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Via Sete

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American, Brazilian, Grill, Contemporary, South American
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Rua Garcia d'Avila 125 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22421-010, Brazil
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Sun - Tue 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wed 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Paris, France
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79 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good restaurant centrally located in Ipanema. Food is tasty and nicely cooked. Both meat and salad dishes are of fine quality. Overall great experience in Via Sete!

Thank Emilie C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was average, considering other avaliations that I read, I was hoping more about the steak. We ate filé mignon and picanha and something was missing in seasoning. They gave us a very good treatment.

Thank Daniel F
Santiago, Chile
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

It's always full because it's a really good place to have lunch & dinner almost everyday. Really nice crew and the tuna tartar it's exquisite. You can't miss it.

Thank Cristian M
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Had high hopes for this restaurant after a local recommendation and unfortunately it disappointed. We ordered a burger and a steak. To be fair the beef burger and all the sides were very good but the steak was very tough (it was replaced with a different cut of meat but that also wasn't the best). No offence to the staff... More 

Thank SkippyCharmaine
Paris, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

That's one hell of a burger Kobe beef. Yummy! If you are visiting Rio get some dinner there, not so cheap but worth it.

Thank AnsofromParis
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Don't order the chicken and quinoa! It wasn't anything elaborate or tasty - not for that price anyway ...food taste was ok, but I expected more because of the reviews and also because this dish was recommended.

Thank Jeremy M
San Francisco, California
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87 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Totally enjoy sitting outside on the deck and watching the world pass-by enjoying wonderful drinks and a delightful meal. The entire staff is excellent, helpful and always cheerful. The menu is well balanced and everything offered is wonderfully good. During our stay of 3-months we would eat here about 4 or 5 times a week. Take-out is easy and fast.....

Thank DominicParamore
Denver, Colorado
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Fabulous Food and Service. This place is as good as it gets for up-scale casual dining. the food and service are fantastic. We were visiting from the US and ate here two of the four nights we were in Rio. We tried 8 different dishes and all were excellent.

Thank love2travel33388
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97 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Place is very nice, staff was helpful and speaking English. The food, vine and weather make it all great. It is truly a place to go and enjoy beauty of Rio. It is or the cheapest place but quality of meals and staff make it a good deal. Highly recommended for the pleasant evening or lunch experience. Kus kus salad... More 

Thank LadyGagaDoha
Los Angeles, California
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96 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We ate lunch at this place and it wasn't busy, but dinner can be very busy. They have some terrific appetizers (fried calamari coated with farofa (manioc) flour, empanada-like fried dumplings with beef, cheese, and seafood) and even better burgers. They have a covered patio in the front which would be great for a warm evening. Very friendly service, very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Brazilian, Grill, Contemporary, South American
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Garcia d'Avila 125 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22421-010, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Ipanema
  • Neighborhood: Ipanema
  • Phone Number: 552125128100
A place for hipsters, who gives value to the senses. The ViaSete was designed 11 years ago to be a counterpoint to the city noise, cement and asphalt. Innovative in essence, simple and sophisticated cuisine, is essentially Rio brand. We serve organic leafy vegetables, will grill meat, fish and poultry, avoiding fried foods and fats. However we are not radicals and believe that happiness is also freedom of choice. We use the best quality ingredients and our chefs are careful professionals who are proud to add love and a homemade touch to dishes they serve. The ViaSete is attentive to people's health and preserve the planet for future generations. We are partners of WWF-Brazil, the world's largest conservation NGOs and for over 10 years recycle cans, glass, paper, cooking oil and plastics.

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Staying in Ipanema

Neighborhood Profile
Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue. The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing many art galleries that show contemporary art. There is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.