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Rubaiyat Rio

Rua Jardim Botanico 971, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22470-051, Brazil
+55 21 32049999
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (30 reviews)
“potatoes” (9 reviews)
“bread” (11 reviews)
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Rua Jardim Botanico 971, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22470-051, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rubayiat is by far the best place to go as a couple at night, or with Fanily during the day. The meat is amazing, and the scene is wonderful. You eat under a massive tree which decorates the whole restaurant. Its absolutely impressive. If you...More

Thank alfovalle
Reviewed March 7, 2018

I visited Rubaiyat restaurants in Madrid and Sao Paulo and it was my first stay at the Rio location. From the terrace of the restaurant you have a fantastic view to the Corcovado, if the weather conditions it allows it, the palms of the Botanical...More

Thank WernerDeck
Reviewed March 7, 2018

I used to frequent the Rubaiyat in Sao Paulo. My husband and I decided to go and try the restaurant in Rio de Janeiro, next to the Jockey Club. The view is wonderful but the food not so much. It lacked quality in just about...More

Thank Regina L
RubaiyatBrasil, Gerente at Rubaiyat Rio, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

We are very sorry for your experience with us, It is not in keeping with the standard we work to maintain. Thank you for your comments and we sincerely hope you return.

Reviewed February 25, 2018

traditional food and very good service sometimes the service is too much, we always had a waiter behind us, ready to ask something , maybe because the restaurant was quite empty caipirinhas are well done - list of wine is huge (and expensive) overall good...More

Thank Dario471
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

Rubaiyat has a unique location adjacent to the horses tracks and a beautiful view of Ipanema and Leblon not to mention the Corcovado mountain. The feijoada buffet is very well presented and with a good variety of pork chops as well as side dishes. I...More

Thank cthompson65
RubaiyatBrasil, Gerente at Rubaiyat Rio, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

Hello, Thank you so much for the kind words. Come back anytime, Rubaiyat

Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

The location and the service were very good. The restaurant faces the horse races with beautiful views. My problem is that the food is incompatible with the prices charged. I had a bife de chorizo that was just OK in a restaurant that is supposed...More

Thank MauricioBabilonia
Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

This place is next to a horse track that brings an air of the times when horse racing was a very exclusive activity. The food was perfect. I had a picanna with steamed vegetables. Make sure to seat outside and enjoy the weather.

Thank PizziEnrique
Reviewed September 28, 2017

All in all: good, but didn't live up to the expectations of how it got sold to us by several acquaintances as "best meat in Rio." For sure, better than average though. Prices on the high side, which would be ok if only matching quality...More

Thank seteaum
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Best steak tartare in Rio. (to me). Great meat, they also serve a marvellous Kobe meat. Excellent service. So clean ! Great view on the Jockey club racetrack. Great, great, place. I loved it.

Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Queen beef superb dish, a good wine, an excellent dinner time, good environment to talk about business with friends while you eat!

Thank Maximiliano B
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May 16, 2018|
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Response from cthompson65 | Reviewed this property |
Yeap there is a salad buffet option
Stéphanie M
May 2, 2016|
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Response from MGDias | Reviewed this property |
Rio is a very casual city, you do not need to dress up to go there, it is recommended to dress casual and smart though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
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12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Jardim Botanico 971, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22470-051, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
  • Phone Number: +55 21 32049999
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