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Couve Flor

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Rua Pacheco Leao 724, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22460030, Brazil
021/2239-2191
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11:45 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:45 am - 7:00 pm
Mon 11:45 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:45 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:45 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 11:45 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 68
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
a better buffet by kg and also reasonably priced

I do not particularly like buffet but this is an easy way of getting fed when time is tight. The meat is better than expected as most meat in a buffer are overcooked but this one was not. Salad were also nice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Tcicccec
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Sydney
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

its is little noisy, but the food is very fresh and you have lots of choice. It's a kilo restaurant, so you choose what you want and weight the dish. So it's perfect when you are in diet and don't want to pay a lot.

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Thank PATRICIA T
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a kilo type restaurant, one of the 1st of it's style in Rio. Some like this one closed, but I guess it is still open because the food is really good. You can have a little of this and a little of that.

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Thank Ricardo1967
Sydney
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161 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I do not particularly like buffet but this is an easy way of getting fed when time is tight. The meat is better than expected as most meat in a buffer are overcooked but this one was not. Salad were also nice.

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Thank Tcicccec
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We stumbled upon this restaurant after paying the Jardin Botanico a visit. Normally I am not a big fan of buffet style restaurants, because it generates a greedy side in people, by shoving as much food as their plate carries, and after a couple of bites leave it. And go for a second round. In Brazil, however, you are charged... More 

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Thank Timothy W
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

Upon telling my guide that I'm a vegetarian she suggested this place for lunch, and let's put it this way.. By having a little bit of everything that I could from the savoury options, I ran out of room for dessert! This place is a dream for vegetarians who are tired of limited options in a meat dominated region and... More 

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Thank seeblockygo
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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379 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 308 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This restaurant chaim have one at UFRJ Camous Ilha do Fundão that is a buffet style, where you have a great variety of very taste food for a reasonable price. It is open for lunch, and believe me it is croweded !!

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2 Thank darwinsail
New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The place is a gem near the Botanical Garden. The food is great and the variety is amazing. Like many kilo restaurants in Rio, this one is a buffet where you´ll weight your plate and pay accordingly. The difference here is the quality of the food and the variety offered. Try to avoid the peak hour from noon to 1... More 

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Thank Donna C
Rio de Janeiro
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I like this place for a simple lunch, in case you want a quality food fast food...this is a great option. The location is fabulous and if you want a good food and good price, the Couve Flor is one of the best Buffet in the city.

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Thank Carioquissima
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146 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

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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Thank Flora N
NY
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210 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Pacheco Leao 724, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22460030, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
  • Phone Number: 021/2239-2191

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:45 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
11:45 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
11:45 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
11:45 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
11:45 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?