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Ipanema

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Neighborhood:
Midtown
Brazilian, Portuguese, South American
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13 W 46TH St, New York City, NY 10036-4101
(212) 730-5848
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Doing business

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  • 121
    Excellent
  • 113
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Worth The Trip - Grilled Shrimp Cooked To Perfection

Came here for lunch with my co-workers and thought the food was delicious. I can't say a bsd thing about this place. ****they are moving there location a few doors down so call them to get the exact location 3/11/2015*** I had the Grilled Shrimp App and a small salad that I loved, and my friends... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Pat d
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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267 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Came here for lunch with my co-workers and thought the food was delicious. I can't say a bsd thing about this place. ****they are moving there location a few doors down so call them to get the exact location 3/11/2015*** I had the Grilled Shrimp App and a small salad that I loved, and my friends had the Chicken dish... More 

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Ct., USA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Since we are in NYC and not in Rio or Faro, yes the food might not be as spicy or exactly like your mom's cooking. But for the rest of us it is a nice downtown spot yo have a reasonable lunch or dinner between shows. The service was slow and we had the time so, what is the rush?... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Five of us were seeking an interesting cuisine at a fair price in Midtown Manhattan (a seemingly impossible task) after an afternoon in the City. Ipanema more than satisfied our quest. The theater prix fixe of $29.95 was very reasonable with nice selections and the regular menu was also comfortably priced with few entrees above $22 and which had several... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Have been to Ipanema twice & wasn't really impressed either time. Tables are placed very close to each other, unpleasantly so. The service is unbelievably slow, especially if you're dining with a group. We waited for well over 1/2 hr. before someone came to take our drink orders & menus came well after that. If you order a second drink,... More 

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Patchogue, New York
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122 reviews 122 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This was our first time here and despite a minor miss with our reservation, we had a terrific dinner. We started with 1 each of the croquettes & the crab au gratin - outstanding. My husband had the Xingu beer (which he enjoyed) & I tried 1st the white sangria & then the red sangria, both very good. For dinner... More 

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Horsham, Pennsylvania
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84 reviews 84 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We stopped by on a Saturday in December and the restaurant was busy. The host informed us that we will have to wait two hours for a seat even though we saw an empty table for two in the back corner. Since we had not visited the city in some time we opted to eat at the bar, however I... More 

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Curitiba, PR
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Was in a Business Trip to NY in Apr/2014 and my customer wanted to have a dinner with me on this restaurant. Went there with a couple of colleagues too. Restaurant was not pack and we did not need to wait so long to seat. They have a bot of everything from Brazil, from "Picanha" to "Feijoada". They also have... More 

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Lucca, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

First, I would like to commend the wait staff at this restaurant. They were courteous and very fun in general. We were originally supposed to have a 40 minute wait, but after a cancellation, we were seated within 15 minutes. Our waiter was amazing, even giving my mom a little bit of the chili sauce to take home with her... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The staff at our hotel recommended a Brazilian restaurant on 46th street. We found Ipanema right next door, and decided to eat here instead. The place is small, and it was busy when we got there. However, the host was able to find us a table very quickly. This was our first time eating Portugeuse food. It was exceptional! My... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We had dinner here after the theatre. The food was awesome, very fresh, generous portions. We had our two children with us and they were very accommodating. However, the service was painfully slow. We missed our train and that was disappointing.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13 W 46TH St, New York City, NY 10036-4101
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: (212) 730-5848

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 40
  • Cuisine: Brazilian, Portuguese, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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