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Bar Urca

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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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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice meal with a view.

Located in Urca, which is one of the most beautiful neighborhoods that we saw in Rio.The food was very tasty and it was a special treat to have our meal watching the ocean through the windows.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Westchester, Illinois
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Westchester, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Located in Urca, which is one of the most beautiful neighborhoods that we saw in Rio.The food was very tasty and it was a special treat to have our meal watching the ocean through the windows.

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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Rarely do I visit a place twice on the same trip, but an exception was made for Bar Urca. My girlfriend and I came for afternoon drinks and snacks on the first and last day of our week in Rio. Grab a large Antarctica cerveja, a few snacks to munch on, and sit by the seawall while taking in views... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I've been in Brazil for a few weeks and this was hands down my best meal. It looks pricey, but the "single" meals are enormous - more than enough for two people. The waiter himself recommended we order just one dish. After dinner we grabbed wine at the downstairs kiosk and hung out on the seaside where we met some... More 

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The food from the bar is good and the view is amazing. Everybody complains about the service and the bar in the afternoon is really crowded... But, still a place to check when in Rio.

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Hollywood, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

this restaurant is situated right on the bay and so the views were gooood. i was there with a party of 12 at 4-5 pm. i ordered first, (a coke) and everyone got there drink but me. not too upset, i reordered and got it right away. for dinner, i ordered first, everyone got their food and finally the waiter... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

An excellent place for chilling and have a good beer. The view is just awesome. I recommend also the fried manioc for appetizer.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We headed to Bar Urca after spending the day at the Sugarloaf. What a fantastic place to watch the sunset over Rio! I loved the atmosphere and being able to sit right on the water with my beer and pastel people watching, watching the planes land and take off and watching the waiters dodge the traffic to bring more food... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

One of the best places in Rio to enjoy a sunset with great Carioca food and a cold beer! A must go close to the Sugar loaf. After eating go to the wall (Mureta da Urca) and enjoy the sunset and the beautiful view!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The bar itself is quite small (it is actually just a place to buy beer and something small to eat), but the location is really good. You have a great view to Guanabara Bay and to the city of Rio de Janeiro.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The food was absolutely incredible including the delicious caipirinha - perhaps the best I had on the entire trip. The entrees are definitely large enough to share, and I encourage doing so while looking out on the water and watching the boats sail by.

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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 to $20
Cuisine: Brazilian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Candido Gaffree 205 | Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22291 080, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
  • Phone Number: 22958744

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $15 to $20
  • Cuisine: Brazilian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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

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