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Aconchego Carioca

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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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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 160
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    Very good
  • 26
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Typical brazilian bar with foreign beer and delicious dishes!

This is definitely one of my favourite bars in Rio. The dishes are mouth-watering and they are typical from Brazil. The beers, on the other hand, are mostly foreign beers - which makes everything even better! Good food, good beer, good atmosphere! Just go there :)

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
Isabela S
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is definitely one of my favourite bars in Rio. The dishes are mouth-watering and they are typical from Brazil. The beers, on the other hand, are mostly foreign beers - which makes everything even better! Good food, good beer, good atmosphere! Just go there :)

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Juiz de Fora, Brazil
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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78 reviews 78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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84 reviews 84 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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
49 helpful votes 49 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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105 reviews 105 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 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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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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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Barao de Iguatemi, 379 | Praça da Bandeira, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
  • Phone Number: (0055) (21) 2273-1035

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Brazilian

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