prepared risottos. Nothing extraordinary but honest food, good service and nice ambiance. Try one of the deserts, simple but delicious: white chocolate ice cream with... More 

Thank Monica A
Lisbon, Portugal
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264 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

This is always and option while in Sao Paulo. The dishes are fair and tasty with good service. The owner usually greets the customers. Nice crowd any time .

Thank 47carlosm
Pinilla, Costa Rica
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98 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Food is average. Fast service and good ambiance. Expensive for what you get. For a business luch or if yyou want to eat real food but have no time to waist.

Thank rene z
Richmond, Virginia
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Sitting out on a covered porch on a late Sunday afternoon, showered by sunshine and tasting Parma Bruschetta was my first memory of Josephin. For me,this place is more of ambience than food,we went back a few times, sometimes just for a drink, or sit down a bit.

Thank Hui L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Grill, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Jaques Felix 253, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Sao Paulo
  • Phone Number: +55 11 38425891

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