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Roberta Sudbrack

Lagoa
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Rua Lineu de Paula Machado 916, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
3874-0139
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 120
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  • 51
    Very good
  • 50
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  • 36
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  • 21
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Well executed food, relaxed environment, good service

One of the best restaurants in Rio ran by the chef of a former head of state. We ordered the smaller menu degustation and every dish was perfectly executed. The Brazilian espumante (frizzy) was superb. The service unintrusive but attentive and the place was relaxed, not uppity which is great in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I was really looking forward to this meal after receiving good recommendations from family and friends but we were extremely disappointed. We ordered the 9 course tasting menu and about half of the courses were extremely unimpressive. In fact this is the first time in a restaurant of this caliber that both my husband and I left food on our... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I went for a dinner with my wife. Ordinary food. 3 course. The cheapest one plus a half bottle of wine cost me R$ 800. Extremely overpriced. I do not recommend

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

One of the best restaurants in Rio ran by the chef of a former head of state. We ordered the smaller menu degustation and every dish was perfectly executed. The Brazilian espumante (frizzy) was superb. The service unintrusive but attentive and the place was relaxed, not uppity which is great in these modern days, as we all need to de-stress... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Was very excited about visiting this restaurant as it has the reputation as one of the best restaurants in Rio, and it is - but it's not really special or memorable as I would expect for 1 Michelin star. We had the 5-course 'Experience' menu - one of the good things is they can also do this menu for vegetarians,... More 

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Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Located just off Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, this eponymous restaurant was my first fine dining experience in the city. I ate on a Wednesday evening, previously making reservations via e-mail approximately one month before. It’s a long hike from Santa Theresa to this part of the city, but once you get here the location is well lit with the appropriate... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Incredible food, ambiance and service.. Just way expensive. Every single item served was superb; nothing was less than spectacular. Would have been great to have spent US$100 less

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

If you're looking for a Michelin star dining experience in Rio on par with the best of SF, NYC, or Paris, this is unfortunately not it. We had the 9 course tasting. Honestly, I think the restaurant does best with it's 3 or 5 course options which I noticed most of the locals having. First, the positive - impeccable service... More 

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Caracas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I was guided to Roberta Sudbrack by San Peregrino guide as the only one restaurant in Rio to the in the top 50s of latinamerica. The restaurant was fine and the service very good. We had the 9 courses tasting menu. The first surprise was that having a tasting menu, they do not have a wine pairing option, so we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We had a great evening here. The dessert with the caramell and pastry sticks with apple was amazing! Very good value for such a nice restuarant. It was great to sit and watch the kitchen staff working. Roberta was there herself and it looked like she got into the action in the kitchen togehter with her staff - nice to... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Loved The atmosphere and the food there. Roberta is a top chef, with a vast experience in that kind of culinary. Just keep on the degustation mode and you'll love it! So so so recommend!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Lineu de Paula Machado 916, 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: 3874-0139

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary
Open Hours
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 pm - 12:00 am

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