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Monchique

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Copacabana
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Avenida Nsa Sra de Copacabana, 796-A | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(21) 2548-5140
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

A wonderful experience . the idea is you receive a type of receipt and help yourself to the buffet . At the end there is a till and weighing scales . Your food is weighed and a label fixed to your receipt showing the weight . Enjoy the food and feel free to return as many times as you wish... More 

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Thank 470jenny
Bogota, Colombia
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

It's a normal place, no to beautiful but normal. The staff is friendly and the food had a good taste. It a buffet with rodizium included. The beverages are not included in the price. The most important info if you want to go there is that you have to be extremely careful when paying the bill . If you can... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Good buffet with 4-5 each of meats, salads, and starches. Feels like a locals joint with a lot of sr citizens. Pay by the kilo, with sushi and churrasco extra. Kids 8 and under eat free. Total for lunch buffet for three with bottled water was 126BRL.

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Thank Jason A
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

I've never been so badly treated at a restaurant before. The food is cold and awful. Probably the worst barbecue of my life. You have better choices in the same neighborhood. Do not go there.

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Thank Rafael L
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Kind of caster barbecue restaurant that is not good. I live very near this restaurant and i do not recommend you to go. Lots of traps, The stakes are very poor and the food is terrible. I can say that locals dont like this restaurant. Do not go.

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Thank ARTUR A
New York
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

The food was good here for this small neighborhood place, price is right and the service was good. The A/C wasn't as cold as I like it and the place is more simple than other chuascarias in the neighborhood but you will pay more money.

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Thank BobH15
Seoul, South Korea
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144 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

I ordered grills and the staff kept bringing the grills. There are plenty of foods at the buffet, but I could sweep the buffet one time. I filled my stomach with lots of grills. Most of the grills tasted salty for me, but tasted good.

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Thank gugongee
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

There are two areas in this restaurant. one can choose to eat at a by kilo area where you can choose from a selection of salads and hot dishes, or at an all-you-can-eat-buffet style where you can have barbecue. The prices are resonable, which makes it to be a regular choice for locals at lunch break. You just help yourself... More 

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Thank Sam_Camilo
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

We rented an apartment right next to this restaurant. We were very happy because the kilo buffet is very cheap and there is a lot of choice. The food was not okay, not bad but not very good either. Our server was very nice though, always smiling!

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Thank luciemouflette
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

Ate here twice. I think it depends what time of day you come. It's relatively busy at lunchtime so food is turning fast so it was fresh. Sushi was very fresh and good. Several bodybuilders were in eating plates of sashimi straight from the gym so it must be good. We had 2 enjoyable experiences.

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Thank Jason R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Barbecue, Sushi, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Nsa Sra de Copacabana, 796-A | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: (21) 2548-5140

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

Staying in Copacabana

Neighbourhood Profile
Copacabana
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs, chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and more live side-by-side. There are options for all price points and tastes. However, the most powerful draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.
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