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Bar do Ze

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Orla Bardot 382, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950-000, Brazil
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Mon 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tue - Sun 1:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Porto Velho, RO
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A cool environment and a tasty food. Great staff. I will come back to try other options. It's a bit pricy but as we had good recommendations we decided to go and was worth it. Some of the portions are easily shareable.

Thank christiane p
London, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right on the waterfront in Buzios this is one of many restaurants trying to get your trade of an evening. We chose this restaurant as it was busier than most and we had been next door having a drink and heard people talking about the quality of food. It's not cheap but we fancied Italian style food and I have... More 

Thank CameramanG
Macae, RJ
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a typical restaurant in Buzios, good food, nice service and right in front of the beach. There was nothing that could make this restaurant any better than the others, it is a fine restaurant, but very average.

Thank Priscila S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has a good vibe and looks really appealing. Staff is nice but not too enthusiastic about the food. Food was OK but but focus rather on quantity than quality and unusual food combinations. Although for us (Europeans) perhaps it is common in Brazil. Example: salmon with mushroom fettuccine. Food quality - price ratio was not so good. ~... More 

Thank Danielle K
Paris, France
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79 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Fish is decent in this restaurant but pricy (80-100 reals!) but salads are horrendous and an absolute rip-off. Leaves weren't even cleaned and still had sand in them... Pears and goat cheese are terribly unauthentic. Service is incredibly long (we waited 40mn even though we were the only customers!)

Thank Emilie C
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Quality place by the sea. Good food well cooked. Good decor. Service good. Groups seemed well looked after. Fun atmosphere.

Thank sjbarter
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Bar do Zé is the typical place I would consider overrated, but I couldn't be more wrong. Besides impeccable service and great drinks (I know this is Brazil, but I highly recommend their Mojitos), the food is perfect. With a good variety, their seafood dishes are fantastic, the fish is fresh and the meals are memorable even if they aren't... More 

Thank Victoria T
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Service was very good, the ambient was perfect, the food was awesome. Not a bargain... But you need to indulge yourself sometimes. Just go for it at "Bar do Zé".

Thank DiMarino
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful dinner, great atmosphere, great staff and reasonable prices. My son had the fish with bananas he was impressed!

Thank Hedde R
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

The food at this restaurant was very good and not as expensive as some others. It was very busy on the night that we went so that is always a good sign. It serves risottos, fresh pasta as well as fish and meat.

Thank janhooper50

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Brazilian, Seafood, Mediterranean, South American, International
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Orla Bardot 382, Armacao dos Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro 28950-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Armacao dos Buzios
  • Phone Number: (22)2623-4986
Mon to Fri from 6pm to 12am. Sat and Sun from 1pm to 12am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?