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Confeitaria Colombo

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Rua Goncalves Dias, 32 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20050-030, Brazil
021/2232-2300
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9:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Probably the most traditional Tea House in Rio

Confeitaria Colombo is astonishing just to look at. It supersedes any Vienna Café or any Marienplatz (Munich) patisserie shop. It's unique. And to sit down, say, on the top floor looking down at the internal plaza is beyond nice. Waffles are great, teas are great and food is great. What else can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

If you going to the downtown take the subway to the carioca station, the confeitaria Colombo it's two blocks of there. I tried to eat in there but the line to be sitted was very long. It's a beautiful place with art deco style roof, big mirrors, crystals and counters. You feel the 20's in the air. I bought two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Confeitaria Colombo is astonishing just to look at. It supersedes any Vienna Café or any Marienplatz (Munich) patisserie shop. It's unique. And to sit down, say, on the top floor looking down at the internal plaza is beyond nice. Waffles are great, teas are great and food is great. What else can you expect from a early 20th Century Coffee... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We stopped here during the free walking tour, reminded us of a chocolate/bakery we loved in Paris. Everyone picked out a treat that rejuvenated us for the rest of the tour!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

You have to come to this place to feel the "old rio" and test brazilian food. Some cakes are really good but not all. I understood that having lunch there is also a good experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Colombo is located in center city Rio in a beautiful cobblestone street. The decor is impressive, most of it dates from the 1900 and is in perfect condition. The staff is very attentive and the menu is great for sweet tooth people! A must in Rio

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

One of the hottest places to be in Rio! We waited 30 min in line to be seated cause it was SO busy! But when we were seated it was worth it. It may be a little more pricy than a regular cafe, but I didn't think it was overly expensive. The deserts are simply amazing! You don't have to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

A beautifully decorated place with long waiting lines and tables too close for confort. The noise of a hundred million clients takes away from the fancy schmancy aura of the building.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I went in to take some pictures as this is where Brazilian presidents and high society met up as well as Queen Elizabeth when she visited. The decor reminds us of the past except the food was way more expensive than other places

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

You feel like you are taking back a century in time, the building is amazing. Only ate sweets there, which were very good and they were so big we could have easily split it between the three of us.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Beautiful place, yes, but service really needs to be improved. And the prices are out of reality. A good place to go and have a look, maybe a coffee, nothing more.

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Additional Information about Confeitaria Colombo

Address: Rua Goncalves Dias, 32 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20050-030, Brazil
Phone Number: 021/2232-2300
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Centro
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Goncalves Dias, 32 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20050-030, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Centro
  • Neighborhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: 021/2232-2300

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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