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Rua Garcia D_Avila, 147 - B, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(21) 2247-0234
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12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Always crowded

Pricy for the small of amount of food, but usually very tasty and a good option on any given day. There is always a bit of a wait for tables outside. nice atmosphere.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The tapas are good, but the portions and the prices are not well matched. But it's a great spot for exercising the dating muscles.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Pricy for the small of amount of food, but usually very tasty and a good option on any given day. There is always a bit of a wait for tables outside. nice atmosphere.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We tried the calamari rings. Completely tasteless and nothing you would expect of an inspired spanish tapa. Then ordered the octopus dish. R$35,00 for a very very very little dish with few traces of boring octopus. I saw a lot of Sangrias being made and delivered to the tables. They didn't look bad, I was sitting at the bar and... More 

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Izmir, Turkey
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52 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Venga Restaurant has a rich menu of delicious and varied like Tapas. It is a very good Spanish kitkchen also pleasent atmosphere.

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I had an amazing experience there... Cool place and food was a pleasure! I chose eggs and mushrooms and it was quite delicious... I'd like to taste all the dishes from the menu and I'll come back for sure. Strongly recommended.

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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I have known Venga for a while but it's been a long time since my last visit. I returned yesterday for a relaxed Easter lunch and what a great experience. The tapas remain a great option but they have added a very good Paella to the menu. It came so well prepared with nice and properly cooked pieces of calamari,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Cute little tapas place with excellent sangria. The white wine sangria was really great and not too sweet. Great place to sit facing outside and people watching in Ipanema.

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Moscow, Russia
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Its always busy and it means something, even in Rio. Food is outstanding just like sangria. Tapaas are nicely served and we actually had another round of some of them. Nice atmosphere adds to a very good experience as well.

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London
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Great lively spanish tapas place - good service. Do make a reservation though otherwise you're in for a wait.

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Nara, Japan
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This unpretentious and quiet, leafy place on a chic street in Leblon was an unanticipated treat. The service was friendly, and the staff all ready to speak English; the ambience is cool without being pretentious; and everything we ate here--and drank--was superb. In particular, we relished the daily lunch special, of the fish of the day with asparagus risotto, both... More 

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Additional Information about Venga

Address: Rua Garcia D_Avila, 147 - B, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: (21) 2247-0234
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Spanish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Garcia D_Avila, 147 - B, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
  • Phone Number: (21) 2247-0234

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?