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Aconchego Carioca

Rua Barao de Iguatemi, 379 | Praça da Bandeira, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(0055) (21) 2273-1035
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Ranked #192 of 8,558 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Brazilian
Dining options: Reservations
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Juiz de Fora, Brazil
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

If you want to try authentic Carioca food in authentic Carioca environment, you must visit Aconchego Carioca in Tijuca. Try the bolinho de feijoada (feijoada dumpling) and the pork ribs with guava sauce. It's the best in Rio.

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London
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Nice little find this. They do basic but interesting things with Brazilian staples, especially feijao, have great pastel de camerao and interesting beer menu and 5 star caipirinhas. It's located in the centre in a little exciting area, but was worth the trek. Much better than the average tourist traps that purport to serve Brazilian food in the zona sul.... More

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Niteroi, RJ
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

For years I have been heard about this place, but only now had the opportunity to be there. It became famous because of the "bolinho feijoada" , which is good , but I wonder if the fame of the restaurant is justified by their cause . There are other delicious snacks such as "bolinho de arroz vermelho" and a priceless... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

You will have great food, fantastic environment but go with time to spend... Urgency is not the mood and you wait to be served. Expensive. But tasteful and different menu. Try "camarão na moranga" that is shrimp in a pumpkin. Several different and expensive beers available. Close to Maracana Stadium.

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Rio de Janeiro
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70 reviews 70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

To expensive, unfrendly and arrogant servisse. My opinion is not changed about this place, I work in turism and one of my clientes have being there after I say that I dont like, he coming back very upset and told me he agree and undesrtood why I did not recomend. The other reviews I read recently give me the inpression... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

The menu is creative and tasteful, every time I go there I try a new appetizer. The beer selection is excellent, offering many imports. Considering the bad neighborhood, the place is expensive, but the quality is high - that is why we come back. The line to get in the bar is the downsize: you either get there early in... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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104 reviews 104 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I went for the fame and for the " feijoada balls". Just ok. I do not recommend for foreigners to go alone. The location is not the best. You have to know the surroundings. The menu offers excess of frying dishes and everything is expensive. I also observed a clear differential treatment for "press people" who are present by chance.... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Two hour wait and the food wasn't even worth it. Pricey and the owner makes sure that her friends have priority to be served even if they arrive after you. In other words...don't waste your time.

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San Francisco, California, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

This place showed up on a search for restaurants in the Botafogo area of Rio and was located on the map as being very close to the Botafogo metro station. But when we got to the area, no one had heard of the street or the restaurant. We finally gave up looking, and when we looked at the address for... More

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Rio de Janeiro
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Food is amazing but overpriced. Nice beer selection and nice atmosphere. I like the different way that the brazilian food is made. I love bolinho de feijoada (feijoada cake - but it sells at other restaurants).

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