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Monchique

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Avenida Nsa Sra de Copacabana, 796-A | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(21) 2548-5140
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 24
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  • 51
    Very good
  • 33
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  • 8
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good and cheap place to eat if you're not looking for anything special

We rented an apartment right next to this restaurant. We were very happy because the kilo buffet is very cheap and there is a lot of choice. The food was not okay, not bad but not very good either. Our server was very nice though, always smiling!

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We rented an apartment right next to this restaurant. We were very happy because the kilo buffet is very cheap and there is a lot of choice. The food was not okay, not bad but not very good either. Our server was very nice though, always smiling!

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Ate here twice. I think it depends what time of day you come. It's relatively busy at lunchtime so food is turning fast so it was fresh. Sushi was very fresh and good. Several bodybuilders were in eating plates of sashimi straight from the gym so it must be good. We had 2 enjoyable experiences.

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I had some rice, beans and chicken. That was fine (nothing to brag about) but i dared to put like 6 pieces of sushi on my plate- i dared eat one of them because i noticed it was off. Spent the rest of the night puking. Please Please PLEASE do not ruin one of your trip days with this- spend... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

this was about 50 reals so it was mid range of churscaras that i found in brazil. quality was ok and if i came here i wouldn't bother with the per kilo as a lot of the meats looked cold and had been sitting there. better to go the 50 real deal with fresh meat served to your table and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The five of us went after spending the day on Copacabana beach. We had walked by it the day before and thought it seemed ok. It was more than ok, it was DELICIOUS!. For less than $20 each we enjoyed a huge buffet including sushi and paid about $2 for a caipirinha. Ok, there were significantly more than one caipirinha... More 

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Minnesota
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85 reviews 85 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Churrascaria place that has both rodizzo (waiters bring skewers of Meat to you) for $40ish or. You can eat por kilo, a buffet where they weigh your plate ( about $20 ) Atmosphere is pretty boring, just rows of table. Not very special . The por kilo buffet isnt great. It is ok for lunch but isnt very diverse. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Just this minute got back from this restaurant with my boyfriend and I felt I had to write a review (the first review I have written of my trip to Brazil). The restaurant itself is pretty basic in looks. However, every single meat opportunity delivered to the table was absolutely delicious. We also shared a bottle of red wine (Almaden)... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Take this advice seriously, this place does not represent what Brazil has to offer in kind of gastronomy. Take any kind of other spot but not this one. It does not worth. The meat is terrible. Don't get confused by the low price.

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Shanghai, China
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64 reviews 64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

From the first impression, the place doesn't give you the best feeling (doesn't seem to be the nicest restaurant in town, far away from there) but if you can remove that 1st bad image from your eyes and focus on the meat that the waiters are carrying, you will seat. And you will eat. Eat, eat and eat some more.... More 

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Salvador, BA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

...but not Porcao. The ambiance is basic, the food plentiful and fair. The price for a full stomach is very good. You can not leave hungry. Salad bar could be more complete - but you're here for the meat. You will leave R$40 lighter. Say no more.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenida Nsa Sra de Copacabana, 796-A | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighborhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: (21) 2548-5140
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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