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Ipanema Restaurant

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43 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-4121
+1 212-730-5848
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have eaten here may times in the past, and had excellent experiences. This past December 2016 however, I was extremely disappointed. we were promptly seated at the time of our reservation. It took the waiter a good 15 minutes t come over to us. He did not give his name, nor did he greet us really. 6 of us... More 

Thank RPR84
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Recommended restaurant from my Hotel so the boys and i booked the table. Can i say that Main Courses are large - you have to have a large appetite or lose one of the courses. Quality of service and variety of food was excellent. We have eaten in restaurants in Rio De Janeiro and this is comparable.

Thank Bharat M
Houston, Texas
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496 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First, do NOT order any appetizers. The entrees are huge and come with giant bowls of rice and beans. Service was very good. We had 3 meat entrees - all great except the Churrasco steak which was covered in cheese and shrimp. Damages were $170 including tip and an inexpensive wine.

Thank JoeHouston52
Woking, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here, after pre booking, on a Saturday evening and enjoyed it. It's well located near the Rockerfeller and was reasonably well priced. It was very busy and we were seated upstairs where it was quite loud due to a large party nearby. Clean area and friendly staff made us feel welcome. I had a beef/mushroom special which was excellent... More 

Thank StuBud
Montreal, Canada
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167 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived late at Hotel @ Times Sq a few doors down and rather than going blocks away gave this place a try. We had been here several years ago but not recently. Bottom line - fantastic! We shared a seafood stew and another pot of seafood with grilled salmon. Portions were large and reasonably priced. That along with an appetizer... More 

Thank floshel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had dinner by myself. Welcomed with very friendly feel. Food was very tasty and authentic Brazilian. Price is very fair. Will return for sure.

Thank Moshe G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food, a friendly staff and excellent environment, with some of the greatest hits of Portuguese and Brazilian songs

Thank Sónia F
Buffalo, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a restaurant with good food and a cozy atmosphere to enjoy by myself and read my book. I was a bit nervous that this place would not fit what I was looking for, but it was perfect! There were plenty of other solo diners and I felt very comfortable. The restaurant is very accessible off of... More 

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Bristol, Connecticut
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334 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We were meeting up with our daughter who suggested we try it. She and the restaurant hit a home run. Everything seemed spot right on. The calamari appetizer consisted of perfectly fried calamari, tender and not greasy at all. The Bacalao and shrimp "croquets" were equally good. A side of collard greens was delectable ... thinly sliced collards, tender, yet... More 

Thank jer b
Fort Myers, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Perhaps it is what we ordered, but 3 out of the 4 in our group were disappointed in our meals. I had a dish with cod and it was very fishy tasting. My wife had the national dish of Brazil, which was meat with black beans and rice. It just did not have much taste. I had hoped for better.

Thank DickBobG

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$32
Brazilian, Latin, Portuguese, South American, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-4121
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-730-5848
In the heart of Little Brazil street is the famous Ipanema Restaurant, considered to be the best Brazilian restaurant in all of New York City. Ipanema offers a relaxed and contemporary atmosphere complemented by the authentic cuisine our chef has perfected over the past 30 years. While the name Ipanema refers to the famous beach in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil our menu is firmly rooted in the culinary crossover between both Brazil and Portugal. Ipanema's menu combines the timeless history of Portuguese recipes with the zest and vibrancy of Brazilian cuisine, resulting in a one-of-a-kind dining experience. At Ipanema you can immerse yourself in a true Brazilian-Portuguese experience with famous dishes including: Feijoada, Vatapá, Pão de Queijo, Bacalhau Assado, Bitoque Mariscada, and more.

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