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Rua Aristides Espinola 19 - Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22440-050, Brazil
+55 21 2294-1049 / 2294-1695
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“arroz de pato” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (9 reviews)
“salt cod” (2 reviews)
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Brazilian, Seafood, European, Portuguese
Rua Aristides Espinola 19 - Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22440-050, Brazil
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Reviewed January 31, 2018

One of the most traditional and upscale restaurants of Rio de Janeiro, with exceptional seafood. The shrimps are amazing. Nevertheless could use some redecorating with a more contemporary design.

Thank Francisco B
Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

This is a very old-fashioned kind of place and very Portuguese. It may be a bit expensive and, again, old-fashioned but I enjoyed it a lot, both the service and the food. Highly recommended.

Thank zurichgrad
Reviewed November 20, 2017

Please just avoid this place - we left after being seriously concerned about our health. The prawns (sorry one prawn in each of our moquecas) were completely off and we just could not face eating anything else. I am simply shocked that the restaurant was...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed November 20, 2017

I did not like this restaurant because it is unecessarily expensive. It seems to have rested on its pseudo fame, fueled by the vanity of Rio de Janeiro's corrupt politicians. The challenge is not just to make palatable food, but to keep it honest. In...More

Thank jonas r
Reviewed July 20, 2017

It's been there for the longest time, renowned for its elegante and sedate atmosphere, a place for politicians, the carioca elite and diplomats to meet to enjoy good wines and Portuguese cuisine. I have not been there for a long time until last night, and...More

Thank Leona F
Reviewed April 20, 2017

We were very disappointed as we could remember that a long time ago this restaurant was famous and excellent. But now it has come far down : expensive and bad. We had bacalhau grillado ao forno : the fish was not done enough and bathed...More

2  Thank Josiane S
Reviewed February 20, 2017

Visited Antiquarius for a couple dinner and I might have overestimated my expectation due to the place's reputation. The food was flawless! Excellent menu with quality varieties for all tastes and options. Everything that was served, from the entree couvert through the desert was perfectly...More

1  Thank rcperez
Reviewed February 13, 2017

I had heard a lot about Antiquarius, not least from my wife who ate at the SP branch 15 years ago and had what she says was the most amazing shrimp dish (camarao ao champagne). So we went. The place is ultra traditionally Portuguese in...More

Thank Christian K
Reviewed January 10, 2017

My father told me he used to visit this place as a child with his family. A really beautiful place, decorated in Old Portuguese glamour with a strong historic influence. Fantastic service! We were treated to a selection of appetizers when we arrived. Traditional Portuguese...More

Thank LauraLewsey
Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Antiquarius is one of the most traditional high end restaurants in Rio. It's the place to go if you're looking for authentic Portuguese food - 5 stars service all in a special old school style. It's not a cheap place. It considering the ridiculous price...More

Thank rafael_azzi
In addition to being one of the most upscale
neighbourhoods in the city, Leblon is charming,
elegant and simple. This posh area has some of the
most famous and expensive restaurants in Brazil, along
with some of the city’s best nightlife (including some
places open all night). One of the best places to
visit is the beach, located under the impressive
“Morro Dois Irmãos” (Two Brothers Hill). It’s a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brazilian, Seafood, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 1:30 AM
12:00 PM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Aristides Espinola 19 - Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22440-050, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Leblon
  • Neighborhood: Leblon
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2294-1049 / 2294-1695
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