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Shop 167, Mercado Central · interesting places nearby
Casa Cheia information
People line up by the dozen for a table at this long-established Mercado Central eatery, whose name means ‘full house’. A bevy of women prepare traditional favorites on a giant stove, including pratos do dia (low-priced daily specials) such as the not-to-be-missed Saturday feijoada (Brazil's classic bean-and-meat stew). A new branch in Savassi offers the same menu and prices.