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Rua Candido Gaffree 205 | Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22291 080, Brazil
22958744
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Ranked #58 of 8,773 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Brazilian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Reno, Nevada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

So here's the deal - if you want to go sit on a sea wall have ice cold beers and really good finger food at a good fair price with friends or a lover . This is a really good place for that . The bar is tiny and across the street from the sea wall where you sit, stand... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

There are 2 parts: one is an actual restaurant - suppose to be good too - but expect 30min wait and snobby staff checking you out at the front. We really enjoyed their take-out section (if you don't mind deep-fried food - nicely done!) - you will see huge crowd there. Good party vibe, good people, view is stunning on... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Simple but excellent place for a happy hour or even small celebration with friends. The snacks are really good and the ice cold beer is first class! On the ground floor you have the bar, with a vert nice view of the sea, but on the top of it you have a very good restaurant. It´s a must for Rio... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We were given this bar restaurant recommendation by a local Rio food tour guide after his tour group was full and so we made the journey here on our own. The best way to come down here is after a visit to Sugarloaf Mountain. After we descended the mountain by cable car, we hopped into a taxi and came to... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Besides the unbeliveble view of the Guanabara Bay (including a wonderfull sunset), at Bar Urca we can enjoy a very tasty fried manioc apetizer with draft beer. They have in their menu the brazilian appetizers like empadinha and pastel. The shrimp empadinha is incredibly good. It is rally a good place to hang out with your friends and/or family. If... More 

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Red Deer, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I decided to give this place a try after I watched a television program that gave this place a great review. Quite frankly the service was rubbish. I waited in line for quite a while just to find myself being ignored by the counter attendant. I waited patiently anyways and then just finally gave up. Seriously....DON'T BOTHER!! It's not a... More 

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Menlo Park, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Bar Urca was on my short list of places to eat in Rio. I'd seen it on No Reservations and on our second day we headed after going up Pão de açúcar. It was a short cab ride and about 15 reais. A plate of lightly fried fish with fresh lime, another of octopus and vinaigrette, a long neck of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

It is a very simple concept. Get your drink/food and sit on the sea wall and enjoy the beautiful views and surrounding atmosphere. The best time to go is at sunset.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stopped in for a bite to eat and drinks. The wait staff was friendly and accommodating since we had a 5 year old with us. Food was pretty good and drinks were refreshing, but it seemed overpriced. I just wish we would have eaten there during the day. The view is not very exciting at night.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Its a very relaxed place. You just go, get a beer and a few snacks and sit at the wall the opposite side, Its for friends rather than family. They have a restaurant upstairs where you can go with kids or older people.

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Additional Information about Bar Urca

Address: Rua Candido Gaffree 205 | Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22291 080, Brazil
Phone Number: 22958744
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Brazilian

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