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Meza Bar

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Botafogo
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Rua Capitao Salomao, 69, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22771-040, Brazil
021 32391951
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Today
6:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thu 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 3:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 65
    Excellent
  • 79
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great bar to have a drink

This is a great bar to have a drink with friends. The food is great and worthwhile. Just don't come here expecting to hook up with other people as most people here are couples.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
Richard L
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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174 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This is a great bar to have a drink with friends. The food is great and worthwhile. Just don't come here expecting to hook up with other people as most people here are couples.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Very pleasant place with great drinks, tasty small plates and fair prices. Not exactly cheap but worth the price. Waiters are also nice and friendly.

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I'd say this place is a classic example of prioritising style and surface over the things that really matter (service and food). The interior has a lot going on with all kinds of designy flourishes - sometimes less is more guys! But the service was slow and confused. The drinks were fine but the burgers were pretty mediocre and way... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The food is great, the drinks are great. Decor is nice vbut staff could be more friendly. Dont miss the risoto de limao siciliano!

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

If you're in Rio, this Meza Bar is a must. The food is great and service is attentive. I'm a vegetarian and they were very accommodating when I asked them if I can have the quinoa salad with no shrimp and cheese. My friend had their signature dish - risotto - which apparently is 'to die for'. The food is... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Although we live in Rio de Janeiro it took us a few years to check this place out. As friends had told us the place always fills up early we went on a Friday night quiet early (around 8 pm) and were hapy to find a table. We were with a group of friends and ordered several drinks and loved... More 

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Antigua
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Tattoo chick at the front needs to go home when she's tired and really shouldn't refer sourly to guests as gringoes when they're struggling with the language at the bar. Even more so when the place is quiet. Either this place sucks to work at or some of the staff have had a really bad day. Hope the food is... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Found this place in lonely planet and turned up on off chance we could eat here. Although we had no booking the hostess Vicky found us a table. Great venue and fairly busy. The waiter didn't not speak a word of English, Vicky came back went though everything on the menu and have recommendations. Decided on three tasting dishes each... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We were there for the Rio burger fest and we were nicely surprised by this trendy restaurant-bar hidden in Humaita neighborhood, offering a cool atmosphere, good service and delicious burgers. Mezza bar features a tasty and original menu and exotic cocktails, great place to go with friends!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I went to Meza Bar with my husband and friends to eat special burger from Rio Burger Fest. Bar was crowd and we had to wait more than 1 hour to have a table. This is a lively place where drinks are very good and snacks made very carefully and delicious. The waiters are friendly but sometimes they seemed to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Capitao Salomao, 69, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22771-040, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Botafogo
  • Neighborhood: Botafogo
  • Phone Number: 021 32391951

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 3:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?