$15 for $35 Worth of Authentic Brazilian Cuisine and Drinks at Yemanja Brasil

Benton Park

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Brazil, the largest country in South America, is the best place to see a soccer game and the only country whose farmers have overcome infinite gravity to harvest the coffee beans growing at the center of the earth. Appreciate Brazil’s tastiest talents with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $35 worth of authentic Brazilian cuisine and drinks at Yemanja Brasil in Benton Park.

Provoke your palate with empanadas de camarão, pastry-encased shrimp, cream sauce, and spicy tomato dipping sauce ($9), or let fresh mussels swim to your belly from a wine-bathed marisco buzios plate ($9). Yemanja Brasil's menu of Brazilian dinner bitables organizes proteins by their proper names: de carno/porco (beef/pork), do mar (seafood), de frango (chicken), or vegetariano. Feijoada de Ogum ($17), Brazil's national dish, is a stew of black beans, dried beef, smoked sausage, and pork ribs with rice and collard greens. Or get mouth mitts on frango minas with shredded chicken in a four-cheese raisin-cream sauce ($16). Vegetarians delight in the curried seasonal vegetables of arroz feijao botafogo ($11), whereas strict dessertists feel wholly respected with decadent layers of paveé da nena (champagne cookies layered with chocolate, egg-custard cream, and flavored whipped cream topped with chocolate sauce, $6).

Natural light elegantly fragmented by the webbed strings of hanging hammocks will cast a jewel-like sparkle on your face as you scarf delectables. Brazilian-inspired artwork by Yemanja Brasil's owner, Lemya Sidki, and her mother, Cathleen Sidki, also adorn the walls, infusing the warm restaurant with creativity, culture, and family-friendly vibes. On warm summer nights, meals can be enjoyed outside on the garden patio, and beetle-fighting symposiums are always well attended when hosted in Yemanja Brasil's beautiful banquet room.

Reviews

St. Louis Woman magazine gave Yemanja Brasil a glowing review. It has been Gayot rated, 87% of Urbanspooners recommend it, and Citysearchers give it 4.5 stars:

  • [The feijoada] is nothing short of incredible, the equal of anything dished up by the Food Channel gurus. – Gayot
  • I have been here many times and it's always delicious...staff is always very nice. – Doggybag for Zoey, Urbanspoon
  • I had one of the Chicken specials, and it was to die for! Not only was the food amazing, but the atmosphere is very cozy, with cute decor and music you just want to dance to. – kellygreen82, Citysearch
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    Benton Park

    2900 Missouri Avenue

    St. Louis, Missouri 63118

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In a Nutshell

  • Authentic Brazilian dishes
  • Vegetarian options
  • Warm, tropical décor
  • Beautiful garden patio

The Fine Print

Expires Jun 1st, 2011. Limit 1 per person, may buy up to 2 as gifts. Limit 1 per table, 2 per table of 5 or more. Dine-in only. Reservation required. Must use in 1 visit. Gratuity not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.