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Braseiro da Gavea

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Praca Santos Dumont 116, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22470-060, Brazil
21 2239-7494
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12:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The real brazilian atmosphere with fresh and tasty food. Excellent BBQ and reasonable prices. A place to visit more than once!

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Thank Amanda B
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We went there with some friends on the first night we were there, and the meat and side were just wonderful. Then we had to go back, by ourselves this time, and we basically only ate meat, because it was simply so good we could not waste any space with any sides.

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Thank Ricardo .
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have lived in RJ from almost 30 years before moving out of the city and this spot is a great option for an after the beach beer with some finger foods or event a lunch. Waitress are sometimes in a bad mood - specially when it's get crowded - but worth the visit

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Thank Luiz Eduardo S
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Yesterday evening, me and my wife visited Braseiro Da Gavea in the hunt for some real Brazilian food. Braseiro Da Gavea was a recommendation from a local who we had met earlier that day - that spoke nothing but high praise for this restaurant and feel for a real Brazilian meal! We ventured here on a week day evening and... More 

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Thank Dwyer11
London, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Visited the Braseiro da Gavea twice with a large group. The first time our party size kept expanding but they managed to find us a table with about 30 minutes' wait and kept us happy with chopps until we were seated. A more knowledgeable person in the party ordered a range of food and I've never seen so much meat,... More 

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Thank Joanne H
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

If you want to taste a real brazilian food this is the place. Cost is very reasonable and the environment is very simple but definitely Brazilian style.

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Thank Rafael_Rio_37
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74 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This a typical family restaurant in Rio, famous for the barbecued pork sausage (starter), the meats (picanha ou filet) , that go with broccoli rice and fries (you can choose between French fries, chips, Portuguese cut or any other). The galeto (small chicken) is heavenly. Portions are huge (good enough for 2, maybe 3) In summary, good value, delicious and... More 

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Thank Ivan Z
London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

A large group of us descended on this place just before the Games. We had to stand outside while the place thinned out but the constant rounds of chopp made the wait completely bearable. Once in we decided to have the staff bring out a selection of steaks and sides. All were fab, especially the picanha which was mouth meltingly... More 

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Thank MrCam
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We went twice. After trying a bunch of food, we came back to this nice, lovely place to have great meat dishes. The coffee is perfect after lunch or in the morning. Will come back again.

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Thank Natko B
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23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

One of our favorite places in Rio. Great meat with good prices. Most orders serve at least two people. Cannot go wrong . One caveat: be prepared for a (very) long waiting time before getting a table especially on weekends.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Barbecue, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 03:00
Saturday
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Santos Dumont 116, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22470-060, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Lagoa
  • Neighbourhood: Lagoa
  • Phone Number: 21 2239-7494

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?