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Zaza Bistro Tropical

££ - £££Seafood, Fusion,
Rua Joana Angelica 40, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-030, Brazil
552122479101
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken curry” (51 reviews)
“samosas” (14 reviews)
“ceviche” (40 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Fusion, Brazilian, Mediterranean, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Rua Joana Angelica 40, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-030, Brazil
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11 - 20 of 917 reviews

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Amazing gourmet experience in ipanema, the atmosphere is great, you make the feel like you are in a french bistro or something.

Thank federacchi
Gabriela T, Public Relations Manager at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Went there on a week-end for our last evening in Rio. We had the Moroccan pastilla, the octopus and the devils cake. The pastilla was really good, the octopus was ok, not as good as what we usually have in Europe, the devils cake was...More

Thank y b
Gabriela T, Public Relations Manager at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Y. We apologize for the discomfort, but the wifi is free to use for an hour, which is not reversible by the manager, who tried to help the customer otherwise by calling a taxi.

Reviewed 12 August 2017

We had to book online but got a table with one nights notice, but this is a popular place so book early to avoid missing out. Food is fab and the staff are very friendly and knowledgable about their food and drinks. I would certainly...More

Thank CheekyCharmer57
Gabriela T, Public Relations Manager at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you, Cheeky!

Reviewed 26 July 2017

Skip Garota de Ipanema down the street and head straight to Zaza. The food and drinks are delicious, small setting, quirky and beautiful spot. Make reservations online, or stop by at 7 pm when they open to grab a table.

Thank charlottem98
Gabriela T, Public Relations Manager at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you Charlotte!

Reviewed 26 July 2017

I've been there with my siblings and we fell in love with the place. First of all the staff is lovely and the ambience very cool. We were seated on the first floor (very romantic with seatings on the floor and cosy ambience). I don't...More

Thank Matieu M
Gabriela T, Public Relations Manager at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you, Matieu!

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

After visiting the Hippie Flea market. I went to Zaza for an early supper. Hostess spoke English so ordering was not a problem. I had chicken curry which was nicely spiced - not too hot. I had a non- alcoholic drink comprised of ginger, strawberry...More

Thank NewJazzhead
Gabriela T, Public Relations Manager at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you!

Reviewed 14 July 2017

Choose from the pavement terrace, interior or 1st floor, whatever you choose you will not be disappointed. Good service and great food.

Thank SimonP3131
Gabriela T, Public Relations Manager at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for the review!

Reviewed 12 July 2017

After my discovery of this really colorful restaurant serving exquisite food in Ipanema last year, I returned again tonight, and the quality was still outstanding. Nice service, and even better food and cocktails made it worth the trip from the other side of Copacabana where...More

Thank David K
Gabriela T, Public Relations Manager at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you, David!!

Reviewed 1 July 2017

Last time I was in Rio I couldn't eat at Zazas because it was too packed. So, I knew I had to go back this time. I loved the food. They had a fish special that was amazing. It came with mashed chickpeas and grilled...More

Thank angelicafarias
Gabriela T, Public Relations Manager at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you, Angelica!

Reviewed 28 June 2017

Whenever in Rio we do try to go to Zaza. Friendly atmosphere with a nice decoration. The food is really special. Modern and classy at the same time. Highly recommended.

Thank galpuoli
Gabriela T, Public Relations Manager at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for the review, Galpuoli.

Nearby
Ipanema
Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the
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inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from
Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many
high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which
can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue.
The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing
many art galleries that show contemporary art. There
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$35 - US$60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 00:30
Monday
19:30 - 00:30
Tuesday
19:30 - 00:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:30
Thursday
12:00 - 00:30
Friday
12:00 - 01:30
Saturday
13:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Joana Angelica 40, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-030, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Ipanema
  • Neighbourhood: Ipanema
  • Phone Number: 552122479101
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