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O Peixe Vivo

££ - £££, Seafood, South American
Rua Tonelero 76, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22030-002, Brazil
+55 21 2255 9225
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“sea bass” (5 reviews)
“oysters” (5 reviews)
“moqueca” (7 reviews)
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Brazilian, Seafood, South American
££ - £££
Rua Tonelero 76, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22030-002, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Had the house Moqueca and as usual it was brilliant with a great taste. This restaurant is well located in Copacabana just behind the metro station at Cardeal Arcoverde in a quiet street. It can get busy at the weekends A great range of fish...More

Thank Zippyboarder
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This place is a few blocks from the beach but it's worth the walk. We liked it so much we went there a couple of times. Despite the old-fashion look, the seafood is delicious and the portions are gi-normous. A half order is plenty for...More

Thank FM6565
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Looking for a good sea food in Rio? Come to this place. The service is awesome and the food is divine. Taste the "Badejo" fish.

Thank Pedro d
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This restaurant was recommended by the Arena Copacabana Hotel and we got a coupon for one complimentary cocktail/drink. We ordered the special of the day which consisted of prawns, bass and 3 sides. The meal was approx. US$70 for two. Pricey but worth every cent....More

Thank bossyvossy
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Found this place because of the location close to my hotel. The portions of huge! Very good sea bass. The staff did not speak much English but I made out just fine.

Thank JuannyChico
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

The food was better t han average Brazilian restaurants. Fish really good , service very nice. Pricey though. Perhaps too pricey. I had moqueca and casquinha de siri. Deliciously made. I would go back

Thank enjoytraveling28
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We were wandering, and happened across the restaurant. We've been a little disappointed by the lack of accessible wine in Brasil (i.e. Rare to find a restaurant serving wine) and it looked good. Friendly service suggested the fish stew with roast sea bass and accompanying...More

Thank Argoat
Reviewed 7 March 2016

One of the staff at the hotel we were staying at in Rio recommended this restaurant on our first night. We got in late in the afternoon, tired and hungry and wanted a good restaurant close by that offered seafood. We arrived at the restaurant...More

Thank HelenNoel23
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Visited on the recommendation of local family. Really busy Sunday lunch but managed to get a table after our Brazilian friends harassed the maitre d' - all a bit of fun. Service was efficient and really friendly; great buzzing atmosphere. We shared two platters which...More

Thank bigheff
Reviewed 25 January 2016

This was very homely fish restaurant. As a starters we did have pastel de camarao and carpaccio de carne which both were very good. Main course we had file de linguado ao molho de camarao for two and also this was very delicious. Mashed potatoes...More

Thank Tukano
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Tonelero 76, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22030-002, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2255 9225
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