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Bar 420

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Av. Nossa Senhora de Copacabana 420, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Dining options: Drinks, Lunch

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  • 25
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great local spot for a quick bite

This is a great local restaurant that has all the traditional Rio fare along with a lot of other dishes so you should be able to find something that everyone will like no matter how unadventerous they are. We ate there a few times with my family and enjoyed it and it was an easy walk from our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
Todd C
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Los Angeles, California
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  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This is a great local restaurant that has all the traditional Rio fare along with a lot of other dishes so you should be able to find something that everyone will like no matter how unadventerous they are. We ate there a few times with my family and enjoyed it and it was an easy walk from our hotel. It's... More 

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Carmichael
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71 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This sidewalk cafe sits a block off Copacabana on a noisy street. You are entertained while you eat. The extensive menu is in English. We ordered a chicken sandwich, French Fries, 2 beers, garlic bread (yum!), tasty potato soup with greens and sausage-all for $20. The staff is friendly and many locals eat here. Check it out!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Good food to the right pricelevel. A bit load as you are sitting outside close to a busy street altough not too disturbing.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Loved it 2 years ago and still do. Very informal outdoors Cafe/Restaurant on noisy Ave Nossa Senhora de Copacabana. Our favorite breakfast and lunch place with the same friendly waiters, good and cheap food, noisy street and busy people passing by.

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Gainesville, Florida
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We luckily stumbled upon this little street cafe one night during World Cup. We were able to get a massive (and tasty) meal for two for less than 35 Realis. Can't beat that! Great service and every seat offers you a view of a very lively street. If people watching is your thing, this is the place to go!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Copacabana is my natural habitat and I know well most of the restaruants in the area. Bar 420 is one of my favorities in the Posto 3 area, near the Copacabana Palace hotel. Food, caipirinhas, draft beer and the simpathy of the waiters are all excelent. The empadinhas de frango or camarão (chicken or shrimp little pies) are the best... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Second visit to Bar 420 and what exceptional service again. Last visit in Sept 2012 was exceptionally special with awesome food and attentive service. Tonight was no different - great service, superb food (quality, flavours and quantity). Being on the sidewalk the waiter asked me to take care of my mobile phone just in case a street kid came by.... More 

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cologne germany
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Great people watching spot.while laid back. Excellent grilled salmon. & cold beer(Bohemia or local chopp) Best Crema caramel dessert. unobtrusive staff service .

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Oslo, Norway
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83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Good service and nice fresh food for a street cafe. Busy location with traffic and people moving by. Large menu in portuguese and english. Fair prices. Payed about 10USD for a lunch with a steak, vegetables and fries. I am not sure I would rate this "very good" but it is better than average. In my eyes "good" would be... More 

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North Wales
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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

A lively street cafe serving good freshly cooked food and of course great Coffee - menus have English which helps if you don't do Portugese - service is friendly and efficient - if you want to soak up local atmosphere this is the place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Nossa Senhora de Copacabana 420, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighborhood: Copacabana

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

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