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Zaza Bistro Tropical

Rua Joana Angelica, 40, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-030, Brazil (Ipanema)
(21)2247-9101
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Ranked #25 of 8,630 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $35
Neighborhood: Ipanema
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

worth the wait, order drinks and snacks while waiting. delicious and interesting meals, a lot of traditional options. good friendly service and delicious desserts!!! Really cool eclectic vibe!

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

A "chic bohemian" vibe and decor, romantic for couples, fun for a group, a small cosy restaurant on 2 floors and outside covered area, on a reasonably quiet street; Joanna Angelica. Ventilated by overhead fans, no over the top air con (which is a problem for some in many restaurants even in cool winter), upstairs is no shoes and sitting... More

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Zaza's is one of those few places around the world that you wish you could eat at the whole time. Located in Ipanema beach, one of buzziest neighbourhoods in Rio. Zaza's menu is a delicouse fusion of different flavours from around the world, unusual dishes like the tuna sashimi pizza is a must try and the cocktails are to die... More

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Västra Götaland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Zaza is a nice place. On a Sunday evening it was not packed with people but still quite full. From what I could tell a mix of locals and tourists. The atmosphere is laid back and trendy, hipster like. Tried one of the vegetarian options, the couscous. It certainly tasted nice and I was happy with my meal, only thing... More

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had quite a good impression since we arrived... Restaurant was full ... But we haven't wait much before our table became available.. Staff is really nice and helpful (just to notice languages have to be improved.. At least english) The food was very very nice... So very recommended to visit while in Rio

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Loved this place and was the best service, food and experience we had in rio. The place is beautifully decorated, very quaint and authentic. Our waiter was superb and the food was great. We had the warm taster starter to share and the tuna and shredded lamb for mains, all were superb. The total cost including quite a few caipirinhas... More

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Province of Naples, Italy
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I have been there alone during my trip in Rio and after having read all the positive reviews here on tripadvisor. All my expectations were not deluded! The place is really typical, the staff is friendly and the dishes are brilliant! A mix of traditional Brazilian cousine and Asian/African ones that gives as result an explosion of taste and flavours.... More

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london
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Pleasant restaurant with nice fusion menu. Was expecting a lot more having read TA reviews before we came. Have had many similar meals in unassuming restaurants in Europe. Long wait for table and bill. Relatively expensive.

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juiz de fora
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

in the heart of ipanema, this place has the best of any restaurant in rio. you can seat in a charming veranda or in the cozy inside area and taste a food experience at it best. definitely a place to come again and again. just love zaza bistro

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Sao Paulo, SP
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

For dinner, book the upstair lounge! For lunch book the outside area. Very trendy, but cosy place with really great food!

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Additional Information about Zaza Bistro Tropical

Address: Rua Joana Angelica, 40, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-030, Brazil
Phone Number: (21)2247-9101
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Ipanema
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35

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