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Quick Galetos

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Neighbourhood:
Copacabana
Brazilian, Barbecue, South American
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Rua Duvivier 28-A Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
552125412897
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11:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I was there for lunch. I had a young chicken (grilled). The chicken was served with some tomato and onions. I did not want rice or french fries. Nice Restaurant. Many locals are also there

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Thank Uwe H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Great food and great prices. I ate lunch and dinner here today and can't wait to go back tomorrow. The chicken signature dish is really amazing. Tender and juicy with crispy skin and seasoning I wish I could buy and take home. I also tried the sea bass which was huge, perfectly cooked and delicious. Nice service too.

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Thank van a
Preston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Went on the way back from watching the paralympics. The food was just what we needed, big portions of tasty meat cooked on the coal fire in front of you.

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Thank Andrew B
Boise, Idaho
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The food and the atmosphere are amazing! We found this place walking back from the beach to our hotel. We were in Rio for the Olympics and this was the gem place of our trip. We found it to be so amazingly delicious, convenient, and reasonably priced we ate there twice. Best two meals we had! The filet was divine!... More 

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Thank RedFury315
Durban, South Africa
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Staying Copacabana and not speaking the local language I did some research on TA. The previous reports all have this small restaurant a thumbs up and I decided to give it a try. Most of the seating is at a horse shoe shaped bar counter. Inside the counter is the barbecue and bar service. Waiter spoke good English and the... More 

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Thank Durban_Bailey
Bladensburg, Maryland
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Two thirds of the enjoyment is the food; the other third is the atmosphere. This restaurant is a horseshoe-shaped bar which opens up directly to the sidewalk. While you eat, you can watch the staff placing meat on the open pit grill, watch the TV, or watch the people moving up and down the sidewalk. If you get chicken, you... More 

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Thank Regina S
Laguna Beach
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great simple diner with great service with no frills. Went back several times for both lunch and dinner and tried the bbq small chicken and the file of beef, just perfect. The red wine is good, skip the white wine!

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Thank christhinar2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Nice and friendly! ate here a few times and the quality is good. The meat is barbecued in the front of the circular seating area.

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Thank Jay M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is the only place in our 10 day trip that we ate at twice, and my wife could have eaten here every other day. Delicious chicken, beef kabobs and sausages grilled right in front of you, served with delicious Mediterranean salad, potato salad, fries or rice. Simple and simply delicious. Pull up to a diner bar stool as a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Lots of locals and tourists alike sit and eat in this very open kitchen. We sat opposite the grill and watched our food cooked. We ate here twice on our trip to Rio and both times left full and happy. Would very much recommend the signature chicken dish and also the potato salad. All very tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Brazilian, Barbecue, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Duvivier 28-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: 552125412897

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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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