Coco Louco Brasil in the Central West End Closed

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       Coco Louco Brasil owner Jorge Caravalho. | Jennifer Silverberg

Coco Louco Brasil (512 N. Euclid Avenue; 314-367-1600), the legally embattled Brazilian restaurant in the Central West End, closed Monday, September 30, according to Dishcrawl's Sara Graham. It was supposed to compete in this weekend's competition but Graham says it had to pull out due to being, well, out of business. Earlier this year, owner Jorge Carvalho pleaded guilty of punching a Ford Focus and was sentenced to two years unsupervised probation, anger management classes, community service and ordered to pay $500 in restitution, according to court documents.

See also: Arrest Warrant Issued for Coco Louco Brasil Owner Jorge Carvalho

Calls to the restaurant went unanswered. We'll update the story as soon as we find out more. You read our past coverage of Coco Louco Brasil's past legal troubles here.

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Location Info

Coco Louco Brasil - CLOSED

512 N. Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO

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12 comments
Joe DalekAwsum Willis
Joe DalekAwsum Willis

Well....I've never been there but he used to come to the Steak n Shake I worked at after work with a few other people.....I hate to say this but he was kind of a jerk.....

Barry Bean
Barry Bean

I hate to hear it. I a Ways had great food and service there, and Jorge treated us like personal guests.

ellav8or
ellav8or

Work on the new restaurant has already begun.

Lydia Abigail
Lydia Abigail

I had a HORRIBLE experience there. Only customers in the place and it took 30 min to bring us water?? We had to keep feeding the meter because it ended up being a 90 minute lunch. I'm not sorry to see it go.

Dan Moore
Dan Moore

Worse service and food. Good riddance

dalediversity
dalediversity topcommenter

Didn't his place on McKnight & Manchester get closed down for underage drinking? That's what I heard. 


Jay Brandt
Jay Brandt

Sorry to hear about Jorge's problems...he's a very talented chef!

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