We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Olympe

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Lagoa
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
Rua Custodio Serrao 62 | Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(21) 2539 4542
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 12:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 327 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 227
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing food, great solicitious service, very accomodating staff.

Showed up with a wait listed reservation but the hostess offered us a table if we could vacate it by 10:30pm, informed her that we wanted to do the tasting menu and if that was enough time 2.5 hours then it should not be an issue. The tasting menu was excellent, the staff mainly speaks only... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
DZONELB
,
los angeles, ca
Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
Add Photo Write a Review

327 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
los angeles, ca
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Showed up with a wait listed reservation but the hostess offered us a table if we could vacate it by 10:30pm, informed her that we wanted to do the tasting menu and if that was enough time 2.5 hours then it should not be an issue. The tasting menu was excellent, the staff mainly speaks only Portuguese, but they made... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Brazil seems to have a special impact on renowned French chefs: rthere are many established in Brazil and, in Rio de Janeiro, the Olympe is one of the excelling top French "restôs" in town. Close to the lagoon Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, it is located in a quiet area, very close to the lagoon. The menu is rather short (as,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Great stuff by Troisgros Jr. Really special menu of Brazilian inspiration but cooked to haute cuisine standards. One of the most refined meals I have ever had in Brazil

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Top Contributor
229 reviews 229 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
2,030 helpful votes 2,030 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Once again, as I have said many times, I am not a foodie, so I may not be the most pre-disposed to appreciate this type of restaurant. Having said that: The dining area is nothing impressive. I did like the view-in kitchen. However the lasting impression is that the acoustics are horrible. It was LOUD. We had a difficult time... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
San Jose, California
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is a world class restaurant with food that is too delicious to attempt to find the words for. I dined there for lunch after spending a week in Rio and having had some great meals along the way. My meal consisted of the shrimp risotto with white truffle oil and mushroom foam, followed by the Pom Pom Pom for... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Florianopolis, SC
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Had a lovely lunch at Olympe. Arrived early, table was already set. Had champagne to pair with food which worked out well! Ordered the 3 courses menu, enough and glamorous food for the both each one of us. So, so delicious. Service was kind and attentive, price was high but again wouldnt expect to be cheaper for the high quality... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Claude Troisgros mixes Brazilian ingredients with French 'haute cuisine', and does it very well I have to say ...

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Having sampled most of Rio's top end restaurants and the rest of the 'CT' resaurants, I think Olympe offers one of the best restaurant experience in Rio. There is an a la carte and (surprise) tasting menu available, and a large variety of wines included paired options. My only surprise was the lack of any English speaking staff, which resulted... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Charlotte, North Carolina
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

Food is expensive but divine. First class restaurant for gourmet fans. Be aware that there is a lot of traffic when taking a taxi from copa cabana to Olympus, so opt for a later reservation. Dinner was one of the best ever - go with the recommendations.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Charleston, South Carolina
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We, unfortunate got stuck in traffic, so we arrived a bit annoyed at ourselves for leaving cops cabanna to be stuck in traffic. Well all that was washed away with our first bite of food. The chef is a master artist in presentation coupled with a master of incredible flavors. Not inexpensive but worth every penny. Can't think of a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Olympe also viewed

 
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
 

Been to Olympe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Custodio Serrao 62 | Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Lagoa
  • Neighborhood: Lagoa
  • Phone Number: (21) 2539 4542

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 60 - 150
  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
7:00 pm - 12:30 am

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Olympe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?