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Churrascaria Carretao

Rua Visconde de Piraja 112, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Ipanema)
021/2267-3965
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Ranked #226 of 8,583 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
Neighborhood: Ipanema
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Having eaten at churrascarias in various global cities, I was determined to visit one during a business trip to Brazil as they must do it better, right? Wrong. For the price point I thought the meat was of low quality, whilst the flavours and seasoning were nowhere near as moreish as other similar establishments I've visited. Salads choice was OK,... More

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Bennebroek, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Grill restaurant. Delicious and very tender meat, straight from the grill! Lot of diffirent types of meat. The waiters will cut off the pieces of meat on your plate , just untill you have had enough and flip the coin!

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Hechtel
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Great grill restaurant, with a huge buffet with lot of choice in side dishes, sushi, vegetables etc. You pay a fixed amount of money, then you go to the buffet and waiters pass by your table with sticks of grilled meat. You can point what part they have to cut for you. And they keep on coming and coming and... More

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Barendrecht, The Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

When you travel in small group you're treated to quickly get stuffed on bread and chicken. Make sure you wait for the good picanha to be served. Buffet is standard, nothing special, and the sushi is nothing special either... Fast food churrascaria

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Camarillo, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We ate here July 18, 2014. We were seated promptly. Another large group came in right after us, which was good, because the servers came constantly with meat selections for their table and ours. The meat was tender and tasty. The side dishes were varied, including sushi, paella, and various salads. We ate until we couldn't stomach another mouthful. Basic... More

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Dallas, Texas
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

... so this place was on the same block as our apartment and we decided to give it a try. Not really worth it: I have never been to a churrascaria where the meat is so un- seasoned. This, of course, made it pretty tasteless, so I would not really recommend this place..

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We visited Rio for 11 nights during World Cup. We didn't want to visit Rio and not experience the much-ballyhooed Brazilian Steakhouse. It was a busy Friday night so we asked a hotel concierge what he recommended and he walked us to Carretao. We got a table pretty quickly. The restaurant is very small and crowded. My 19 year old... More

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Peoria, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is your standard tourist trap in Rio with below average food and above average crowding. They get a lot of business from tour operators so it gives the illusion of an in demand place but you will see very few locals here for good reason. After our waiter spilled two beers on me by accident (the fast service of... More

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Lyon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This churruscaría was a huge disappointment. After reading so many good comments we decided to give it a try. But the meat was hard and had barely any taste compared to other Churrascarias in Rio at the same price range. The service was also terrible. The waiters are not friendly at all, and most of the time when we asked... More

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Dallas, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Pros Relatively quick and surrounding service Good atmosphere Cons Meat not as good as Brazilian Steakhouses in the US Salad bar not as good as Brazilian Steakhouses in the US Wait to get a table

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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>  > Ipanema
Cuisine: Barbecue

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