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Gringo Cafe

Rua Barao da Torre 240 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22411-000, Brazil
+55 21 3813-3972
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“pancakes” (32 reviews)
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Bar, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua Barao da Torre 240 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22411-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food and very western.Ate here twice. Area is a bit small and beside the highway. Servers can speak English. Food cost is around 30 to 50 BRL or more per order (depends what u order, ofcourse)

Thank RealTravellingMaya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice concept - a small unpretentious cafe serving American comfort food with eggs, breakfast etc. We visited for dessert and had the chocolate waffles. Unfortunately these were undercooked and lacked any sort of flavour. The chocolate pieces on top were few and far between....More

Thank nn207
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Had a couple of beers, 2 meals.. all was ok! Very friendly and quite funny waitress. Got a slice of the red velvet cake after and think I could have ate the whole thing, was deliscious.

Thank Davey7777777
Reviewed September 9, 2018

I woke up late and was craving some eggs and toast! I found the Gringo Cafe and fell in love! They have wonderful omelettes, waffles, pancakes, coffee, juices, etc. They service breakfast all day. If you are are looking for lunch food, they have that...More

Thank ViajeroTejano
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

What a great idea by the wonderful , charismatic, Californian SAM ! He opened a delicious café that quenches all tourists, locals and expats’s hunger for the familiar American breakfast, burgers, red velvet cake etc etc .with Californian taste and Carioca casual style. He hired...More

Thank 156sylvie111
GringoSam, Owner at Gringo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

Wow, thank you so much!!! It was such a pleasure meeting you and we're looking forward to your next visit. Beijos, Sam

Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Lugar perfecto para un rico desayuno; incluso para los más exigentes encontrarán tortilla de claras hervidas, perfecto desayuno para deportistas. Ricos zumos y una atención excelente. Little place for a great breakfast; even for those who look for healthy dishes such as egg white omelet....More

1  Thank teo c
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

The eggs were so good and the staff were super nice. Was dying for a decent breakfast all week this did the job

1  Thank Benmeister12
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Great breakfast spot, eggs Benedict highly recommended. Limited places so there may be a wait at busy periods. Prices are little in the high size but this is due to the central location

1  Thank Zee337
Reviewed March 26, 2018

It is really good to have the opportunity to have a real American breakfast or brunch in Rio. Good food and good service makes your experience really good. I used to have brunch during the weekend and everytime it is really a pleasure. If you...More

Thank AndreaZ783
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing! If you're a tourist in need of a breakfast back home then here is the place to come. Ample choice of pancakes, waffles, bagels, eggs etc etc. I must also add that its not just pancakes and omelettes it is really good quality...More

Thank GP2003
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $25
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Barao da Torre 240 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22411-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Ipanema
  • Neighborhood: Ipanema
  • Phone Number: +55 21 3813-3972
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