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Mangue Seco

$$ - $$$, ,
Rua do Lavradio, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-070, Brazil
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good48%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
May 6, 2017
“Bolinho de batatalhau”
Feb 9, 2017
“My friend got food poisoning”
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Brazilian, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
Rua do Lavradio, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-070, Brazil
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Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

We ate outside on the cobbled street watching the world go by A simple menu in a positive sense Excellent advice and service from the waiter (who gave his name as Mike) Excellent Cacacha Then headed over to Rio Scenarium

Thank Mearnsy1
Reviewed March 4, 2014

We walked from the local station through an 'interesting area' but it was well worth the walk and the dinner was lovely. You can sit inside or outside (we chose the latter). There wasn't an English menu but the staff tried they best to explain...More

Thank Markdeakin
Reviewed January 1, 2014

The environmennt and the service is ok. It is located in the heart of Lapa. The drinks with cachaça are very good and the appetizers are interesting.

1  Thank Leandro D
Reviewed June 9, 2013

Went there with business colleagues on a Friday evening had an awesome experience. Beers were ice cold and kept flowing - service was top-notch - pastel starter really tasty and the moqueca was divine. Bustling vibe and great to see so many people out and...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed December 10, 2012

I had a Bobó de camarão, a typical brazilian shrimp stew. The food was acceptable, nothing exceptionnal as I think I was expecting something better. The location is great and you have the opportunity to have a table in the street right in front of...More

Thank Haja R
Reviewed May 27, 2012

Carioca is someone who was born in Rio de Janeiro. The Mangue Seco is a typical carioca restaurant. Located in a historical part of Rio in the downtown area, serves typical Brazilian food and drinks. The atmosphere is relaxed and at lunch time is full...More

Thank Capisce
Reviewed February 20, 2012

What is it about Brazilian food? Once you cross the border from Argentina any chance of a decent meal goes out the window. Just because it's Carnaval shouldn't mean you can feed tourists any old rubbish - but that's what we just had. Uncooked and...More

Thank SpiralStairs
Reviewed February 6, 2012

If you go to Lapa during the night and want to try brazilian food/drinks , this place is marvelous. Dont forget to try the brazilian Caipirinha.

Thank Renato C
Reviewed March 29, 2011

This cozy yet spacious spot offers tasty menu items, in addition to serving some of the best caipirinhas I've yet to savor, right in the heart of thriving Lapa. At night live samba rings out from its upstairs while an eclectic and lively crowd's buzz...More

2  Thank BrooklynFlyGuy
Reviewed June 23, 2010

Comida gordurosa no almoço. À noite eu não fui. Atendimento é regular. Não pretendo voltar lá.

1  Thank elianebonotto
Downtown Rio is the place where this city was born.
With modern skyscrapers sharing space with historical
buildings and landmarks, this neighbourhood is living
proof that the old and the new can live together
harmoniously. As you would expect, downtown is where
all major companies house their offices. However, the
region isn’t restricted to businesses. Gems such like
the “Paço Imperial,” which is a cultural centre that
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Brazilian, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Lavradio, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-070, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Centro
  • Neighborhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: 552138521947
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