Tasty and fresh grilled chicken with chips/rice and/or salad. The chickens are a little on the skinny side :/ but it's great value at lunchtimes.
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The chicken is a MUST try here! So tender and just falls off the bone! We asked for ours extra spicy and it had a nice little kick. The sauce that the chicken is marinated in is just beautiful and service is on ppint!! Order...More
This was intentionally my first stop! We didn’t get to our apartment in Ipanema until roughly 10pm BST. After we dropped our bags, we ran down the block to a closing Galitos, they were wiping things down and putting the chairs away. We told them...More
The best spring chicken grill in town with 3 kind of sauce : hot - medium - midl but (dont be afraid of spice in Rio just like midl spice ) Ask for Apim frito ( Mandioca fried ) like french fried but very nice...More
I came here for lunch and for dinner and we loved every time! We ordered the galeto (mild), a side of the black beans and a side of rice. We ordered a salad that to my surprise was more expensive than the chicken. Chicken was...More
Staying in Ipanema is upscale per se. The point is, in Rio you can find fair prices and good food everywhere. The restaurant is very simple with tables on the sidewalk, and the specialty is chicken. They call it cornish chicken, but it is in...More
My friend had a late flight into Rio and wanted to go here. Myself and my other friends weren't hungry but soon changed our mind when we tasted the chicken! We ordered another grilled chicken with medium Spice and it sooooooooooooo delicious. We have green...More
We went to this restaurant twice while we were in Rio. The chicken is very good. It's close to Ipanema beach and the service is very quick.
Most of the other reviewers are right: This isn't a glamorous dining spot or experience. But in a city with a gazillion botecos serving chicken, and after eating at scores of them over 25 years, Galitos is the place I must go for my fix...More