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Braseiro da Gavea

Praca Santos Dumont, 116, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22470-060, Brazil (Lagoa)
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Ranked #115 of 8,558 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Barbecue, Brazilian, Bar
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Lagoa
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  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Nice location. Food was generally good. Service could have been better and more attentive. but nice, casual atmosphere and very friendly staff. the food is consistently great and the service is firendly and professional, Would highly recommend...

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

If you are visiting Rio, this is a must go. The food is OK, but the atmosphere is great. It is the best option for at the famous Baixo Gávea, an icon for the bohemian scene in Rio de Janeiro. Don't expect great food, but lots of nice people.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Hi all, I would like to share with you this place that I consider one of the most Carioca's place to lunch in Rio! The meat like te famous Picanha is great and serve easily 2! The Portuguese Stile Fries are awsome crunchy! And you need to try the Farofa with Banana or eggs! They toguether makes one if the... More

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Palmela, Portugal
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Be outside.Inside the noise is terrible. After 8PM long waiting time to get a table. I've been there several times.

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Cali, Colombia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Awesome Steak! Packed with locals, busy and noisey. Delicious gratis sausages to snack before ordering. I strongly recommend this place!

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New York City, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Picanha w/ broccoli rice and probably the best farofa I had during my stay in Brazil. A little banana in farofa makes all the difference, so delishhhh!!!! i HIGHLY recommend this spot!

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Lisbon, Portugal
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Downtown Gavea, everyone loves this place! It's very lively and the food is great! You can stay here hours on end with your friends and have a great time. Definitely order many Chopp's, have a couple of linguiça's and then your Picanha with arroz de brocoles and farofa com ovo e banana!

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Lisbon, Portugal
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8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

If you are staying in the Gavea area then this is your local. The best place to stop for a beer & linguiça (Brazilian sausage) after work with your friends. O Braseiro da Gavea is an iconic establishment in the most social corner of Gavea. Guaranteed to have familiar faces having a beer at any moment, but also a sure... More

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Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014 via mobile

We had been to this restaurant many times before. And we like to come back every time we are in Rio. As before we were served very good food. Had Bolhinos do Bacalhau and the mixed grill. Very tasty meal. The portions are huge. I had to take home half of the food for lunch the next day. Service is... More

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New York, NY
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This place is authentic, local, reasonably priced and absolutely delicious. The sausage was some of the best I ever had. And the steak was incredible tender for the cut that it was. The food in Rio (in my humble opinion) is mediocre at best. It doesn't compare to some of the other cities in BA (i.e., Buenos Aires or Lima).... More

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