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Rua Gustavo Sampaio 610 | Leme, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22010-010, Brazil
55 21 22751398
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was our first night in town and got recommended to Shirley to try their seafood dishes, especially lobster and prawns. So we ordered a soup each for entree, a lobster and a prawn dish for sharing. It was very tasty and the seafood are fresh! However, that meal cost us about 600reals ($200AUD), which is considered very expensive by... More 

Thank TonyWai
Miami Beach
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the grilled lobster and Octopus. They were excellent. Service was superb. Food was worth the price. Clean and busy.

Thank dive2spear
Ancaster, Canada
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193 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice visit here for dinner. Shrimp dish was great and fish dishes had huge amounts of food. Wait staff were attentive but didn't know wines very well. Pricey but the amount of food was impressive. They also show you your food before it is cooked. Quick service

Thank JMark2014
New York
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spanish style seafood one block from beach. Food is fresh and portions are large, each main course can be shared by two people. Restaurant is very small, service is excellent and prices are reasonable. Highly recommend.

Sao Paulo, SP
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time I return to Rio de Janeiro I pay a visit to Shirley, a small Spanish restaurant in Leme. The starters are great. Try the escabeche! The paella is the best I know in Rio de Janeiro, but other fish dishes are excellent. If you want to know the place arrive early, since it is a rather small place... More 

Thank Carlos F
Oak Park, Illinois
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Shirley's had been recommended by our tour guide and he said that portions were so large that usually couples would split the meal--which we did and were quite satisfied with the size of our meal. The sea bass we had was delicious!

Thank dot52015
Salvador, BA
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226 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came to Shirley several times and noticed little change if any. Simple ambiance but with traditional settings and, characteristically of those old and good traditional restaurants, cloth napkins. Quite tasty Spanish cuisine. A small, but sufficient, wine list at a bit expensive prices (but equivalent to Brazilian restaurants of similar range). Service is also quite traditional with experiment waiters... More 

Thank Manoel B
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105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sole Fish fresh, a bit too much cooked.. (Shrimp ) prices a bit high, more than 130 Reais. Very good service. Strong Caipirinha. My other choices were the Japanese Restaurant in the same street and the Columbian up in the Favela.

Thank Joachim S
Irvine, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Windsor Leme hotel and our tour guide told us to try this restaurant for seafood. The place has good seafood and reasonable price but you have to make sure they charge correctly of your bill because we charged us twice for beers

Thank ndjunke53
Paris, France
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We went for lunch into this restaurant which was recommended by our hotel. It is a place for locals and tourists alike. The fish is very fresh and will be presented to you before preparation in the kitchen. Gread quality and huge plates - you might want to share a starter. Prices are elevated but justified for the great quality.... More 

Thank Mone_HH

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Seafood, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Gustavo Sampaio 610 | Leme, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22010-010, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Leme
  • Neighborhood: Leme
  • Phone Number: 55 21 22751398

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