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Amir

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Copacabana
Lebanese
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Rua Ronald de Carvalho, 55 / loja C, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-020, Brazil
55 21 2275-5596
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Para voces entenderem um pouco da historia do Amir, ele era antes...
Para voces entenderem um pouco da historia do Amir, ele era antes conhecido com o nome de Canadian Shop, uma Deli com produtos importados, que ao poucos foi virando restaurante. Mas a paixao dos proprietarios pela cozinha arabe falou mais alto. Aos poucos foram surgindo algumas mesinhas, kibes, esfihas, famosos pratos do dia. Bastou isso para dar um pulo! Hoje podemos afirmar que o AMIR e um dos mais tradicionais restaurantes arabes do Rio de Janeiro. Temos o maior cuidado de selecionar todos os nossos temperos e manter a qualidade de nossa cozinha. No Amir voce encontra deliciosos pratos como arroz com cordeiro, kibe cru, shawarma, sanduiche de falafel, homus e entre outros. Possui dois ambientes agradabilissimos onde se pode desfrutar o melhor da culinaria arabe!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Large portions

Excellent food here and very large portions - we ordered two starters and mains but could have shared.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Excellent food here and very large portions - we ordered two starters and mains but could have shared.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Good simple Arabic food. Very generous portions (we shared a main), which makes it cheap. Good caipirinhas. All in all a good place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We were very atencious attended . Food are in a great quantity and it was delicious. In the heart of Rio de Janeiro, Copacabana where you can spend time to walk around the beach

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We went to Amir after a very disappointing experience at a nearby Japanese restaurant and were delighted with everything- the traditional Lebanese food (especially the babaghanoosh and mini kibes) , the attentive service and the atmosphere. Will definitely be back. Ah yes.. and their wines are good too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

As a vegetarian, I find it hard to eat out (enjoyably) at most restaurants in Rio. But Amir's is awesome. The restaurant itself is located really conveniently in Copacabana and is decorated really nicely. The prices are really great too and the portions are big! Yes the service is a bit slow but so is everywhere else in Rio

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We had an excellent family dinner at this restaurant just a few blocks from the Copacabana Palace Hotel. The babaganush as a starter was fantastic. We sampled the falafel and minced meat wraps as well as the lamb skewers and they were all extremely good, with fresh and good ingredients. The pistachio ice cream featured in Amir's ice cream was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

In an area full of tourist traps, Amir stands out as a restaurant that pays attention to excellent product and service. We enjoyed an excellent meal for 4 with wine appetizers main course dessert and coffee for $120 CDN. Locals are repeat customers (always a good sign) and the place is busy at both lunch and dinner. We will be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I orderd mixed grilled , rice 'frek',taboula and homos .. Food was great .. Friendly waitresses .. cozy place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The food was excellent; the portions were generous, and the outside dining was a great atmosphere. We had a combination dinner for two (lamb and chicken) and both were moist and tender. The Arab pepper sauce that accompanied it was very tasty as was the Moroccan rice. The salad portion was huge; we could easily have gotten by with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Delicious food. Expect some waiting on the weekends. We ordered the Combinated Plates and we had such a huge variety of food. So tasty!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Ronald de Carvalho, 55 / loja C, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-020, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighborhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: 55 21 2275-5596

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 to 11
  • Cuisine: Lebanese

Description

Para voces entenderem um pouco da historia do Amir, ele era antes conhecido com o nome de Canadian Shop, uma Deli com produtos importados, que ao poucos foi virando restaurante. Mas a paixao dos proprietarios pela cozinha arabe falou mais alto. Aos poucos foram surgindo algumas mesinhas, kibes, esfihas, famosos pratos do dia. Bastou isso para dar um pulo! Hoje podemos afirmar que o AMIR e um dos mais tradicionais restaurantes arabes do Rio de Janeiro. Temos o maior cuidado de selecionar todos os nossos temperos e manter a qualidade de nossa cozinha. No Amir voce encontra deliciosos pratos como arroz com cordeiro, kibe cru, shawarma, sanduiche de falafel, homus e entre outros. Possui dois ambientes agradabilissimos onde se pode desfrutar o melhor da culinaria arabe!
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?