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Rio Churrascaria

Blvd. Kukulcan, Km 3.5, Zona Hotelera, Cancun, Mexico
9988499042
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Ranked #185 of 564 Restaurants in Cancun
Cuisines: Brazilian
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 3, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

this was our first experience of eating in this style, you are given a card with a red and green sides when you have eaten one course turn the card red side up until you are ready for your next course then display the green side and the waiters know you are ready for your next course,very nice

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Sao Paulo, SP
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

If you are a meat fan, this is the place to go while you are in Cancun. Very good service and delicious meats served with special Brazilian cuts.

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BC, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012 via mobile

Hungry, thirsty and tired from a long day in Chichen Itza, my wife and I needed belly filling food. Right across the street from our hotel, we saw this Brazilian hotel at the end of zona hotelera. Not willing to walk far, and very curious, we crossed the street into Rio. We sat, heard the low down on what a... More

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Houston, Texas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

A large group of us went here, they took us in, it was hot,a/c wasn't working well. They did not have any fresh salad on the salad bar, we should have left then, they started bringing the meats, they were old and dry, the only one edible was the chicken. When it came time to pay they would not run... More

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3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

Went there with my wife and kids as they advertise as Steak and Fish. The place was empty, bad sign, and remained empty. The salad bar was very poor,lacking some essentials. No Fish dishes. The beef is good, brazilian style. They have a poor wine selection. Desserts are not included in the buffet! Definitly a no go!

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Port Washington, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

great food and steaks. wonderful experience. We had ten people with us. We all had something different and we shared sides. The steaks portions were huge. The service was fantastic. We left very pleased.

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toronto
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73 reviews 73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

my wife and daughter ate at Rio Churrascaría last night. it was awful. it seems as though the meats are salted and dye is added. absolutely no taste. if you like salt (msg and red dye) then this is your place. wine list was extensive but they only housed 4 reds...like a lot of things in cancun this place is... More

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Flushing, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

I was so excited for this restaurant. I knew it was going to be expensive (395 pesos a person) but wanted to try it out. The first course was great - fresh shrimp, cerviche, sushi, rice, salad and a lot of other stuff I didn't even get to. The best food there in my opinion was the fried banana. Then... More

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London
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

Carnivores Heaven, all parts of a cow cooked to perfection, with some odd treats, (aligator & ostrich)

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

This restaurant definitely will take a bite out of your wallet, but it was so tasty. It was my first Brazilian steakhouse and normally I don't enjoy red meat enough to justify paying for it at a restaurant, but my husband wanted to go so I went. All I can say is that I'm so glad I went. The meats... More

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