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Rei do Mate

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Rua Visconde de Piraja 156 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-000, Brazil
(21) 2523-0611
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Sao Paulo, SP
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393 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We stopped at Rei do Mate on Praça XV, near Rio de Janeiro's new boulevard. It is quite well-decorated and nice. The mate with milk was amazing, but the cheesebread was horrible. Not worth eating cheesebread there...

Thank Beatriz O
Vila Seca, Spain
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230 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

My wife wanted a coffee ASAP during our shopping stroll. She decided to stop at this small place and she wasn't disappointed. Cappuccino was delicious so, I ordered one for me... Ge'ez!

2 Thank Jimber81
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed December 4, 2014

nice place to have a cold mate with mentol very refreshing, some pastry, sit around to check infos, call someone, have some expresso coffee, nothing else.

Thank IsacLiberman
Rio de Janeiro
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed November 6, 2013

Rei do Mate is a typical fast food place with very inexpensive snacks (pão de queijo, sandwiches, meat or cheese filled buns, and the typical Brazilian ice tea (mate gelado) mixed with fruit juices, as well as some sweeties. It's not a restaurant, just a café.

2 Thank Tlustosa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Visconde de Piraja 156 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Ipanema
  • Neighborhood: Ipanema
  • Phone Number: (21) 2523-0611

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Ipanema

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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 is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.
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