Fodor's Expert Review Café Geraes/Escadabaixo

$$$ Ouro Preto Brazilian Fodor's Choice

A Parisian-like café and restaurant in an 18th-century building, this beautiful establishment serves delicious sandwiches, soups, and pastries, as well as full entrées. It's especially appealing on a rainy day to sip a cup of coffee or a glass of wine here to the accompaniment of a good novel. The happy hour bar downstairs, Escadabaixo, is the town's most popular hangout for wealthier ouropretanos and tourists. Escadacima is a small shop within the restaurant with a good selection of local and imported wine and beer.

Brazilian Service Intimate Lunch Dinner $$$ Fodor's Choice

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Rua Conde de Bobadela 122
Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais  35400–000, Brazil

031-3551–5097

www.escadabaixo.com.br

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