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Gero Ipanema

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Rua Anibal de Mendonca 157, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-050, Brazil
+55 21 2239 8158
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12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 1:30 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The first branch of the Rio Gero, inaugurated in 2002, following the...
The first branch of the Rio Gero, inaugurated in 2002, following the success of the Sao Paulo track brother. Winner of awards from Rio Show gastronomy and the magazine Veja Rio, the menu prepared by Rogerio Fasano is based on classic recipes of Italian cuisine, like lamb stinco the oven with potatoes and alcachofrinhas and veal ravioli to funghi sauce. The environment designed by the same architect of the Sao Paulo home, Aurelio Martinez Flores, has the same decor clean and stripped and has become a landmark in the local night, considered the meeting point of personalities, artists, journalists and all the grand monde Rio.
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    Very good
  • 54
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Italian in Rio

Good Italian food, beautiful restaurant, well located and efficient service - although I much prefer the one in SP this one does the trick

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Good Italian food, beautiful restaurant, well located and efficient service - although I much prefer the one in SP this one does the trick

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Ketchikan - AK
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51 reviews 51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

One of my favorite place in Rio de Janeiro this elegant restaurant is perfect all dishes incredible made and the special attention of the waiters and maître super the winery completes the promise of and unforgetable dinner of course I strongly recommend

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Hyderabad, India
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122 reviews 122 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We had a great dining experience here. The wine Italian pino was delicious. My Tomato soup capped with a fried egg was different but very tasty. The fish ravioli stuffed with Veal and mushroom sauce and meat dishes were cooked to perfection and we all enjoyed our meal greatly. It was worth the expensive tab that followed. Better to be... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I thought i was in manhattan when i wakked in . it was not oarticularly crowded but had attractive people . The decor was certainly nicer than most other places . i had steak and salad which were great . my daughters had pastas and made all gone. i thought the pastas were excellent . great wine list . pricey

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Based upon reviews online, we decided to visit this Italian restaurant in Rio. It lived up to the reviews! The food was delicious and full of flavor. The service was excellent. All the staff was attentive to our needs. It is a bit expensive but definitely worth the money in quality of the food and service.

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Dallas, Texas
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206 reviews 206 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We had a group of 5 of us and we really liked the restaurant. The pasta is made fresh daily in house, the wine list is very nice and the service was GREAT! The food was tasty and the place feels very trendy and cool. It was very expensive though and cost us about $900 for the 5 of us.... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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168 reviews 168 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I took my daughter to have dinner at Gero on the first Tuesday in August. Although the food was ok, and the atmosphere was trendy and the service, impeccable, I just do not think it was worth it. I know we sometimes pay a lot for the sake of having an interesting experience, but the price was such a rip... More 

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MELBOURNE
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Priced at the top end of town, but you get what you pay for here. Excellent food, service to match and great ambience. What a great experience and the staff are to be commended for their service, been a long time since l've seen a team work like such a well oiled team and deliver like this, exceptional. Congratulations management... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Gero is awesome in every manner, one of the 5 best places to eat in Rio, in the heart of Ipanema, you'll always want to come back again and again!!!

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Houston, TX
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

A beautiful understated dining room with white tablecloths, fine cutlery and china, serving delicious fresh food that would be at home in the finest restaurants in Florence. The service was just right, and I think that we were the only tourists there. It's pricy, but worth it.

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Additional Information about Gero Ipanema

Address: Rua Anibal de Mendonca 157, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-050, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 21 2239 8158
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Lagoa
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:30 am
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Anibal de Mendonca 157, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-050, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Lagoa
  • Neighborhood: Lagoa
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2239 8158

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients, Romantic

Description

The first branch of the Rio Gero, inaugurated in 2002, following the success of the Sao Paulo track brother. Winner of awards from Rio Show gastronomy and the magazine Veja Rio, the menu prepared by Rogerio Fasano is based on classic recipes of Italian cuisine, like lamb stinco the oven with potatoes and alcachofrinhas and veal ravioli to funghi sauce. The environment designed by the same architect of the Sao Paulo home, Aurelio Martinez Flores, has the same decor clean and stripped and has become a landmark in the local night, considered the meeting point of personalities, artists, journalists and all the grand monde Rio.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:30 am

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