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Summary: A haven for traditional Northeast Brazilian cuisine.

Nestled in an off-central locale, Mocotó is a family-run gem that offers a taste of Northeast Brazil. Since its inception in 1974, it has evolved under the direction of the founder's son, providing a menu full of regional classics like oxtail and corn grits, as well as unique appetizers that change daily. This renowned restaurant has become a destination for those seeking to experience the hearty and communal nature of Brazilian cuisine. Despite its remote location, patrons are willing to make the journey, especially on weekends, to indulge in the unforgettable flavors and dishes designed for sharing. From pork rinds to bone marrow stew, each dish is a testament to the restaurant's dedication to its roots and the culinary heritage of the northeast.


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Ranked # 23 in Latin America 2021
Ranked # 63 in Latin America 2023
Ranked # 33 in Latin America 2020
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Av. Nossa Sra. do Loreto, 1100 - Vila Medeiros, São Paulo - SP, 02219-001, Brazil

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