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Cafecito Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Santa Teresa
Brazilian, Cafe, South American, Contemporary, Pub
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Rua Paschoal Carlos Magno, 121 | Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20240-290, Brazil
+55 21 2221-9439 ‎
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

Go! It's so beautiful, wonderful food and kind and attentive people working there. Lovely setting, set into a large brickface with lots of interesting objects and local art. Great food and beer selection.

Thank Lizzie Mary C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2015

A cute and funky coffee shop and cafe, serving small plate food. Nice location below Rustico, their restuarant, in Santa Teresa. Expensive by Brazilian standards, lots of tourists there. Still good. Recommended

Thank AllanRossEdinburgh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Good and not expensive, good service , great food , I tried the sandwich an was one of the best I have ever eat. The caramel cappuccino was delicious and the chocolate bolo

Thank Blanca D
Heraklion, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2015

I loved the place!The neighborhood is wonderful!There you can relax and enjoy the Best cappuccino in town!Friendly staff in a rustic environment!

Thank eleni -
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stopped here during our arduous walk through saint Teresa. It's a beautiful cafe with great outdoor seating. My sandwich was delicious and the shop has great arts and crafts gifts to take with you.

Thank Nadolax
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2015

The cafe is cosy in great surroundings. The service however is average, not much of a smile; and the food menu is limited, with mostly sandwiches and snacks. It's fine to visit for a coffee, but if you are eating and want some Brazilian food, there are other much better options, on the same street.

Thank withtheblues
Lambersart, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

What a beatiful place. Waiter is friendly. Nice sandwiches. Beers are Nice too and plu try cheese cake. ...so good!!!We spent a Nice there for dinner and we will come back!!!

Thank fabien2lambersart
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Lovely terrace with wooden seats and rustic decor. Ideal for coffee and cake. We had the açaí berry with granola and it was the best we tried in the whole of Brazil.

Thank Christy11_01
Villach, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

The little shop attached to the restaurant offers a great collection of local products- from furniture to bowls to jam from local fruits. My favorite were the paper mâché characters. Absolutely worth a visit. The bar has a small selection of Brazilian craft beers, which we samples out way through. The Colorado Brewery really impressed with an imperial IPA and... More 

Thank LizardQueen53
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2015

This is an old house and the food is great! For us it was a very nice surprise reach this nice place in Santa Teresa!!!

Thank pierre v

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $23
Brazilian, Cafe, South American, Contemporary, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Paschoal Carlos Magno, 121 | Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20240-290, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Santa Teresa
  • Neighborhood: Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2221-9439 ‎
A place dedicated to coffee and culture cuisine of the South American continent , identified with the multicultural character of Santa Teresa, second most visited neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro . It proposes a merger between Brazilian cuisine and the other countries of the continent, offering contemporary reading for technical and traditional preparations , emphasizing healthy eating , the sustainable commodities and coming from artisanal processes and solidarity . It offers high-quality coffee as cultural richness South American .

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Staying in Santa Teresa

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Santa Teresa
Santa Teresa is a bohemian enclave hosting many local artists’ studios. The narrow, winding streets of this neighbourhood were revitalised years ago, and visitors can now stroll through this area to view magnificent mansions dating back to the late 19th and early 20th century. A highlight not miss: Museu Chacará do Céu, a former mansion turned museum which houses works by prominent Brazilian modern artists.
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