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Restaurante Aprazivel

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Santa Teresa
Brazilian, South American
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Rua Aprazivel 62 | Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-270, Brazil
(+5521)2508.9174
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Beautiful Restaurant

I recently visited Aprazivel due to the raved reviews online. It was definitely worth the trip as the food, cocktails, decor and views were phenomenal. We were lucky enough to get a seat right up top, felt like a tree house dining experience. It's definitely a special place!

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Kiran_Sahota86
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London
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London
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I recently visited Aprazivel due to the raved reviews online. It was definitely worth the trip as the food, cocktails, decor and views were phenomenal. We were lucky enough to get a seat right up top, felt like a tree house dining experience. It's definitely a special place!

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Thank Kiran_Sahota86
Parede, Portugal
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our experience with this Restaurante was terrible and it was the only terrible experience with restaurants we had in Rio. Friends of ours that usualy stay in Rio recomended us several nice restaurants (Sushi Leblon, Zuca, Via 7,...) for our one week stay in Rio, during the Christmas week (20 to 27th December). Aprazivel was a great depection because it... More 

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Thank MJP2010
Sao Paulo, SP
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96 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great food, great service, great view and ambient. The only thing not very nice was the $300 bottle of organic wine that was really not worth it!

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Thank Pati V
Punta del Este, Uruguay
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The view was great, apart from that, the service was way below average. Long waiting times even though many waiters were standing around, food was okay, but way overpriced for such small portions. Unfortunately, payment with USD was not possible, only for a rip-off exchange rate. Strange for a place that receives mainly foreigners. Can recommend only for enjoying the... More 

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Thank Maria P
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78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was pretty far from Copacabana but we really did enjoy this meal - in fact it was pretty nice and looking out across Rio at night was quite romantic. The waiting staff were very helpful and the food top notch

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Thank Nero_1529
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice restaurant with amazing views of Rio de Janeiro, good service and food quality, very nice decor.

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Thank Olivier P
New York City, New York
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for a Saturday night dinner with my wife while in Rio around sunset. We sat in the patio area, but frankly every/any section of this restaurant offers a unique and romantic dining experience. The food was excellent, I had the Goat entree while my wife had white fish in a coconut milk sauce, after a Salad and Ceviche... More 

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Thank Josh L
London, UK
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342 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 534 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Aprazivel proved to be a long climb from Mama Ruisa, the B&B we were staying at in Santa Teresa. Once you've reached the entrance, there are then many steps down into the restaurant itself. There is a lift for the less able bodied. The menu seems to consist of many tried and tested favourites. Not surprisingly, the focus is on... More 

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Thank DELondon
Zurich, Switzerland
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

... Paired with overpriced average food. The view is good but don't go there for dinner. The staff is standing around, helpless and bored.

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Thank AndyZRH
Paris, France
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69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great view, delicious food, professional and kind service. I have been 3 times here, never disappointed. Last was for lunch on a saturday in january '16. We had the palmetto aside and the octopus. Just perfect. And they have their now beer brewery, very good indeed. I think the prices are very correct given the quality.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Aprazivel 62 | Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-270, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Santa Teresa
  • Neighborhood: Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: (+5521)2508.9174

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 60
  • Cuisine: Brazilian, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Staying in Santa Teresa

Neighborhood Profile
Santa Teresa
Santa Teresa is a bohemian enclave hosting many local artists’ studios. The narrow, winding streets of this neighbourhood were revitalised years ago, and visitors can now stroll through this area to view magnificent mansions dating back to the late 19th and early 20th century. A highlight not miss: Museu Chacará do Céu, a former mansion turned museum which houses works by prominent Brazilian modern artists.