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Avenida Macedo Soares 642 | Capivari, Campos Do Jordao, State of Sao Paulo 12460-000, Brazil
+55 12 3663 7585
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Sao Paulo, SP
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

If you want a real fondue with high quality ingredients you must try this. A very charming place, quiet (be careful if you bring kids, hot dishes passing every time) . Not cheap, but according to quality and the city.

Thank Fernando S
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This isn't the average fondue you find here in Campos do Jordão, it's top quality cheeses, excellent waiting staff, very romantic atmosphere. The best fondue I've ever had in my life.

Thank Douglas C
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Most people come for dinner, but the lunch experience was equally amazing. I highly recommend this place and not only for the fondue

Thank Carlos Filipe R
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121 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

The restaurant has a very nice rustic decoration with lit fireplaces that gives it a romantic atmosphere. The fondue created by the Chef (not the original Swiss formula) is suprisingly good as are the other dishes they serve. The staff is friendly and tried to accommodate all our speciall orders.

Thank Ronald Jean D
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Let's say it's pricey and the cheese fondue I make at home tastes better than the one they sell there and the bread at home is so much fresher. The homemade bread that comes as an appetizer is actualy fresh but the sauces don't worth the 15 reais they charge each person. One glass of the house wine is 28... More 

Thank Michelle B
Aventura, Florida
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 September 2015

After years and years, still the best on town! With a best fondue, refined installation and very good taste, you don't want to leave the place!

Inverness, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Good accomodations with a excellent options of Cheese Fondues and impressive wine list. Very good option for a romantic dinner as well as for family or group of friends. The appetizers with bread and sauces are delicious and funny...no plates.

Thank Marcelo T
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241 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

This restaurant calls them The Best. Honestly I did Not see why they call them The Best. A regular cheese foundue, well overpriced, the restaurant smells bad due to the meat fondue smoke. The wine list is at least twice the price comparing to other places. It was a total deception. Service takes forever to waiter on you. House was... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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119 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Romantic, breathtaking environment, perfect for cold nights in Campos, with huge fire places, wonderful music, the best wine selection in the city and a superb service. Besides fondues, great French dishes are carefully prepared for those who know what gastronomy is all about. No wonder this restaurant is always crowded for over decades.

Thank Oriovaldo Anton... T
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89 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2015

We were there at off season, we were the only couple in this huge stunning restaurant, yet the treated us like royalty. First of all the place looks awesome, original and certainly a special place to dine, add on impeccable service and you have a winner. The fondue is supposed to be the best in town, although I love the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Swiss, European, International
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Macedo Soares 642 | Capivari, Campos Do Jordao, State of Sao Paulo 12460-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Campos Do Jordao
  • Phone Number: +55 12 3663 7585
While going through the gateway it is possible to feel the gentle warmth of the fireplaces, glimpse the walls of centenarians dormant railroad, finely decorated with copper objects that reflect the lights of the candles on the tables, it is impossible not try this tasty and warm feeling that says: Yes, I'm in Campos do Jordao!

His story begins in 1967, the Mini Shopping Iguatemi, as House of Cheese and Wine. Over time customers started asking evening wine and cheese and then came the idea of ​​opening a restaurant. In 1969, it opened in Campos do Jordao, in a house that was across the current location. It was the first restaurant fondues and raclettes city.

At the time, the cheese fondue was canned in Switzerland and had to be mixed with national cheese to please the tastes of Brazilians. With the acquisition of the house, where today stands the only cheese, construction of the new building was all prepared already thinking about environmental preservation, for it was used sleepers for the railway, and several other antiques that today are true relics and add one all special charm to their environments.

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