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Antiquarius

Rua Aristides Espinola 19 - Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22440-050, Brazil
+55 21 2294-1049 / 2294-1695
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Ranked #178 of 8,536 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $100
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We came back to this restaurant because everyone talks about it. Service is very good, waiters speak good english. The menu is very nice, very brazilian. The food is good but there is a lot to eat so don't order to much. We had starters like crab gratine delicious and bacalau amazing. Then the lamb is delicious but so big!... More

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Miami, Florida
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is a very disappointing restaurant. It's very expensive and the food is average. the décor is outdated, the service is ok. The floor has carpet on it with a funny smell...

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This place is absolutely terrible! After waiting an hour for a table, the food took forever. It was not worth the wait! The waiters took care of the regulars and ignored the tourists. I even witnessed the waiters openly accepting brides. If you're not from Rio, I would avoid this place at all costs.

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Miami, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Great place to enjoy a great meal. It´s a portuguese restaurant with great food, great staff and the best picanha i´ve eaten in Rio. It´s a 5 star restaurant, but the worst in this visit was the Germany 4- Portugal -0...

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Boca Raton, Florida, USA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Our Brazilian friends in Florida recommended the Antiquarius Restaurant. It was a scene as the rich and beautiful people of Rio filed in to the warm greeting of a very courteous staff. I started with a glass of wine and many appetizers were put dowm on our table. Later I found out we were going to pay for them. The... More

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Porto, Portugal
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Traditional Style. Very nice and helpful staff. Extensive wine list (only Portuguese wines). The food is very good and traditional. It is not a Brazilian version, but the real thing. The starters: croquetes de carne, bolinhos de bacalhau, rissois de camarão are amazing. The the main course I advise the Arroz de Pato or Cabrito - both are delicious. The... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The interior is interesting, with a wooden balcony above the bar that seats people, and walls that separate parts of the restaurant, and paintings all over the walls. The area that we were sitting had wooden ceiling as if we were sitting outside on a porch. They had a menu in English, although I did not get the page with... More

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Hamburg, Germany
Top Contributor
166 reviews 166 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

A beautifully decorated traditional restaurant offering good but not exceptional food. Very good service, friendly and attentive.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Antiquarius in Leblon is the original restaurant. There is also the Antiquarius Grill in Barra da Tijuca, however, it is located in a shopping mall and lacks the flair of the original restaurant. The menu is focused on seafood, but also has a few good steak dishes. I recommend the grilled seafood dish which provides as good selection of fresh... More

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Zionsville
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

By far our worst dining experience in rio. Was excited for good portugese Brazilian food and instead got largely ignored while dining on overlooked, tough lobster. Staff forgot about us as Friday night got busy in the restaurant. This place seems vastly overrated and overpriced. My wife's moqueca was good. Not a good experience. Try olympe, satricon and oro for... More

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