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Il Perugino

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Estrada Uniao E Industria N0 12601 | Itaipava, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25750-225, Brazil
+55 24 2222-3092
12:30 - 17:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Wed - Sun 12:30 - 17:00
Wed - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

The place is unpretentious but okay by all standards. Beautiful wine lists (from French to Spanish to Argentinean wines ... of the best)!!! On the other hand, the food is at most below average... I had Spaghettis Bolognesa, which tasted like everything but Spaghettis Bolognesas (too many herbs and other unidentified ingredients that changed the whole tradition of Spaghettis bolognesa!).... More 

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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I became a frequent guest in this restaurant which is for me the best Italian restaurant in town! Ask for off menu suggestion... Premim Rib (Lombata) is outstanding!

Thank alequintella
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2015

I went to Il Perugino for a dinner with a couple of friends. Food and service was good but not outstanding. The wines are good, they have an extensive list. However, the noise level was absolutely insane. When we first arrive we could listen the restaurant background music, but after more customers came in it became very noisy. We could... More 

Thank Rafael-972
London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2014

On approach to the establishment there was a perfectly dressed gentleman for direction on parking procedures. He was very polite and seemed to have a smile permanently attached to his face. :D I was attending a birthday party for 32 people and was welcomed at entrance with a choice of introductory drinks.Traditional decor throughout. The restaurant had an outstanding collection... More 

Thank Danny C
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2012

The restaurant was quiet when we arrived as we tend to eat early when travelling with young children, but it quickly filled up while we were there. The menu had a good selection of steaks, pasta, risotto etc and they provided a good childrens selection. When the main courses arrived the steaks were huge - 2 big fillets served with... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2012

The food is great, try the lamb shoulder. The wine list is impressive, unfortunately most of the labels are way above my budget.

Thank Kotobuki_Rio
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2011

It`s the best restaurant in Itaipava.Wonderful food,great deserts,good wine list.Very clean.The staff is kind.Everybody should try this restaurant and can be sure they will enjoy this place.

Thank happycouple20109
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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1,246 reviews
660 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,724 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2011

Nice place with very good attention. We had a very good pasta there. Wine list available is very good too.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 17:00
12:30 - 17:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 17:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 17:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 17:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Uniao E Industria N0 12601 | Itaipava, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25750-225, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Petropolis
  • Phone Number: +55 24 2222-3092
Created in September 2004 by the chef Sormany Justen, the restaurant II Perugino - specializing in Italian cuisine - is recognized by Guia 4 Rodas as one of the country's best establishments. No wonder the house received for the fifth consecutive year, the star of the Guide. In addition, Il Perugino won the title of Best 8th Letter of Wines from Brazil in 2011. "We take care to offer, daily, new dishes and good wine options for our customers. All dishes are created by me. We change our menu two to three times a year," says Sormany boss. The attention in the preparation of meals and the unmistakable taste of Chef Sormany cuisine guaranteed in 2006, the title of best Petropolis restaurant. As a result of a perfect job, the chef has received invitations to consultants in Brazil and abroad. Sormany've been in Miami, Orlando, Victoria, Buzios, Sao Paulo, Volta Redonda and Mato Grosso. With extensive experience in developing menus, Sormany created the 30 options that the house offers and every day presents three to four choices of specials. Customers also have at their disposal tasting menu, with three, four and five dishes, plus the Confiance menu, which is a surprise offered by the chef for customers. The Italian seasoning and care to use spices and organic vegetables in dishes are popular with discerning palates. Among the specialties of the restaurant Il Perugino are: the lombata of bue (grilled prime rib), noque shrimp with fonduta cheese, mozzarella ravioli and the orientale salmon.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?