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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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Ranked #406 of 8,774 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
London
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

I have been to this tapas bar before and it is always troublesome to get a decent table and once you get it, you realize they give a tiny place to sit, where it is hard to even get up and go to to the restroom. What drove us always this time also, were the expensive prices charged for small... More 

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Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Best tapas and drinks ever! It is a super nice and busy place, so it's complicated to get a table but it's worth the wait! I recommend 100%!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

After a day at the beach, a tad hungry and wanting to get some light food, so walked down to Venga and sat on the Bar with my GF. The barman was very nice and provide some inside on the dishes. Order a pitcher of Sangria (several types to chose) and got some Pulpo in conserver and Stuffed pepper with... More 

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UK
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This was a lovely restaurant in Leblon. Food and wine were both excellent - we ordered 5 dishes between 2. The atmosphere was good and people friendly. Would eat here again.

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Sao Paulo, SP
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Excellent tapas food at a good price. Four of us ate here and shared 7 dishes between us which was more than enough. The patatas bravas was very good and the chorizo beef was amazing. Although our bottle of wine was not good, when we mentioned this to the waiter they were more than happy to replace it with another... More 

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Miami, Florida
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180 reviews 180 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I love Rio, and I love everything about it, but when I live there Spanish food was something not available (not even at the super market), and Spanish food is one of my favorites. I have been there as date night with my husband, with friends, with colleges, and every time we have had a very good time. It is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1,013 reviews 1,013 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
282 helpful votes 282 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

10 minutes away from our Ipanema Flat, Venga is the ideal place to heng out/ have dinner & drinks and socialise in the area. Great staff, good food and excellent ambience, Venga is place to visit whilst in Ipanema.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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304 reviews 304 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I have been here many times already, as it stands next to where I live. I can say it is not worth the price we pay for it. From the very unfriendly reception girl in front, that gets upset with the simple fact that we do not wish to stay at the awful bar desk where people try to show... More 

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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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