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Miss Favela

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57 S 5th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
+1 718-230-4040
12:00 - 01:00
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Sun 12:00 - 12:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Ithaca, New York
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486 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The favela decor theme is really striking -- they have done a really great job with it. My lunch was the potato and onion soup with collard greens and a dish of croquettes. Everything tasted fresh and home-made and excellent. I also enjoyed the pomegranate caipirinha. I did have the following reservations: - the cocktails are overpriced -- certainly not... More 

Thank rh24
London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is really amazing - you feel in Brazil and the live band is great. The food though is average and 20% gratuity was added to our bill whereas we were only 3. The service wasn't worth 20% for this reason I am not sure we would come back. I recommend for drinks and enjoying the live band.

Thank Nadia L
New York
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

The food was good! tried the churrasco! Great drinks too and awesome staff! Right under the bridge, try the outside seating area !

Thank laurahappydesigner
Sandefjord, Norway
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

We were lured in by the sign outside. Turned out it was just a lunch sign, even if it didn't say so on the sign. We had to choose from the menu and the rest is just a sad and expensive story. Bland food, bad chairs. This is the worst money I have spent on my vacation.

Thank IreneSant
long valley, NJ
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

The review title comes from the several native brasileiras ( Brasilians - yes, with an "s" not a "z" ) who have frequented this authentic Brasilian botequim, or tavern. Visited for a noon lunch on a beautiful fall week-day, yet it took some effort to find a parking space. Solving that challenge, walked a block to the restaurant, entered and... More 

Thank gdig
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

The Brazilian Food is AMAZING !! also there Caprainias are to die for it will get you a little tipsy. I love the Urban feel this place has

Thank Eyana D
Clifton, New Jersey
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188 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015

Once in a while I get home sick and I feel like listening to some live Brazilian music , and if I happen to be in the area I will go to Miss favela . The problem is that I always leave pissed off because they treat us like garbage. This place defies all rules and standards of the NYC... More 

Thank MCJac
Oslo, Norway
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Dropped in for a lunch in the mid-day and didnt regret. Great and Cool athmosphere and nice food as well. The design is What you think brazilian is like.

Thank TonjeJok
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

The place itself is a little bit old, but the positive atmosphere that meets you when you open the door is amazing. There was a salsa band playing when we were there. It made the whole place dance! We had so much fun! Flip flops attached to the ceiling. :-) Rather this place than anything fancy in the meatpackingdistrict. I... More 

Thank Solrok
Cartagena, Colombia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

Best caipirinha in town. Try the Kiwi, you won't regret it. The environment, the service and people in there are friendly.

Thank joebelial

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
Brazilian, Latin, South American, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 S 5th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-230-4040

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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?