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Av Mem de Sa 90 | Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Centro)
(21) 2509 5943
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Ranked #529 of 8,773 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: German
Neighborhood: Centro
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The menu had a good selection of german style food. Generous portions of everything. Friendly staff and nice atmosphere.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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81 reviews 81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We love German food, and, while in Lapa, Rio, we decided to try Bar Brasil, which is supposed to be the same style. Wrong! The potato salad doesn't even come close to the one served at Bar Luiz! The carré à milanesa was edible bcs at least it had salt. The cow tongue à milanesa had no taste whatsoever. If... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
611 helpful votes 611 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

I returned night after night for dessert. Their apple strudel got me hooked. Then I had dinner the Keiser (pork chop) and it rivaled the best steak I'd eaten. Huge piece of meat beautifully cooked with plenty of tasty potato salad and sauerkraut. Who'd da thought you'd find food like this in Rio. Highly recommended

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Rio de Janeiro
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68 reviews 68 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

Bar Brasil may not have The Best german food in Rio, but it certainly has the BEST KASSLER and EISSBEIN, along with the top DRAFT BEER. Yes, it IS an old joint in Lapa - Rio's traditional bohemian district - but they have the best draft beer of all, the best smoked kassler, the best eissbein ever. I suggest potato... More 

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Address: Av Mem de Sa 90 | Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: (21) 2509 5943
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Centro
Cuisine: German

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