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Churrascaria Carretao

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Rua Visconde de Piraja, 112, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
021/2267-3965
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Buffet, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Not for vegetablists

It's fixed price buffet style with lots of meat. We counted about 9 different types. All cooked wonderfully. We skipped the skewer of chicken hearts, but ate everything else. Liked it so much we went twice. Staff friendly and helpful, chopp cold and frothy. The buffet has pasta, cheese, sushi and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
GrumpyOldTroll
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Under the bridge
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  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

It's fixed price buffet style with lots of meat. We counted about 9 different types. All cooked wonderfully. We skipped the skewer of chicken hearts, but ate everything else. Liked it so much we went twice. Staff friendly and helpful, chopp cold and frothy. The buffet has pasta, cheese, sushi and sashimi. But the meat is the star, and as... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The restaurant is average and attention is rather poor. They serve a buffet that is very complete, salads are rich. The waiters served the meats to the plate, but they were too slow and we have to keep calling them because they didn't stop by our table. They are not prepare to serve large groups. The dinner at this restaurat... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Bought tickets for the only Rio Carnival show available in June 2015. Chose the option that included dinner at a restaurant. We were picked up at our hotel driven with a group of about 15 to the restaurant. Ordered a bottle of wine, and they brought it with the desert even though we kept asking for it. Our waiter's attitute... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The atmosphere is so good if you are looking for a little exclusive BBQ. On top a very nice buffet they are very generous with the meet and have a lot of different chicken, pork and cow. The price is little above average, but definetly worth the money

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Luzon, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is the first time i tried churrascaria and i was overwhelmed with all the different meat cuts roaming the tables. I love the food but one thing to remember be ready to have an emplty stomach. great food.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

One of the best restaurant I've been in Rio. Everything is good, great, amazing and cheap. Meat. Wine is also great with a good selection of wines from CHili, Australia, Argentina.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We visited Carretao in Ipanema with a small group of friends and were very pleased! Food was great and they have an amazing selection of different meat cuts and hot and cold buffet dishes. Their friendly service was a plus! As many tourists, we struggled to decide which barbecue restaurant to go to but we were very pleased with our... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We stumbled across this restaurant by accident, so glad we did. Fantastic atmosphere, great tasting and textured meat, wonderful salad bar.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Food was ok but service was very bad. Should the management specially know about the unpolitness of Mr. Clodomir. Absolutely not recommend this place four tourists. Wanted to charge me "extra" when this is a all inclusive restaurant. Avoid

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We enjoyed the food so much that we ate here several times while in Rio! I wish we had this restaurant in the US!!!! The service is good and the food is sooo tasty! I can't say enough good things about this place.

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Additional Information about Churrascaria Carretao

Address: Rua Visconde de Piraja, 112, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: 021/2267-3965
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Lagoa
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Pizza, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Visconde de Piraja, 112, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Lagoa
  • Neighborhood: Lagoa
  • Phone Number: 021/2267-3965

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Pizza, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children

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