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Rua Nelson Mandela 100 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22260-005, Brazil
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  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Middle Eastern
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Rua Nelson Mandela 100 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22260-005, Brazil
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

Excellent food, good quantities and kind staff. Prices are lower than the ones of the restaurants all around in the neighborhood. Service is efficient and pretty fast. If you're willing to taste something different from usual Brazilian food, you should try it.

Thank fedem03
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The setting is pleasant, the food was very good and the portions generous. The service was also swift and pleasant. I enjoyed it more than the first time I ate there. To eat in Nelson Mandela square is always a privileg!

Thank ireland_timothy
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and Great Service!! Really enjoyable food, defiantly recommend the árabe tradicional. Good value and suitable for vegetarians, also great service from friendly staff!

Thank Senhorpowers
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Had not tried other things on the menu, as I am always on the run around this neighborhood - but their esfihas are pretty good, and you should try the Harad tea, which is WONDERFUL.

Thank Andre B
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The food was nice and the price is fair. Easy to find it is a nice option to enjoy with your friends. The restaurante is in a street full of nice places. You can just go there and pick your favorite.

Thank Tdandrade
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Like most restaurants which specialize in Arab food, there are good options for vegetarians. I tried a vegetarian kibbe which was interesting and then a pizza on arab bread which was also good. There are several restaurants and bars in Nelson Mandela Square so it...More

Thank ireland_timothy
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I spent 3 weeks in Botafogo and this was far and away my favourite place to eat. There are lots of good restaurants around but they were expensive, Harad has excellent food at a price you can afford. Try the fillet mignon, lamburger or trout....More

Thank Pabs1212
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Being treated like pariah by wait staff for not being a Brazilian is not the way to run a business. After spending the day at the Olympic events and even wearing a Brazilian scarf, my friend and I arrived at Harad about 9:30pm. From the...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Friendly trendy restaurant along the busy row of eateries near the Metro station offers fair selection and prices

Thank orchidist
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Service was prompt and the food was good - basic middle eastern/arabic staples cooked well. The menu was in Portuguese though and the waiters spoke little English. We took pot luck and weren't disappointed. Prices are very reasonable - a good, filling meal with a...More

Thank Simon G
In recent years, Botafogo has become one of the
hottest neighbourhoods in Rio. It hosts many modern
restaurants with contemporary food and many venues to
listen to rock and electronic music. Its numerous bars
and pubs make this area a great choice for anyone
interested in a great nightlife experience - in fact,
some bars in the area are open all night. Casa Daros,
an art museum that showcases amazing artists from
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Nelson Mandela 100 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22260-005, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Botafogo
  • Neighbourhood: Botafogo
  • Phone Number: 2134968000
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