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St-Clair west, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Tuesday
Closed
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 0
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
THIS PLACE IS AMAZING!!

I took my (Brazilian) girlfriend here on our first date in downtown Toronto. The service was phenomenal. It was my first time trying a traditional Brazilian dish, and I was amazed. The staff were so friendly, and the environment was so fun. They were all fluent in Portuguese and English, so the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Adam W
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Uxbridge, Canada
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English first
Uxbridge, Canada
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I took my (Brazilian) girlfriend here on our first date in downtown Toronto. The service was phenomenal. It was my first time trying a traditional Brazilian dish, and I was amazed. The staff were so friendly, and the environment was so fun. They were all fluent in Portuguese and English, so the trip is worth it for guests looking for... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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188 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This place has some great food (not much variety or choice for vegetarians though), and their dishes are tasty. They have a nice outdoor patio for the summer time and comfortable seating inside as well. While the ambiance is nothing exciting, the food makes up for it. The best part about it though is the portions - they are massive!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

The meals were pretty taste but i had to wait for more than 10 minutes to order and it wasnt cronwded... The dishes in average cost $ 20.

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Victoria, Canada
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My partner and I stopped in here for lunch one afternoon and were seated close to the large television so we could watch the world cup. Our server seemed surprised when we ordered an appetiser with our dishes and brought over our drinks and complimentary bread in a timely fashion. The bread was very stale and the butter was hot... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

- They don't serve authentic brazilian food - They put us to sit in the sun, when we asked to change tables they gave us an angry look and said "changing seats is not allowed". After a lot of argument, I said "Either I sit in one of those tables or I am leaving. If you can eat with 36C... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We went there by chance and we were pleasantly surprised. The Picanha beef was very good, the rice and beans were very tasty. The service was reasonably quick (we got there Friday around 6PM), and we did not wait long to order and get our food. We know Brazilian food (somos brasileiros) and the Picanha was as close as you... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

Simple, unpretentious Brazilian restaurant. The Picanha was amazing and portion huge. No complaints about the food whatsoever. My companions enjoyed their meal as well. The four stars are for the food. Not crazy about the service, a bit amateurish. We were promised one table inside, and then it was given to someone else. So we requested to sit outside, but... More 

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Toronto
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

I visited many times this Brazilian restaurant, just because is located close to my place. The food is not the best, and the service is terrible. I am not sure the reason why they make customers wait so long to take orders (if is lack of training or...). Sometimes they are really short of employees and it makes people wait... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

It's our 2nd time at this restaurant, the 1st one was 2 years ago. We searched for other Brazilian restaurants in Toronto, but it seem like tey all closed down; there's a reason why Rio 40 is still in business: their food is delicious, very tasty, good size portions, very extensive menu and price is very afordable.

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canada
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

Visited this restaurant for lunch on a beautiful sunny Sunday. Servers were so friendly and explained the menu very well. Our waitress recommended the picanha which was very tender and delicious, seems that it was probably their most popular dish as we noticed various people eating it. Served with the picanha was white rice with black beans and fries. It... More 

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Additional Information about Rio 40

Address: St-Clair west, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: St-Clair west, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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