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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: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 644
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  • 123
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  • 19
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  • 11
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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
Vibrant scene and excellent food

We had Sunday lunching the restaurant area upstairs with a terrific view of the bay and of the social scene on the sidewalk and wall by the water. It was a beautiful day and there was a large crowd enjoying snacks and beer al fresco. As sunset approached an excellent street band struck up a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Steve P
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Good for:
  • Families with children
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We had Sunday lunching the restaurant area upstairs with a terrific view of the bay and of the social scene on the sidewalk and wall by the water. It was a beautiful day and there was a large crowd enjoying snacks and beer al fresco. As sunset approached an excellent street band struck up a performance. All in all a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Very good choice if you want to relax, enjoy a rustic view and taste some nice food. I had a pleasant time eating their amazing snacks, sitting on the short wall by the bay. I recommend it for a Sunday afternoon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Awesome place to have a sea food dish enjoying the beautiful view of the Guanabara bay. I had a lunch plate - deep fried shrimp with rice (R$44) and my mom had a shrimp risotto. Next time I will seat outside and enjoy the informal environment.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Nice local food with friendly service by the sea. Not too pricy and great to taste authentic low key Brazilian food

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

When we talk to match about this attraction it will be more crowded there! Go to bar Urca, enjoy the spectacular view, have some drinks and some bites (they are great) sitting or standing with your friends on the quay. No friends, you have a lot of them there! After that go to the first floor and there is the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The bar is only a tiny space and you've to seat outside. Ok that's no problem because the view is wonderful. But of course avoid in rainy days. The second floor is a restaurant. Try all the appetisers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I would not have found this place other than the recommended place to meet a friend. A long walk from the heaving action around Sugar Loaf tourism but one that is well worth it - a way to build the appetite for what turned out to be a splendid meal and enjoy the views of the bay. [Go landside of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This bar has a really location from where you can watch the sunset while enjoying a few cold beers. It's a bit expensive though.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

If you want a real flavour of Rio make a visit here. It's fairly off the beaten track but close to sugar loaf mountain and next to the military base, lying adjacent to a small Bay. It looks like a small kiosk on a street corner but the bar snacks are really tasty, very cheap, the beer is cold and... More 

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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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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, South American

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?