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Rua Fonte da Saudade 179 | Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22471-220, Brazil
+55(21)2535-3848
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Ranked #63 of 8,679 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $150
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Wed 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: A modern Japanese restaurant, with traditional roots Restaurant Ki, specialized in Japanese cuisine, offers a remarkable gastronomic proposal in Rio de Janeiro. Experienced Chef Omura is behind the sushi bar and responsible for the menu that offers a variety of traditional and distinct oriental dishes based on beef; fish; seafood; vegetarian; exotic delicacies as well as contemporary recipes enjoyed either at the bar or at a table. With fresh and seasonal ingredients Ki wants to indulge clients seeking an exquisite gastronomic experience, with elaborate freshly made recipes. Improvisation is one of the most remarkable traits of Japanese cuisine and this is characteristic of Omura. At Ki you will be able to experience a fusion of tradition and modern variants, in a revitalized menu, never neglecting the essence of Nipponese cuisine. Ki serves the dishes on lovely exclusive handmade ceramics. Do look at the sake list with premium labels. Some are artisanal, with a wide range of types of rice, different polishing ratios and some award winning labels. Ki is located on charming Fonte da Saudade Street with its gorgeous trees and parallel to the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon. For 4 years, the comfortable 2 floor corner house allows clients to choose a table on one of the three balconies or one of the 5 tatami tables, 2 of them private and can sit 90 people. Ki has been shortlisted twice by the Comer & Beber guide of Veja Rio Magazine and in 2013 received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Acabamos de sair do restaurante! Não há duvidas quanto a qualidade da comida e da variedade dos pratos. Todavia, o atendimento foi horroroso. Talvez o fato da cozinha servir o delivery e as mesas faça com que os atendentes não consigam dar a atenção necessária para os clientes. Infelizmente a experiência não foi nada agradável!

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Olá Ana, muito obrigado pela sua avaliação. Na avaliação você comenta que acabou de sair do Ki mas no sistema... More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Ok it is close from home and I go there with the kids since it opened a few years ago, but it is not only about feeling at home. The food is outstanding, Ask for the Omura combo, and the sushiman will choose the best and freshest combination to to arrive at your table. Don`t forget to ask for some... More 

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Thank you for your review! We are glad to know that you have visited Ki since the opened. We strive to do our best and to make our clients happy. Thank you and Happy Holidays! More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Was back in town so I stopped in to see how Ki was doing... Incredible stuff! The food was still at an incredible quality and we sampled so much! I this time had the seafood soup that literally had like three whole prawns in there as well as other bits of fish and what not in it. Delish. The sushi... More 

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RestauranteKi, Owner at Restaurante Ki, responded to this review

Ken thank you for your review! For us at Ki it is a pleasure to know that you enjoy coming to visit us and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. Thank you! More 

boston, ma
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The freshest and most well prepared sushi and seafood I have tasted in a long time. The eclectic menu offers a wide range of unique dishes as well as the everyday favorites that you can enjoy. The attentive and incredibly well-trained staff is some of the best I have experienced in Brazil. The location of Ki is fantastic being in... More 

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Dan thank you for your review. We are very glad to know you did enjoy your visit to Ki and hope to see you again. Thank you! More 

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Seriously the best Japanese food I've ever eaten.. I'm from the U.S. and thought Nobu was great... well Ki has beat Nobu well over. The vegetables, the Salmon - awesome. The food melts in your mouth. I could eat there everyday. I don't like mushrooms but ate them there. The service was fantastic. Do yourself a service and check this... More 

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RestauranteKi, Owner at Restaurante Ki, responded to this review

Heidi, thank you for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed Ki. We carefully select our vendors and tdit makes a big difference in obtaining top quality products, including mushrooms. Do com everyday! Thank you More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Last year I had the pleasure of dining at Ki and have been anxiously waiting for the chance to get back there, this year I got that chance (twice) and it's still as fantastic as I remember. The mushroom dish is phenomenal (people in our party who don't like mushrooms loved this dish), I could eat it daily if given... More 

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RestauranteKi, Owner at Restaurante Ki, responded to this review

Melissa Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoy your time at Ki and that you look forward to it. Ki is very worried about catering to all customers and thus we have a wide variety of dishes, including vegetarian options. Thank you! More 

Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We almost didn't find this lovely place when we came here the first time during our stay in Rio for the Worldcup. But after we tried ourselves through this amazing variety of perfectly fresh sushi, we never forgot where to find this restaurant. If you are looking for very fresh and amazingly tasty sushi for a reasonable price, you shouldn't... More 

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RestauranteKi, Owner at Restaurante Ki, responded to this review

André thank you very much for your review. We are pleased that you liked Ki as well as the strawberry sakerinha and the tempura. Hope to see you back soon! More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

It was a very pleasant experience. The food was delicious and the service excellent. I have recommended Ki to all my friends in Rio!

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Regina Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed Ki and that you liked it so much that you felt like recommending Ki to your friends. Thank you! More 

Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

After reading reviews we travelled here with 4 people who were vegetarian. They were very accomodating and had items on the menu specific for vegetarians. Everything was delicious and my mom usually never likes sushi! We were very happy we chose to come here. A little nicer than casual, so it made for a good night out. Not much to... More 

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RestauranteKi, Owner at Restaurante Ki, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. At Ki we strive to cater to all tastes. We are pleased to know that your diverse group was able to enjoy the visit. Thank you for your visit! More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The best Japanese food, the freshest fish, the tastiest mushrooms and great service. Being from The Netherlands, I can only say: Forget Okura in Amsterdam, come straight to Rio!

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Thank you very much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed Ki and hope you come back again. More 

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Additional Information about Restaurante Ki

Address: Rua Fonte da Saudade 179 | Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22471-220, Brazil
Phone Number: +55(21)2535-3848
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 50 - 150
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese, Seafood, Vegetarian

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