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La Trattoria

Rua Fernando Mendes 7A, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-030, Brazil
(21) 2255-3319
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (50 reviews)
“garlic bread” (11 reviews)
“scallopini” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua Fernando Mendes 7A, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-030, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A mix of Italian and Brazilian home made food. Very nice restaurant, tasty and amazing service. If you are on a rush that’s the perfect place

Thank Nicky1818
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

2 meals so far and both have been beautiful. Very generous portions, so tasty... If in Rio you should definitely make a stop here. Fantastico!

Thank Julie f
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Stayed just around the corner in the lovely Porto Bay hotel and La Trattoria was recommended. You cannot reserve tables so we called early and had no problem being seated. Service was quick and nice and the food delicious. Had lasagne and a chicken curry...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

This authentic trattoria is right across the street from our hotel. We wandered in about 8 PM with no reservation. Within minutes the place filled up. The tables are quite small and very close together. We had garlic bread with tomatoes which was a bit...More

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Restaurant was recommended by hotel I was staying at and was pleasantly surprised. The pasta I had was fantastic. Pizza is ok. Nice place with lots of locals.

Thank pmny
Reviewed April 13, 2018

We had curry chicken and shrimp...absolutely delicious!!!!! what flavor!!! right across the street from hotel!

Thank Janet S
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Was roaming the streets in Rio when I felt a sudden craving for pasta. Have been to La Trattoria in the past and as always also today the place was packed with people, mainly locals. I was lucky to find a small table straight away...More

Thank Albert J F
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Nice-looking place. Tables pretty close together, only just enough room to sit down without hitting the chair of those behind you. Ordered fettucine matriciana, but was given carbonara instead. Waiter offered to change it, but I declined, a mistake because it quickly became clear it...More

Thank David4758
Reviewed April 6, 2018

My partner took me there for a nice dinner meal as he claims it to be the best restaurant in Rio! We have yet to be disappointed. The food was tasty and very generous portion, the service was efficient and professional without coming across as...More

Thank Elijah D S
Reviewed April 3, 2018

As far as we know, this is the best, most authentic Italian restaurant in the city. Straight outta Naples (or Brooklyn), with checked tablecloths and friendly family owners going around making sure the customers are happy. The portions are nonna-sized, and the garlic bread is...More

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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Fernando Mendes 7A, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-030, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighborhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: (21) 2255-3319
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