Brazilian Market
A cafe/grocery with delicious South American nibbles.
Reviewed By Cynthia Hacinli
Comments () | Published October 10, 2006
Brazilian Market
Address: 11425 Grandview Avenue, Wheaton, MD 20902
Phone: 301-942-8412
Neighborhood: Wheaton
Cuisines: South American
Opening Hours: Open Monday through Thursday 8 AM to 8 PM, Friday and Saturday 8 AM to Midnight, and Sunday 9 to 5 PM.
Nearby Metro Stops: Wheaton
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes Yucca fritters with ground beef; carimanolas; chicken and green olive tartlets; Brazilian cheese buns; empanadas; banana-passionfruit frappe; cafe con leche.
Price Details: Snacks for two, about $10.

From "Eating Wheaton," November 2005

These cigar-shaped yucca fritters filled with spicy ground beef are a specialty at the Brazilian Market, a cafe/grocery/hangout with a handful of tables and orderly shelves of South American goods, from yerba maté, the "cure-all" herbal elixir, to bicolor hair dye. Carimanolas are the nibble everyone will want at least two of, but I also can't resist the tartlets of chicken and green olives or the classic Brazilian cheese buns. The house banana- passionfruit frappé or cafe con leche, espresso-strength coffee with steamed hot milk, are the drinks of choice. And if you show up in the late afternoon or early evening, flaky empanadas will be your reward.
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