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D'Amici

Rua Antonio Vieira 18, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Copacabana)
55 21 2523-3018
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Ranked #101 of 8,565 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Copacabana
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Copacabana
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Italian at Leme. Great starters. Great staff. Good menue. Good wine. Already been there 3 times. All inside. Should close the strevet and make a real plaza.

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Florida City, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Location was great, but the pasta was not a big deal, cose it was not "andante" it was not cooked at all. Wine was not a great too. Service ok

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I believe this is the best Italian restaurant in town. Go there for lunch to avoid the dinner crowds. My favorite dish is the grilled octopus in tomato sauce. A nice side dish is rice with broccoli. The restaurant is located one street behind the Copacabana beach front, where the FIFA Fan Fest is also located. In case you plan... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Not cheapest, but probably worth it. Waiters were willing and smiling, food was very nice. Overally one of favourite options in Leme, when budget allows.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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204 reviews 204 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
1,632 helpful votes 1,632 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

For years this is undoubtedly Rio most visited restaurant for business lunches. Over the years, I have had numerous business lunches here and have never understood the appeal. The dining area is as nondescript as it could possibly be. The tables are placed so close together that it precludes you from having a productive business conversation. I would say that... More

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Brasilia, DF
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The owner, Mr. Antonio, is a master cook who created a unique way of mixing the Brazilian, the Italian and the French cuisine. Ask for the 5 pasta dish and then ask for a grilled Cherne with lemon risotto. Unforgetable! Outstanding collection of good wines, too.

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Cairo, Egypt
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

First, We had hard time getting there, and no cab driver knew where it was. As soon as we got there we were seated in a corner table, and not a single waiter understood English so we had to communicate via hand/body language, food was expensive, not very much of a variety to choose from, no chicken plates. We ordered... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We are regulars at D'Amici. Excellent food, attentive and courteous service although a little slow. Decoration is nice but very classical. Prices on the high side but worth it. The round table is great for family or friends gathering.

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Simi Valley, Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

My wife and just needed a nice sit down meal at the time and we walked in to a very nice establishment. I knew I was going to eat there when my wife saw the tablecloths and napkins. She loves that!! The "couvert"is excellent and practically a meal in itself. The wine list is excellent and quite varied. Only caution... More

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Paris, France
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63 reviews 63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

D'amici is like a dear old friend, always there when you want to visit. It is the perfect place for a business meal, it caters in fact, the business community. Service is cordial and discreet, staff are very attentive. Decor has seen better times, but this is part of the attraction, the old Copacabana shines in D'amici, the brilliant times... More

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