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Bar Brasil

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Av Mem de Sa 90 | Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(21) 2509 5943
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Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good value, friendly

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2014
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Ireland
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Ireland
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93 reviews 93 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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32 helpful votes 32 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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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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73 reviews 73 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German

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