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Praia do Flamengo 300 | Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Botafogo)
(21) 2552 3349
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Ranked #302 of 8,661 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Brazilian
Neighborhood: Botafogo
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I've went to Belmonte several times but this was one of my worst moments. We ordered a Spicy Shrimp and were contemplated with a small and not even a little bit tasty dish... Very disappointing. Lots of money for no reward... Beer ok. Other typical dishes (pasteis and empadas) ok.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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57 reviews 57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I have been in this restaurant to try a new place . Well maybe because world cup , but that place was not nice at all . Millions people ,45 min wait from our requests to getting food ,extra dirty floor . Food was very average ,nothing special .picanha (beef) quite dry and bacalao (cod) with lot of salt .... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The best Brazilian we've had in Rio, we were recommended to go here by a local and I would definitely recommend to others. Most of the dishes are for sharing which makes the meal great value. Very tasty food, staff were extremely helpful & friendly and the atmosphere was buzzing.

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Brooklyn, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I was in Rio for almost 2 weeks and went to several Belmontes (there are a few in the city). Love everything about it: the food, the decor, the service, the vibe. A totally solid, reliable standby. I miss the bolinhos de bacalhau the most. If there was a Belmonte in Brooklyn, where I live, I'd go there once a... More 

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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64 reviews 64 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

Good location, nice atmosphere. Staff is very friendly and the beer flows ice cold. The menu is pretty rich for a bar. The price is fair. A it noisy if you are looking for a quiet meal, but it is an authentic local buteco.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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125 reviews 125 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

This is one of those typical Rio places where locals hang out. Worth a visit for a beer and get the local feel. The original one is in Flamengo and gets packed on thirsday night. Def worth a visit.

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San Diego, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

My first visit to Belmonte was with a friend who is a Carioca - the place was very busy ( it usually is) . We were seated right away and I ordered a dark beer. It was wonderful- icy cold and with a sweet taste- my friend was driving- so she drank juice. We ate the little balls made of... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We went to different restaurants from fancy to more simple but Belmonte overall gave me the best enjoyable evening. It’s looks like a bar where you can eat tapas food. Open setting for just two or a group. Will be busy noisy and not the most romantic restaurant. The reason to go there is the nice atmosphere with a lot... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

No way. if you want to eat some brazilian finger food or an excellent diner, this is the place. we can say that is not a cheap place but the quality makes you think twice and you no doubt return again. Beautiful people between the age of 25 - 40 (I think more than 60%). Usually men outside standed drinking... More 

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Denver, CO
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358 reviews 358 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

I just spent a good time with a friend at this lovely bar. We had chopp (draught Pilsener) and empadas. It was all great. Great time in a simple and good place...

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Address: Praia do Flamengo 300 | Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: (21) 2552 3349
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Botafogo
Cuisine: Brazilian

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