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Bar do David


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Brazilian, Bar, Seafood, South American
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great local place in the outskirt of the favela. If you are looking for a fancy place this is not the place, we ate at the outdoor tables right there on the street, the most local dining experience that we had in our trip through...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank IgnacioJ1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was amazing, well worth the trip! David is an amazing host. We didn't have time to go back a second time but definitely would have. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MRecchi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic!!! What a fabulous meal! David and his wife were perfect hosts and the food was mind blowing! fabulous!(mixed seafood with rice, to share) Recommend, recommend, recommend! ...oh and the capirinas...mmmm... thank you so much for making the visit so memorable. (Let's see if us...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Bill W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What fantastic food. Thank you tripadvisor for a great recommendation. The mixed seafood stew was fabulous, David & his wife were wonderful hosts. Whilst the restaurant is a bit out of the way it's worth finding. We'll definitely be going back.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank PurpleLiz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really good, I mean really good..not as cheap as you would expect in a favella (126 2 beers, one cocktail and 2 mains) but David is super nice and would go here again in a heartbeat. Love it..all the best David...ask about...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Trip784720
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a gem. You are greeted by David and his family and treated to delicious food fit for the best of the foodies. No pretense. Just smiles and good food. Don’t miss the ribs. Delicious and such a treat.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kimber779
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The title of my review says it all, David himself is a charming host. A bit out of the way but worth it. Try the peanut caipirinha for something different.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 497krisw
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

I have no hesitation in highly recommending this delightful bar tucked away in the heart of a safe favela. The food was so simple yet delicious - the meat fell off the bone of the signature spare ribs and the accompanying pineapple jam was amazing....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jsykes64
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Im visiting from Ottawa, Canada. I come to Brazil once a year, but I never had the change to come visit Bar do David!. Today was the day!!!. I just had the most amazing appetizer!. Great food, great customer service!, amazing drinks!. David, The owner...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank AndoVan
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

After Reading so many great reviews we had to walk up the hill and keep going and keep going until A kind lady directed us to David’s restaurant .... and it’s definitely worth the walk, fabulous food, amazing flavours and David is the loveliest guy...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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