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Brazilian, International, Contemporary
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Rua Dias Ferreira 233b, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22431-050, Brazil
+55 21 3205-7154
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Wed 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tue - Wed 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful restaurant in a great part of town. The Gnocci in parmesan truffle sauce was to die for. Best i have ever tasted. And the pasta was simple yet divine

Thank Larry G
Palm Harbor, Florida
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here on a weeknight and walked right in around 730 without reservations. Wow what a great place and meal! I will repeat what others have said; it's not cheap but I didn't think it was overpriced based on quality, atmosphere, and service. I definitely recommend starting with the couver- you each get a delicious... More 

Thank FranP2
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place in Leblon to try contemporary Brazilian food. They even have local wines by the glass, and they are not bad! I had white fish ceviche to start, which was very good, not overly acidic, and then a steak with goat cheese risotto... good, in particular the risotto. I had heard the place was very busy, but on a... More 

Thank asoler
Hove, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time at Zuka. Lovely food and staff. Not cheap. Good idea to book. Delicious food specially the salad with goat cheese

Thank Celina G
Dallas, Texas
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our total experience was outstanding. Great wine list, exceptional service and the food was was great. Best Tilapia I have ever had. A very memorable meal. Highly recommended

Thank HP_Texas
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10 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Great setting, friendly service but the 'normal' steak was very disappointing. Overcooked and chewy. The only one to have is the T.Rex. Fabulous fillet with lovely accompaning vegs. Friend had the gazpachio soup followed by the tuna japanese style and really enjoyed it. DO NOT have the liquer they offer at the end- very strong!!!

Thank Elizabeth O
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Great tuna tartar and tuna dishes. Egg's dessert is simply the best dessert I've ever tryied. The place is also good...

Thank Miguel S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Young and beautiful people, first-rate food, reasonable service. Also a bit expensive for what it offers. But it is worth checking out !!

Thank CCTA65
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

We ate here after walking along Ipanema beach to Leblon. Quite a short menu but excellent, best meal I've had in the three weeks we've been in South America. Not cheap but ver God value and great wine list

Thank JSkell61
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

This is a small but very good restaurant in a nice area. Lots of different dishes, lots of pupunha and modern cuisine. Nice wine list.

Thank FABIO457

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
Brazilian, International, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Dias Ferreira 233b, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22431-050, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Leblon
  • Neighborhood: Leblon
  • Phone Number: +55 21 3205-7154

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Staying in Leblon

Neighborhood Profile
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 pleasant place to relax and admire the local beauty.
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