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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 Winner


Brazilian, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 3, 2020 via mobile

I was taken here by a local who uses the place all the time. That local connection meant we were welcomed warmly and went for the chicken and beer with the normal sides. The chicken in orange and herb sauces was lovely, chicken was over...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 21, 2020

Not quite sure what kind of people have given bad reviews. This was by far the best place we've eaten. Friendly staff with excellent service. The chicken was to die for, full of flavour. We're already looking forward to going back! Love the fact you...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed December 29, 2019

I had read about Gelato Sats online prior to visiting Rio, and was delighted when I learned that it was located only a few blocks behind our beachfront hotel. The front desk advised that we arrive early for lunch since the place is very small,...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed November 7, 2019 via mobile

Food we ate here was edible but was dry and lacked flavour. Much better experiences elsewhere in Rio.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 22, 2019

Saw this from travel videos and old Anthony Bourdain show. After a search, walking from C. Beach, it was closed (on a Monday?). Came back the next day in early evening---no line---got seated, ordered chicken hearts and roasted chicken. Very tasty and authentic Rio experience....More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed September 27, 2019

Serving Rio de Janeiro for over 40 years, Galeto Sat's is a neighborhood spot revered for cold Beer and Charcoal Broiled Chicken, a meal for two costing perhaps $15USD and the Food served quick with crispy Fries, Egg Farofa and house Pickles all included with...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

Old style, neighbourhood chicken restaurant. The spring chicken is good. The Risotto is also good. Great value. Nothing fancy.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 13, 2019 via mobile

We waited 40mn for our food even though the place was half empty. The staff was very unfriendly. Food average. Would not recomand

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed May 13, 2019

Passed on the way from the metro to our hotel and saw all the meat barbecuing, decided to come back the next night. It’s a tiny place but the food and service are really good. Definitely recommend for a casual dinner experience.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed March 7, 2019 via mobile

We had the mixed meat platter of sausages, chicken & steak. It was lovely. It was very busy but we were found a table quickly. Service was good. Lots of locals eating there. Extensive menu available in English. Would recommend.

Date of visit: March 2019
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