Brazilian Restaurant Samba Cafe serves traditional dishes typical of the southeast state of Minas Gerais also known as Mineira's Cuisine. Throughout history, Minas Gerais was home to many gold and diamond mining, the name means “General Mines”. Mineira food in Brazil is the classic “home cooking". The essential part of mineira's cuisine is its focus on home life/ Samba brought to Rochester population a chance to enjoy the goodness of a culture 5000 miles away. All of the Mineiro's favorites dishes are on display: chicken and okra, couve mineira collard greens, tutu de feijão, roast pork, roast pumpkin, veggie omelettes, a variety of soups, sausage and rice, the indispensable farofa made of yucca flour seasoned with fresh spices, and to dessert the Brazilian Flan Pudim, and the Passion Fruit Mousse. There's also salads made with fresh carrots, beets, hearts of palms, raisins, and olive oil. The Samba Cafe is a Brazilian Restaurant that represents the hearty Mineira cuisine with no frills, and gives you a taste of typical local fare. It's impossible to go to Minas Gerais and not have something good to eat. Distinctive dishes as they are in Brazil. Enjoy the videos below!!!! Established on August 2011 as The first, only, and one AUTHENTIC Brazilian Restaurant in Rochester, NY.