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Rua Barao da Torre, 218 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22411000, Brazil
02132029158
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Ranked #492 of 8,676 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

we just left the restaurant and the service is just awful. The waiters are rude in the sense that if we ask something they feel as if they are doing us a favor. I food doesn't come often and it was cold. For all of this we paid 60USD per person. In the upscale market of this kind there are... More 

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Plantation, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I have eaten here many times over the years, as well as other Porcao restaurants (e.g. Brasilia, Miami, etc.) and the one in Rio is by far the best! It can be pricy but the food is worth it. The food is always great. I have always had positive experiences at the restaurant and will always go there when I... More 

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Paris, France
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Our hotel reserved for us. It was last minute Saturday night during a very busy weekend in Rio. They got us a table at this great Brazilian BBQ specialty place. Unlimited salad bar, open sushi bar and grilled meats to knock your sandals off. All served graciously and with a smile. I can't find one negative thing to say about... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

been here 4 or 5 times exellant food and service will be returning in nov of this year the views overlook sugar loaf mountain

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Excellent service. Typical setup with a fixed price for meat and salads. Meats brought to the table but slightly different here in that you have a disk coloured red one side and green the other indicating whether, or not, you wanted more. You have to pace yourself or you risk protein overload.

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Chula Vista, California
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60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Was better in the past. As this is a buffet, be careful the day you go, the busier the day and the earlier you go the better. I have been on a very busy day and it was excellent. I went on a slow day and it was so so at best. Mixed bag status, service was so so both... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

It was really great experience. Ambiance of the restaurant was not nice. There was open buffet sushi and salade. In my opinion if you come to Porcao for churrascaria, do not eat them. Because you need so much space in your stomach. Just focus on the meats. They have so many kinds of meat. Quality and cook of the meat... More 

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Pelham, New Hampshire, United States
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29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Not a very fancy place, white tableclothes, lots of tables and meat everywhere. Been to Brazilian Steakhouses in the states but this felt more traditional and real. Of course, when in Rome... So, I untied the tie, loosened the belt and enjoyed the feast. All inclusive was good price and the salad and sushi bar were great start. Of course... More 

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Spicewood, Texas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Three of us had a late lunch on 9/28. Impeccable service!! Wait staff seemed to read our thoughts. Salad, cheese, bread and fish buffet has a wide selection of excellent choices. All were very tasty and well prepared. Than the variety of meat started. About half way through one selection and another was offered, then another, than another. Just had... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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64 reviews 64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I went to a place like this in Buenos Aries but was very unimpressed so my expectations were not so high for this place. But I was very pleasant surprises. The salad bar had a lot of good options, they also had a sushi section. The waiters are at your table every few minutes with a new choice. Wow. I... More 

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Address: Rua Barao da Torre, 218 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22411000, Brazil
Phone Number: 02132029158
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Barbecue, South American, Steakhouse

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