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Couve Flor

Rua Pacheco Leao 724, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22460030, Brazil
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Ranked #379 of 8,537 restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations
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85% Recommend
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

A great choice of meals (salads, pasteis, vegetables...), tasty food for reasonnable prices. Unfortunatelly, sometimes pasteis are a bit dry... But "bananas a milanesa" are the best thing I've ate here! You should really taste those ones.

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Top Contributor
175 reviews 175 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Couve Flor is located conveniently close to a location I visit often, so I have been to the resdtaurant quite a few times. The food is of very consistent quality, everytime I really enjoyed the food. The selection is uneven: the salads and dessert buffets are quite rich and delicious, the grill stand offer two or three varieties, but the... More

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87 reviews 87 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

If you have worked up an appetite while hiking around the Jardim Botanico Couveflor may be an option for you to consider. To get to Couveflor from the Jardim, exit through the rear gate at the end of Aleia John Wills. Couveflor s your slightly above average Brazilian buffet. It is certainly popular with the locals as there was a... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Cauliflower is a por kilo restaurant where you weight your food and are charged per kg (it was about 60 reals/kg). It's located around the corner from Jardim Botanico, and is crowded with locals (always a good sign). Although they didn't speak English they put all the effort to make us feel comfortable and explain how the buffet worked (e.g.... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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161 reviews 161 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

I frequent kilo restaurants in Rio since I live here and don't cook. Was looking forward to trying Couve Flor after reading reviews. Went today and have to say that it was very disappointing. Very small selection compared to most kilo restaurants and the food that they did have was not spectacular by any means. In fact, I'd easily put... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

The variety and quality are really outstanding. From vegetarian, seafood, sushi to grill and comida brasileira. excellent deserts. It is my favorite in Brazil.

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rio de janeiro
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Besides being a rare option in Horto, this "self service"restaurant is expensive for what it takes. If you walked a lot in jardim botânico or climb the mountains to the waterfalls in horto, that might sounds a great deal. good salad bar, meats, pasta, rice and benas... but the price is wayyyyy too expensive for that. I just spent R$120,00... More

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Whistler, bc
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

This is the BEST comida a quilo (a kind of restaurant where you WEIGH your food and pay-per-kilo) in Rio ! The ambiance is nice, the service is good and honest, the FOOD is AMAZING (it does not feel at all like a KILO restaurant, it feels as HOME-MADE). That being said, this is not the best value. It is... More

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Rio de Janeiro
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106 reviews 106 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

The variety and quality are always outstanding from sushi to comida a mineira, arab and vegetarian options. It is my favorite days-to-dy place for lunch

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

Good price, and amazing food. It's one the best Brazilian restaurants in Rio de Janeiro.

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