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Meza Bar

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$$$
Neighborhood:
Botafogo
Brazilian, Contemporary, Bar, South American
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Rua Capitao Salomao 69, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22271-040, Brazil
552132391951
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Today
6:00 pm - 3:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Wed 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thu 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri 6:00 pm - 3:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent drinks. Food is really great. I love the atmosphere. It is very nice. Great place to go with friends or for a romantic date

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Thank Georgia C
Brussels, Belgium
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended for cocktails and a bite to eat. The design of the bar is beautiful, the staff is friendly and knows their cocktails and also the food is surprisingly good.

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Thank Stanm0re
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

This is the best place for cocktails in Rio, Andressa and her husband are amazing and beautiful people with incredible knowledge and customer services skills!

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Thank Marcinha30
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

My girlfriend and I had such a great experience at Meza and would certainly recommend. The food and drinks were the best we had during our visit - so much so we went back three times! A special thank you to Isaac for his hospitality and warm welcome each time, we hope to come back very soon!

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Thank James_and_Sach
CA
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Found this place through yelp ... so worth the cab drive (from Copacabana area). It is unassuming from outside and a great chic spot on the inside. There are some couches and then small tables. The drinks are on point. I had an old fashion and it was amazing. (only plus would have been the black cherry) .. the service... More 

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Thank nunezm
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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37 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

Food and drinks are very good in a friendly environment with good soundtrack. Food is service in small portions, so you can try different dishes and share with your friends. Get there early, it gets crowded!

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Thank Forattini
Barcelona, Spain
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

I loved this place from the very first time I visited Rio. Nice, innovative food, great creative Caipirinhas (I love the lychees one!) and the food selection is very nice and well-thought but... It might take a while for your to get your drinks when it gets too crowded. Still, I am always going back and willing to give them... More 

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Thank Paolo A
Miami Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

I was referred to Meza Bar in Botafogo by a close friend during our vacation to Rio. We were met at the door by the hostess, Paloma (excuse the spelling if incorrect) a very upbeat and vibrant young lady who was gracious enough to speak with us in English (perfect English) which made us feel welcome and at home. During... More 

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Thank Gary P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Amazing welcome. Rarely have I had such a delicious drink. Clearly the place to go for mezze. Service is very friendly ! I recommend this place for a laid back, chill atmosphere.

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Thank Thibault de O. D
San Francisco, California
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107 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Not a lot around this restaurant but it's worth a trip. a nice mix of dishes and tasting items - all were good and fresh. It's a great place to go and order a handful of small items to try. there's a pretty substantial cocktail list. The atmosphere is kind of louge-y. good experience overall. staff was great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $40
Cuisine
Brazilian, Contemporary, Bar, South American
Meals
Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Capitao Salomao 69, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22271-040, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Botafogo
  • Neighborhood: Botafogo
  • Phone Number: 552132391951

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Staying in Botafogo

Neighborhood Profile
Botafogo
In recent years, Botafogo has become one of the hottest neighbourhoods in Rio. It hosts many modern restaurants with contemporary food and many venues to listen to rock and electronic music. Its numerous bars and pubs make this area a great choice for anyone interested in a great nightlife experience - in fact, some bars in the area are open all night. Casa Daros, an art museum that showcases amazing artists from Latin America, is a must see located in a historical building in Botafogo.