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Garota da Urca

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Av Joao Luis Alves 56 | Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(21) 2541 8585
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Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The beautiful view

The picanha is delicious. They have some very good appetizers. Try their pizzas. The prices are not very cheap but the the view from there is very pretty.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 23, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Garota da Urca not only has a beautiful view, a warm bar-like environment, but also fantastic food. The best pick is certainly the Picanha which comes with 1kg of meat and a grill which you use to prepare it the way you like - it never disappoints. The place is ideal for either lunch or dinner, but be warned that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The picanha is delicious. They have some very good appetizers. Try their pizzas. The prices are not very cheap but the the view from there is very pretty.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Garotta de Urca is a somewhat typical Rio establishment with a relaxed environment and attitude, good food, excellent choppe (though I wish they had dark beer in more places), and a good crowd. Love the relaxed bar crowds in Rio, where young people actually sit talking to each other rather than being glued to cell phones! Only drawback...good luck parking!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This place is open really late and serves fantastic pizzas. It has a view over the sea and the tables are under a veranda but outdoors. The staff are very attentive and its not expensive. Go there and if your not looking for something flashy you ll love it. Buses to Copa , Ipanema` Centro stop round the corner.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Good bar food at a reasonable price. Typical of Brazil, they put a lot of olive oil n everything. Sandwiches are very good. Beers are great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Garota da urca is located in the Urca neighbourhood, right by the beach. It is a great place for cold beer, caipirinhas and delicious food. We tried the fried sausages for starters and the Mix Grill (accompanied with Rice, Farofa and vinaigrette salad) for main course. The portions are very big and is more than sufficient for two people. My... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Beautiful setting. You can watch the sun go down behind Christ over a beer from here. The bar snacks are ok if you eat meat and the barbecue thing they do seems very popular in the early evening. Not too pricey, definitely a good option for a pit-stop.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We were doing a walking tour of Urca and needed a quick bite and drink. Bar Urca had a waiting time so we continued on and stopped here. We had draft and bottled beer, french fries and manioc fries and good people watching. Busy, pleasant place. We sat on the deck and looked out over beach and water as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We had a great meal here. We got a mixed grill and I was surprised at how hot the grill was that they brought to the table. You could never get away with an open flame like that in the US. Good service. Nice Chuppas. Great way to people watch. Try to get a table close to the front.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

I had dinner here on a Saturday night and enjoyed it very much. The food was good and so was the service. The options on the menu were just perfect. I highly recommend.

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  • Address: Av Joao Luis Alves 56 | Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
  • Phone Number: (21) 2541 8585

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