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Porcao Rio's

Av. Infante Dom Henrique s/n | Aterro do Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Flamengo)
(21) 3461 9020
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Ranked #175 of 8,537 restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $139
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Flamengo
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Rio de Janeiro
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81 reviews 81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

A scenic view. Not my kind of place, since I prefer small bistrots, carefully prepared food, little details in every dish and item of the table, cozy atmosphere. But if you want to feed friends or family of the type that want to eat a lot, this is a good restaurant

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Sao Paulo, SP
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10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

This is one of the most expensive churrascarias in Rio and used to be one of the best. Unfortunately, the service is now terrible and the meat is not that great anymore. There's a salad buffet with some other side dishes, but nothing much comparing to other restaurants. The only thing that is still great there is the view, but... More

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14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Amazing buffet with lots of choice between salads, hot vegetables, risottos and even sushis Meat - the purpose of the dinner - was good but there was not much choice. Many times the waiters would propose the same type of meats. Perhaps it was because we went on Sunday evening and the place was quite empty For the same price,... More

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Bergen, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Porcao isn't what it used to be... Great meat, but too varying quality. The sushi is a laugh, at least when we were there one evening in the end for July 2014. The service, however, was exellent!

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Padua, Italy
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We heard a lot about this place and expectations were met. An amazing amount of food and a friendly atmoshere.

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Probably one of the best churasscarias i visited! Very tastful bbq! Great salad and Sushi buffet! And other hot meals. Even interesting Restaurant for vegetarian.

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Went to the one in Ipanema. Huge place, good selection if new world, mostly Chile/ Argentinian wines. Good and efficient service. The neat was good, but not great. The salad bar was good, but again, not great. Overall, a good place for churrascaria. But, I have a feeling that there are better ones.

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Singapore, Singapore
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32 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

When in brazil, you have to eat in one of those Churascaria. We were recommended here by a friend so after the finals, we came here to eat. The meats were great, specially the beef and the lamb. They even had japanese sushi and salmon sashimi selection as well to choose from. All food is paid for, additional drinks are... More

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The Netherlands
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88 reviews 88 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

When in Brazil you must at least once eat in a Churrasceria: an ' all you can eat' barbecue restaurant. We had done so in Fortaleza during the World Cup and now we wanted the same experience in Rio. We chose the Porcao upon recommendation of local friends. It is a huge place with a great salad bar and a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Quality of beef is excellent, price Is also high. Rainy night might spoil great view from the Window.

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