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Rua Dias Ferreira, 45 | Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22351-050, Brazil
+55 21 2540-6517
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Ranked #843 of 8,661 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Price range: $7 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Lebanese
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Dining options: Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Yalla is a Lebanese bistro situated in one of the liveliest streets of Rio de Janeiro, the Dias Ferreira in Leblon. A contemporary space designed by Bel Lobo, a nice balcony and a full menu with mezzes (appetizers), sandwiches, salads, soups, side dishes, desserts... All of this along with refreshing arak, wine, beer, fresh juices, and much more!
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Maracaibo, Venezuela
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We found this place by chance and decided to give it a try! Unfortunately it wasn't very good... the basic creams (hummus, muhammara and babaganoush) were not that tasty or flavorful. I had a greek salad that was insanely salty and my husband had a shawarma that was just ok. Too bad, I was really excited about finding arabic food!

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Ottawa, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Nice Lebanese meal outside on a quiet street. Food was delicious. 2 beers, a starter, and a main all for ~$25.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013 via mobile

Great food, good price. $R 6 beer. 117 for a meal for 2. Had an app, soup, 2 mains, and a rice dish plus drinks. Everything we got was tasty.

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Singapore, Singapore
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66 reviews 66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Already been 3 times. Excellent service, food and street tables. Food was fresh big variety, excellent English service and caters for the kids. Cold salads were great.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012 via mobile

The best arab restaurant In rio is amyr... Shawarma was good, but not perfect! Burrecas were very Nice!

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Antwerp, Belgium
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111 reviews 111 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

We ended up on the terras of Yalla when biking the Copacabana-Ipanema-Leblon beaches. The restaurant is just 2-3 blocks from the beach on a not too buzzy street. The enterior and terras as nice and you're being served by friendly staff. The lady owner speaks quite some languages also English AND French, what was convenient for us. Food was yummy,... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012 via mobile

Good english speaking staff!Best recommandation if you want a change of food!i loved it... When you are in the Leblon area you must go there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012 via mobile

We really enjoyed our diner yesterday evening at Yalla. Excellent service by the english speaking owner and great food. A good alternative for the churascaria

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

We stumbled across this small Lebanese restaurant whilst in leblon.Great food, the baba Ganoush was excellent,smokey and well seasoned,as we're the falafel.The lady owner spoke excellent English and was very friendly.We sat on the small terrace overlooking the street watching the locals go by,it is away from the tourist trail of the beach which was very nice.Well priced compared to... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2011

The patio was quaint and the service was nice. A lot of different varieties. Had the Kafta and the Kibbe bi Sannyi. Almost as good as home

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Additional Information about Yalla

Address: Rua Dias Ferreira, 45 | Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22351-050, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 21 2540-6517
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 7 - 30
Cuisine: Lebanese

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