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Rua Ronald de Carvalho, 55 | Loja C, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-020, Brazil
+55 21 2275-5596
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Lebanese, Arabic, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Rua Ronald de Carvalho, 55 | Loja C, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-020, Brazil
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Reviewed 8 January 2013

My boyfriend and I went to this restaurant after seeing all these wonderful reviews but it wasn't good at all. The meat was very salty and as we felt really unwell afterwards, we believe it was to hide its age. The salad that came with...More

1  Thank Marierusski
Reviewed 7 January 2013

The restaurant is situated a few blocks from Copacabana beach. The food is fresh and really good. We nearly left the restaurant because the people were not friendly. A friend told from Rio told me that the food was good, therefore we stayed and tasted...More

Thank Sloki77
Reviewed 3 January 2013 via mobile

We had dinner with friends from Sao Paolo at the Amir and they told us that in Sao Paolo they didn't have a Lebanese restaurant that was as good as Rio's Amir! Fresh, tasty and generous and above all authentic Lebanese homemade food!

Thank Mouski_Lebanon
Reviewed 3 January 2013

We loved this restaurant, we ate here several times during our holiday. The staff were friendly and nice. And the food was excellent and plentiful. Would come back here without hesitation. Language was not a problem and they do have English menus.

Thank Lyndy123London
Reviewed 7 December 2012

The food here is of amazing quality and taste. Break away from American or Brasillian styles and get some lebanese! The location is good in a safe area just 1 block off Copacabana beach and there is indoor (Air conditioned) and outdoor seating. This is...More

Thank adawar
Reviewed 20 November 2012

This a place for no diet, because you may eat so much so if you want to go to a place that deserves the titlle of are you read to eat go to Amir, great food and nice price

Thank tourguidegentilnunes
Reviewed 4 November 2012 via mobile

For a quick lebanese lunch cuisine, ask for the platter for two .. Very scrumptious and light! Happy eating!!

Thank Imaginarium
Reviewed 26 October 2012

Took Lonely Planet advice and tried Amir Lebanese restaurant in Copacabana. Worth effort to get there which is very easy if staying in Copacobana or Epinema. Great food friendly service, English /Spanish menu, cheaper than you can make yourself. All dishes were fresh and ample...More

Thank Kimbo01
Reviewed 16 October 2012

I went to this restaurant several times mainly because of its very good arab food but in my last experience I witnessed a disgusting situation: I saw R$ 20,00 drop from one guests wallet and before I could let hom know, one of the waiters...More

2  Thank FabioMacabu
Reviewed 12 October 2012

Good variety of arab food. Excellent shawarma, kibbe and makanek. The shawarma sandwich on arab bread is the best I've eaten. There are both cheaper dishes (that are still very satisfying) and more expensive ones, so it accounts for different budgets. They offer a buffet...More

Thank Renan G
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

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Average prices
US$11 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Ronald de Carvalho, 55 | Loja C, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-020, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2275-5596
  • E-mail
We are the BEST ARABIC restaurant in Rio de Janeiro! Come visit us!

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