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Rua Gustavo Sampaio, 610 | Leme, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22010-010 , Brazil (Leme)
55 21 22751398
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Ranked #303 of 8,661 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Brazilian, Seafood, Spanish
Neighborhood: Leme
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Tulsa, OK
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We just happened by this restaurant and the white tablecloths and aproned waiters lured us in. Were we ever glad they did. The absolutely freshest fish you will ever see. When we were sitting in the restaurant local fishermen were delivering their latest catch. We had seafood soup on day for lunch and seafood stew another. We recommended it to... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This is primarily a fish restaurant, although there are non fish items on the menu. It's a casual place, where people waiting for tables often drink and eat appetizers while waiting outside. Some of our fish was a bit overdone, but had a good taste. Portions are large.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Locals' place, slightly more formal. Amazing snapper for 2. Waiter-led service good. Overall just on the pricey side.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

A very small local Restaurant ,mostly visited by locals and quite often by Tourists. Excellent Fish restaurants with a Spanish flavour. Paella and alli-olli is not comparable with the Spanish one but is made with a touch of Brazilian cuisine. All fish and all paella dishes are of a good quality and worth to try. Fish are showed in a... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I am a regular since '92. Shirley is so traditional that one waiter and one of the cooks that were there in '92 are still around. In the '90s, you went there after 10 pm, and waited for a table, standing on the sidewalk with a Caipirinha in hand. Perfect start for the meal. It's less crowded now. Since '92,... More 

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Arthur S, Gerente de relações com clientes at Shirley, responded to this review

Hello Andre, Thanks for your review. We care about our traditions. Thanks for visiting us and please come back soon. Best regards, More 

Sao Paulo, SP
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Excellent seafood, the waiter shows them to you before cooking. Awesome couvert and baked sole with shrimp sauce,

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Brazil
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Decent place but should be about a 3erd cheaper, we'd go more often if it was better value but then I guess we could share 1 dish for two as they are quite large portions. Nice little wine list, good if you're after some old world charm, I'd take a date there just because its a little different that you're... More 

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gold coast
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Had a very nice meal here with my family during World Cup. Good food. Very clean restaurant. Not too expensive. Nice wines.

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Burlington, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

excellent food, a bit crammed in space but worth it. close to copacabana beach. Price is reasonable for North American standard. Was recommended by tour guide

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Sao Paulo, SP
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108 reviews 108 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

In the past, I have tried several times to eat there for no avail. The restaurant room is rather small, and prices where not high enough to discourage clients to come over. Situation has changed and even though, at normal business hours it has still a very high rate of attendance, it is possible to get places if not at... More 

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Address: Rua Gustavo Sampaio, 610 | Leme, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22010-010 , Brazil
Phone Number: 55 21 22751398
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Leme
Cuisine: Brazilian, Seafood, Spanish

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