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Rice 'n' Beans

744 9TH Ave, New York City, NY 10014 (Manhattan)
(212) 254-4444
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Ranked #2,194 of 11,622 restaurants in New York City
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Brazilian, South American
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Neighborhood: Manhattan
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The serves was excellent! Food is authentic and so amazing! We started with the empanadas and cheese puffs. We tried a little bit of everything. I am going back and would recommend this place to everyone. It's small and expect to sit close to other people, just like family.

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Teaneck, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Stumbled upon this restaurant a few years ago with my bf and I loved the creamy black bean soup. We've returned back in to this restaurant a few times since. This last visit I brought my parents who also thoroughly enjoyed their selections of the Brazilian salad and cheese empanadas. For the city, I think the meals are reasonably priced.... More

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New York, New York, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I work in the neighborhood and stumbled upon this place which was next door to a restaurant that I was heading to for lunch, but had closed! So I went to "Rice 'n' Beans" and have been back 3 times in the last couple of weeks. If the weather here in NYC was not so cold it would have been... More

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Basking Ridge, NJ
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78 reviews 78 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

My friend and I like black beans (I lived in Brazil for 11 years) and after a movie nearby, we decided to try out this restaurant. Clean, nice décor and quick service (only one other table was occupied). We ordered a beef empanada ($2.50) which was okay. I had the rice, beans and sweet plantains ($12.95) - the yellow rice... More

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East Rutherford, New Jersey
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

My husband and I love it come here. When we are in the area we try to set our day up so we can eat here. I could have chosen to go anywhere for my birthday dinner and without a thought I chose Rice N Beans. Its very small and quant, the staff is friendly and the food is consistently... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We ate at this small Brazilian restaurant one night before going to the theatre. The service was quick and friendly. We started off with an assorted appetizer platter of cheese puffs, fried sweet plantain and fried yucca. Wished for some sort of dipping sauce for yucca. It was on the dry side. One of us ordered the rice, bean and... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

We happened upon this restaurant by accident, but we were glad we did. The food was simple yet flavorful. It was small and intimate. The chicken leblon was yummy!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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72 reviews 72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

This is a very small restaurant near the theater district with a Brazilian menu. The rice, beans and plantains dish was very tasty. Ditto for the roasted chicken, the black bean soup, and the chicken risotto with fried plantains. Very quiet, very intimate. Just don't sit by the door if it's cold outside!

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Paramaribo, Suriname
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Went to this restaurant with my daughter for one of our favourite brazilian dishes: feijoada. Did get plenty, nice little pot but that was about it, got plain rice, a bit of farofa and only after i specifically requested it, no vinaigrette. Why do I complain, because I expected after reading some reviews a proper brazilian dish served how it... More

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Eureka Springs
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81 reviews 81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

This is a tiny hole in the wall restaurant near the Broadway theaters. Decor is plain and simple, but quite acceptable. I had the house special casserole for $22. It was good and filling. I understand that it was authentic Brazilian.

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