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Rua Inhanga 30, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22020-060, Brazil
+55 21 2236-1222
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cod” (33 reviews)
“bacalhau” (27 reviews)
“sardines” (11 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Inhanga 30, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22020-060, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service and flavors are excellent.especially shrimp.I'm absolutely sure that I'll come once again.(Evandilson is definitely very kind.Thank you!)

Thank tuggcecelik
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excelente bacalhau e serviço! Bolinho delicioso ! Garçom Sr Nobre muito simpático! ...charming little restaurant two blocks from Copacabana Palace serving traditional portuguese fare.....great food and service .....best to reserve on friday/saturday ...more or less $40 per person including drinks - good value for Rio...More

Thank Gilberto M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had one of our best bacalhau ever in this small and cozy restaurant with very cordial and correct service. The price of bacalhau Gomes de Sá was 165 R$ but the portion was big and we could have shared in three.

Thank anders_brazil
Reviewed August 11, 2017

We have just had a very good meal at this restaurant - sardines, fish moqueca, and coffee. The sardines were delicious and the moqueqa was one of the best we have had. Very good service too, patient, friendly and helpful. We can recommend this spot.

Thank PhillipaandGeoff
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

We had very good diner at Alfaia. Good fish. You might want to have half portion. It is enough. Or you can split one with your partner. Quite expensive but very good.

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

We went to Alfaia for our first meal in Rio. Staff were friendly and spoke English but didn't tell us that 'half portions' were big enough for two! My husband and I ordered two half portions which was more than enough. The food was tasty...More

Thank yaj b
Reviewed July 5, 2017

We visited after reading the reviews of the this restaurant. Some say the prices are expensive - but I guess that is relative to where you are visiting from. Certainly from the perspective of a visitor from the UK it wasn't expensive and it was...More

Thank chrisyule23
Reviewed June 27, 2017

We enjoyed our meal at Alfaia which was fresh, served by a friendly staff and included very generous portions. However, it is very expensive. You can get a better value at other restaurants.

Thank Brandon Z
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

We had a very nice experience with the fish of the day and the baccalau, the waiter kindly advised us to go for the 1/2 portion which was plenty (and more affordable.. the restaurant prices are quite high- around 25 euros / person with main...More

Thank Virginie L
Reviewed May 17, 2017

I had the sole, while my friends had the bacalhau. Good food paired with wine. The service was great and the ambience was a welcome change from the hustle and bustle of Copacabana.

Thank chr1str1nhk
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional
and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood
is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and
traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of
everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs,
chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and
more live side-by-side. There are options for all
price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
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Response from les W | Reviewed this property |
A little and they have English menus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$29 - $64
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 12:00 am
11:45 am - 12:00 am
11:45 am - 12:00 am
11:45 am - 12:00 am
11:45 am - 12:00 am
11:45 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Inhanga 30, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22020-060, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighborhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2236-1222
  • E-mail
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