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Garota de Copacabana

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Copacabana
Brazilian, South American
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Avenida Atlantica 3744, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-001, Brazil
21-2521-4705
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09:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 01:00
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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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493 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We went there in a group of 7 for wary dinner. Staff was friendly. Food was good and quite quick to come. Drinks were good too.

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Thank Ludo-Owen
Genoa, Italy
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182 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Been here during a weekend in Rio. The restaurant is placed 5 minutes walking from Ipanema Beach. We took a table outside and we order picanha. The meat was good but the place is a bit too noisy and touristic. It is just okay.

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Thank 912Simo
The Netherlands
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We've made a reservation to be sure to get a table. Big mistake! There was one group of guys, totally drunk and wasted and making so much noise that we decided to leave. Restaurant was totally empty. From the corner of the street you could still hear these way too loud and too drunk customers screaming and singing.

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Thank Mark W
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Speculative visit. Enjoyed the special (sirloin joint thinly sliced served on a V hot griddle allowing self cooking) so much we went again 2 nights later. Great beef cooked how we prefer. What's not to love?

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Thank Adrian H
Bucharest, Romania
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65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

This is a nice, traditional restaurant on the Copacabana beach. It lacks the ambience of the famous related, Garota de Ipanema, but it has a similar menu, including my favorite, the picanha steaks cooked on a small grill at your table.

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Thank Tom B
New York City, New York
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We had the steak with garlic and a order of the chicken bites. they were both fantastic! I'm not a big meat eater but I finished the entire thing. It was cooked to perfection. The order of chicken bites was huge! Its a meal by itself. I was able to take it home for later. The service was ok. they... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

We overdid the portions on our first day here, each ordering a main course that would have fed 2-3 people. Lesson learned. The food was good, the waiting staff nice if a little shambolic, and we were treated to a wandering band of minstrels creating merriment for a few minues.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Everyone is very friendly & helpful here, which is very useful considering that not a lot of English is spoken & our Portuguese is basically limited to hello & thank you! The menu has descriptions in English as well as Portuguese, so there's no problem when ordering. The portion sizes are huge! So you may be wise to share! The... More 

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Thank TravelFun24
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

We all ordered Galeto which is a kind of smaller chicken, we ordered it with hot sauce but it was not that hot as they had promised. We had mashed potato and rice with cheese which was ok but I wouldn't recommend the vegetables, not tasty at all

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Thank Gabriella V
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

The dinner out with my wife at this restaurant was really unbelievable. We ordered Grilled fish and another dish of seafood. The waiter was local and to establish basic communication and to order the food was a bit difficult. Then show started: the waiter brought the food but the table was quite small to put all the items and appetizers...... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Brazilian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 01:00
Monday
09:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 01:00
Thursday
09:00 - 01:00
Friday
09:00 - 01:00
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Atlantica 3744, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-001, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: 21-2521-4705

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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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