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Bira Restaurante

Estrada da Vendinha 68A, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 23020-810, Brazil
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“moqueca” (11 reviews)
“fish stew” (2 reviews)
“empanadas” (2 reviews)
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Brazilian, Seafood, South American
$$ - $$$
Estrada da Vendinha 68A, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 23020-810, Brazil
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Reviewed January 7, 2014

Very,very expensive.Good options of fish but,still the great experience is to enjoy The appetizers section,"Pastéis of Shrimp"with a cold Beer or Caipirinhas and,the great view. Obviously if you go for an original Brazilian kind of Fish plate ,go with the Muquecas. They are very good...More

1  Thank Ricardo G
Reviewed December 19, 2013

I have come here sporadically over the past several years…usually to bring people from out of town to an unusual place. It is a If you accept my advice, if you want the same menu with better quality at a much better price, go to...More

7  Thank Knownews
Reviewed December 2, 2013

Oh boy, Rio really live up to it's rep these days. As prices soar in all the World Cup host cities, Rio is by far the worst. And why am I, a tourist professional, bringing this into a food review? Because the Bira restaurant is...More

2  Thank RioUrbanExploration
Reviewed October 1, 2013

I know this restaurant for many years and I always bring friends from abroad to have a seafood lunch in jungle atmosphere with a spectacular view. But my last visit, September 28, 2013 was a big disappointment. While the prices for the food never have...More

4  Thank Dieter A
Reviewed July 1, 2013

When you want to be impressed Bira is the place to go! A beautiful colonial house. located on a hillside with nature all around you(great place for a photo opp), and the most fabulous moqueca you can imagine. I've been there many times, and it...More

Thank Seidl_c
Reviewed June 25, 2013

they have the best brazilian fresh sea food, it is expensive but the plate you can share with 3 people , you can eat fish, shrimp , moquecas, shrimp pasteis and drink caipirinhas with a great view of Restinga da Marambaia.The restaurant open only on...More

Thank Cristalli
Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

Two things set this restaurant apart from other seafood restaurants in the area, the spectacular views and the generousity of the main course. The food itself was tasty but there was no espresso machine, no draft beer and desert was a horribly cut piece of...More

1  Thank Karim Samer M
Reviewed March 28, 2013

I started going to Bira´s in 1989, and it was heaven! My husband and I ate a fantastic Moqueca de Camarao and shrimp pasteis for $25, plus inexpensive caipirinhas. Bira´s was a wonderful break from the caos of Rio, and we would go at least...More

Thank hakobama
Reviewed February 12, 2013

As other people said this place is the bomb. It is hard to find, but if you can get there it is awesome. Recommendations: Shrimp Pasteis Camarão com Catupiri / Prawns with Catupiri Cheese Porção de Filé no Limão / Boiled Seabass Fillet with Lemon,...More

Thank WithersDavis00
Reviewed January 20, 2013

It was quite a drive out there and I never would've known it was there if I hadn't been with locals. Don't expect to head out for a quick bite, the wait for any dish is on average 45 minutes, which is fine if you...More

Thank accm1128
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $100
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada da Vendinha 68A, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 23020-810, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
  • Phone Number: 552124108304
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