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Via Farani

Rua Barao de Itambi 73 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22231-000, Brazil
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Sep 13, 2017
“My favourite restaurant in Rio”
Sep 22, 2016
“Too salty”
Open Now
All hours
Italian, Japanese, Sushi
$$ - $$$
Rua Barao de Itambi 73 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22231-000, Brazil
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

This is my favourite Japanese restaurant in Rio. I make it a point to come here whenever I'm in town. They have great variety of fish, all of which is fresh. The tuna is particularly good here. Service is fast even when the restaurant is...More

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Sat outside on their nice porch with a welcomed cool breeze. The waiter was kind. Second cocktail was watered down. Great salads. All the food extremely salty.

1  Thank LLMCQ
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We actually had reservations for the place next door, but it was empty and about to close. We stepped into Via Farani and it was well worth it! I ordered a Penne Melanzana and my wife a Gnocchi a Pomodoro. Both delicious (I had a...More

Thank jordantps
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

They have a good a Japanese and Italian menu. I always chose the Japanese one but the Italian is great also. Very good place to eat.

Thank Thiago V
Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

We went for dinner and food was very good. Aswell as service. I tried farani spaguetti and it was very good. Also the steak peper which a friend eat was very good.

Thank Chacho P
Reviewed December 23, 2014

We followed the advice of trip advisor contributors. It's Italian and Japanese restaurant and we asked for japanese rodizio (all-you-can-eat) Food is fantastic and very well prepared, made we care and fresh ingredients. Service is good, waiters are polite, and you have to remember it's...More

Thank ANDRETS1966
Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

Became my weekly japanese food for lunch. The price is very fair and the japanese food is always fresh and tasteful. I'd definitly recommend to anyone nearby.

1  Thank Daniel L
Reviewed July 4, 2013

Good restaurant!! The japanese food is REALLY good with a very reasonable price!!! As the other comments, there are some more fancy restaurants nearby, but Farani has easily the best price per food quality!

1  Thank Pinotti86
Reviewed April 8, 2013

They have a very nice japanese buffet with very high quality fish. The service is also very good, the owner is always around, asking how is everything. Open for lunch on weekdays.

1  Thank Dorothyangie
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Barao de Itambi 73 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22231-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Botafogo
  • Neighborhood: Botafogo
  • Phone Number: 2125511395
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