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“Good food and amazing view” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bar Urca

Bar Urca
Rua Candido Gaffree 205 | Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22291 080, Brazil
22958744
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Ranked #47 of 8,679 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Brazilian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
México
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Good food and amazing view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We were in 5 people and ordered 4 starters and the Moqueca. They serve massive portions and quite good food.
The service is also good and what really makes this place special is the amazing view.
Fair price and very recommended.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“AMAZING tasting variety of seafood”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014 via mobile

We didn't go upstairs to the restaurant part but opted for the more relaxed outdoor atmosphere with the view (downstairs main floor, which is pretty much a takeout counter where everyone eats on stoned fence across the street by the water). Grabbed almost one of each item in the small menu, including soup, raw stuff like the ceviche, fried things and baked items too... Everything is so delicious, and if you're there, try as many items are you can! All different yet sooooo tasty and fresh and I promise after you leave, you will miss it (like I am missing it right now sitting at home writing this review!!). We even took out crab pies for breakfast next morning, and they disappeared in 30 seconds... So so so good! YUMMMMM - I miss you Bar Urca - highly recommended, but go not expecting a fancy restaurant, knowing its a takeout counter and you will enjoy a really amazing authentic Brazilian outdoor relaxed experience

Visited March 2013
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Awesome food, difficult to get cab late at night”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Awesome food and wonderful service. Cool part of town with great views during the day. One bad part is that it's hard to get taxis back to the main part of the city late at night since it's not on a main street. We had to walk several blocks in the rain to get to a spot to get a taxi :/

Visited January 2014
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Recife, PE
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Best way to see the sunset”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

Urca is my favorite place in Rio. Having a beer at the wall while watching the sunset is one of the best experiences I've ever had in life. Plus when you are with your loved one, it's pure romance.

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Rio de Janeiro
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60 reviews 60 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
“Feel the meaning of be "carioca" (born in Rio)”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

For many years this bar at the very end of the of Urca (the neighborhood surrounding the Sugar Loaf Mountain) has been elected by a specialized group the BEST by the sea bar at Rio de Janeiro. There isn't any beach in front of it but the atmophere over a short wall by the bay, leafy trees, nice chat, cold beer and delicious snacks create a wonderful place to be after the beach, by 6:00 PM at the summer. We love it ! (there's a good restaurant at the 2nd floor, too, where you can have lunch or dinner, if you wish)

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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